Medical debt can prolong stretches of homelessness, according to a new study in King County, Washington.
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The HIV pandemic and the COVID-19 pandemic are similar in key ways. Both exposed inequalities, became politicized, and require nuanced messaging.
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"The most privileged workers will have a job that can be done at home... Unfortunately, only a quarter of the US workforce falls into this category."
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Home foreclosures have painful ramifications that go beyond immediate financial damage, research finds, particularly for a mortage holders on the margin.
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Just 14% of Americans say they are "very happy" even though 80% say they're feeling OK about their family's finances, a new survey on happiness finds.
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While many insurers have waived fees for COVID-19 care, many Americans have plans that don't have to. That could mean huge hospital bills.
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Why did the stock market rise when COVID-19 cases were spreading in the US? The gains may not be as illogical as they seemed, new research finds.
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