The Daily Populous

Sunday February 16th, 2020 day edition

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This is a phrase many millennials have heard at some point during their life from their parents, especially with respect to today’s average debt.

A recent study of 1,000 undergraduate and 1,000 postgraduate degree holders revealed that, of those with student loans, 89 percent see their debt as a financial burden.

It’s more than just living check to check—the sacrifices that have had to be made speak for themselves:.

Respondents were even willing to take drastic steps if it meant wiping their debt slate clean:.

Consequently, student loans have become one of the major contributing factors to the U.S. consumer debt today.

But what’s even scarier is the failure to consider the 11 percent default rate—which is the highest of any debt category.

The unsettling truth is that recognizing that ahead of time could save you from a life of stress and financial servitude. »

Love Island host took her own life at London home

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The former Love Island host was discovered at her east London home on Saturday morning.

"Caroline was a much loved member of the Love Island team and our sincere thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends.".

In December, Caroline announced she was leaving her job on Love Island just days before she was due to fly out to South Africa to host the first ever Winter Series. »

Sanders Applauds New Medicare for All Study: Will Save Americans $450 Billion and Prevent 68,000 Unnecessary Deaths Every Year

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“This study confirms that Medicare for All will save the American people $450 billion on health care costs and will prevent 68,000 unnecessary deaths – each and every year,” Sanders said.

“In other words, guaranteeing health care as a human right by creating a Medicare for All system will cost substantially less than our current dysfunctional health care system.

It will save working class families thousands of dollars and it will prevent tens of thousands of Americans from dying each year. »

A potential gene therapy could combat cocaine addiction

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What if cocaine could be made less euphoric so that a single-use by a recovering addict doesn’t result in a full-blown relapse?

Scientists at the Mayo Clinic recently published progress toward making this idea a reality – a gene therapy that would treat cocaine addiction by making cocaine less rewarding.

So, we were excited to see a promising convergence of novel gene therapy and cocaine addiction therapy. »

To Tame Coronavirus, Mao-Style Social Control Blankets China

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The goal: to keep hundreds of millions of people away from everyone but their closest kin.

Housing complexes in some cities have issued the equivalents of paper hall passes to regulate how often residents leave their homes.

Train stations block people from entering cities if they cannot prove they live or work there. »