tax saving instruments: March 31 is around the corner; don’t invest just to save tax: Harshvardhan Roongta

Harshvardhan Roongta, CFP, Roongta Securities, says “do not invest in any product to save tax. It is not about insurance or any other investment product. You have to look at the merit of that product. You should ask yourself a question any time that you are going to be looking at investing; would you invest … Read more

Nvidia stomps the bears. Jim Cramer on struggling stocks Starbucks, Abbott

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Markets rebound as Nvidia goes green: … Read more

Wegovy heart health approval won’t mean broad insurance coverage yet

Victoria Klesty | Reuters In the U.S., Wegovy is no longer just for weight loss. The blockbuster drug — one of a handful of weight loss treatments to skyrocket in popularity over the last year — is now approved in the U.S. for heart health, too. But that may not translate to wider insurance coverage of … Read more

An overlooked corner of women’s health may be $350 billion market opportunity

Peathegee Inc | Tetra Images | Getty Images After years of being ignored, menopause has entered the public conversation. Celebrities from Drew Barrymore to Naomi Watts have opened up about symptoms and promoted products. Yet despite the increased chatter, there is a long way to go when it comes to treating symptoms — and a … Read more

Here’s what researchers have to say about working in your 80s

U.S. President Joe Biden stops to talk to journalists about new Russian sanctions as he departs the White House on February 20, 2024 in Washington, DC. Biden is traveling to California to attend campaign receptions across the state.  Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Should he prevail in the upcoming presidential election, President Joe Biden, 81, … Read more

Quebec to offer ‘X’ gender option for health cards, driver’s licences

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 4, 2024 1:43 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Quebecers who do not identify as male or female will soon be able to opt for an ‘X’ gender marker on their health cards and driver’s licences. Both Quebec’s automobile insurance board and … Read more

How Jim Cramer learned to make the most of market sell-offs

Jim Cramer and Director of Portfolio Analysis Jeff Marks fielded a range of questions during the Club’s Annual Meeting on Saturday. Here’s a summary of their answers to some of the questions, including how to determine the number of shares to buy or sell and Jim’s advice on stock-picking for kids. 1. How do you … Read more

Medicaid challenges leave many Black Americans uninsured

Recent changes to Medicaid programs, aimed at closing a health coverage gap in the U.S., have left behind some Americans — particularly people of color. Among the non-elderly population in the U.S. — those under age 65 — insured rates rose during the Covid pandemic, with 3.4 million Americans enrolling in health coverage between 2019 … Read more

New pet drugs are looking a lot more like human medications

If you want to understand how different the human and animal medicine and vaccine industries have historically been, you don’t need to look much further than weight loss drugs. On the human side, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly struggled to meet the demand for Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro and Zepbound, respectively, since introducing them, as the … Read more

UnitedHealth’s Change Healthcare cyberattack outages continue, pharmacies deploy workarounds

Change Healthcare’s systems are down for the seventh day after a cyber threat actor gained access to its network last week. Parent company UnitedHealth Group said most U.S. pharmacies have set up electronic workarounds to mitigate the impact. UnitedHealth discovered that a “suspected nation-state-associated” threat actor breached part of Change Healthcare’s information technology network on … Read more