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....Staff use the building as an assembly point for local refugees, and I saw the offices being turned over to medics for a weekly free neighbourhood clinic for workers and locals. The Greek healthcare system has been shredded by spending cuts, its handling of refugees sometimes atrocious; yet in both cases, the workers at Viome are doing their best to offer substitutes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... It should be the other way round. There’s some value in respecting the wishes of the dead, yes, but why is that more important than social housing, healthcare or any number of other possible uses for the money? It’s natural to want to protect and care for your family, but what about people who don’t stand to inherit a penny? Is there any reason their needs should matter less? We have to fund our state somehow – what makes inheritance tax more objectionable than income tax or VAT charged on essential consumer goods?. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. When asked for a comment, Boots released a statement that did not discuss the price, nor its reasons for justifying it being kept high, but instead said the sale of the pill was a “professional healthcare service which, we believe, requires a professional healthcare consultation”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Other firms in this market include Towergate, World Nomads, Navigator Travel Insurance and Globelink. Some people will take the view that travel insurance is unnecessary, particularly if they are going to Europe, because a valid European health insurance card (Ehic) gives you access to the same state-provided healthcare that is available to a resident. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....With a queue of government departments clamouring for inflation-busting rises in their funding before the autumn budget, the early signs are that Hammond will be reluctant to put extra cash on the table. The chancellor is under pressure to relax a pay cap on public sector workers and find extra resources to boost police and healthcare budgets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Why not fund the welfare state with a 100% inheritance tax? | Abi Wilkinson image
.... It should be the other way round. There’s some value in respecting the wishes of the dead, yes, but why is that more important than social housing, healthcare or any number of other possible uses for the money? It’s natural to want to protect and care for your family, but what about people who don’t stand to inherit a penny? Is there any reason their needs should matter less? We have to fund our state somehow – what makes inheritance tax more objectionable than income tax or VAT charged on essential consumer goods?. ...
Sun, sea, sand … and a last-minute money-saving holiday guide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of July 2017 06:00:31 AM
....Other firms in this market include Towergate, World Nomads, Navigator Travel Insurance and Globelink. Some people will take the view that travel insurance is unnecessary, particularly if they are going to Europe, because a valid European health insurance card (Ehic) gives you access to the same state-provided healthcare that is available to a resident. ...
Budget deficit leaps as Brexit-fuelled inflation troubles Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 11:29:19 AM
....With a queue of government departments clamouring for inflation-busting rises in their funding before the autumn budget, the early signs are that Hammond will be reluctant to put extra cash on the table. The chancellor is under pressure to relax a pay cap on public sector workers and find extra resources to boost police and healthcare budgets. ...
Boots faces boycott over refusal to lower cost of morning-after pill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 07:02:23 PM
....”. When asked for a comment, Boots released a statement that did not discuss the price, nor its reasons for justifying it being kept high, but instead said the sale of the pill was a “professional healthcare service which, we believe, requires a professional healthcare consultation”. ...
How could we cope if capitalism failed? Ask 26 Greek factory workers | Aditya Chakrabortty image
....Staff use the building as an assembly point for local refugees, and I saw the offices being turned over to medics for a weekly free neighbourhood clinic for workers and locals. The Greek healthcare system has been shredded by spending cuts, its handling of refugees sometimes atrocious; yet in both cases, the workers at Viome are doing their best to offer substitutes. ...
The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world | Letters image
....If the UK does not fulfil its extraterritorial responsibility to protect future smokers in Africa, it is possible that it could be liable for damages when many develop cancer, heart disease and strokes. It is incoherent to give British aid for healthcare to these countries while at the same time a UK company is promoting harmful products that diminish people’s right to health. ...
Are these the cheapest countries for expat living? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 04:00:00 PM
.... Property is cheap as well, with rent costing 70 per cent less on average than in Britain. If you are retired, Mexico holds even more appeal, as all residents over the age of 60 get an INAPAM (Instituto Nacional para las Personas Adultas Mayores) senior discount card, giving you between 5 per cent and 50 per cent off everything from healthcare, transport, hotels and the cinema. ...
Trump's tax proposal would push US below Greece on inequality index image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 11:01:34 PM
....The report makes clear that inequality in the US could get worse if efforts to reform tax and repeal the Affordable Care Act are successful. If, instead, Trump decided to attack inequality in the US, O’Brien said he would need to create a more progressive tax system that lessens the burden on the poorest people, improve labor laws, and “ensure that investments in healthcare, education and social protection gave all Americans an equal shot at the American dream”. ...
Lloyd's says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina image
....Trevor Maynard, Lloyd’s head of innovation and co-author of the report with the cybersecurity firm Cyence, said the global cyberattack in May “showed us that these sorts of attacks are absolutely possible”. Financial services is most at risk, followed by software and technology, hospitality, retail and healthcare. ...
Retiring abroad: How can I cut the costs of moving away in later life? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of July 2017 11:18:00 AM
....Thailand, for example, is becoming increasingly popular for retirees due to its comparatively low costs, wonderful weather and beautiful surroundings. The average monthly cost for a retired couple in the ‘Land of Smiles’ is roughly £1,553, and that takes into account expenses like renting a luxurious beachside property, groceries, dining out regularly, entertainment, healthcare and taking in some seriously idyllic locations. ...
The UK economy must take a long, hard look at itself | Larry Elliott image
.... Here, there has been some new money: Hammond announced almost £5bn of funding for R&D for the period up until 2020-21. But as the report details, the R&D spending is being targeted at a narrow range of sectors – healthcare and medicine, robotics and artificial intelligence, batteries, self-driving vehicles, materials for the future, and satellites and space technology. ...
Trump's growth problem: jobs boost masks trouble ahead for US economy image
.... But, once again, most of those jobs were in low-paying industries, and wages are barely keeping pace with inflation. Manufacturing languished while food services and healthcare led the pack. ...
No laughing matter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 11:04:13 PM
....In fact, having some fun in the office can combat negative side effects of intense jobs. In a 2006 study published in The Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, researchers found that for healthcare workers, emotional exhaustion was significantly lower among those who experienced greater levels of fun at work. ...
Up goes travel insurance, all under the umbrella of Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of July 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... In fact, its value versus the euro was at its lowest level so far this year. This translates into higher medical costs for insurers, because when policyholders become ill or are injured abroad, the insurance company will usually have to pay the healthcare provider in the local currency. ...
Wrong medicine? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 09:01:07 PM
.... They say he lied to investors and misused money to cover losses at different companies. But the much-hated drug price rise he enacted as chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals was legal - and looks likely to remain that way, despite a push in the US for sweeping healthcare changes. ...
Moving abroad: Here is what you should and should not be doing image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 06:31:00 PM
....Checking how far away services such as hospitals, schools and supermarkets are will help you plan your lifestyle. Do also consider certain practicalities, such as healthcare; if you are on a prescription, will you still be able to access the medication you need?. ...
George Osborne came within weeks of scrapping the penny image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 06:47:41 AM
....Korski continued to focus on technology as a means of improving people’s lives after leaving government at the same time as Cameron, and set up a company called Public to showcase the work of startups hoping to transform public services. On Friday he will return to Downing Street to present the ideas of 10 chosen companies that aim to make things more efficient for people in healthcare, transport, education and so on. ...
How privatization could spell the end of democracy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 08:00:25 AM
....Proponents of privatization believe this is a good thing. For years, they have advanced the argument that business will always perform a given task better than government, whether it’s running buses or schools, supplying healthcare or housing. ...
General Electric says CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 12:14:10 PM
. General Electric said Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate’s healthcare unit, will take over the post in August. ...
Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’ image
....“I am not saying Russia is not important,” she says, “but Trump’s base is very well defended against that: ‘the liberal media is out to get him’, ‘it’s fake news’, and all the rest. ” While we are all clicking and fixing our eyes on the never-ending Trump show – the handshake with Macron, the hand-holding with May – he is, she argues, enacting policies that are systematically moving wealth upwards, and crucial questions are not being asked loudly enough: Is your social security safe? Is your healthcare safe? Are your wages going to be driven down? “He benefits so much from that focus away from economics. ...
Australia records 103rd successive quarter of recession-free economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 03:33:36 AM
....3% in the first three months of the year, confirming that the country will enjoy 26 years without a recession. Strong growth was recorded in service industries such as finance and insurance, wholesale trade and healthcare, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday, but the manufacturing sector slipped backwards for the 10th time in 11 quarters. ...
The study that shows life is a lot more unequal than you (probably) think image
....A further conclusion is that people’s own belief about whether they would benefit from a policy appears to be more important than ideology. This would imply that public support is likely to be higher for programmes which benefit everyone, such as universal healthcare provision, compared to those that target beneficiaries, such as tax credits for a select group. ...
Job opportunities should not wither as we age | Katie Allen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 01:06:00 PM
.... Crucially, it must be education that is readily available to all. Similarly, our healthcare provision and welfare system will need to evolve so that everyone can benefit from rising longevity. ...
WannaCry ransom notice analysis suggests Chinese link image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 02:12:57 PM
....The English text also used some unusual phrases such as: "But you have not so enough time". The WannaCry cyber-attack infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, affecting government, healthcare and private company systems. ...
Take a break from the falling pound … you can still minimise your holiday costs image
....According to TravelSupermarket, the minimum level of cover to look for is £2m for medical expenses, £1m personal liability, £3,000 for cancellations, £1,500 for baggage and £250 in cash. Morris says holidaymakers should not rely on the European Health Insurance Card, which gives the right to use state-provided healthcare during temporary stays in other European Economic Area countries or Switzerland. ...
IFS to voters: you have a choice between the 'undeliverable' or 'unworkable' image
.... The thinktank says May’s spending plans will put real pressure on public services, and in particular extend to 12 years what is comfortably the most severe squeeze on the NHS since it was founded in 1948. At a time when demographic and technological change is pushing up the cost of providing healthcare, the IFS says the average increase in the NHS budget between 2010 – when David Cameron became prime minister – and 2022-23 will be 1. ...
White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 05:46:23 PM
....It hinges on the country achieving 3% annual growth, but most economists say this is unlikely for the US. The plan - titled A New Foundation for American Greatness - takes a hatchet to federal programmes for the disadvantaged, such as food stamps, disability payments and healthcare. ...
Thousands of protesters brand McDonald's the 'Trump of corporations' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:26:03 PM
.... Under Easterbrook the company has bounced back from a years-long slump but faces stiff competition as it attempts to grow its business. Marchers from Dunkin’ Donuts, Wendy’s and other fast food outlets, along with home healthcare workers and employees of Amazon’s warehouses and other companies, marched on Tuesday and will protest at the fast food giant’s headquarters on Wednesday. ...
Trump's $4.1tr budget takes hatchet to safety net image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 03:31:49 PM
....1tr) budget that would take the axe to the social safety net for the poor. The plan would sharply slash food stamps, healthcare for low-income patients and disability benefits, and eliminate student loan subsidies. ...
WannaCry lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 11:02:01 PM
. The WannaCry cyber-attack infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, affecting government, healthcare and private company systems. ...
Global stock markets: what's driving the record rises – and will they continue? image
....Following the election of Donald Trump as US president in November, global stock markets surged on his promises of increased infrastructure spending and tax reforms to boost demand for goods from the world’s largest economy. And despite his initial failure to pass the healthcare bill, the lack of detail on his economic stimulus plans and the continuing controversies surrounding the president, investors continue to bet that the US economy will keep growing. ...
EU countries to decide on Singapore trade deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:52:08 AM
.... Free trade deals, supporters say, open doors for businesses and create jobs by scrapping tariffs and protectionist barriers. But critics say such deals make it easier for powerful corporations to change the rules in key areas like healthcare and the environment. ...
Millionaire tells millennials: if you want a house, stop buying avocado toast image
....Some compared Gurner’s comments to the recent controversial remarks of US congressman Jason Chaffetz, who suggested people struggling to afford health insurance should stop buying smartphones. “Maybe rather than getting that new iPhone that they just love and they want to go spend hundreds of dollars on that, maybe they should invest in their own healthcare,” he said. ...
Will Theresa May defend workers' rights? Don't hold your breath | Nils Pratley image
....Woodford’s complaint, however, is that none of the chief executives over the years has adopted his idea of breaking up GSK, a business that spans pharmaceuticals, vacinnes, consumer products and a specialist HIV unit. He calls the company “a healthcare conglomerate with a sub-optimal strategy”. ...
Battle ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 01:14:58 AM
'I thought I was invincible' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:09:35 PM
....In 2007 fake medicines got into the NHS, with the MHRA forced to issue four emergency recall notices in a matter of days. More recently in 2011, fake versions of Roche's multibillion-dollar cancer drug Avastin made their way into the US healthcare system. ...
Australia budget 2017: Treasurer unveils big banks tax image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 12:13:11 PM
....Infrastructure projects, health and housing affordability were also high on the government's agenda. The main opposition Labor party accused him of using a healthcare levy increase to fund tax cuts for big business. ...
Rich List 2017: UK's super-rich carry on making billions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 12:04:04 AM
....Their wealth rose by 14% over the past year to a record £658bn, it shows. Brothers Sri and Gopi Hinduja, who invest in property, healthcare and oil and gas, top this year's list with £16. ...
Oil hits five-month low amid warnings of commodities rout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 01:51:47 AM
....Copper prices slid to four-month lows, following their biggest one-day drop in 20 months while Chinese iron ore futures tumbled 8% on Thursday on concerns that global commodity demand are set to fall sharply. The weakness in commodities washed over to stocks, countering some fairly solid earnings reports and some cautious optimism about Donald Trump’s reform plans after the US House of Representatives passed a healthcare overhaul. ...
Weak pound melts the British dream of a place in the sun image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:03:49 PM
....Alfredo Millá of the Sonneil property agency that covers Alicante and Murcia in south-eastern Spain says the weak pound isn’t the only reason potential buyers are holding back either. “There’s a general air of uncertainty, especially about whether they will be entitled to healthcare,” he says. ...
Wall Street edges down after Trump tax plan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 08:19:48 PM
....The promise of a massive tax cut has been at the core of the post-election rally, which has driven Wall Street's indexes to record highs. However, the rally has stalled of late due to a lack of clarity on Trump's policies and the failure of his healthcare reform bill. ...
Trump seeks tax windfall for business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:20:53 PM
....Political devils love to hide in such details. What seems certain is that, like the recent healthcare debate, the forthcoming tax battle will set Republicans at each other's throats. ...
Barack Obama to be paid $400,000 for speech at Cantor Fitzgerald event image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 09:28:37 AM
. Barack Obama is to be paid $400,000 (£312,000) to speak at a healthcare conference organised by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald, despite his criticism of the finance sector when he was US president. ...
Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 09:15:09 PM
....Former US President Barack Obama is being criticised for reportedly agreeing a $400,000 (£310,000) fee for a speech to a Wall Street bank. The 44th president has accepted an offer to speak at a healthcare conference hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald in September, US media report. ...
UK government borrowing at lowest level since 2008 financial crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:39:40 AM
....“It is good news that the deficit is coming down, but it is too soon to be complacent about the state of the public finances. In the longer term an ageing population and rising healthcare costs will also put pressure on the public finances,” he said. ...
Government deficit at lowest since financial crisis, says ONS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 09:21:26 AM
....". Higher inflation, an ageing population and rising healthcare costs will continue to put pressure on the public finances, he said. ...
Machine learning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 11:52:29 PM
....In doing so, they look for visual clues that indicate the presence of medical conditions. This type of image recognition system is increasingly important in healthcare diagnostics. ...
Five minute guide to getting covered for your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Many Britons take out the free European Health Insurance Card when flying to the continent, but you should still arrange travel insurance because the EHIC only covers local state healthcare and does not offer private treatment or repatriation. ...
The older expats facing poverty – thanks to Brexit and frozen pensions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:00:27 AM
....“Will their state pensions be index-linked once we leave Europe?” he asked. “Will they still get their current healthcare and other vital payments, such as invalid and carer’s allowances? This all has to be negotiated and I fear will be conceded to get something more headline-worthy. ...
Finally, a breakthrough alternative to growth economics – the doughnut | George Monbiot image
....The diagram consists of two rings. The inner ring of the doughnut represents a sufficiency of the resources we need to lead a good life: food, clean water, housing, sanitation, energy, education, healthcare, democracy. ...
Trump tax cut plan will be as big a flop as failed healthcare reforms | Nouriel Roubini image
. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative goal – to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) – has already imploded, owing to Trump and congressional Republicans’ naivety about the complexities of healthcare reform. ...
Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral | Martha Lane Fox image
....We are in an age of marvellous technology but also of staggering incomprehension. We rely on technology for almost everything – our banks, our healthcare, our transport – but we have no idea how it might work or how to hold it to account. ...
My week as an Uber courier: my bike got stolen, but I kept my five-star rating image
....Joining companies like Uber is straightforward because workers are not classified as employees but self-employed contractors. This makes it much cheaper for the employer, as they don’t have to grant workers access to healthcare, sickness benefit or holiday pay. ...
Fertile ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 10:58:18 PM
.... . "There are probably many examples of new tech companies and technologies in the fertility space that bring the promise of benefits to patients and users, but they must be properly assessed before they are used in a healthcare setting," says Alexia Tonnel, director of evidence resources at Nice. ...
Trump's trade tactics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:33:23 PM
....However, the influx of cheap goods also created non-manufacturing jobs in the US, because consumers had more money to spend on other things. That boosted healthcare, entertainment, travel, and leisure. ...
Donald Trump tells banks he will give laws a 'haircut' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 09:50:19 PM
....But she added that any change would require a major piece of legislation passing through Congress. And Mr Trump's failure to push through healthcare reforms had shown how tough this might be. ...
UK holidaymakers must keep EU rights after Brexit, says Abta image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 06:01:44 AM
. The British travel industry is urging the government to protect the many benefits currently enjoyed by UK holidaymakers under EU membership, including visa-free travel and free or reduced healthcare, in Brexit negotiations. ...
Protesters target Connecticut's uber wealthy with 'tax bills' in bid to end loophole image
.... “The hedge fund guys are getting away with murder,” he told CBS. Dumping carried interest had therefore been expected to be part of his plan to reform the US’s byzantine tax regime, a plan he has promised to pursue now his healthcare plans have fallen so flat. ...
FTSE 100 falls as pound jumps against dollar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 08:11:23 AM
....Worries over whether Donald Trump will be able to push through planned tax and spending changes in the US had a ripple effect across global markets. Shares fell and the pound hit a seven-week high against the dollar as the US currency weakened following the defeat of Mr Trump's healthcare reforms. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....“Employers need to start preparing now,” said Stephen Clarke, economic analyst at the Resolution Foundation. Last week the latest report from the Bank of England’s agents, who toured the country between late November and late February talking to hundreds of businesses, found that construction, engineering, distribution, IT, healthcare and catering “most often reported hiring difficulties”. ...
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:30:53 PM
.... In January President Trump asked the State Department to re-assess the project and they found that the economic argument made sense. Mr Trump, struggling with healthcare reform, is very keen for a "win" on infrastructure and jobs, and the pipeline fits the bill. ...
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Nervous markets take fright at prospect of Trump failing to deliver | Larry Elliott image
....But sentiment has turned this week after it became clear that there is likely to be a protracted delay before the Trump administration can get tax cuts through Congress. Investors believe a failure to secure agreement on Capitol Hill to repeal Barack Obama’s healthcare act – the new administration’s first legislative test – will lead to a further sell-off on Wall Street. ...
Asian shares drop as investors fear Trump won't deliver on promises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:23:59 AM
....7% fall in the FTSE100 when it opens. Investors view the Trump administration’s struggles to push through its healthcare overhaul through congress as a bad omen for promised tax cuts. ...
Wall Street suffers worst day this year image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:28:57 PM
....Analysts attributed the share selling to reduced confidence that Mr Trump's pro-growth policies, including financial deregulation and tax cuts, would occur any time soon. Investors saw the Trump administration's struggles to push through his healthcare legislation overhaul as a sign he may face setbacks delivering the proposed corporate tax cuts. ...
Trump must convert surging US confidence into real growth | Mohamed El-Erian image
.... While there is often some delay when political negotiations and trade-offs are involved, in this case, the sense of uncertainty may be heightened by policy-sequencing decisions. By deciding to begin with healthcare reform – an inherently complicated and highly divisive issue in US politics – the Trump administration risks losing some of the political goodwill needed to carry out the kinds of fiscal reform that markets are expecting. ...
Forbes billionaire list: Trump loses $1bn as elite club gets 233 new members image
....“Our warped economic model leads to more unequal societies that trap millions of people in poverty - it allows an elite group to accrue extreme wealth while one in nine people go to bed hungry every night,” Max Lawson, Oxfam’s head of inequality policy, said. “We need to build a more human economy where the super-rich pay their fair share of tax, workers earn a living wage, and governments invest in decent healthcare and education to give everyone a good start in life. ...
Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 08:43:03 AM
....Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which published the report, said President Donald Trump's policies were likely to make things worse. "They are all aimed at increasing inequality - tax cuts at the top, throwing people off the healthcare rolls, cutting Meals on Wheels in order to raise military spending. ...
Robo-nurses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 12:00:11 AM
.... It's not hard to see why. The global population is ageing, putting strain on healthcare systems. ...
Stock markets soar across Europe as FTSE clocks up new high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:58:16 PM
....In the US, shares had drifted lower by the London close. The healthcare sector was under particular pressure from proposed changes under Donald Trump’s administration that look set to raise companies’ regulatory costs. ...
Calls for ibuprofen sale restrictions after study finds cardiac arrest risk image
....’. “Our study adds to the evidence about the adverse cardiovascular effects of NSAIDs and confirms that they should be taken seriously and used only after consulting a healthcare professional. ...
New GlaxoSmithKline chief to earn 25% less than her predecessor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:04:51 PM
.... GSK added that investors had asked the company to show restraint on executive pay. Walmsley will be the most powerful woman in the pharmaceutical industry when she takes the helm next month after her promotion from head of GSK’s consumer healthcare business, whose products include Sensodyne toothpaste and Panadol painkillers. ...
'Inadequate' celebrity mental health clinic ordered to improve image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:30:54 PM
. A private mental healthcare clinic that treated celebrity patients such as Lily Allen, Johnny Depp and Amy Winehouse has been ordered to make improvements amid concerns for the safety of patients at risk of suicide or self-harm. ...

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