Tag Archives: Year’s

talkhealth gains PIF TICK accreditation for 2 years running!

We are pleased to announce that talkhealth has been awarded the PIF TICK accrediation for trustworthy health information for the second year running. This accolade shows our constant dedication to providing our members with up-to-date, trustworthy and reliable health information.  We are delighted to have our certification renewed and sit alongside the cornerstones of British… Read More »

The Buenos Aires patient: Argentinian woman controls HIV for at least 12 years after stopping treatment

An Argentinian woman, now in her 50s, has controlled HIV below the limits of detection since stopping HIV treatment due to side-effects in 2007, researchers from Buenos Aires and the US National Institutes of Health report. The woman no longer has antibodies to HIV and researchers found only a small number of cells containing HIV… Read More »

No Boston Marathon this year: Iconic event officially canceled for first time in 124 years

The Boston Marathon has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the iconic event will not take place its 124-year history, city officials announced Thursday. In conjunction with the Boston Athletic Association, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D) made the announcement less than a week after indicating a final decision on… Read More »

Famed Brooklyn restaurant Gage & Tollner reopening after 16 years

Actress Meryl Streep. Banker David Rockefeller. Painter Robert Rauschenberg. Waiter Mark Bermudez can rattle off dozens of celebrities he served during 26 years working at legendary Brooklyn restaurant Gage & Tollner. “Jack Nicholson came in with Mike Nichols because they were filming ‘Heartburn’ in Prospect Park,” recalled Bermudez, a 65-year-old Bushwick resident who has done… Read More »

Healthcare spending is higher over 5 years, mostly due to a rise in prices, says new report

A new report confirms concerns about healthcare costs, as it shows per-person spending is increasing faster than per-capita gross domestic product. Between 2014 and 2018, per-person yearly spending, for those with employer-sponsored insurance, climbed  from $ 4,987 to $ 5,892, an 18.4% increase, according to the 2018 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report released Thursday. … Read More »