Tag Archives: America

America Is Losing the War Against Diabetes

THURSDAY, June 10, 2021 — After years of improvement, Americans with diabetes may be losing some ground in controlling the condition, a new government-funded study shows. Researchers found that between 1999 and the early 2010s, U.S. adults with diabetes made substantial gains: A growing percentage had their blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol down to… Read More »

Valerie Arioto: America Softball Player, Twice Gold Medalist Pan American Games Talks about her Success Story

Valerie “Val” Ann Arioto is an American, former collegiate All-American, softball pitcher and first baseman originally from Pleasanton, California. She attended Foothill High School and the University of California, Berkeley from 2008-10, 12, where she earned a Second Team and two First-Team All-Pac-12 honors, including being named 2012 Pac-12 Player of The Year. She was… Read More »

Stress in America, One Year into the Pandemic – an APA Update on Parents, Healthcare Workers, and Black Americans

A Year into our collective coronavirus experience, Americans remain stressed, with physical health taking a back seat to our daily grinds based on the 2021 Stress in America survey from the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA has been updating us on U.S.-stress for several years, and more frequently since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read More »

Cambridge Broadband Networks Group launches new A2/A3 VectaStar Flex variant to support the growing use of the spectrum band in North America

London, 16 November 2020 – With operators in North America beginning to clearly see the value of LMDS 28GHz A2/A3 licenses, Cambridge Broadband Networks Group (CBNG) has today launched an A2/A3 variant of its VectaStar Flex solution to unlock the potential of high capacity, low latency, long range Backhaul and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA). The… Read More »

America, please don’t kick out the foreign scientists you’re training

Foreign-born scientists such as myself have long been a key component of the U.S. research workforce. The work that scientists do greatly benefits the United States and the world. A significant share of the biomedical science talent in the pipeline at most American research universities are foreign-born. The ability of U.S. institutions to attract top… Read More »

What $6,553 Buys You in America: A Luxury Watch, a Year at Valdosta State, or a PPO for One – the 2020 Milliman Medical Index

Imagine this: you find yourself with $ 6,553 in your pocket and you can pick one of the following: A new 2020 Breitling Navitimer watch; A year’s in-state tuition at Valdosta State University; or, A PPO for an average individual. Welcome to the annual Milliman Medical Index (MMI), which gauges the yearly price of an… Read More »