Monthly Archives: June 2020

Many people have been following the newest cases of coronavirus and wonder how it will affect the recent re-opening of the nation’s economy. With no end in sight to this vicious disease, some experts are predicting another complete economic shutdown. Some states are thriving now that they have re-opened many […]

COVID Cases on the Rise

Clothing could become another form of medical identification, according to a recent discovery by Tufts University School of Engineering. There is a possibility that we will be able to wear clothing that changes color depending on the chemicals released from our bodies or present in the air. Designed with biomaterial-based […]

Wearable Sensors

Healthcare Cost will see an increase in 2021 but by how much? The answer to this question can vary, especially due to recent COVID-19 events. A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), offers three scenarios to determine the medical cost trend for 2021 for employer-based insurance plans, with increases ranging from […]

Healthcare Cost will see an Increase in 2021: Here’s Why

Segmented Sleep
Segmented Sleep: How humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reports that one-third of American adults do not get enough sleep on a regular basis. The official sleep recommendation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research […]

Segmented Sleep: How Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts

Swabbing and testing all Americans for COVID-19 each year could become a normal routine. That, combined with antibody testing, could cost a whopping $44 billion per year, according to a recent study. Diagnostic testing alone ranges from $6 – $25 billion each year; while it is about $5 – $19 […]

Cost of Coronavirus

Consumer behavior has changed drastically, according to Capgemini and Efma’s World Insurance Report. The new “millennial mindset” has taken over and more consumers are trusting their own findings when it comes to researching insurance policies and actually making the purchase – all online. The report categorizes insurance customers into four […]

Changes in Consumer Behavior

With the upcoming changes in insulin prices for those with diabetes, it’s necessary to take into account how important the change in prices is for the cost of being a diabetic. People with type 1 diabetes spend an extra 2,500 a year out-of-pocket for maintaining their health, but according to […]

Cost of Being a Diabetic: Where does The Out-Of-Pocket Cost ...

Four states have taken the initiative and passed laws stating that businesses are immune from “civil liability” for COVID-related claims. One of the four states, North Carolina, provides immunity to many different “essential businesses,” such as grocery stores and restaurants. Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming, however, offer immunity to anyone and […]

Immunity from COVID-19 Claims

As with the rest of the market, Starbucks saw a major decrease in their stocks in mid-March amid the coronavirus pandemic. With 15,000 stores in the United States alone, Starbucks was forced to close their cafes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and they suffered along with many other businesses. The coffee […]

Starbucks Announces Major Transformation