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Online sales tax would ‘hurt poorest consumers’

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Jun 2022
The institute study echoed a report by the Centre for Policy Studies published last week, which said “the added cost would be borne disproportionately ...
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Extreme Temperatures In Major Latin American Cities Could Be Linked To Nearly 1 Million Deaths

Slashdot 30 Jun 2022
To estimate how many people died from intense heat or cold, researchers with the Urban Health in Latin America project -- which studies how urban environments and policies impact the health of city residents in Latin America -- looked at mortality data between 2002 and 2015 from ...
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Who’s Who: Abdulrahman Alrebdi, acting chief legal counsel for Diriyah Gate Development Authority

Arab News 30 Jun 2022
These regulations include the board’s charter, delegation policy and investment policy. Alrebdi took part in public policy consultations and studies for government entities, including the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Labor and Social Services, and Ministry of Civil Service ... ....
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TikTok Is Flooded With Health Myths. These Creators Are Pushing Back.

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jun 2022
TikTok has enacted policies to flag such content, including adding informational banners to COVID-19 vaccine content, but one ISD study of more than 6,000 videos related to the vaccines found that 58% lacked banners.
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John Hood: Licensing hurts consumers more than it helps

Reflector 30 Jun 2022
A study of the policy change, just published in the journal Labour Economics, found that it reduced the number of agents and the number of homes sold in Illinois but did “not find strong evidence that the reform reduced new misconduct incidents.”. Similarly, a new study in the ...
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Supreme Court’s gun proliferation ruling masquerading as constitutional interpretation

The Hill 30 Jun 2022
Studies show laws such as New York’s and the six other states have saved lives ... And the decision makes no sense as a matter of policy ... There is no sugarcoating the fact that studies show ending such laws leads to many more unnecessary gun deaths and injuries, as this decision does ... The decision does not even mention those studies ... Bruen ... Michael J ... .
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Concerns arise over dueling Medicaid ballot measures

Rapid City Journal 30 Jun 2022
A study of state budgets from 2014-2017 by the Commonwealth Fund, a ... A 2021 study by the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown found several predominantly Native counties (Buffalo, Oglala Lakota, Todd) with at least four times the national average of uninsured non-elderly adults.
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Knee ops dropped after NHS policies on patient weight introduced, study finds

AOL 29 Jun 2022
The study said that with one in 10 people likely to need a knee replacement, many thousands of patients are directly affected by these policies ... “Our study raises the concern that these policies are linked with worsening health inequalities with fewer NHS operations for the least affluent groups in society when policies are introduced.”.
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Life expectancy for Black people remains lower than white people, and varies by state, study finds

The Grio 29 Jun 2022
Its authors say policies are needed to effectively address the issue ... According to NBC News, the study maintains that structural racism — including in housing and health care — plays a role in Black health, and its authors say policies are needed to effectively address the issue ... Ogedegbe was not involved in the study.
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Changes in oceanographic fronts affect the gene flow among marine crab populations

Phys Dot Org 29 Jun 2022
The new study is led by the experts Francesc Mestres, from the Faculty of Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute of the UB (IRBio), and Pere Abelló, from the Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM-CSIC), and it provides data of scientific interest to improve the policies on the conservation and commercial exploitation of these crustaceans.
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Report estimates cost to insure undocumented CT residents

The CT Mirror 29 Jun 2022
A state feasibility study of Medicaid expansion to undocumented residents is also anticipated in coming days ... How’s this going to affect enrollment? How much is this going to cost the state?’,” said Preethi Rao, a policy researcher with the RAND Corporation and the lead author on the study.
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Even When Stroke Centers Are Near, Black Americans Often Lack Access

Mesabi Daily News 29 Jun 2022
And this can hurt their chances for recovery, a new study shows ... Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies ... In the study, the researchers tracked patient demographics of general acute-care hospitals in the United States that offered stroke certification over a 10-year period ... There is greater demand for stroke care in Black communities, the study noted.
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Should EMS always respond with lights and sirens?

Wharton Journal Spectator 29 Jun 2022
Over a dozen studies show that the average time saved with lights and siren response ranges from 42 seconds to 3.8 minutes ... Some services who have implemented reduced lights and siren policy report increased mental health of EMS personnel. The crews in the studies report reduced ...
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How the world's rivers are changing

Phys Dot Org 29 Jun 2022
In the past 40 years, humans have caused unprecedented, consequential changes to river sediment transport, according to a new Dartmouth study published in Science ... Reagan '09 Chair of Policy Studies at Dartmouth, who studies dams and dam removal.
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EMS announces new procedures

El Campo Leader-News 29 Jun 2022
Over a dozen studies show that the average time saved with lights and siren response ranges from 42 seconds to 3.8 minutes ... Some services who have implemented reduced lights and siren policy report increased mental health of EMS personnel. The crews in the studies report reduced ...

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