Tag Archives: Massive

Democrats could add billions to massive partisan package to expand Medicare access

An effort by liberal Democrats to lower the Medicare eligibility age by five years could add billions more to the $ 3.5 trillion infrastructure and social welfare package the party is aiming to pass without GOP votes. Vermont socialist Bernie Sanders is leading the push to make adults 60-64 years old eligible for the government… Read More »

Famed investor Bill Ackman brushes off delta fears and predicts ‘massive’ economic boom

Famed investor Bill Ackman doesn’t think that the delta variant of COVID-19 will put much of a damper on the country’s economic recovery. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said that the delta variant is very contagious but is not notably more deadly than other strains of the virus across the world.… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Fed’s Bullard calls shutdown ‘massive investment in public health’

About Covid19 signs are seen at the Times Square in New York City, United States on March 20, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout… Read More »

Man’s massive brain tumor discovered after he had trouble seeing the TV: ‘I just thought I needed glasses’

A 21-year-old British man who thought his blurry vision was a sign he required glasses was later diagnosed with a golf ball-sized brain tumor. Harry Mockett, a musician, told South West News Service (SWNS) he first noticed his deteriorating vision when he struggled to read the questions while watching the popular game show “Who Wants… Read More »

Senate committee proposes massive bill to lower healthcare costs

Providers and payers were hit with a series of proposed legislation, policies and court action this week that affects drug prices, surprise bills and their contracts. This includes Senate and House committee bills to lower drug costs and for single-payer healthcare, a Health and Human Services announcement ending LGBT discrimination protections in the Affordable Care… Read More »

Massive heart disease victory

THE death toll from heart disease is likely to fall after the federal budget funded three key initiatives — a $ 20 million anti-smoking campaign, updated heart disease risk guidelines and post heart attack support. The measures are the latest victory for the #ShowSomeTicker campaign run in partnership between the Heart Foundation and News Corp… Read More »