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According to a new survey, only half of Americans have been able to consistently pay their bills on time in the past year. Many consumers said inflation was to blame. (iStock) Inflation is rising at its highest rate in 40 years, and it’s impacting how consumers save and spend their money. Over the past year, …

Earlier this year, a small group of women and I got together to display art around Washington, DC. We were celebrating the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which protected women’s constitutional access to abortion. As the conservative Supreme Court considers new anti-Roe cases and state legislatures rush to pass tough new restrictions, Roe may …

ANDREA BARTON REEVES This election year, politicians and experts will have opinions and proposals to help workers and families in Connecticut as they face persistent economic challenges. In these trying times, it’s important to remember that some communities in Connecticut have even greater obstacles to making ends meet. A recent analysis conducted by financial website …

A commentary from the president of the BC College of Family Physicians. On February 4, the Times Colonist published the first in a series of editorials addressing the family physician crisis in British Columbia The editorial raises many valuable points, including the importance for patients to have an ongoing relationship with a family physician and …

In Rwanda, the ‘land of a thousand hills’, reaching the nearest health facility usually means a long walk that until recently took an average of 95 minutes. Although walking time has been halved to 47 minutes in 2020, it is still difficult for many people to access timely health care. Through an innovative approach that …

For women of color, the right to control our own bodies has been denied to us throughout our four hundred year history in the United States. The Roe v. Wade’s 1973 Supreme Court decision, which placed the right to abortion within a broader right to privacy, was not only, contrary to many critics, a victory …