Polar Vortex

hospital_nurseryThe polar vortex that chilled most of the nation this week could cost the US billions… or not. Cold weather (along with irregular weather of any kind) can have measurable economic implications. The recent, widespread run of South-pole like conditions forced millions of Americans to hold off on trips to spend money at the movies, restaurants, and grocery stores.  But most experts agree the money the country would have spent will be spent anyway down the road…like on all the new babies that will be born in September.

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