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Retirement age raise could hurt health, economists warn

While some might assume that their health will deteriorate after they retire, they might instead face unexpected improvements across the board. And delaying retirement would mean postponing beneficial effects, researchers have warned. Australian and French economists cautioned against postponing pension ...

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Strictly speaking: lossy

Profit and loss are sharply contrasted in business, so investments must be loss‑proof, and only very select items can be loss‑leaders. These principles are in fact very old, hence the use of lossful in the 17th century, recorded in a ...

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To boldly go where no nurse has gone before

Academics at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing are pushing the boundaries with their latest innovation in nurse training. As part of their Star Trek-inspired Holodeck project, Associate Professor Winslow Burleson and his team are using headsets to ...

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