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Insurers face uncertainty in setting 2021 premiums

While health insurers have saved money by the cancellation of elective surgeries and many are currently refunding excess revenue under the Medical Loss Ratio, premiums for the 2021 plan year are still in question. There is a lot of uncertainty, America’s Health Insurance Plans said. Without comprehensive data, insurers are working to estimate 2021 healthcare… Read More »

Headaches During Pregnancy

Headaches may occur at any time during  pregnancy, but they tend to be most common during the first and third trimesters. In the first trimester, headaches occur because of hormone changes you experience while in the third trimester, headaches are felt because of your having to carry additional weight and changes in your usual posture. Causes of headache during pregnancy:… Read More »

Drugs standards group nixes plan to kick pharma’s crab blood habit

ZURICH (Reuters) – Horseshoe crabs’ icy-blue blood is set to remain the drug industry’s standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to put on an equal footing a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups. FILE PHOTO: An Atlantic horseshoe crab moves across the sand on… Read More »

The 10 most powerful queens in history, from Catherine the Great to Queen Victoria

The hit Hulu miniseries, “The Great” is being binge-watched all over the country — showing (loosely) how Catherine the Great, a German princess came to rule Russia. But while Catherine was indeed great — she was not the only powerful woman to lead a nation much better than the men before or after her. Here… Read More »