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Uninsured rate on the rise for the first time since passage of the Affordable Care Act

The number of Americans without health insurance has risen for the first time in almost 10 years, and while the increase is slight, it marks the first time since passage of the Affordable Care Act that the uninsured rate has climbed. That’s according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, which found that 8.5%of the… Read More »

Smart home tech makes inroads into China’s emerging elderly care market

WEIFANG, China (Reuters) – Charging elderly clients just 1 yuan or about 15 cents a day, little-known Lanchuang Network Technology Corp has embarked on one of the most ambitious undertakings in aged care by a private sector firm in China. FILE PHOTO: A 68-year-old woman with a stroke sits in a tricycle as she rests… Read More »