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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – A bill with a goal of making dental care more available to low income Mainers is back on track to becoming a reality. That following a public hearing Monday afternoon. “The last year has been a nightmare. My teeth are crumbling out of my mouth.” Kim Hammill of Levant was among …

The link between education and health disparities is clear, said Dr. Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, a professor of preventive medicine and public health at Creighton University. “The less educated someone is,” she said, “the higher their chance of dying disproportionately than the general population from diseases.”  Sade Kosoko-Lasaki DAVE WEAVER/CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY Nebraska struggles with obesity, but experts say small …

Modern technology affects different workers in different ways. In some white-collar jobs — designer, engineer — people become more productive with sophisticated software at their side. In other cases, forms of automation, from robots to phone-answering systems, have simply replaced factory workers, receptionists, and many other kinds of employees.Now a new study co-authored by …

Along Lowest Greenville on Greenville Avenue in Dallas, some businesses are doing what they can with take-out orders to try and keep revenue coming in. “I feel like every 24 hours you kind of wake up and it’s still a dream almost,” owner of Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Sammy Mandell said. “It’s just very surreal …

A new poll finds that rich people are much happier with their lives than poorer people. They’re also far more likely to say they’ve achieved the “American dream,” that they’re satisfied with their education, and that they’re not anxious about the future. Many people could have guessed all of that without a poll, of course. …

It’s time to sign up for health insurance. Easier said than done. New York is still paying agencies to provide in-person “navigators” to help people sign up for a NY Marketplace plan. While anyone can go to the website on their own and sign up, it’s so difficult that even young people comfortable with the …

Posted November 18, 2019 05:33:04 Photo: Desmond White, 93, relies on his bike to get around Newcastle. (ABC News: Elena De Bruijne) Desmond White leads a very modern life, riding his bike around inner-city Newcastle, where he lives on his own in a fifth storey apartment overlooking the wharf. Key points: The Australia Talks survey …

A worker polishes a diesel engine at the Cummins  Seymour Engine Plant in Seymour, Indiana. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images In a world of falling and even negative interest rates, investors are searching high and low for yield. Companies with a high and stable dividends are a good place to look, but there …

0 New South Seattle development integrates comprehensive health care, low income housing SEATTLE – Integrating health care with low income housing is at the core of a new development under construction in South Seattle. The $80 million project is called “Hobson Place” off 22nd Avenue, will offer 177 furnished studio apartments for people currently experiencing …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Affordable health care is now available for all Bronx residents, regardless of immigration status or income. People who can prove they’ve lived in the Bronx for at least six months quality for NYC Care. The program is expected to be expanded to all five boroughs by the end …