Banking on rent assistance for a lifeline

Lexington, Kentucky (Lex 18) – Native of Lexington, Charles Gill has been putting his heart and soul into his music, and now he pours it all into keeping himself and his family from being evicted from their apartment. Jill and his pregnant fiancée contracted COVID-19 in December and have been in quarantine for two months, … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

Damaged, Boris Johnson UK inflicts victory in the party confidence vote

Big Rebellion deals for the Conservative Party a blow to the Prime Minister Johnson says it’s a ‘decisive result’ The bad mood of COVID-19 ‘Partygate’ LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday, but a major rebellion in his party over the so-called “party gateway” scandal dealt a blow … Read more

Zelensky expects more weapons as battle rages on eastern Ukraine

Zelensky says Russia takes 20% of Ukraine Zelensky’s Russian-occupied territories “a complete disaster” Russia warns US against arming Ukraine UN aid official is in Moscow for grain talks Lviv, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine expects to receive more weapons from allies after a new U.S. pledge of aid as the battle … Read more

Primary care is becoming increasingly virtual. What does this mean for health care?

Health care is a huge puzzle. A big part of this complex puzzle is primary care, at scale identifier As “health services covering a range of prevention, wellness and treatment of common diseases”. This care is generally created by developing long-term relationships with the primary care provider (PCP), who can longitudinally monitor a patient’s health … Read more

Hard to believe this is actually happening: Shanghai lifts COVID lockdown

Shanghai removes lockout fences and police tape Lockdown is due to expire at midnight in two months Many are worried about COVID, the risks of being shut down again SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai authorities on Tuesday began dismantling fences around apartment complexes and tearing police tape off of squares and public buildings before lifting a … Read more

Digitizing healthcare in Fighting Covid, PM is the new medicine man for India’s poor

Let’s turn back the clock and go back to 2014. In the past eight years of Narendra Modi governmentHealth has become a visible part of the country’s development discourse and it does not only include emergencies caused by the pandemic. Long before the arrival of the Covid-19 virus, in the first term of Modi’s government, … Read more

China’s pig farmers are moving to high-tech in pushing for self-sufficiency

The world’s largest pork producer depends on foreign breeds Some companies are already working on improving pig performance independently High cost and inexperience make improvements difficult CHIFENG, China (Reuters) – Tiny ear tissue fragments cut from hours-old pigs provide valuable clues to the team at Best Genetics Group (BGG) as it strives to improve genetics … Read more

The newest frontier in telehealth: emergency medicine

Telehealth has been a prominent buzzword in the past few years. With the advent of Covid-19 and the newfound respect for telehealth services, telehealth/telemedicine has been a huge focus for healthcare organizations and clinicians alike. US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Provides a broad definition: “Telehealth—sometimes called telemedicine—allows your doctor to provide care … Read more