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The CDC director said the coronavirus variant first found in the UK is now the dominant strain in the US

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The coronavirus variant found in the UK was discovered outside London last year. The CDC director said it's now the dominant strain in the US. Research has suggested that it's likely associated with higher mortality than other variants. See more stories on Insider's business page. A variant of the coronavirus first detected in the UK is now the dominant strain of t...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, London, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Speed, United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, US Research, Kelly McLaughlin


How a $15 minimum wage would improve health and life expectancy in the US, according to a public health scientist

In early March, the Senate failed to advance a bill that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images Dr. Utibe Effiong is a board-certified internal medicine physician and public health scientist. He says a federal minimum wage of $15 would improve lives as well as life expectancy in the US. Research has shown that a well-paying job leads to more happiness, better health, and higher quality of life. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Strategy, Minimum Wage, Unemployment, Biden, Quality Of Life, Nordic, Congressional Budget Office, Contributor, Utibe Effiong, Fight For 15, Minimum Wage Increase, US Research


Is Your Sunscreen Safe? You Better Read This Before You Apply

Not all sunscreens are created equal. Thanks to more educated consumers, there's a rising demand for "natural" or "safe" sunscreen. But what does it actually mean? We're here to help you protect your skin from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays and potentially dangerous chemicals found in sunscreens themselves. Now is the time to get informed and ask yourself: is my sunscreen safe? To understand what's at stake in each tube, we spoke to various experts, including Tata Harper, the founder of her ow...
Tags: Europe, US, Summer, America, Eu, Beauty, Fda, Uva, Panama, Harper, Sunscreen, Natural Beauty, Environmental Working Group, Ewg, National Institutes of Health NIH, Schultz


Morgan Stanley's latest prediction about the future of self-driving cars should terrify automakers (TSLA)

A team of analysts from Morgan Stanley on Thursday published an updated list of the bank's "Shared Autonomous 30" — a group of companies that the team thinks will influence a big transition from a world in which vehicles are sold to a world in which more emphasis is placed in how much vehicles are driven. "The 100-year-old auto industry business model is facing unprecedented technological disruption, starting with the very definition of the market itself — moving from 'millions of units sold' an...
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