What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for Jobs

“I think that lending rates might be less important right now,” said Kenneth D. Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America. “An increase in either credit market…

Covid-19’s death toll is nearly three times higher than reported, WHO data suggests

CNN  —  About 14.9 million people around the world died as a direct or indirect result of Covid-19 in the period between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2021, according…

Anxiety and depression are linked to a higher risk of developing chronic diseases in some people

The research team split the adults into three age groups by sex: 20, 40 and 60 years old. Each participant was sorted based on whether they celebrated those milestone birthdays…

Governments Tighten Grip on Global Food Stocks, Sending Prices Higher

In a speech last week, Janet L. Yellen, the Treasury secretary, said the pandemic and the war had revealed that American supply chains, while efficient, were neither secure nor resilient.…

Fuel Prices Send Airfares Higher, but Travelers Seem Ready to Pay

A stunning rise in the cost of jet fuel has sent airfares soaring, and industry experts say they are likely to go higher. For now, though, travel-starved consumers seem more…

Black Adults Were Hospitalized at Higher Rates Than White Adults During Omicron

Black adults were hospitalized at nearly four times the rate of white adults in the six weeks after Omicron became the predominant coronavirus variant in the United States, according to…

Powell Says Rates Are Headed Higher, Even as Ukraine Poses Uncertainty

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, told lawmakers on Wednesday that the central bank is poised to lift interest rates at its meeting this month as it tries to…

AMC Entertainment CEO Says ‘Batman’ Tickets Priced Higher Than Others – Deadline

Adam Aron, CEO of AMC Entertainment, said tickets for The Batman will cost more than other movies when it opens this week as the chain experiments with variable pricing. “Currently,…

Do Women Have Higher Success Rates With Female Surgeons?

The lead author, Dr. Christopher J.D. Wallis, an assistant professor of urology at the University of Toronto, said that there was no reason to believe that there is any difference…

Rate of Myocarditis in Vaccinated Boys Slightly Higher Than Thought, Israeli Study Finds

Boys between 12 and 15 years of age have a small but increased risk of heart problems after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, Israeli researchers reported on…