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Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

The cost of living is among the most important factors due to the fact that a comfortable retirement is affordable, while health care quality also matters as you get up in age. NY was the worst - not a huge surprise given the state's high cost of living, high taxes, and the lower quality of health care. In South Dakota - one of the most tax-friendly states in the USA - residents pay no personal income tax, and the median rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $565, according to data from ...


The Health Insurers Squawk

The Health Insurers Squawk

In announcing the funding cuts, CMS said in a news release that navigators "failed to enroll a meaningful amount of people" on the federal marketplace and "not almost enough to justify the millions of federal dollars spent on the program".


Some drugs containing valsartan recalled due to potential carcinogen

Some drugs containing valsartan recalled due to potential carcinogen

The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday tasked all provincial departments of health and medicine manufacturers and pharmacies to suspend the circulation of all types of medicine containing Valsartan by the China-based Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Company indicated in a designated list, the Vietnam News Agency reports.


Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7B verdict in baby powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7B verdict in baby powder lawsuit

Goodrich said the verdict awarding all the women the same amount despite differences in their circumstances showed evidence in the case was overwhelmed by prejudice created when so many plaintiffs are allowed to sue the company in one lawsuit.


Honey Smacks salmonella cases reach 100

Honey Smacks salmonella cases reach 100

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. Right now there are no other Kellogg products impacted by the recall. The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal.


USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

The resolution ended up passing, though the USA did succeed in getting the language altered slightly. Ecuador had planned to introduce a resolution which encouraged breastfeeding - but they suddenly backed out, because the U.S. "These women should have the choice and access to alternatives for the health of their babies, and not be stigmatized for the ways in which they are able to do so", a spokesman told The Times .