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Report: Economic burden forces shift in specialty physicians’ treatment decisions and relationship with pharma

Over the past year, countries across the globe have reported multi-decade highs in inflation, with the United States recording its highest inflation rate in 40 years.1 The unprecedented rise in inflation is causing financial and economic strain on many households and businesses, resulting in a behavioral shift in consumers across the country. The U.S Bureau […]

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Finance

The UK energy crisis is a burden of war

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The UK has rightly supported Ukraine’s cause in its war with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Today’s soaring gas prices are as much a weapon in Putin’s fight as missiles directed at Ukraine and, like them, they will kill. It would be a crime and a folly to let the domestic […]

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Finance

Savings warning as you may be ‘penalised’ by an ‘additional tax burden’ – how to avoid it

Mr Davies continued: “PSAs, like all systems, have drawbacks, one of which is that the rate has not changed in six years.  “As the country faces economic pressure, interest rates continue to rise, which is great news, but an increasing number of people will face an additional tax burden as they reach tax allowance thresholds.  […]

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Life Style

Leaving abusive relationships: the hidden burden of poverty – InSight+

Financial aid should be easier to access, should reflect current living costs and should consider the long term implications of a single parent raising children alone. We have been talking about recognising and ending violence against women for several years now, we need policies in place that do not penalise them financially for leaving THE […]

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Finance

Inheritance tax take soars as IHT burden hits over 75s ‘hardest’

Inheritance tax liabilities have soared in the last year, with the Government raking in a staggering £6.1billion. It means IHT receipts have jumped by 14 percent year-on-year, as more people grapple with the tax commonly loathed in the UK.  Richard Bull, partner at Crowe UK, had a stark warning for Britons as they age, given […]

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Celebrities

‘Particularly hard’ Mo Farah’s wife on separations that placed burden on marriage to star

Sir Mo Farah’s wife Tania Nell once opened up about some of the struggles she and her husband faced during their marriage due to the times they spent apart in 2013. She also spoke about how the athlete had previously “failed miserably” when it came to looking after their children alone. Mo, 39, is a […]

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Celebrities

Prince William and wife Kate’s Wimbledon PDA leaves BBC Breakfast’s Rachel Burden baffled

Speaking to The Daily Mirror on behalf of Slingo, Mr Stanton revealed how the Cambridges have a “deep connection”. He said: “She and William are a pair that appear so connected on a deeper level that they don’t need to be showing continuous signs of reciprocal liking – like tactileness or prolonged eye contact – during public […]

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Travel

Abortion restrictions will disproportionately burden low-income Americans

Story at a glance In a 2014 report, The Guttmacher Institute found that 75 percent of abortion patients were considered poor or low income.  The average cost of a first-trimester aspiration abortion is $508, while a medication abortion averages $535. A second-trimester abortion can cost more than $2,000.  Now that the Supreme Court ruled abortion […]

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Science

Gas price burden on rural mail carriers; also harms environment

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) claims that Canada Post is placing an undue burden on Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs) that is also harming the environment. As Canadians from coast to coast are feeling the pinch at the pumps, RSMCs are paying out of their own pockets to do their delivery routes. […]

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Finance

Rishi Sunak’s ‘admirably audacious’ move means Britons reckon with ‘increased tax burden’

The Chancellor of the Exchequer only recently announced millions of people will see their National Insurance bills cut due to a threshold change. From July 6 onwards, the threshold at which people start paying the tax is being raised to £12,570. It was a decision which has been widely welcomed, however, some experts have suggested all may […]