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More than three-quarters of Republican-led states plan to end an extra $300-a-week in federal jobless benefits early, as unemployment claims reached a new pandemic low, likely triggering a decrease in the number of benefits recipients this summer. The development came as initial unemployment claims through regular state programs dropped to 444,000 last week, the lowest …

DUBLIN, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced new clinical data from the Global SYMPLICITY Registry (GSR) indicating that renal denervation (RDN) with the Medtronic Symplicity™ Renal Denervation System was associated with clinically significant and sustained blood pressure reductions in a real-world hypertensive patient population through three years. Results from the prospective, …

TOM: WELL THE BIG DATE TO REMEMBER IS JUNE 8, THAT’S TH SYSTEM IS GOING TO LAUNCH. PENNSYLVANIA SAY THERE WILL BE SHUT DOWN FOR THE CURRENT SYSTEM WHILE IT MAKES THE TRANSITION. THE TRANSITION WILL START MAY 30. THEN IT WILL RUN UNTIL JUNE 7. DEPENDING ON WHEN YOU FILE CLAIMS OR CERTIFICATIONS, YOU …

Gender-affirming surgeries are associated with numerous positive health benefits, including lower rates of psychological distress and suicidal ideation, as well as lower rates of smoking, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study examined data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, which included nearly 20,000 participants, 38.8% of …

Sarah Tew/CNET If you received unemployment benefits in 2020 and you paid taxes on those benefits, the IRS may owe you an additional refund. Under the American Rescue Plan Act, a $10,200 tax exemption was added that gives you a tax break on the unemployment benefits you received. The new stimulus bill also gives you more weeks …

In news that comes as no shock to anyone watching local real estate, the Houston market is scorching, with a shortage of available homes priced at $250,000 and below and the area again seeing record sales. Sales of single-family homes leaped 24.4 percent in March, with 9,347 units sold versus 7,511 a year …

TRUMBULL, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Risk-averse firms could be missing out on a productivity boost by failing to take advantage of new workplace technologies. Questionmark, the online assessment provider, has identified five “cultural skills” that workers must develop to build an adaptable culture that embraces innovation. New tech systems and applications help workers operate more efficiently and better …

The Blockchain Center for Excellence at the University of Arkansas recently released a whitepaper showing the success of a blockchain software that’s nearly eliminated invoicing disputes between shippers and carriers and allowed carriers to be paid quicker. Blockchain is a digital list of connected and verified records, and worldwide spending on the technology is expected …

United States: Breaking Down Benefits: ERISA Plan Documents And Summary Plan Descriptions (Podcast) 07 April 2021 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. In this podcast, Jason Rothman discusses the plan documents and …

Julia May, director of operations for the Portland outdoor concert venue Thompson’s Point, said if there was a viable system to require patrons to prove they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, staff there would consider using it. “I think we are a long way off from having all the answers on this one, but if we …