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NIH study confirms that Covid-19 vaccination is associated with slightly increased menstrual cycles

NIH study confirms that Covid-19 vaccination is associated with slightly increased menstrual cycles

A healthcare worker receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the vaccination clinic at the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S., Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Vanessa LeRoy | Bloomberg | Getty Images Covid-19 vaccination was associated with a slight increase in the length of women’s menstrual cycles, delaying the onset of bleeding …

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NIH study confirms that Covid-19 vaccination is associated with slightly increased menstrual cycles

NIH study confirms that Covid-19 vaccination is associated with slightly increased menstrual cycles

A healthcare worker receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the vaccination clinic at the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S., Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Vanessa LeRoy | Bloomberg | Getty Images Covid-19 vaccination was associated with a slight increase in the length of women’s menstrual cycles, delaying the onset of bleeding …

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56% of Americans believe the U.S. is already in recession.These 4 steps can help you protect your finances during a downturn

56% of Americans believe the U.S. is already in recession.These 4 steps can help you protect your finances during a downturn

It’s easy to get swayed by headlines and market declines when you’re not clear about your work goals. Amanda Wallace Head of Insurance at MassMutual Meanwhile, a MassMutual poll found that a majority of Americans (80%) are already concerned about how a recession will affect their day-to-day finances. The survey was conducted in August and …

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Despite Biden's disdain, Britain pursues "trickle-down economics".The stakes are sky-high

Despite Biden’s disdain, Britain pursues “trickle-down economics”.The stakes are sky-high

British Prime Minister Liz Truss and U.S. President Joe Biden met formally for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City after the two leaders clashed over economic policy. Wpa Pool | Getty Images LONDON – The British government will announce sweeping tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy on …

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Here's Why Hispanic Workers May Face Huge Hit in U.S. Recession

Here’s Why Hispanic Workers May Face Huge Hit in U.S. Recession

Henstock | Disability Images | Getty Images A new report from Wells Fargo finds that turbulent times for Hispanic workers may be coming. The company expects Hispanic workers to take a huge hit in the event of a mild recession in 2023, as it predicted. “During economic downturns, Hispanic unemployment tends to be disproportionately higher …

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Mortgage demand from homebuyers has fallen 29% since last year as interest rates soar above 6%

Mortgage demand from homebuyers has fallen 29% since last year as interest rates soar above 6%

As interest rates rise, mortgage demand seems to have nowhere to go but to decline. Applications fell 1.2% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. This week’s results include adjustments to Labor Day celebrations. Homebuyer demand for mortgages has fallen by nearly a third since last year. …

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CEO of luxury furniture retailer RH insists US is in recession

CEO of luxury furniture retailer RH insists US is in recession

The chief executive of a luxury furniture retailer claimed it was “crazy” to think the U.S. economy wasn’t in a recession, as household wealth fell by a record $6.1 trillion in the second quarter. “I don’t know, people keep saying, are we in a recession? We’re in a recession,” Gary Friedman, CEO of RH (formerly …

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Confused about the real estate market?Here's what's happening now - and what's likely to happen next

Confused about the real estate market?Here’s what’s happening now – and what’s likely to happen next

A “For Sale” sign can be seen outside a New York home. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters The slowdown in an otherwise red-hot real estate boom has been surprisingly rapid. The U.S. housing market has soared during the pandemic as people at home look for new places to live, fueled by record-low interest rates. Now, real …

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