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#Canada's economy grew at an estimated rate of 4.6% in 2021, and is anticipated to have the strongest growth among the #G7 economies in 2022 and 2023? #cdneconomy
In 2021, #Canada had the highest #employmentgrowthrate & 2nd highest population growth rate of the #G7. #cdnjobs
#Canada has the most educated talent pool in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development #OECD: 60% of its population aged 25 to 64 has received tertiary level #education.
OECD, Education at a Glance, September 2021
Canada has enjoyed the lowest net debt to #GDP ratio in the #G7 for the last 15 years, with a current ratio of about 33%.
IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2022…
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Average American #lifeexpectancy fell again in 2021, with every category of the US population being affected by the decline. Life expectancy has now fallen back to where it was in 1996. Men lost eight months of expected life span. Women lost seven months. 1/
USA Today cites family and public health specialist, Professor Steven Woolf of Virginia Commonwealth University, who stated that the decline means that the positive benefit of all the medical advances of the past quarter century have been wiped out. 2/
The average American can now expect to live 76.4 years, a loss of eight months compared to 2020. The latter year recorded an even greater decline from the level of 2019. The rate of death is increasing from young adults and children. 3/
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#GDP, again: "The contrast between overall #wellbeing and economic #growth is perhaps most evident in the #US. Between 2020 and 2021 US GDP increased by 9.08%, but during that same period, #LifeExpectancy actually decreased by 0.39 years."…
"A recent report from the #Wellbeing Economy Alliance (which one of us works for) found the countries that prioritised well-being over economic growth during #COVID fared better from a health and economic standpoint."
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"Adopting modifiable healthy lifestyles was associated with lifetime gain, even in individuals aged 80 years or more, regardless of the presence of any major comorbidities in each life stage since middle age." -- Ryoto Sakaniwa, et al.…
Poll: 58% of Voters Would Consider Moderate Independent in 2024 And Utah Democrats Make a Surprise Move…

#PartisanPolitics, #ThirdParty, #ModerateIndependents
Impact of modifiable healthy lifestyle adoption on lifetime gain from middle to older age…
#LifestyleModification, #HealthyChoices, #LifeExpectancy, #MiddleAge, #StudyResults
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"When you push against a system and it is an unjust system, you must prepare yourself mentally for the isolation and resistance that comes with that. Activism and whistleblowing looks sexy on TV, but it’s hard on your mind and wellbeing." --Dr. Monica Cox…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 02/15/2022…
COVID-19 Counter Measures Should be Age Specific ⋆ Brownstone Institute…
#COVID19, #CounterMeasures, #AgeSpecific, #OpEd
America faces greater division as parties draw safe seats for congressional districts…
#CongressionalDistricts, #HouseOfRepresentativesSeats,#PartisanPolitics, #remapping
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/08/2021…
As Bradford pears remain a nuisance in South Carolina, methods of attack range from bounties to bans…

#InvasiveSpecies #landscaping #BradfordPearTrees #EcosystemDamage #mitigation
Build Back Better’s Insulin Pricing Benefit Isn't Enough…

#pharmaceuticals #insulin #PriceCaps #legislation #consequences
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Delighted to see my paper “The Economic Value of Targeting Aging” -written with @NuCampEconomics and @davidasinclair – published in @NatureAging…
Here is a thread explaining the main results-

#aging #longevity 1/12
Life expectancy has increased dramatically over last 150 years - most US children born today are expected to live into their mid-80s #longevity. This has shifted the disease burden towards chronic Non-Communicable diseases #aging and an increase in years spent in poor health 2/12 ImageImage
How should we value these past and future life expectancy gains? Is a compression of morbidity more valuable? What is the value of treatments that delay #aging? How does that compare with treating single diseases? 3/12
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 06/20/2021…
CDC: Delta variant now 10% of US COVID-19 cases…

#COVID19 #variants #delta #InfectionRate
Inflation in stagflation and inflation in deflation. Same term and two different meanings.…

#stagflation #inflation #deflation #definitions
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Public health is not dependable without independence
written by @ehyshka and @hakique
Speaking to the reality of Dr. Deena Hinshaw @CMOH_Alberta limited availability to steward us through a very challenging time. On #RealTalkRJ
the failure to enshrine public health independence
@jkenney @shandro @AB_MD_WarRoom

We are going to make good on the sacrifices that the public has made.
Public Health experts know that paid leave is important as a means of controlling Covid 19 spread.

@ryanjespersen @ehyshka @hakique @AndreaWoo #RealTalkRJ #COVID19AB #covid19canada
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The Tricky Math of COVID-19 Herd Immunity | Quanta Magazine…

The implications of silent transmission for the control of COVID-19 outbreaks | PNAS…

#control #coronavirus #transmission
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