On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
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The Retention Problem: Women are Going Into Tech But are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs
How Vinyl Chloride, the Chemical in the Ohio Train Derailment and used to make PVC Plastics, can Damage your Liver
Vinyl chloride – the chemical in several of the train cars that derailed and burned in East Palestine, Ohio, in February 2023 – can wreak havoc on the human liver.
Ultraprocessed Foods – like Cookies, Chips, Frozen Meals and Fast Food – May Contribute to Cognitive Decline
Scientists have known for years that unhealthy diets – particularly those that are high in fat and sugar – may cause detrimental changes to the brain and lead to cognitive impairment.
US Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make it US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year on Record
U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risksof extreme heat and rainfall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials warned as they released their annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
Behavioral Telehealth Loses Momentum Without a Regulatory Boost
Controlled substances became a little less controlled during the pandemic. That benefited both patients (for their health) and telehealth startups (to make money).
Diversity of US Workplaces is Growing in Terms of Race, Ethnicity and Age – Forcing More Employers to be Flexible
Increased immigration, longer life expectancy and a decline in birth rates are transforming the U.S. workforce in two important ways.
Pan Am Flight Suspect Over Lockerbie Bombing has been Apprehended
32 years after Pan Am Flight 103 crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988, Attorney General William Barr presented charges against another suspect in the explosion that killed 270 people.
Tips And Guides From the Alzheimer’s Association
Caregivers should approach a person experiencing dementia with respect and focus on their feelings, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s holiday workshops that aim to help families deal with what can be an especially stressful time period.