Nine months into the year, more than 44,000 fires across the United States have burned more than 7.1 million acres. The National Interagency Fire Center says that's already 1 million more burned acres than the yearly average over the last 10 years. In California, five of their top 10 largest fires in recorded history, in terms of acreage, have occurred in 2020 and are still burning.
Some patients with COVID-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared, according to a new analysis.The findings, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), point to another burden experienced by so-called "long haulers" who get better but don't seem to fully recover from COVID-19.For the analysis, researchers established an international registry for COVID19 skin manifestations in April 2020, in collaboration with the International League of Dermatological Societies and the American Academy of Dermatology. Clinicians were contacted in June and August to update COVID-19 laboratory test results and the duration of patients' COVID-19skin symptoms. The team defined long haulersas anyone with skin symptoms of COVID-19 that persisted for at least 60 days.
Going through the mortgage approval process can be tedious, time-consuming, and stressful. But working hard to get a lower interest rate is totally worth it. According to Business Insider, prospective homebuyers should give themselves at least a few months to get prepared for the rigamarole. First, get your credit score up as high as you can. Second, get your debt-to-income ratio as low as you can. Always pay on time, and pay off any credit card balances before applying for a new mortgage.
Housing prices show no price of dropping, and overall, US wages have remained stagnant for years, if not decades. But according to Business Insider, there are still a few ways one can purchase a home without having to come up with a downpayment--if you're prepared to put in the work. Active and former members of the military can get a Veterans Affairs loan of up to $484,350 in 2019, often with a lower interest rate than a conventional mortgage.
iPhones are probably not the cleanest devices. But how can they be cleaned without getting damaged? Steve John told Business Insider how to clean an iPhone without damaging it. 1. Remove your phone case. 2. Turn the phone off and disconnect any attached cables. 3. Gently moisten your lint-free cloth with water. 4. Wipe lightly at the phone, applying minimal pressure. 5. Dry the phone with another clean cloth as soon as you are done.
Financial planner and Business Insider contributor Malik S. Lee says he's surprised when clients don't list their income as one of their most valuable assets. Can you support yourself and your family without an income? If not, it's a key asset--and you should protect it. Group long-term disability policies from employers typically cover 60% of your income. But according to Business Insider, that income is taxable and doesn't include bonuses or commissions.
Business Insider contributor Kevin L. Miller II has vowed to give his children a running start to their adult life, by building wealth for them as they age. Within weeks of bringing each of his children home from the hospital, they all had a 529 college savings plan and a custodial account. In fact, Miller says that by the time his son turns 18, he'll have 75 times more in savings than he had at that age. To build generational wealth, Miller says it must start with communication.
The US's weekly average of new coronavirus cases reached an all-time high this week. Health professionals have reported nearly 72,000 daily infections of COVID-19. The nation reported its highest-ever..
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The White House coronavirus task force is singing a very different tune from the president, warning of a persistent and broad spread of COVID-19 in the western half of the United States. This report is..