The labor unions have been fighting the Senate health care bill for some time now--specifically, the provision that levies high taxes on "Cadillac" plans that exceed certain maximums. That was expected to be a sticking point in the negotiations between the Senate and the House, but as Samuel Johnson once said, "the prospect of being hanged focuses the mind wonderfully." With the potential loss of their 60 vote majority lurking ahead, they can't dawdle on the details; it's time to haul in their lente and festina like hell.
Being laid off can be devastating, but it’s critical that you recover fast. Mumbai-based Vinayak Gawade knows the experience well. The 31-year-old pre-sales tech official lost his job in March 2016 when the company he was working for shut shop. “I didn’t panic, focused on my positive aspects and started looking for another job immediately,” he says. It is a good strategy. At the same time, it is important to chart out a quick plan on rejigging your finances since you don’t know how long it will take to find another job. Here’s a guide on the essentials you need to take care of.
Washington (AFP) - Simple coordination between hospitals, nursing homes and health authorities could slash the number of drug-resistant "superbug" infections and save thousands of US lives, experts said.
The White House has criticized the Congressional Budget Office's findings that the Obama administration's proposal to control Medicare costs would yield a moderate savings of $2 billion over the next decade.