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LA mayoral candidate Buscaino spends donor funds on family trips to Hawaii, Italy | MLB

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is running for mayor, has spent tens of thousands of dollars from his officeholder account on trips to Hawaii, Italy and elsewhere for his family since he was elected, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of city records. The spending, which is allowed under … Read more

Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program Launches Enhancement to Help Shoppers Make Better … | News

PORTLAND, Maine, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Guiding Stars nutrition guidance program has announced an exciting enhancement to its algorithm, the formula it uses to assign stars to foods and beverages. Drink options that are calorie free, like water and seltzer, are now eligible to earn stars, enabling customers to make better choices … Read more

Gene-Edited Beef Cattle Get Regulatory Clearance in US | Health News

By CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — US regulators on Monday cleared the way for the sale of beef from gene-edited cattle in coming years after the Food and Drug Administration concluded the animals do not raise any safety concerns. The cattle by Recombinetics are the third genetically altered animals given the green … Read more

Rapid Nutrition : Featured as Fast-Mover to Watch in Health and Wellness Industry by International Business Times

London, United Kingdom – 7th March 2022 – Rapid Nutrition PLC (Euronext Growth: ALRPD, OTCQB: RPNRF), as a “nutrition brand for global markets”,” International Business Times Recently highlighted the natural healthcare company focused on sports nutrition, diet management and life sciences products with extensive worldwide distribution as a company to watch. The article noted Rapid … Read more

New member on Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum board, new hires at Stone Pigman, The Ehrhardt Group | Business

Baton Rouge Dr. Carol Patin has been appointed to the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum Board of Directors. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to reshaping healthcare in Louisiana. Patin recently served as chief medical officer of the Southeast Community Health Systems, a nonprofit that offers medical, dental and behavioral health services in seven rural communities. … Read more

Hugh Long, Tulane professor with interests in law, music, health care, dies at 82 | Education

Hugh Wilson Long, a Tulane University professor whose broad realm of interests embraced teaching, music and health care management, died Wednesday in a snowmobile accident in Yellowstone National Park. He was 82. A faculty member since 1969, Long held appointments in Tulane’s School of Law, AB Freeman School of Business and School of Public Health … Read more

US added 678,000 jobs in February in sign of economic health

WASHINGTON — US employers added a robust 678,000 jobs in February, another gain that underscored the economy’s solid health as the omicron wave fades and more Americans venture out to spend at restaurants, shops and hotels despite surging inflation. The Labor Department’s report Friday also showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 4% to a … Read more

The ‘haves and have-nots’ of health information exchanges

Researchers warn exchanges can create a digital divide in referral markets. BUFFALO, NY — Health information exchanges increase patient referrals among participating doctors, but that increase may be at the expense of physicians who aren’t part of the exchange, according to a new University at Buffalo School of Management study. Forthcoming in Management Science, the … Read more

Nigeria: Nutrition in Children – Getting It Right Early

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore Malnutrition is one of the leading drivers of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and it can be linked to poor dietary intake and nutritional deficiency in childhood and adolescence. According to the World … Read more

The pandemic’s toll on children’s mental health

CNN — The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating death around the world, causing millions of and leading to many more people becoming severely ill and losing loved ones. It also has led to many mental health impacts, including on children and adolescents. Examining the impact on children in 11 countries, a January study in … Read more