Top 150+ 2018: No. 160t Newground
2017 revenue: $105 million -6.3% Revenue slipped 6 percent at NewGround, which builds banks and health care facilities, due to the timing of several large client projects. “The rebound of the business since the financial recession has been outstanding,” President and CEO Kevin Blair said. “The company’s diversific ation and solid business strategy has led to a 90 percent increase in revenue since 2014.” NewGround’s Adrenaline brand does branding, advertising and design. Blair said… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Managing preventive occupational health and safety activities in Danish enterprises during a period of financial crisis - S ønderstrup-Andersen HHK, Bach E.
The onset of the financial crisis in 2008 has put pressure on enterprises that in turn have downsized and reorganized. Research has shown that economic recession has an effect on psychological and behavioral health that is attributed to working environment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Jobs report: Tight market spurs unprecedented job gains for Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) 'People with disabilities seem to be benefiting from the tight labor market as fewer are actively looking for work and more are becoming employed,' according to John O'Neill, Ph.D., director of employment and disability research at Kessler Foundation. 'Despite the past 25 months of positive change, people with disabilities are still striving to reach their pre-Great Recession employment levels,' he noted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Philip Hammond argues against ring-fenced tax to fund NHS
Chancellor says hypothecation would lead to fall in health spending if recession hit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How does economic recession affect substance use? A reality check with clients of drug treatment centres - Bruguera P, Reynolds J, Gilvarry E, Braddick F, Marath-Veettil AL, Anderson P, Mielecka-Kubien Z, Kaner E, Gual A.
INTRODUCTION: The relationship between economic downturns and substance use has been studied in numerous economic crises occurring worldwide, but the precise relationship between the two remains unclear. AIMS: The aim of the present study was to undertake ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

nTIDE March 2018 Jobs Report: Americans with disabilities reach 2-year milestone
(Kessler Foundation) 'For the 24th consecutive month, we are seeing improvement in the employment-to-population ratio for people with disabilities, commented John O'Neill, PhD, director of employment and disability research at Kessler Foundation. 'This is the longest duration of job gains we've seen during our five years of issuing nTIDE Jobs Reports. Most importantly,' he emphasized, 'because of this upward trend, people with disabilities are closing in on their pre-Great Recession employment levels.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GE & #039;s CEO Makes Good on Promise to Divest Assets
GE Healthcare is streamlining its focus. The Chalfont, U.K.-based company has received a $1.05 billion bid for its Value-Based Care division from Veritas Capital. The divestiture of the business is set to close in the third quarter of 2018. The deal would help to create a leaner GE Healthcare that is more focused on its diagnostics and artificial intelligence offerings. Veritas is acquiring GE Healthcare’s assets in ambulatory care management, enterprise financial management and workforce management. The acquisition continues Veritas’ growing presence in the healthcare space. The private equity company recently...
Source: MDDI - April 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Money troubles really can KILL you!
Scientists at Northwestern and Michigan universities today blamed the dire effects that losing hard-earned cash can have on mental health. It follows the Great Recession between 2008 and 2010. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH funding is on the rise. Here ’s who’s winning in Houston
Despite President Donald Trump ’s threat to slash the funding for the National Institutes of Health, its new budget is larger than ever. In 2017, the NIH doled out a record $26.3 billion in research grants to U.S. applicants in 2017. And for fiscal 2018, the agency now has a $34.8 billion budget — thanks to Trump’s signat ure on March 23, which barely averted another government shutdown — marking a record high for the agency after years of volatility following the recession and the usual… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

NIH funding is on the rise. Here ’s who’s winning in Houston
Despite President Donald Trump ’s threat to slash the funding for the National Institutes of Health, its new budget is larger than ever. In 2017, the NIH doled out a record $26.3 billion in research grants to U.S. applicants in 2017. And for fiscal 2018, the agency now has a $34.8 billion budget — thanks to Trump’s signat ure on March 23, which barely averted another government shutdown — marking a record high for the agency after years of volatility following the recession and the usual… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Class-action lawsuit filed against Pacific Fertility for loss of up to thousands of embryos and eggs
A woman whose frozen eggs were stored at the Pacific Fertility Center has filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco, accusing the company of gross negligence in its maintenance, inspection and monitoring of a storage freezer that malfunctioned in early March. Pacific Fertility is one of two centers that separately reported problems in liquid-nitrogen tanks […]Related:FAQ: Are my frozen embryos safe? Everything you need to know about the freezer malfunctions.House defeats ‘right-to-try’ legislation to allow expanded use of experimental drugsThe Great Recession raised Am...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Recession heightened cardiovascular risk factors, study finds
FINDINGSThe Great Recession, from late 2007 to mid-2009, was associated with heightened cardiovascular risk factors, including increased blood pressure and glucose levels, according to a new UCLA-led study. The conditions were especially pronounced among older homeowners and people still in the work force, two groups that may have been especially vulnerable to the stresses this recession brought about.BACKGROUNDVirtually all Americans were affected directly or indirectly by the Great Recession, the most significant economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s — some lost jobs, others their houses or life s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Great Recession Linked to Increase in BP, Blood Glucose
Larger effects of 2008 to 2010 recession seen for younger adults and older homeowners (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
Title: Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial WoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - March 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Great Recession crushed public health
Workers and older homeowners were particularly affected by the public health dip triggered by the global economic crash, the most significant since the Great Depression of the 1930s. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

The Great Recession raised America ’ s blood pressure, study finds
As if we don't have enough to worry about — given daily political drama, volatile stock markets and North Korean nuclear threats — a new study suggests that living through such times of instability and societal upheaval can greatly worsen personal health. Using large data sets gathered before and after the Great Recession, researchers found significantly higher […]Related:Doctors ignored the signs of a deadly condition, she says. Now she has no legs or fingers.Doctors find air pocket where part of man’s brain should beShe gouged out her eyes while high to get closer to God (Source: Washin...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
MONDAY, March 12, 2018 -- The economic downturn of a decade ago did more than shrink retirement portfolios: New research shows it also took a toll on people's health. For instance, blood pressure and blood sugar levels went up. The study found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Great Recession still plagues workers with lower lifetime wages
(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) For displaced workers in Washington state during the Great Recession, earnings dropped suddenly and had still not fully recovered five years later, according to a working paper by labor economists at Princeton University, Michigan State University and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Deal of the Week: Texas health company makes big play in NM
Health care job growth has been one of the few bright spots for New Mexico as it struggles to recover from the recession. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rachel Sams Source Type: news

Deal of the Week: Texas health company makes big play in NM
Health care job growth has been one of the few bright spots for New Mexico as it struggles to recover from the recession. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rachel Sams Source Type: news

2008 Great Recession led to increase in obesity, diabetes and mental health issues
(City University London) The 2008 Great Recession resulted in changes to individuals' health behavior, with a significant increase in the likelihood of obesity, diabetes and mental health problems, according to a new study from City, University of London and King's College London. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Pregnancy Rate Might Predict Future Recessions, Researchers Suggest
Conventional wisdom holds that fertility rates go down in response to an economic downturn. But a new study found that conception rates begin to drop before a recession actually begins.(Image credit: SKXE/Flickr) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

Arkansas Metros Show Wide Gap in Post-Recession Employment Rates
Although the unemployment rate gets the most attention, Arkansas economist Michael Pakko recently also looked at the employment rate in the state over the last year and since the Great Recession. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (Commentary)
The U.S. economy has been expanding for the last eight and a half years, but how much longer will that expansion last? (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The New Old Age: America at Home: Grandparents in the Attic, Children in the Basement
Multigenerational and shared housing arrangements are on the rise, reversing a decades-long trend. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAULA SPAN Tags: Families and Family Life Population Recession and Depression Elderly Elder Care Real Estate and Housing (Residential) Source Type: news

National Health Expenditure Projections 2017-2026 Forecast Summary
Under current law, national health spending is projected to grow at an average rate of 5.5 percent per year for 2017-26 and to reach $5.7 trillion by 2026. While this projected average annual growth rate is more modest than that of 7.3 percent observed over the longer-term history prior to the recession (1990-2007), it is more rapid than has been experienced 2008-16 (4.2 percent). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Code of the classroom? Social disadvantage and bullying among American adolescents, U.S. 2011-2012 - Sykes BL, Piquero AR, Gioviano JP.
This article investigates how the strains of neighborhood and cumulative disadvantage are a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hidden Brain: Great Recession Deaths
Recessions are painful for a variety of reasons. A new study shows that during the Great Recession, mortality rates declined faster in areas where the unemployment rate grew faster. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shankar Vedantam Source Type: news

Doing Less With Less: Mental Health Care in Mississippi Doing Less With Less: Mental Health Care in Mississippi
A national recession. Years of state budgets cuts. It ’ s no surprise requests mental health resources for prisoners are routinely rejected.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Angle Recession Glaucoma
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. R & D Increased by $20 Billion in 2015, to $495 Billion; Estimates for 2016 Indicate a Rise to $510 Billion
New data indicate that research and development performed in the United States totaled $495.1 billion in 2015. The estimated total for 2016, based on performer-reported expectations, is $510.0 billion. These numbers compare to U.S. R&D totals of $454.0 billion in 2013 and $475.4 billion in 2014. In 2008-just before the onset of the main economic effects of the national and international financial crisis and the Great Recession-the U.S. total was $404.8 billion. Data are from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 14, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Age cohort variation in drinking among people with physical impairments: politically-oriented coping in the wake of the great recession - Richman JA, Brown RL, Rospenda KM.
People with physical impairments are at greater risk for economic hardship and more alcohol-related problems compared to the general population. We address age cohort differences in modes of coping with economic adversity and the extent to which modes of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Two-Thirds of Rural Counties Have Fewer Jobs Today Than in 2007
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, rural counties continue to have fewer job availability than they had before the recession in 2007. 40% of urban counties have fewer jobs than they did in 2007, compared to two-thirds of rural counties. Rural unemployment rates have dropped, but this is because the rural workforce has declined. Includes an interactive map with county-level data. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 6, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Health insurance brands can help millennials understand coverage
Constant instability is the not-so-new normal in today ’s America, and millennials have never known anything but this way of life. They came of age in the long shadow of 9/11 and the Great Recession, witnessing countless disasters — from Hurricane Katrina to the BP oil spill to gun violence. Further, fiscal and security issues as well as disagreem ents on climate change mire the political climate with tension and contradictions, which in turn affects consensus on paths leading to progress.  Facing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Fromm Source Type: news

Health insurance brands can help millennials understand coverage
Constant instability is the not-so-new normal in today ’s America, and millennials have never known anything but this way of life. They came of age in the long shadow of 9/11 and the Great Recession, witnessing countless disasters — from Hurricane Katrina to the BP oil spill to gun violence. Further, fiscal and security issues as well as disagreem ents on climate change mire the political climate with tension and contradictions, which in turn affects consensus on paths leading to progress.  Facing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 28, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Fromm Source Type: news

What mitigates the consequences of recession for companies?
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Experts of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) demonstrated that companies with foreign ownership have an easier time overcoming the consequences of economic recessions. The results of the study were presented in the paper 'Lean against the wind: The moderation effect of foreign investments during the economic recession in Russia' published by the Journal of Economics and Business: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148619517300413. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession, Just in Time to Replace Baby Boomers Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession, Just in Time to Replace Baby Boomers
Nursing generally offers stable earnings and low unemployment, which likely sounds good to young adults who came of age during the Great Recession.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Medicine and Health Recession and Depression Air Pollution Deaths (Fatalities) Unemployment Source Type: news

Organizational downsizing and alcohol use: a national study of U.S. workers during the Great Recession - Frone MR.
Organizational downsizing, which represents the reduction of an organization's workforce, results in a stressful work environment for those who survive the downsizing. However, we know little about the association between surviving an organizational downsi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Economic recovery extends to 18 months for Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) Americans with disabilities continue to close in on pre-recession employment levels with yet another month of strong job numbers, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment - Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). This extends the record trend to 18 consecutive months for this population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

President Trump Says Puerto Rico ’s Debt Should Be ‘Wiped Out’
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that “you can say goodbye” to Puerto Rico’s crushing public debt, as the territory faces a difficult recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. “We have to look at their whole debt structure,” Trump told Geraldo Rivera in an interview on Fox News. Asked about the administration’s commitment to help rebuild the battered island, Trump said Puerto Rico owes “a lot of money to your friends on Wall Street, and we’re going to have to wipe that out.” “I don’t know if it’s Goldman Sachs, but whoever it is, you can wa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Hurricane Maria onetime Puerto Rico Source Type: news

Discrimination more likely when resources are scarce
(Cornell University) At the height of the Great Recession, psychologist   Amy Krosch noticed a troubling trend: people of color seemed to be getting much harder hit than the white population on a number of socioeconomic indicators. She wondered whether something about the psychological effects of economic scarcity might be making pre-recession racial disparities even worse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump Travels to Puerto Rico Amid Criticism of Hurricane Maria Response
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is heading to San Juan on Tuesday to meet with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism that the federal government’s response has been sluggish continues. The president is expected to spend more than five hours on the island, meeting with first responders, local officials and some of the residents struggling to recover from a hurricane that, in Trump’s words, left the island U.S. territory “flattened.” “There’s nothing left. It’s been wiped out,” Trump said last week. “Nob...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill Colvin / AP Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Hurricane Maria onetime Puerto Rico U.S. Source Type: news

Roy Moore Is Doing Bernie Sanders Progressives a Big Old Favor
A body of water and more than 4,000 miles separate Alabama and Great Britain, but two events occurring within twenty-four hours on both sides of the pond provide a roadmap for the American political landscape. Let’s start with Alabama’s Republican primary. Though grassroots Republicans may have plenty of anger at GOP leadership, interim Senator Luther Strange reeked of home-brewed quid pro quo. As Alabama’s attorney general, Strange forced a delay in the impeachment of sex scandal-plagued Governor Robert Bentley, who would, in turn, appoint him to Jeff Sessions’s vacated seat. The candidacy of theoc...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elise Jordan Tags: Uncategorized GOP party problems Source Type: news

Donald Trump Ran Against Wasteful Spending. Now His Own Cabinet Is Under Fire
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump frequently argued that as a billionaire he didn’t really need the job of president and would be immune to a D.C. culture of corruption and waste. As he rolled-out his Cabinet picks, among the richest in history, he echoed that same logic. But in recent days, several members of Trump’s Cabinet have been tripped up by the same kinds of wasteful spending habits that Republicans have long decried. The revelation that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price took more than a dozen flights on privately chartered jets put his job in jeopardy and the Trump Administration into da...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Cabinet David Shulkin Donald Trump Ryan Zinke Scott Pruitt steven mnuchin Tom Price Source Type: news

Where Hurricane Maria Fits in the History of Puerto Rico
The deadly impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, as this week’s issue of TIME explores, has led to extreme devastation and a potential humanitarian crisis, as well as a political battle over the federal government’s responsibility to the island residents who have not received the same level of assistance as their fellow citizens in Texas and Florida did the wake of other recent hurricanes. And, amid the destruction, many mainland Americans have also come to realize just how little they know about Puerto Rico and its past. As the nation struggles to come to grips with the extent of the recovery effort that w...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized Books natural disaster onetime Puerto Rico Source Type: news

Scientific & Technical Publishing Market Flat in 2016; Growth Hovers Amid Uncertainty
Once a fast growing, predictable and inflation-proof market, scientific and technical publishing is now mostly flat and increasingly subject to rules imposed by research funders to make articles and data available for free — this according to the most recent report from Simba Information, a leader in media and publishing intelligence. The report, Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2017-2021, found that the market fell 1.7% overall in 2016 and was estimated to be essentially flat at constant currency. This performance is an improvement from the 9.2% decline experienced in 2015, a year when all major cur...
Source: News from STM - September 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Puerto Rico Could Be Left Without Electricity for Months. Here ’s What to Know
On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico directly, landing as a Category 4 hurricane in the town of Yabucoa with sustained winds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). The storm destroyed hundred of homes and knocked out power across the island, reports the Associated Press (AP). Ricardo Rossello, the island’s governor, has imposed a daily curfew between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. through Saturday to allow for recovery operations. The entire island is now in a total blackout as a result of the storm, with recovery in some parts not expected for an extended period of time. “Once we’re able to go outside, we’re goi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Hurricane Maria onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Read Barack Obama ’s Speech Bashing the GOP’s ’50th or 60th’ Attempt to Repeal Obamacare
In conclusion, each of us can make a difference, and I know I’m preaching to the choir here because otherwise you wouldn’t be a goalkeeper. But many of you are young and maybe have only seen forward momentum and may not have seen backward momentum yet. Many of you may confront hurdles and roadblocks and disappointments in the future. And when that happens, that’s the test. The test is not how you feel when things are going good or when you are at a cool conference in New York with Bill and Melinda Gates, and Will I Am. The test is when you’re in the field and you’re on the ground and you are d...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aric Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized Barack Obama onetime Source Type: news