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    Ford’s electric vehicle business has lost $3 billion before taxes during the past two years and will lose a similar amount this year as the company invests heavily in the new technology. The figures were released Thursday as Ford rolled out a new way of reporting its financial results. The new business structure separates electric vehicles, the profitable internal combustion and commercial vehicle operations into three operating units. Company officials said the electric vehicle unit will be profitable before taxes by late 2026 with an 8% profit margin. Chief Financial Officer John Lawler said Model e should be viewed as a startup company within Ford.

      THURSDAY, March 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) was 2.5 per 100,000 in the United States in 2022, marking an increase since the low of 2.2 cases per 100,000 coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to research published in the March 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

        THURSDAY, March 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) per 1,000 children aged 8 years was 27.6 in 2020, and prevalence was higher for boys than girls, according to research published in the March 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

          THURSDAY, March 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Reductions in COVID-19 cases and deaths were seen among residents of skilled nursing facilities in association with greater surveillance testing of staff members, according to a study published in the March 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

          A reusable water bottle is good for the environment, but can also harbor bacteria. In fact, it could have more bacteria than a toilet. The Water Filter Guru says a study found that a squeeze top water bottle can have 6000 times more bacteria than a toilet. Your water bottle might be harborin…

          The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature has given final approval to a Medicaid expansion agreement. Thursday's state House vote reverses longstanding opposition to the measure, which now goes to expansion advocate and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper for his signature. GOP legislative leaders reached a deal earlier this month, capping years of debate over whether the politically closely divided state should accept the federal government’s coverage for hundreds of thousands of low-income adults. North Carolina was one of 11 states that hadn't yet adopted expansion. The bill contains one caveat: A state budget law must be passed before expansion can be carried out.

          A federal appeals court has blocked President Joe Biden’s order that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans rejected arguments that Biden, as the nation’s chief executive, has the same authority as the CEO of a private corporation to require that employees be vaccinated. The ruling from the full appeals court — 16 judges at the time — reversed an earlier ruling by a three-judge appellate panel that had upheld the vaccination requirement. Opponents of the policy said it was an encroachment on federal workers’ lives that neither the Constitution nor federal statutes authorize.


          For the first time in three decades, the U.S. has a new favorite dog breed, according to the American Kennel Club. Adorable in some eyes, deplorable in others, the sturdy, push-faced, perky-eared, world-weary-looking and distinctively droll French bulldog became the nation's most prevalent p…

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