Keep in mind that many people who haven’t received their second stimulus payment yet may still receive one in the mail, either as a paper check or as a debit card. The IRS has said that it could take up to three to four weeks for mailed payments to arrive, and it has told taxpayers to keep watching their mail throughout the month of January. … [Read more...] about IRS stimulus check still not received? Free File could be a way to claim it
One of their own The tech industry has a lot at stake in who runs Commerce, and it’s likely pleased with Biden’s pick for Secretary. Jeff Hauser at the Revolving Door Project points out that the agency also influences intellectual property rules and plays a big role in creating and enforcing U.S. trade policy. Tech giants saw both their supply chains and profit margins threatened by the Trump Administration’s trade war with China. … [Read more...] about Biden picked an ex-VC to run Commerce. Her ties to tech might be too close
Already, Biden has said that he will open up vaccinations to more people, ramp up production of more vaccines, and withhold a small number of doses to ensure that people can get a second dose within the prescribed time period. The president also wants to increase the number of places where people can receive vaccines to include community health centers, mobile health units, pharmacies, and other locations like stadiums and school gymnasiums. He plans to erect a giant workforce of vaccinators using retired health workers, the national guard, military medical personnel, and first responders. … [Read more...] about Biden has inherited the worst health crisis in memory. Can he turn it around?
Exercise is a nonnegotiable for peak performance. You could fill a textbook with its benefits—health, energy, mood, and so on—but most critical here is nervous system regulation. Chasing any impossible can be an emotional roller coaster. If you can’t regularly calm your nervous system, you’ll crack up or burn out or both. And exercise doesn’t just reduce the level of stress hormones in our system, it replaces them with mood boosters like endorphins and anandamide. The calm optimism that results is critical for long-term peak performance. … [Read more...] about Why a free afternoon each week can boost employees’ sense of autonomy
However, what makes telehealth compelling is bigger than reliable prescription delivery. As Dudum notes, the great promise of putting medical appointments online is that it can connect people who cannot easily get to a doctor with care. “North of 80% of rural communities are considered primary care deserts,” he says. “Which means there’s not even a doctor within an hour or two. And so for those everyday things [such as] migraine, bug bites, sinus infection, UTI, the flu— whatever it is—there’s just a gaping hole in the market with regard to completely unaffordable access,” he says. … [Read more...] about Hims just went public. What does that mean for the future of healthcare?