Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

June 27, 2017

… hours in the OR, 1 week in the CICU and 1 week on the cardiac floor,” she said in a followup tweet. With lawmakers pushing a new health care bill to the Senate floor, the health care debate has become personal for Chandra. “I didn’t follow politics before November. I was overseas for both of President Obama’s elections,” Chandra said. “I have been shocked at how loudly each side yells about their specific talking points. It paints these issues as black and …

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Ian Paterson: Why have private patients not been compensated? – BBC News

June 26, 2017

… notifications (where necessary) we are subject to regular inspections. “We understand that Thompsons’ campaign was prompted by the case of Ian Paterson. issues of liability and compensation arising from Mr Paterson’s activity will be addressed later in the year through a trial of lead cases. “This approach was proposed by Spire as the fairest and quickest way to determine where responsibility for his actions lies; and all the lawyers representing Mr Paterson’s …

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Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

The government said, compared to overall graduate entry figures, teacher training recruitment remained strong and it was working closely with partners to identify and address issues. “We want teaching in Wales to be a first choice profession so we attract the very best,” the spokesman said, adding new rules announced in spring are a key part of the drive. Mr Hathway said pressures in the job were putting people off – with figures obtained by the NUT showing nearly 50,000 …

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… overstepped its authority in suggesting Dekraai hearings should end. Any further investigation of potential widespread, systemic institutional wrongdoing surrounding discovery or informant issues in Orange County would be far more appropriately addressed by these agencies and not by the trial court for the largest confessed mass murderer in Orange County history, the report reads. So, questioning an ongoing hearing conducted by a Superior Court judge appears to fall outside its mission. …

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London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… to master technical evidence and regulations (this will cover complex construction issues and building regulations in the case of Grenfell Tower), and the personality to drive the inquiry legal teams effectively and efficiently. Which works best for victims and their families? Both can work well. Hillsborough is an example of a long and painstaking inquest that addressed the needs of victims’ families. Image copyright PA Image caption Lord Justice Leveson had to conduct his inquiry …

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens will be able to stay in UK

June 23, 2017

… confirmed then that UK had triggered Article 50, beginning the legal process that must end in two years’ time with Britain leaving the EU. Brexit letter that officially triggered UK withdrawal from the European Union. The UK must work out a number of issues after triggering Article 50 — including trade, migration, education and health care. Even if some terms of divorce are not settled, the UK will fall out of the union on March 29, 2019. They can split earlier if both parties …

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Republicans Hold On To Mick Mulvaney’s Old House Seat In South Carolina

June 22, 2017

… leaders. South Carolinians still have not gotten to the point where they can look at issues versus keeping it strictly partisan politics, said Horne, a co-founder of the progressive #DemEnter group. On the issues, Archie is clearly a better choice for anybody who lives in the state other than very wealthy people. Norman campaigned heavily on his commitment to helping Trump enact his agenda, including the repeal of Obamacare. He has also embraced raising the Social Security retirement age …

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The best and worst countries to be a kid

June 16, 2017

… because I think it highlights the severity and importance of other issues, which I think might receive less attention.” Best countries to be a kid 1. Norway, Slovenia (tie) 3. Finland 4. Netherlands, Sweden (tie) 6. Portugal 7. Ireland 8. Iceland, Italy (tie) 10. Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, South Korea (tie) Worst countries to be a kid 1. Niger 2. Angola 3. Mali 4. Central African Republic 5. Somalia 6. Chad 7. South Sudan 8. Burkina Faso 9. Sierra Leone, Guinea (tie) More From this …

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NRA TV Host Falsely Claims Kim Kardashian Is Mentally Unfit To Own A Gun

June 10, 2017

Specifically, Kim Kardashian. website supporting In a video released June 9 that has since been deleted (but preserved by Media Matters), Noir suggests its Kardashian who has mental issues that should prevent her from gun ownership. She stressed shes not against gun ownership. After she was robbed at gunpoint in Parisin October, she said she knows how important it is to be safe and have armed security. cries and has flashbacksto the violence. reaction to being victimized by violence. …

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This chatbot was inspired by Spock and he wants to talk about your mental health

June 9, 2017

… mood, and even alleviate symptoms of depression. Meet Woebot, the AI chatbot that promises to track your moods and help you feel better. Image: woebot The chatbot also represents the risky yet essential innovation happening at the intersection of mental health care and technology. There’s no research on whether confiding your fears or frustrations in a chatbot is as effective as seeking professional help from a human trained to treat mental health issues. There’s no guidance …

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Curatio promises to matchmake people living with the same health conditions

June 9, 2017

… promises to be a combination of Tinder and Facebook for healthand a way to combat the isolation and stigma that can come with health issues. “It’s a pain point every single person has at some point in their lives, for themselves or for a family member or friend,” said Curatio founder Lynda Ganzert-Brown. “If you’re mid-stride in your career, you’re probably not going to go onto a social media platform and say, ‘I just got diagnosed with Type 2 …

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Very polite Shiba Inus wait for just the right moment to eat

June 5, 2017

Even the the most polite pups lose self-control when it comes to a dish full of delicious dehydrated kibbles. These Shiba Inus are a rare exception. Watch how these rule-abiding pups wait until their hoomin issues the command for them to start eating. Most of us are lucky if our dogs are trained enough to not crap on the carpet. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAutomated List Profits – Special Offer Lifetime Platinum MembershipOrigin Engage (Animate) Sticky Post Premium …

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The teenage developer who quit school to focus on coding

June 5, 2017

… “Now I do coding about five hours a day and schoolwork for about two hours of the day,” she says. Much like her, Southworth’s apps are not what you may expect from a young developer. Her first app, AnxietyHelper, is entirely devoted to providing resources for young people facing mental health issues. It has information about conditions like anxiety and depression, guidelines for dealing with anger and panic attacks, as well as links to crisis hotlines. Amanda Southworth …

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Shocker: Being a female comedian hasn’t gotten any easier since the ’70s

June 5, 2017

… women in a particularly cutthroat business, populated by comics who have as many issues with women as they have cleverly crafted barbs to toss her way. And just as Cassie holds her own on the standup stage, Graynor, too, has found her groove in front of an open mic, as she reveals to Mashable. What were the qualities in Cassie that got you creatively energized to try to bring to life? She felt very real to me. That sounds simple or trite, but Ive gotten to be very frustrated with what I …

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