CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reached out to pharmacists Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression are eligible for fourth covid shots. The conference call came a day after KHN reported that immunocompromised people were being turned away by pharmacy employees unfamiliar with the latest CDC guidelines. …

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Después de un aborto espontáneo, trabajadoras no tienen ni tiempo libre ni ayuda de las empresas

Durante tres años, Rachel Makkar dijo que prosperó en su trabajo como agente de bolsa y gestora de activos en J&B Building Company, en Colorado. Su desempeño laboral era sobresaliente y aseguró que así lo reflejaban sus evaluaciones. Pensaba que era “el mejor lugar en el que había trabajado”. Pero todo cambió en agosto. Tras …

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After Miscarriages, Workers Have Few Guarantees for Time Off or Job-Based Help

For three years, Rachel Makkar said, she thrived in her job as a broker and asset manager at J&B Building Co. in Colorado. She excelled at her work — she said her performance reviews noted that — and she thought it was “the best place I’ve ever worked.” That changed in August. After trying for …

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What the Federal ‘No Surprises Act’ Means in California

Betty Chow, a Los Angeles resident, had a cervical disc replaced in August 2020 at a surgery center that was part of her Anthem Blue Cross PPO network. Thirteen months later, she was blindsided by a bill for nearly $2,000 from the anesthesiologist who was on her surgical team but was not contracted with her …

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