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9,125 cups of coffee a year still good for you?

June 6, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or as @HealthNewsRevu. As crazy as our headline sounds, it is merely taking CNN’s headline, below, and spreading it out over a year. CNN quoted one of the researchers: The main message for people to take… Read More »

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened.

Why are tampons taxed when Viagra isn’t? That’s the question at the heart of the push to repeal the so-called tampon tax, a catchy phrase that refers to state sales taxes applied to menstrual products, including pads and cups. Thirty-five states still tax the items, despite momentum to change that. Opponents of the tax argue… Read More »

PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on employee health care next year as drug prices rise – CNBC

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »