Pocono Monster Energy Series pit stall assignments

first_imgSee where your favorite driver will pit for the second race at Pocono Raceway in 2018, the Gander Outdoors 400 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MSN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).last_img

Six Million Children Immunized Against Measles In DPR Korea

first_img The UN Children’s Fund flew a consignment of vaccine to the DPRK within 14 days of the Government’s declaration of a nationwide measles outbreak in March. The outbreak affected more than 3,500 people, most of them children. Two infants and two adults died and more than 1,000 people were hospitalized, according to reports. The second phase of the campaign, in which the UN World Health Organization (WHO) is also participating, is set to start on 10 April and is also a huge undertaking. It aims to reach the remaining 10.2 million people (who are between 16 and 45 years of age), UNICEF’s Chief of Health and Nutrition in the DPRK Majeed Ezatullah said. Measles, one of the most contagious diseases known, remains a leading cause of death among young children worldwide, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine for the past 40 years. An estimated 345,000 people, the majority of them children, died from the disease in 2005. Consider supporting the effort by UNICEF.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreSix million children in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) aged six months to 15 years have been immunized in a massive United Nations-backed emergency campaign targeting more than 16 million of the country’s 22 million people following a recent outbreak of the sometimes deadly disease. last_img read more

UN Inspectors Welcomed into Iran Nuclear Site

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreA group of UN atomic inspectors last week inspected a heavy water reactor in Iran that is one of the key western concerns over the Islamic republic’s nuclear program. The inspection was the first since April when access was shut down, considered a conciliatory move in the face of mounting tension over Iranian nuclear ambitions. (AFP) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img

Cape Town’s Pop-up Store for the Homeless Goes Global

first_imgSHARE this Great Story With Buttons BelowAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreIn a very trendy neighborhood of Cape Town, among chic boutiques and restaurants, two advertising creatives saw from their balcony the homeless residents, too.They dreamed up the idea of a “Street Store” that makes it easy for the wealthiest residents to donate, and more importantly, a place to give to the poorest with dignity.Street Store poster boards with hangers are hung from fencing over which donors can lay their clothes. Boxes are placed in a neat row for shoes and accessories. Watch the video below to see it in action.To date the concept has grown to see street stores being duplicated in the city streets of Brussels, Vancouver, San Diego, Sao Polo and a number of other cities worldwide since then. More than 263 cities from around the world have signed up to host a Street Store — posters have been translated through social media into nine languages.(WATCH the video below or READ the story in the South African) – Story tip from Mike Kaufmannlast_img read more

Department of Behavioral Health

first_imgThe Department of Behavioral Health provides comprehensive behavioral health services to active-duty service members, their family members, retirees and Airmen eligible for care at Moncrief Army Health Clinic. Each service within the department plays a very distinct role in meeting the behavioral health needs of the Fort Jackson community.COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESLocated in the McWethy Troop Medical Clinic, Fort Jackson’s Community Mental Health Clinic provides a wide range of mental health services to trainees, permanent party Soldiers and TDY personnel. Services include evaluation and treatment of emotional illnesses, medical evaluation boards, and individual and group psychotherapies. Appointments are required, but Soldiers with emergencies will be seen on a walk-in basis. The Reception Behavioral Health Clinic services initial entry trainees and is in the physical exam section at the 120th Reception Battalion. For more information, call 803-751-5911.Other services within the department include:• Joint Behavioral Health, which provides outpatient mental health services to combat veterans from Fort Jackson, Dorn VA Medical Center and Shaw Air Force Base.• Social Work Services, which provides care for active-duty service members and their families who may be in need of assistance in identifying and resolving personal problems.The Department of Behavioral Health also provides TBI services and child psychiatry services. The department is on the seventh floor of the hospital. For more information regarding services, please call 803-751-0217.last_img read more

Materialism makes people depressed

first_imgTimes of India: People who place a high value on wealth, status, and stuff are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than those who do not, say researchers.They also indicated that materialism is not just a personal problem. It’s also environmental.Read the whole story: Times of India More of our Members in the Media >last_img

You 2.0: The Empathy Gym

first_imgZaki argues that empathy is like a muscle — it can be strengthened with exercise and it can atrophy when idle. On this episode of Hidden Brain, we talk about calibrating our empathy so we can interact with others more mindfully. Read the whole story: NPR More of our Members in the Media > If you’re reading mostly nonfiction, consider the benefits of adding a novel to the mix. “There’s a fair amount of evidence now that the more fiction that people read, the more empathetic that they become,” says Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki. “Because fiction is one of the most powerful ways to connect with people who are different from us who we might not have a chance to meet otherwise.”center_img What books are on your summer reading list?last_img

FOS: Let’s connect family accommodation with producers of quality Croatian products

first_imgThe Third National Forum of Family Accommodation, which will be held from 15 to 17 November in Zadar, in the Sports Hall Višnjik, will bring together about 1500 representatives of family accommodation from all over Croatia and will briefly become a meeting place for domestic tourism providers and Croatian manufacturers and suppliers. products and services for family accommodation.”This year we are different and innovative and we decided to merge the Forum with the action of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Let’s buy Croatian – Croatian product for Croatian tourism”, Said the director of the Sector for Tourism of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Leila Krešić-Jurić at a press conference on November 4 at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce. On that occasion, the president of the Family Tourism Association of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Nedo Pinezić, stated: “The family tourism community brings together micro-entrepreneurs in all forms of family accommodation in tourism, in more than 80.000 households and with 300.000 people working in this activity. This represents a serious economic potential for stimulating economic growth and youth employment. “Director of the Tourism Department of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Leila Krešić-Jurić; Source: HGK.That is why the Forum will discuss topics that need to be raised to the national level: the flexibility of the business service, the categorization and introduction of national branding, then the issue of utility fees and destination management. Family micro-entrepreneurs in tourism should also be provided with favorable financing, especially through HBOR. “We want to provide family accommodation providers with concrete and effective tools to manage this business”, Said Krešić-Jurić and announced the participation of the Minister of Tourism Gari Cappelli and the head of the European Association of Family Accommodation Carlos Villar Lassen at the Forum.”The forum will bring together producers and consumers of Croatian products, for which there is a demand for family accommodation. For example, according to the survey, among more than 700 small and micro-entrepreneurs in this branch of activity, 35% are interested in credit and insurance services, the same number for garden furniture and equipment, 32% for professional consultations, 31% for landscaping and adaptation products. , 30% for furniture, 28% for textile products, etc. We have consumers for quality Croatian products, who are ready to buy and pay for them immediately ”, said Pinezić, emphasizing the intention of the Community to become a member of the European Association of Family Accommodation, which brings together 20 million tourist beds in Europe and is very influential in the European Commission. There will also be talks about parafiscal charges for this activity, such as fees for water, forests, monument rents and especially charges for the protection of music copyrights, Pinezić added.President of the Family Tourism Association of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Nedo Pinezić; Source: HGK.”In the first ten months of 2016, according to e-Visitor, 81.000 households in family accommodation were recorded in Croatia, with 492.000 basic beds and 120.000 beds from other types of catering facilities, out of a total of one million beds in commercial activities. In that period, there were 30 million tourist overnight stays in family accommodation and 4,7 million arrivals”, Said Iva Puđak Mihajlović from the Croatian National Tourist Board, sponsor and partner of the Forum.last_img read more

DENSO Announces Top Management Change for North America

first_imgSOUTHFIELD, MI — DENSO has announced that Mitsuo “Matt” Matsushita, president and chief executive officer of DENSO International America, DENSO’s North American headquarters, and managing officer of DENSO Corporation, will retire from the company, effective Dec. 31. Matsushita has served as president and chief operating officer of DENSO International America since July 2002, and was named president and chief executive officer in July 2004. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Matsushita has worked at DENSO for nearly 37 years, since he graduated from Kanazawa University in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan in 1971. Prior to his U.S. assignment, he served as executive vice president of DENSO International Europe B.V., DENSO’s European headquarters in Weesp, The Netherlands, from January 2000 through June 2002. During his tenure as president and CEO of DENSO International America, sales for the Americas rose from $4.8 billion in 2002 to $6.5 billion this year. Kenji Ohya, senior managing director and a member of DENSO’s board of directors, will replace Matsushita as president and CEO of DENSO International America. Ohya also will continue to serve as senior managing director responsible for the sales group of DENSO Corp. Ohya began his career at DENSO in the sales department in 1972 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kyoto University in Kyoto prefecture, Japan. Following a series of positions in the sales group, Ohya was promoted to general manager of the Application Component Sales Department in 1994. In 2004, he was named one of DENSO’s managing officers, and in June 2007 he was promoted to senior managing director responsible for the sales group. Throughout his tenure at DENSO, Ohya has contributed to the expansion of DENSO’s business in both automotive and non-automotive products. Advertisement For more information about DENSO, go to: http://www.globaldenso.com.last_img read more

L&G ventures into London with £130m retirement living scheme

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