Monthly Archives: February 2016

Random Acts Of Kindness Brought To You By Skout

According to a new article by Uloop, the company Skout has found that college students are apt to be involved in random acts of kindness. The survey that Skout conducted has produced some quite fantastic and interesting results. The results of the survey indicate that Skout is responsible for networking with individuals who are caring and kind towards strangers. The percentage of the population of the people who were surveyed for Skout’s research on random acts of kindness showed a very high percentage of the survey population is regularly engaged in this type of positive communal behavior.

In fact, the article from Uloop points out that the survey population held a 93 percentile grouping of individuals who have been engaged in a random act of kindness towards a stranger, someone they did not know in their lives. The other statistic indicates that a whopping 51 percent of the survey population is regularly engaged in these types of activities. This makes us wonder who the people are who join in on Skout. Are they generally kind individuals? It seems like these numbers are extremely high, so it would be a worthwhile proposition to make to say that people who join social networks and engage in online dating activities are among the groups of individuals that would commit a random act of kindness.

Skout is no ordinary social media tool or online dating application. In fact, they are among one of the few crossover platforms that allow users to easily network and make friends online without the pressure to go out on romantic encounters. In the world of Skout, users have the option of finding someone to be friends with, or they can find someone to go out on romantic dates with. Also, people on Skout can simply make good online friendships by using the free application.

Skout is available on all devices, and it is incredibly easy to use. It only takes a few moments to set up a Skout account. If you are someone who likes to meet new people and make relationships, then Skout is a worthwhile adventure. Skout is also a great venture for anyone who needs or wants to improve their social skills. They have conducted a number of surveys, and share the results frequently. This past survey was part of the Random Acts Of Kindness Week. If you’d like more information, then read Uloop’s article here.

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The Zika Virus May Hurt The Summer Olympics Attendance According To Brazilian Doctor Sergio Cortes

Brazil is betting on the Summer Olympics. August 2016 should bring needed revenue into their struggling economy. The country needs a financial boost and hosting the Olympics Games will certainly do that. But the United States Olympic Committee recently issued a statement that might hurt attendance, and that’s the last thing Brazil needs at this point in time. The United States Olympic Committee thinks competitors might want to reconsider attending the Olympics because of the Zika Virus outbreak according to Brazil’s Ministry of Health medical expert, Sergio Cortes.

Dr. Cortes has been posting news about the Zika virus regularly on his website, and this is not the kind of news Brazil needs. But Dr. Cortes understands the reason for the message. The Zika virus has infected millions of Brazilian since it was first discovered in the state Parnaiba in April 2015. The female Aedes aegypti mosquito is responsible for the outbreak. The Aedes aegypti mosquito thrives in tropical climates, and this particular species is capable of breeding in clean water. Cortes said there are millions of breeding grounds in Brazil, and the government is taking steps to eradicate as many of the breeding grounds as possible.

The Zika virus has been around since the 1950s. Africa was the first continent to report cases of the virus. Then countries in Asia had a few cases, but for the most part, the virus was not considered life-threatening, so there was very little research done back then. The symptoms of the virus were similar to flu like symptoms that usually lasted for about seven days. But when the Zika virus started to reach the epidemic stage in Brazil, researchers started to see an increase in the number of microcephaly cases in the same area. Microcephaly is a disease that affects the brains of fetuses. Newborn babies are born with much smaller heads and underdeveloped brains.

The Olympic committee is concerned that the Zika virus is much more dangerous than previously thought. New research indicated that there is a connection between Zika and microcephaly. The research also indicates that the virus may stay in the human body for longer than seven days. Some researchers say the virus can lay dormant in the body for an unspecified amount of time. That fact and other facts about the Zika virus are on the Dr. Cortes LinkedIn page.

New information about the virus appears almost daily. Dr. Cortes tweets updates to his followers. The Sergio Cortes Facebook page also has comments about the relationship between microcephaly and the Zika virus.

George Soros Speaks To His Fellow Investors About The State Of The Market

Many people around the world follow the markets very closely. They often do so for many varied reasons. Some people follow the markets because they are curious about how a given stock is doing. Another person may follow the stock market because they have invested heavily in stocks and want to make sure their stocks are doing well. Some people follow the markets for such reasons but also because they have been able to make a living in the financial sector. The financial sector of the worldwide economy is one of the world’s most important sectors. One such person is one of the world’s richest men and a high respected prognosticator about all issues that pertain to the stock market in any way.
Soros has long been a close observer on Bloomberg of the stock market. In his role as one of the world’s most respected stock market experts, he has often spoken out about the ways in which the world’s markets can change easily. During this time, he also spoken out about his thoughts on the possibility of a bull market or a bear market. Many people who have chosen to listen to him have found his insights extremely useful as they have tried to make sense of market conditions on their own. They know that it is imperative to listen to people like him to fully understand all such possibilities.

He recently spoke an economic summit in the nation of Sri Lanka. His thoughts were recorded on Bloomberg Television where many have viewed his speech. George Soros knows that is is important to think about the market on a yearly basis and to look ahead carefully. In his view, the current state of the markets are very much like they were eight years ago. During that time, there was a great deal of turmoil and many problems as a result of multiple factors including issues of confidence in the markets.

As he told his audience, today there are many similar issues including the possibility of problems in China. China is one of the world’s largest markets with an estimated population of over one billion people. He talked about how the leadership of China today is not entirely sure how to handle the issue that they face with the entrance of people into the workforce and the resulting increase in the amount of money they are earning. This has been an issue that has largely been dealt with in the past via policies that have encouraged savings rather than any kind of spending at all. He believes that Chinese leaders today are not sure how to cope with the desire of many Chinese people to spend their money rather than to save.

The Business of the Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Wikipedia is in the news these days regarding the topic of gender equality. About 4,400 women act as contributors to Wikipedia. An “edit-a-thon” designed to draw in more women to become writers and editors is being organized. Maybe the “edit-a-thon” give Wikipedia a lot of publicity, and many women and men may think about getting involved.

All editors and Wikipedia writers contributing to the site understand an important fact. A lot of careful thought should go into coming up with the content when they make a Wikipedia page. The actual process of writing the page must follow a deliberate approach to developing the content. Clarity, an attention to detail, and interesting prose all make a Wikipedia page great to read. 

Anyone who is publishing a Wikipedia page for business purposes really should make sure the page is a great one to read. If not, then the page won’t help the cause intended of it. Businesses and business persons surely have a lot of reasons behind writing a Wikipedia page. Some may hope the page serves as a fine promotional tool. Others may have an interest in seeing the page contribute to rehabilitating a damaged image. Regardless of the reason for the desired work, the Wikipedia business page creation should be performed by experts.

Do not fall into the trap of believing a number of myths about Wikipedia. Wikipedia most definitely does not accept advertising dollars. The site also prides itself on being a great venue for the free flow of knowledge. Wikipedia content, however, is constantly written for the purpose of supporting commercial endeavors or other matters of personal gain. If the site didn’t, a lot of people wouldn’t even contribute. 

Of course, Wikipedia does have rules. The content must follow the factual style found in an encyclopedia. As long as the content fits this description, then no problems with publishing the material should arise.

Once published, the content could serve a host of beneficial purposes. On the most basic of marketing strategies, the page could work as a decent presence in the search engines. The content could also help greatly with branding a person or business. In all honesty, there are many fantastic benefits to be found when you make a Wiki page.

Simply putting together a haphazard page won’t provide any desirable results. A lot of good effort must go into creating a Wikipedia page. This way, the published page will impress those reading it. This is why it is a good idea to discuss needs with Get Your Wiki. Get Your Wiki provides top-quality Wikipedia writing, editing, and monitoring services through their Wiki writers for hire. Leaving the job to Get Your Wiki could be the best decision a business makes.

Soap Queens Come Together

Queens of Drama brings together actresses from various televised backgrounds. A lot of these actresses are considered to be soap opera stars. If you looked into the past work of these actresses, you will find them in a lot of television. Most of them also have several longstanding credits in popular shows. You might recognize a few of these names who take part in the show: Joan Collins, Lindsay Hartley, Donna Mills, and Crystal Hunt. Joan Collins has work dating back to the 50s if you need to reference how much of a queen any of these actresses are in the soap opera genre.

The actresses play a version of themselves in the show. One could possibly even ascertain that they are playing of a combination of all the characters they have played in their various past soap operas. Within show itself, these actresses attempt to form new opportunities for themselves and create a prime-time soap opera together. These actresses are not only acting in the show, but they are producing and writing for the new show they are trying to create. Creative control is the main goal for these characters, but their personalities, experiences and ideas clash.

Crystal Hunt’s character in this show seems like an obvious leader. She is very knowledgeable about the industry and her fellow actresses abilities. She has not been in every single episode, but she still stands out as a leader. She has plenty of acting credits to date and even some experience with owning a pet boutique and producing. This experience definitely shows in her Queens of Drama character.

People may recognize Crystal Hunt from a couple of popular shows she had roles on for a few years. She played Stacy Morasco on One Life to Live and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light. For her role in Guiding Light, she was even nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. Crystal Hunt also recently made her way to a big movie role in Magic Mike XXL.

Hunt’s most recent role in Queens of Drama will show you the growth of her acting ability throughout her career and the valuable experience she brings to the table as a part of the team within the show. Joan Collins is somewhat of a leader for the group in the show, but you can definitely see that Crystal Hunt is worthy and capable of being the dominant leader to really get the show up and running.

The characters are all entertaining in their own ways and each of them brings something unique to the show. This show has plenty of good drama. Even if you don’t know your soap operas very well, it is still apparent to see atth there is plenty of star power in Queens of Drama.

Manse On Marsh: Choosing An Assisted Living Facility

Are you looking for a senior community or assisted living facility for your loved one? Want to make sure you choose the right living facility for your relative?

Whether you’re a boomer, a senior or a caregiver with aging relatives, finding the right senior lifestyle option is easier than ever.

Manse on Marsh offers exceptional assisted living community that features a unique lifestyle opportunity. Choose to live independently with their competitive rates, or tailor their services and amenities to suit your individual needs and budget. Manse is dedicated to providing a community where residents can enjoy optimal quality of life in a unique senior facility that is both beautiful and appealing.

Assisted living bridges the gap between the unsupervised private home and constant nursing care provided in nursing homes as Caring.com’s review makes pretty clear. Concerned relatives may not be able to handle the cost of staying in a nursing care center, but they may also worry about their family member’s safety at home. Assisted living facility provides private or semi-private apartments.

Finding the perfect assisted living facility for your family member is one of the most important decisions you can make. There are certain factors to consider when assessing an assisted living facility. During your visit, look into the amenities and quality of care that your relative one may receive. This factor affects the decision of where and when to move your relative into a facility. So think about what factors or services are ultimately important to you.

Manse On Marsh has been providing assisted living facilities and care for seniors for many years and is regarded as one of the most reliable in the industry. Manse On Marsh makes it a top priority to ensure that residents receive appropriate care and that all the amenities they need for a comfortable living. Manse On Marsh is one of the facilities that also provide entertainment, transportation, bathing assistance and social outings.

Amenities available also include Beautician Onsite, Activities Onsite, Activities Offsite, Devotional Services Onsite, Devotional Services Offsite, Indoor Common Areas, Meals Provided, Vegetarian, Outdoor Common Areas. Staffing include Visiting Podiatrist, Visiting Physical Therapist, Visiting Occupational Therapist, Visiting Speech Therapist, Nurses on Staff, and 24-Hour Awake Staff.

Relatives and friends are advised and encouraged to visit as frequently as they can. Manse On Marsh offers the ideal combination of confidence, choices, and peace of mind.

If you’re trying to decide whether assisted living is right for your loved one, an assisted living expert can help you. Manse On Marsh has a team of professionals who can provide guidance and help you make the right decision for your loved one. To learn more about Manse On Marsh, contact their senior care advisor.

Sergio Cortes and Everything Healthcare

Brazil is the eighth largest economy in the world. It’s considered one of the fastest developing countries in the world with an average GDP growth rate of 2% in the last fifteen years. Brazil has a growing population and a rising middle-class society.

Developing countries face challenges in healthcare, education and other sectors that affect the quality of life directly. Brazil has invested heavily in its healthcare industry by building and equipping hospitals and training practitioners. As a result, the healthcare sector in the country is increasingly able to handle the needs of the growing population.

In Rio de Janeiro, one name stands out on Linked In when it comes to matters of healthcare. The name is Sergio Cortes, a long-serving Orthopedic Surgeon, Healthcare Administrator and the State Secretary for Health in Rio. Sergio Cortes is one of the most accomplished health practitioners in Rio de Janeiro. Interact with him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Sergio Cortes on twitter specializes in orthopedic hip surgery through the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics. The expertise and experience he brings served the Brazilian volleyball teams for an entire decade. Sergio would consult, examine and treat injured players in the team. Later on, Mr. Cortes would move to management through still practices medicine once in a while.

Sergio’s looked to the future and decided to get into healthcare administration. At the Harvard School of Executive Education, Mr. Cortes enrolled and underwent training in Accounting and Finance, Healthcare Management and Administration. During the same time, he also received training on emerging issues in health care.

The Harvard experience prepared Sergio Cortes for the demanding role of Health Secretary in Rio de Janeiro. His handling of emergency and crisis situations is nothing but exemplary. A case scenario is the recent flooding crisis in Xerem. These floods brought agony to the displaced masses as well as authorities. Luckily, Dr. Cortes had prepared his teams for such emergencies. Healthcare officials descended on Xerem including Dr. Cortes to perform a situational assessment and provide emergency relief.

During the situation, Dr. Cortes explained the need to perform a thorough response while hoping for the best. All case scenarios had to be expected including the outbreak of flood-related illnesses. Emergency shelters were erected in no time while extra medical camps also came up to deal with dangers such as Dengue and dehydration. The flood situation and its response received substantial media coverage, and Extra magazine covered a Sergio Cortes visit to Xerem. See event http://extra.globo.com/noticias/rio/o-secretario-de-saude-sergio-cortes-acompanha-situacao-de-xerem-7208972.html.

Obama Administration to Expand Funding to Drug Treatment Programs

On February 2, 2016, it was announced that President Obama would seek another $1.1 million in funding for drug treatment for addictions to opioid and heroin abuse. It will be an upcoming issue in the 2017 fiscal budget, and one that Bloomberg and Jon Urbana both predicted last year. Opioids and heroin have been found to be closely linked and people who suffer from chronic pain often turn to heroin because it’s more affordable and easier to access after a law enforcement crackdown on prescription drug abuse. Between 2002 and 2013 alone, heroin overdosage quadrupled.

However, the White House’s current director of national drug policy, Michael Botticelli has stated that there has been some progress both ways. Prescription drug abuse has decreased among the general adult population and a “leveling off” of heroin abuse.

The funding will include:

-Expanding treatment access to those addicted to opioids.

-$50 million will be pooled into the National Health Service Corps to expand access to over 700 treatment centers

-$30 million will go towards evaluation of those centers’ effectiveness

These programs are expected to expand with rural areas in mind.