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‘COVID has taken a lot from me’: Inside one long hauler’s recovery

Heather-Elizabeth Brown feels grateful to have survived her bout with severe COVID-19. But more than two years after testing positive for the virus, she is still managing the physical and mental toll. After contracting COVID-19 early in the pandemic and subsequently going on a ventilator for a month, she faced significant health challenges, from rehabilitation …

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4 questions about long Covid experts wish they could answer

4 questions about long Covid experts wish they could answer

David Putrino, a rehabilitation and long Covid researcher at the Mount Sinai medical school in New York City, has watched mounting evidence that suggests between 4 and 36 percent of Americans infected with Covid have symptoms lasting at least six months. It makes him nervous, and not just for the patients dealing with the long-term …

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Why US gas prices are at a record, and why they'll stay high for a long time | CNN Business

Why US gas prices are at a record, and why they’ll stay high for a long time | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a major reason that US drivers are paying record prices for gasoline. But it’s not the only cause of the spike. Numerous factors are pushing prices up, with regular gasoline hitting a record $4.40 a gallon Wednesday according to AAA’s survey. Gas prices were already …

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Japan Has Long Sought More Inflation and a Weak Yen. But Not Like This.

Japan Has Long Sought More Inflation and a Weak Yen. But Not Like This.

TOKYO — For years, as Japan tried to boost its chronically weak economic growth, it pursued what its central bank saw as a magic formula: stronger inflation and a weaker yen. It didn’t quite work as intended. Inflation never met the government’s modest target, despite rock-bottom interest rates and heaps of fiscal stimulus. Workers’ wages …

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As Switch Hardware Sales Slow, How Long Can Nintendo Delay 'Switch 2'?

As Switch Hardware Sales Slow, How Long Can Nintendo Delay ‘Switch 2’?

Image: Nintendo Life / Zion Grassl Nintendo’s report for the 2021/22 financial year dropped today, and while Switch continues to sell well and software sales are looking healthy, signs that enthusiasm for the five-year-old system is beginning to ebb are also apparent. To be clear, the results present a far from gloomy outlook for the …

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