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Public Health Emergency Extended

Public Health Emergency Extended

Last Friday, July 24, the Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the extension of the Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19. The emergency period is extended by 90 days and favored by radiologists, hospitals, physicians, and many others. The previous emergency period would have expired on Saturday, July 25. Now, the declaration will last through October 23. The extension comes as a massive relief for Medicare and Medicaid providers and those on the frontlines battling this terrible pandemic. Nevertheless, I couldn't help but wonder: What does this mean for us ordinary folks? 

According to the press release...

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Keeping Your Quarantine Garden Alive

Keeping Your Quarantine Garden Alive

Nearly five months into the global pandemic, people continue to shelter-in-place for their safety. On the bright side, this means more adopted dogs, home improvement projects, and backyard gardens!

If you’re one of the many that decided to make their garden dreams a reality in these unfortunate circumstances, I’m sure you’ve researched best practices. But in case your results were lacking, here are some tricks and tips on how to maintain your quarantine garden and how to make it last. Don’t worry, I’ll talk about house plants,...

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ACA and the Coronavirus

ACA and the Coronavirus

The Affordable Care Act, though the topic of much discussion and controversy, is not quite at the top of our daily newsfeed at present. The national media is overwhelmed with the developing world-wide pandemic, protests, political arguments, and a lot of other critical information. However, the ACA is still here, and it will undoubtedly be the talk of the nation when the Supreme Court reconvenes later this year to make a ruling regarding its constitutionality. With that in mind, there are several important factors to consider for filing, especially when it comes to the Coronavirus and its effect...

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Earth Charter Introductory Course

Earth Charter Introductory Course

Earth Charter International is offering a brand-new class accessible to everyone, called the Earth Charter Introductory Course. If you are unfamiliar with Earth Charter and wonder what it is, let us walk you through some main features!

Earth Charter is several moving parts. First is the Earth Charter document, a set of four pillars broken down into 16 principles that define and represent a framework to make the world a better place. Any person or company that signs the Charter agrees to do their best to emulate and promote the Earth Charter values. The four pillars are: Respect...

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