Chancellor Philip Hammond. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire Archant Chancellor Philip Hammond will present his final pre-Brexit Budget today – and the Eastern Daily Press will bring you the latest on what it means for people and businesses in East Anglia. We will be hosting a Facebook Live discussion straight after the Budget announcement, which begins at 3.30pm.The debate will be chaired by EDP political editor Richard Porritt, who will be joined by Clare Goodswen and Steve Dack of accountants M+A Partners.They will digest the announcement and discuss its implications, from business rates and income tax changes, to how much it will cost to buy a pint or fill up your car. The live discussion will begin between 4.30pm and 5pm, and you can submit your live questions to the panel, or in advance by emailing [email protected] to www.facebook.com/edp24 from around 3.30pm to watch the debate live, or catch up at www.edp24.co.uk/business … [Read more...] about Join in and submit your questions to the experts, with the EDP’s Facebook Live Budget coverage
Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Updated 10:47 pm CDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and Kevin Cramer joke during one of the lighter moments in their debate in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Heitkamp, the Democratic senator, and Cramer, the Republican congressman, had lively discussions over health care, trade and social security in their second and last debate of the campaign. less U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and Kevin Cramer joke during one of the lighter moments in their debate in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Heitkamp, the Democratic senator, ... more Photo: Dave Kolpack, AP Photo: Dave Kolpack, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and … [Read more...] about Cramer, Heitkamp turn rapid-fire debate into lively exchange
It’s bad enough that a patient has a health emergency so dire it requires a helicopter ride to make it to the hospital in time. But then comes the bill, which can approach six figures and for which insurance coverage is often spotty. In this Facebook Live discussion, Diane Webber, a senior editor at KHN who has coordinated coverage of the issue, talks with senior editor Stephanie Stapleton about the regulatory and market-based factors that contribute to these sky-high costs. Here’s our coverage, done in partnership with NPR: Taken For A Ride: After ATV Crash, Doctor Gets $56,603 Bill For Air Ambulance Trip Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth? Related Topics Multimedia Bill Of The Month Facebook Live … [Read more...] about Facebook Live: What About Those Sky-High Air Ambulance Costs?
Living with others offers a way to stay independent and avoid a cascade of mental, emotional and physical health problems.Americans want to age in place. AARP research finds that nine out of 10 people ages 65 or older want to stay in their homes in their later years.That goal isn’t always achievable, because of challenges to independence such as a limited income or chronic health problems. “Sometimes it’s frailty. Weakness, stiffness, and aching joints creep up on you, decrease function, and keep you from climbing stairs or taking care of yourself or your home,” says Dr. Erin Stevens, a geriatrician and palliative care physician at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital.But several trends indicate that older adults are finding ways to stay in a home setting, and each of those trends involves shared living.Increasingly, older adults appear to be moving in with their family members. An analysis of data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, conducted for … [Read more...] about The health benefits of shared living
When Discussion of a Crime Becomes a Crimetank-fire and chemical weapons. Dozens were killed and well over a thousand people suffered severe injuries – many of which required amputation. In what has to be considered one of the most unspeakable admissions the human mind can even begin to fathom, Israeli general Zvika Fogel admitted that snipers were ordered to shoot children. From the death toll we can see that this is exactly what transpired on a large scale. Fogel, speaking on the orders to shoot children said: ”If that is the price we have to pay to preserve the safety and quality of life of the residents of the State of Israel, then that’s the price.” It should be noted that not a single Israeli was reported to be injured in any way throughout the ordeal and so the claims of self-defense seem pathetically weak. Video has surfaced that Israel itself has confirmed is genuine that shows IDF soldiers cheering as an unarmed Palestinian man is shot in the head. … [Read more...] about When Discussion of a Crime Becomes a Crime