Statement: Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment Not Enough to Cover True Cost of Aging

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Older Americans still face high costs for basic needs ARLINGTON, Va. /PRNewswire/ — The following is a statement from Ramsey Alwin, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), on today’s announcement of the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2023: “Older adults on Social Security will get a much-awaited COLA increase of 8.7% next year. While this increase is historic and needed,…

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September Economic Data Points to Progress in Balancing Labor Supply and Demand as Unemployment Edges Down

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CLEVELAND /PRNewswire/ — Economic indicators point to a thoughtful approach to hiring, even as the skills shortage looms large across the tech, retail, and life sciences sectors according to data from the September U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report and insights from AMS (formerly Alexander Mann Solutions), a global provider of talent outsourcing and advisory services. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.5% from 3.7%…

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Joint EU-US press release on strengthened cooperation in the area of health

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European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra today met in Washington DC to reaffirm their shared commitment for the EU and the U.S. to work closely in the area of health. The discussions during the meeting focused on health preparedness and response, cancer, and global cooperation.

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StateHouse Holdings Applauds Cannabis Reform Measures Announced by President Biden

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Potential rescheduling under federal law has significant benefits for the legal cannabis industry(1) – SAN DIEGO and TORONTO /PRNewswire/ – StateHouse Holdings Inc. (“StateHouse” or the “Company”) (CSE: STHZ) (OTCQX: STHZF), a California-focused, vertically integrated cannabis enterprise, today applauded President Joe Biden for announcing substantial reforms to cannabis enforcement in the United States. On Thursday, the President announced a proposed blanket pardon for people convicted of federal marijuana possession offences,…

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Velvet Cannabis Opens in Eagle Rock, Bringing Its Upscale Cannabis Retail Experience to Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — Located in Eagle Rock, just off the Highway 134 and Figueroa interchange, Velvet Cannabis quietly opened its doors in late April as the company’s first cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles. Founded by Matt Morea and Farid Harrison, Velvet brings a refined retail experience to the area, featuring a sleek and sophisticated design, an expert staff, and a cutting edge and reliable menu of…

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Mohegan Named to Newsweek’s List of the Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2022

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Mohegan Ranked as 68 Among 100 U.S. Companies Recognized for Team Member Sentiment and Satisfaction UNCASVILLE, Conn. /PRNewswire/ — Newsweek today announced its annual rankings for the Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® list, and Mohegan was ranked 68. The 2022 Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® are the result of a collaboration with the Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leadership development and benchmark research company….

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Another monkey virus could be poised for spillover to humans

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Evoking parallels to HIV, authors are calling on global health community to be vigilant Newswise — An obscure family of viruses, already endemic in wild African primates and known to cause fatal Ebola-like symptoms in some monkeys, is “poised for spillover” to humans, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research published online Sept. 30 in the journal Cell. While such…

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