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Tag: life expectancy

Latest CDC data exposes U.S. healthcare’s fatal flaw: Profit over patients

As new CDC data lays bare, the U.S. grapples with a healthcare paradox: towering costs yet shorter lifespans. Explore how America's for-profit model is failing its people, spotlighting the urgent plea for Medicare for All.

‘Just horrific’: Pandemic fuels steepest decline in US life expectancy since...

"U.S. life expectancy at birth for 2020, based on nearly final data, was 77.3 years, the lowest it has been since 2003."

Income Inequality Is a Health Hazard—Even for the Rich

A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.