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Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Equitas Small Finance Bank chief people officer S. Muralidharan. Photo: Nathan G/Mint Chennai: When Equitas Small Finance Bank (then known as Equitas Microfinance Ltd) started the Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) in February 2008, the idea was to render meaningful service to the community at large. Since then, the sole focus of EDIT has been on [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who dwell on the idea of dying are likely to read the books or watch the movies of the fantasy franchise multiple times. For some, it seems that anxiety about or obsession [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday. AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

Privacy concerns keep young people from sexual health services

Privacy concerns keep young people from sexual health services

FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 — Young people may abstain from seeking sexual and reproductive health care because they fear their parents will find out, a U.S. government report suggests. About 7 percent of teens and young adults said they would not seek that care due to confidentiality concerns, the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Privacy concerns keep young people from sexual health services

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said. ‘The lower your education, the more likely you are to have a heart attack or a stroke – that’s the disturbing but clear finding,’ said lead researcher Rosemary [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

People should realise sacrifices we make: Commissioner

People should realise sacrifices we make: Commissioner

Policepersons sacrifice not only their lives but also their familial time for guarding society from internal threats and the public should be aware of this, said Mangaluru Police Commissioner M. Chandra Sekhar. Speaking on Police Commemoration Day here on Friday, Mr. Sekhar said the sacrifices made by policemen often do not come to light. “We [...]

October 22, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on People should realise sacrifices we make: Commissioner

‘Entitled’ people may be pursuing an unhappy path, study shows

‘Entitled’ people may be pursuing an unhappy path, study shows

“Entitled” individuals who feel superior to others often end up unhappy when reality fails to match their expectations, new research shows. “Entitlement is a broad construct, but basically it refers to a desire to get something for nothing,” explained study lead author Joshua Grubbs, assistant professor of psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘Entitled’ people may be pursuing an unhappy path, study shows

Nonprofits Use Technology to Empower People with Disabilities

Nonprofits Use Technology to Empower People with Disabilities

When Stephanie Utzman’s son Adler was born, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which affects his ability to speak. Four years ago, she equipped him with an Apple iPad device and a special app that lets him communicate. The software comes with preloaded vocabulary words that allow Adler to tap on symbols, such as food [...]

September 23, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Nonprofits Use Technology to Empower People with Disabilities

Many People Still Without Health Insurance

Many People Still Without Health Insurance

Despite an overall rise in health insurance coverage among all Americans, Hispanics, low-income earners and younger adults are still likely to be uninsured, a new survey finds. The Commonwealth Fund report found that more than half of uninsured adults live in states that have not expanded Medicaid. Those states include two of the nation’s largest [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Many People Still Without Health Insurance

Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement

Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement

Are health-care providers gaming Obamacare to get more money from insurers? Citing “serious concerns,” federal health regulators say they are investigating whether some health providers — to get higher insurance reimbursements — are steering people into Obamacare plans when those patients are getting or eligible for Medicaid or Medicare benefits. Regulators also said they are [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

Pattern People Wallpapers

Pattern People Wallpapers

Jessie Whipple Vickery and Claudia Brown, co-founders of Pattern People designed a new series of beautiful wallpapers for Hygge & West that were inspired by the flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest. [Source: Interior zine] [...]

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