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Moskow sees growth ahead for Mondelez

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NEW YORK — While shares of Mondelez International, Inc. have trended lower over the past two months because of tightening profit margins, investors should heed positive trends at the Chicago-based snacks manufacturer, said Robert Moskow, an analyst with Credit Suisse, New York. In an Oct. 21 investment report, Mr. Moskow......

COVID cases around the world level off but concerns still high

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here COVID cases around the world level off but concerns still high – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News’ senior foreign affairs correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from London on the global impacts of the coronavirus. Be the first to......

Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) said Saturday that his official Twitter account had been suspended over a post he made about Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for health Rachel LevineRachel LevineOvernight Health Care — Presented......

Gottlieb says some kids aged 5-11 could getting COVID vaccine as early as November 4-5

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Gottlieb says some kids aged 5-11 could getting COVID vaccine as early as November 4-5 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner, said that if Pfizer is granted emergency use authorization for the......

U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The U.S. embassy in China is evacuating American citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 1,300......

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird’s Personal Nutritionist launches the first Health NFT Project

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Winning Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird’s personal nutritionist is the most exciting NFT Project of the year. SEATTLE – Oct. 23, 2021 – — A dietitian and nutrigenetics specialist known as “the cheat code” in the WNBA, NWSL and other major professional leagues, launches”AVOTIX” and will release 1000 raffle tickets as......

UK plans 8 billion pounds of extra health and education spending

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (not pictured), in London, Britain June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Health ministry to receive 5 bln stg over 3 years for R&D Further education to get 3 billion pound boost Billions more for foreign investors, regional......

Burned-out health care workers are nearing a breaking point, the W.H.O. warns.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to do more to protect health care workers, saying that they are increasingly plagued by anxiety, burnout, illness and death on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus......

Shift to more profitable composition boosts Gruma USA income

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MONTERREY, MEXICO — The retail channel within the US division of Gruma SAB de CV has proven to be “very resilient” in face of the coronavirus pandemic, leading to strong results in the third quarter of fiscal 2021, said Adolfo Fritz, investor relations officer of the Monterrey-based tortilla maker. “The......

Confronting Ageism in Health Care: A Conversation for Patients, Caregivers and Clinicians

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Can’t see the video player? View the video here. What does ageism in health care look like? It can be a thoughtless quip that makes an older person feel diminished. Or an assumption that patients are unable to follow a conversation or make their own decisions. Maybe it occurs when......

ADM unveils plans to sell ethanol facility

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CHICAGO — BioUrja Group, a Houston-based owner and operator of multiple businesses in the energy and agricultural commodities sector, has reached an agreement to acquire an ethanol production complex in Peoria, Ill., from ADM. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Amit Bhandari, chairman and chief executive officer of......

Tyson breaks ground on Virginia poultry plant

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RINGGOLD, VA. — Tyson Foods broke ground on a new poultry processing facility near Danville, Va., on Oct. 21. The company plans to invest $300 million in the project that will serve as production plant for fully cooked Tyson branded chicken products. When the 325,000-square-foot facility is finished more than......

In 19th-Century Gibraltar, Survivors of a Deadly Virus Used ‘Fever Passes’ to Prove Their Immunity

Smithsonian
Survivors received “fever passes” that certified their immunity, allowing them increased freedom of movement at a time when a substantial portion of the population was being held under strict quarantine. Photo illustration by Meilan Solly / Photos via Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of Lawrence Sawchuk and Lianne Tripp In August 1804,......

Military Veterans, Here’s What You Need to Consider About Medicare – Health

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(NewsUSA) – Selecting the Medicare plan best suited for your individual health needs is important for all eligible beneficiaries to consider at this time of year as the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Election Period (AEP) runs from October 15 through December 7. However, for Veterans who have......

Is organic certification enough?

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CHICAGO — Organic food and beverage sales in the United States soared in 2020, jumping 12.8% to a new high of $56.4 billion, according to the 2021 Organic Industry Survey from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), Washington. This total represented almost 6% of all food and beverages sold in the......

Kolisi on poverty, mental health, racism and his legacy

BBC
‘When you use your voice, it remains there forever’ – South Africa captain Siya Kolisi “It went past being hungry; it was actually painful in your stomach. I could feel my intestines twisting in the middle of the night.” South Africa’s Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi is one of......

Getting the Waste Out of Beauty Salons and Spas – Infographic

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(NewsUSA) – Remember the pile of hair on the salon floor when you finally got your first real haircut after coronavirus restrictions were eased? Even in normal times, the beauty industry creates more than 877 pounds of waste every single minute when you combine all the hair clippings, color tubes,......

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