Whats the deal with CBD

first_img 7 Weed tech Tags 2:31 Share your voice Now playing: Watch this: Wellness Comments What is CBD? CBD, or cannabidiol, is a chemical compound from the cannabinoid family that naturally occurs in the cannabis plant. Scientists have isolated 108 different types of cannabinoids in cannabis.  Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is probably the best-known thanks to its psychoactive properties — it’s the one that gets you “high” — but CBD is quickly gaining ground due to its potential therapeutic benefits.  How does CBD work? CBD (and THC) work by interacting with our body’s endocannabinoid system, a regulatory system made up of naturally occurring cannabis-like molecules. These endocannabinoids, as they’re called, work like neurotransmitters, shuttling messages through the body to help maintain homeostasis. Cannabinoids like CBD and THC interact with the endocannabinoid system at two known receptors: CB1 and CB2.  CB1 receptors are mainly present in the brain — where they’re involved with cognition, memory, motor skills and pain — but also in the peripheral nervous system, liver, thyroid, uterus and more. THC attaches itself to these receptors, inhibiting the release of neurotransmitters and possibly increasing the release of others, altering normal functioning. cbd hemp oilCBD oil is one popular way people ingest CBD R+R Medicinals/Unsplash Researchers once thought that CBD did the same thing, but with CB2 receptors — which are abundant in the immune and gastrointestinal systems, as well as the brain and nervous system. However, they no longer believe that to be true.  Although the exact way CBD affects our bodies is still unknown, scientists think CBD encourages the body to produce more of its own endocannabinoids, which may help reduce anxiety, pain and inflammation. Is CBD legal? Technically yes, but the answer isn’t quite so cut and dried.  The cannabis plant comes in many different varieties. For decades though, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) treated them all the same, classifying cannabis as a Schedule I substance. Schedule I drugs are considered to have “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse” and are thus illegal to produce or possess.  However, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the Farm Bill) changed all that. The Farm Bill legalized “hemp,” which the legislation defined as cannabis that contains no more than 0.3% THC, nationwide.  Cannabis that contains higher levels of THC is now listed as “marijuana” and remains a Schedule I drug.  alex-person-z4fnmtyqta4-unsplashCBD products are sold online, or at dispensaries in states where cannabis is legalized. Alex Person/Unsplash In other words, if a CBD product comes from a hemp plant, it’s legal; if it comes from a marijuana plant, it’s federally illegal, despite local laws. And even if it does come from a hemp plant, there’s often no guarantee it won’t contain THC, thanks to things like cross-pollination and the absence of industry regulation (see “What are the risks of taking CBD?” below). The Food and Drug Administration is currently trying to figure out how to regulate CBD, which now falls under their purview. But in the meantime, experts recommend buying CBD products from companies located in states like Indiana and Utah that require cannabis products to be tested for potency and purity.  Read more: Can CBD make you fail a drug test? What are the health benefits of CBD? CBD is being marketing as a bit of a cure-all, with manufacturers claiming it can do everything from relieving anxiety to stopping the spread of cancer. However, cannabis’s classification as a Schedule 1 drug has severely hampered American scientists’ ability to study CBD, making it hard to support or refute these claims. The studies that are available tend to be small or are done on animals or in laboratories.  That said, CBD is showing promise. Early experiments suggest that it may help fight anxiety, ease schizophrenia symptoms and reduce pain (though the latter is often done in conjunction with THC). The strongest evidence of CBD’s effectiveness, though, is in relation to epilepsy. Last year, the FDA approved Epidiolex, a medication used to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, two rare and severe forms of epilepsy. It was the agency’s first approval of a cannabis-derived drug. How is CBD used? CBD is available in a variety of forms. Some of the most common CBD delivery methods are listed below, but how it’s ultimately used depends on personal needs and preferences. The delivery method of CBD affects how quickly it works and what kinds of effects it has on the body. FRANCE-DRUG-HEALTHCBD is available in many different forms, including oils and tinctures seen here. Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/ AFP/Getty Images Edibles are broad range of products to eat or drink, like gummies or chocolates. Edibles can take anywhere from 20 minutes to four hours to take effect. Oils and tinctures are processed and concentrated forms of CBD that are often placed under the tongue using a dropper and absorbed into the bloodstream. Pills and capsules are ingested orally and look similar to the vitamins and/or drugs you’d find in a drugstore. They typically contain CBD oil or CBD isolate.Topicals are CBD-infused oils, creams and lotions that are intended to be used directly on skin, hair or nails. They’re a popular way to treat localized pain, but are also used as skincare, haircare and massage oil as well. Vaping, like e-cigarettes, involves inhaling a vaporized liquid that contains CBD oil. Nicotine is not usually present if CBD is, though it is possible to mix them. What are the risks of taking CBD? A 2017 World Health Organization report found that CBD, in its pure state, is safe, well-tolerated by humans and animals and not likely to cause physical dependence or abuse. And according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1,500 mg of CBD has been safely taken by mouth daily for up to four weeks.  CBD hemp oil for dogsCBD oil is likely safe for anxious pets, but research has yet to prove it helps. R+R Medicinals/Unsplash That said, there are still a few risks associated with taking CBD that you should be aware of:  Side effects. Dry mouth, low blood pressure, lightheadedness and drowsiness have been reported, according to the NIH, as has signs of liver injury, though the latter is less common.Limited research. CBD’s classification as a Schedule I drug severely limits the amount of studies researchers can conduct on the compound. What does exist is promising, but there are still a lot of unknowns around what conditions CBD could help treat and how much people would need to take for it to be effective. That means if you’re taking CBD to treat a particular ailment, you could be taking too much, too little or wasting your money altogether.Inadequate regulation. There are no standards in place for producing, testing or labeling CBD products, which makes any type of federal oversight or quality control impossible. In fact, Penn Medicine researchers found that nearly 70 percent of CBD products purchased from the internet contained either more CBD than the label indicated — which could be dangerous — or less CBD than was indicated, which could negate any potential benefits. Many products also contained significant amounts of THC. Drug interactions. Not much is known about how CBD could interfere with other medications, but experts say it may interfere with how quickly the body breaks down a variety of prescription medications, which can increase side effects. It can also enhance the sedative properties of herbs and supplements that are known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness. Talk to your doctor or a pharmacist to confirm whether anything you take regularly could be affected by CBD.Pre- and post-natal unknowns. There’s not yet sufficient evidence about whether it’s safe to take CBD while you’re pregnant or nursing. Experts advise avoiding it. The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as health or medical advice. Always consult a physician or other qualified health provider regarding any questions you may have about a medical condition or health objectives.  CBD products are now widely available after the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 legalized hemp-derived products in the United States. Getty Images If it seems like you’re seeing CBD products everywhere, that’s because you are. Thanks to the passage of the US Farm Bill in 2018, which legalized industrial hemp, and the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis at the state level, CBD products have exploded in availability and popularity over the last year.  This story discusses substances that are legal in some places but not in others and is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You shouldn’t do things that are illegal — this story does not endorse or encourage illegal drug use. Depending on where you live, you can find them at CVS, your local gas station, pet stores — even Carl’s Jr. And the industry shows no signs of slowing down: Sales of CBD products are expected to exceed $5 billion this year, a 706% increase over 2018, according to the Brightfield Group, a cannabis-focused research firm. The only thing spreading faster than CBD appears to be confusion over what exactly it is and who it’s for. Whether you’re already a user or are just CBD curious, this primer will help you cut through the misinformation and get up to speed.  The future of medicinal marijuana is personalized potlast_img read more

Verizon Dismisses AOL Acquisition Rumours Doesnt Rule Out Merger

first_imgInternet service provider Verizon Communications Inc dismissed rumours that it had offered to buy out Internet media firm AOL but didn’t rule out a potential merger with the company.On Tuesday, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that though Verizon hasn’t made a formal offer to AOL, the two companies have been contemplating a merger or an acquisition deal with each other.Verizon however made it public that it is looking to partner with a potential media and content providing firm and is more interested in a merger than an acquisition.”There’s a rumor in the papers today, and if I had a dollar for every company that we were supposed to buy, I would be very wealthy. I see us as more of a partner with media companies than a buyer of content,” Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said at an investor presentation.”AOL, along with lots of other media companies, are potential for us to do partnerships,” McAdam added.The sources said that Verizon is drawn to AOL’s programmed advertising technology and given the advantages a potential tie up could give both companies, a deal seems ideal.”The wireless companies have a lot of data about who their customers are, and they haven’t unleashed that treasure trove yet. For Verizon to put together a sophisticated adtech stack is a really smart idea,” Barry Lowenthal, president of ad agency The Media Kitchen, was quoted by The Street.Verizon is worth $148 billion and AOL $2.13 billion. AOL is a strategic fit for Verizon and would help the telecom company maximize its business through the ad business of AOL.Analysts have given Verizon’s shares a buy rating even though its stock has been trading 13 percent below its 52-week high.last_img read more

GMO corn soybeans dominate US market

first_imgNo related posts. NEW YORK – The discovery of unauthorized genetically engineered wheat growing on a farm in the U.S. state of Oregon has cast a spotlight on agricultural biotechnology and the debate about its safety.While genetically engineered or genetically modified (GM) wheat has not been approved for commercial planting, GM corn and GM soybeans already reign supreme on U.S. farms.By 2012, 88 percent of corn (maize) and 94 percent of soy grown in the United States were genetically modified, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.And with the U.S. market now well saturated, seed firms are eying China and South America to spur growth and profits.The main players are U.S. firms Monsanto, DuPont and Dow Chemical, as well as Germany’s Bayer and Syngenta of Switzerland.Since their introduction in the 1990s, GM products have conquered agriculture in the U.S. and hold a large share of the food on U.S. dinner plates.Though most genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not directly involved in human consumption, “60-70 percent of processed foods have ingredients derived from GMOs,” said Bill Freese of the Center for Food Safety, an anti-GMO organization.Besides corn and soybeans, GM crops grown in the U.S. include cotton, sugar beets and rapeseed.In addition, a genetically engineered growth hormone, recombinant bovine growth hormone, is widely injected in cows to boost milk production.The U.S. government vouches for the safety of GM products. The industry is regulated by the Department of Agriculture, for farm biotechnology, and the Food and Drug Administration, which governs food and food ingredients.But the developers of the GM products are deeply involved in certifying their safety. The FDA, for instance, depends on a consultative process with developers who voluntarily present their plans to the agency before marketing the products.Doubts are strong in Europe, where a number of countries, including France, have banned GM crops.U.S. farmers, though paying more to buy GM seeds, find them worthwhile. Corn and soybeans have been modified to improve resistance to weeds and insects, for example, to help farmers boost productivity.“If by planting a GMO variety your yield increases faster than it would if you didn’t, your future rewards are going to increase,” said Bill Nelson, a soybean analyst at Doane Advisory Services.And the structure of some government crop insurance programs favor that productivity, giving farmers even more incentive to plant GM seeds rather than traditional seeds.For Freese, a science policy analyst at the Center for Food Safety, GM seeds’ very dominance is promoting their use.“It’s become harder and harder for farmers to even find conventional seeds,” Freese said.“The big players bought up conventional seed companies,” he said, “and the university public sector breeders which used to produce most of the seeds that farmers used have seen their funding reduced.”Freese noted that cross-pollination of conventional fields by GMO strains has become so widespread it is difficult to produce “pure” seeds that are not contaminated.Some organic seed developers grow their seeds in South America because they cannot find sources to buy pure seeds in the U.S., he said.Yet the seed giants are facing a growing opposition to GM products in the U.S., with some consumers calling for GM product labeling.Ben & Jerry’s, the activist ice-cream maker, said in April it would stop using GM-sourced ingredients, which make up 20 percent of its products by volume, by the end of the year.Whole Foods Market, the upscale natural and organic supermarket chain, announced in March that all its products in its U.S. and Canadian stores would be labeled if they contain genetically modified organisms by 2018.Meanwhile, the outlook for the seed giants remains bright outside the U.S., especially in rapidly growing South America and China.With China’s expanding middle class and appetite for meat, the Asian powerhouse will need to import huge quantities of soybeans and corn for animal feed, Nelson said.“That can’t happen without the majority being GMO.” Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Will Taper Talk Take Over the Recovery

first_imgFed,Will ‘Taper Talk’ Take Over the Recovery? in Data, Origination Market participants reacting to speculation that the Federal Reserve may taper its bond purchases later this year should refrain from acting too hastily, “”Freddie Mac””:http://www.freddiemac.com/ says in its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for July.[IMAGE]According to Freddie Mac’s metrics, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has jumped a full percentage point since mid-May as “”taper talk”” rules the day. Rates are expected to gradually move higher, closing out 2013 in the range of 4.6 to 4.7 percent.””The taper talk leads to increased rates for two reasons, first because market participants anticipate that Fed tapering will increase interest rates in the near future, and second, they see the Fed taper talk as being indicative of a strengthening economy,”” wrote Frank Nothaft and Leonard Kiefer, chief economist and deputy chief economist for Freddie Mac. “”The real question is not what effect rising mortgage rates will have on the housing [COLUMN_BREAK]recovery–there’s sure to be an impact–but will it be enough to stall the recovery? We don’t think so.””Seasonally adjusted, single-family home prices were “”likely”” up about 5 percent in national indexes throughout the first half of 2013. While that pace isn’t expected to continue, the economists expect 2013 to see a total gain of 8 to 9 percent.Home sales and starts were also strong through the first half of the year and are expected to remain so. Through May, sales were on their best first-half year pace since 2007, with existing-home sales up 10 percent compared to the first five months of 2012 and new home sales up 29 percent. In the year’s second half, sales (both new and existing) are expected to be up an additional 2 percent, while starts are forecast to rise 12 percent compared to the first half.””We won’t know the immediate impact on the pop in mortgage rates for another couple months,”” Nothaft said in a separate statement. “”However, we don’t expect them to stall the housing recovery because demand is strong, supply is limited and housing affordability remains strong in most markets for most families.””The future, however, depends on the timing and speed at which the Fed actually decides to taper its purchases–“”the pulling away of the proverbial punch bowl,”” the economists said.””[F]or those who like the punch bowl analogy around tapering, there’s plenty of time to drink, but do us all a favor, and drink responsibly so the housing market can avoid the roller coaster ride with mortgage rates.”” Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Federal Reserve Freddie Mac Home Prices Home Sales Investors Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Rates Service Providers 2013-07-16 Tory Barringercenter_img Share July 16, 2013 467 Views last_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter The Noosa Food Wine

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterThe Noosa Food & Wine 2016 programme has now been released, with more than 30 events showcasing some of Australia’s best chefs in beautiful locations throughout Noosa from 20 to 22 May 2016.Almost 50 chefs from around Australia and Noosa’s own restaurants are featured in the programme, along with more than 20 wineries. Events will take place under the Noosa Tipi on Main Beach, in Hastings Street for a long lunch, by the Noosa River in Noosaville and in signature restaurants throughout Noosa.Guest chefs include Pete Evans, Ben O’Donoghue, Luke Mangan, Cory Campbell, Massimo Mele, Matt Golinski and more from some of Australia’s best restaurants including Nu Nu, Fish House, Gerard’s Bistro, European, Stokehouse and Harrison’s.Highlights of the 2016 programme include:Noosa Food & Wine opening cocktail party, Friday 20 May, 5-7pm, $45. Join acclaimed chefs Pete Evans, Peter Kuruvita, Shane Bailey, Ben Bertei and Sammy and Bella from MKR and others under the Noosa Tipi, right on the beach, for a cocktail party with light canapés and drinks.The Paleo Way with Pete Evans, Saturday 21 May, 10am-12pm, $95. Enjoy a light bite and a welcome drink followed by a presentation from Pete Evans on the Paleo Way and finish with a Q&A session. Guests will also receive Pete’s 10 week activation program, The Paleo Way.Noosa Street Feast Long Lunch on Hastings street, Saturday 21 May, 12:15-2:30pm, $85. Enjoy a two-course lunch on Noosa’s famous Hastings street accompanied by wines and beer by Asahi.Wine masterclass by Treasury Wine Estate, Saturday 21 May, 3.00-3.45pm and Sunday 22 May, 12.00-12.45pm, $55. Join an expert wine panel and journey through Australia’s premier wine regions exploring amazing Australian wine gems. Focusing on two varieties, Shiraz and Chardonnay, the tutored tasting will highlight the unique diversity that our great wine regions and wineries deliver.Wine Tasting Quarter at the Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa, Saturday 21 May, 12.00-5.00pm, free entry. Enjoy wine tastings from 22 of Australia’s best wineries. Purchase a token for $3 for three tastings or $6 token for six tastings or a glass.Surfers versus Chef’s Breakfast presented by taste.com.au, Sunday 22 May, 6.30am-10am, $30. Enjoy breakfast presented by taste.com.au on Noosa Main Beach with guest chefs including Pete Evans, Peter Kuruvita, Andreas Nielsen, Ben O’Donoghue and Samantha Gowing and watch them compete in the waves with surfing royalty. The competition is in support of SurfAid. Also enjoy a free pilates class from Luxe Fitness Escapes.Noosa Boathouse presents ‘You’re Better on Beef’ BBQ by the River, Sunday 22 May, 11.30am-4.30pm, $15. Noosa Boathouse presents a celebration of Australian beef and live music from Sunshine Coast music legend Carl Wockner and powerhouse band Honey. Renowned chefs Matt Golinski, Alastair McLeod, Sunny Gilbert and Shane Bailey with Sammy and Bella from MKR will serve up their favourite sirloin dishes along with Stone & Wood craft beers and selected great Australian wines.Full Moon Asian Flavours Farewell Party, Sunday 22 May, 5.00-8.30pm, $65. Dine under a full moon on the beach for the finale of Noosa Food & Wine 2016 with an Asian Hawker style feast presented by Ben Bertei, Hajime Horiguchi and Hamish Ingham, with local culinary talent from Embassy XO, Spirit House and Junk. Featuring modern Asian influences, move between tasting stations full of flavour. Wines by Treasury Estate Wines and beers by Asahi.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more

FILE In this Thursday Dec 8 2016 file photo

first_img FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, announcers from left: Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison work on the set inside Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders, in Kansas City, Mo. When fans tune into NBC’s Thanksgiving night broadcast of the Falcons-Saints game, they might do a double take. Rather than seeing Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison in the studio for the pregame and halftime programs, those three gentlemen will be calling the game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Barry Wilner, The Associated Press Posted Nov 19, 2018 11:50 pm PDT NEW YORK — When fans tune into NBC’s Thanksgiving night broadcast of the Falcons-Saints game, they might do a double take.Rather than seeing Mike Tirico, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison in the studio for the pregame and halftime programs, those three will be calling the game.It’s nothing new for Tirico, who does play-by-play on Notre Dame games for NBC, spent years as the main voice on ESPN’s Monday night games, and has been working nationally televised contests on holidays since 2002.Dungy has worked in the booth before, too, including with Tirico. For Harrison, though, this is a first-time experience.“This is definitely unfamiliar territory for me,” says Harrison, who played 15 pro seasons at safety and won two Super Bowls. “I’m trying to figure what I want to talk about, how I want to focus on the offence or the defence. Mike tells me just to talk about what you see, that my being on the field and in the locker room as a player, just talk about what you feel like you want to talk about and have fun.“I am not going to try to be Cris Collinsworth or Troy Aikman. I will trust my instincts.”There’s one thing Harrison definitely knows he won’t do.“One of the things I am focusing, there are many announcers who think they have to talk about every single thing they see on every single play,” he says. “That’s one of the things that really irks me when I watch a game. I promise I will not be that guy. There will be no one saying, ‘Shut the hell up Rodney, I am tired of listening to you.’ That will not happen.”Dungy laughs when the Harrison remark is relayed. The Hall of Fame coach, like Harrison, is not one to pull his punches, but he also knows he can’t be wailing away verbally.What Dungy and Harrison can bring to the game is something not delivered by most NFL broadcasts: the perspective of the defence. So their critiques figure to be refreshing when you consider how many analysts in booths on the networks are former quarterbacks.“I think Rodney really will give some insight they do not really get elsewhere,” Dungy says. “Especially in a game like this, which will be so much of an aerial attack and passing. So, what should and can be done on defence to counteract it. In that area, I think we will both have good things to say.“It is a fine line how much to say, and I have worked with Mike twice and he is great because he will lead us into things, help us know when to talk and when not to. When I have something to say that will be helpful to the audience, that is when you want to say it. If it is not going to add to their knowledge, then you keep quiet.”Tirico recognizes the importance of the comfort level the trio of announcers can carry into the broadcast. After all, they not only spend all of Sunday together, they also share thoughts via text or phone during the week.That can be a key for any broadcast crew. If there is any tension or animosity, it often is detected by the audience.“It’s a bit easier having the last couple of years together, or the few Thursday nights we worked on the field, being around the package when we had it,” Tirico says. “Every Sunday for the better part of 11 to 12 hours we are catching every game in the league and then doing the pregame show live and then watching the Sunday night game.“There is no learning curve for getting comfortable with the guys.”And the viewers are certain to benefit.___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLBarry Wilner, The Associated Press Tirico, Dungy, Harrison set to call Falcons-Saintslast_img read more

Private doctors say Gesy is poorly planned and poorly funded

first_imgBy a Staff ReporterJust months before the first stage of the long-awaited national health scheme (Gesy) is finally launched, the Cyprus Medical Association is insisting the one billion euro budget is not enough and dooms the scheme to failure.The medical association has repeatedly warned that the budget is too small, by as much as €300 million, according to some reports. The EU average for health services is between eight and 10 percent of GDP. The Cyprus government has allocated only five per cent of GDP for Gesy.The government has kept the budget low so as not to frighten off those making their monthly contribution. From March 2019, employees will be paying 1.70 per cent of their monthly wage, their employer 1.85 per cent. But from March 2020 this increases to 2.65 and 2.90 per cent respectively, leading business leaders to warn it could threaten the viability of companies.The small budget means that the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO), which manages Gesy, has limited funds that have to go a long way. This includes keeping the fees of private doctors and payments to private hospitals as low as possible.For each examination a doctor will receive a ‘unit’ with the value of each unit depending on the total number of examinations carried out in a month by all doctors belonging to Gesy.In August, when there are fewer visits to doctors, the unit could be worth €20, but in January when there are more illnesses the value of the unit could be €10. There is no minimum fee per visit so theoretically doctors could receive even less than €10, far less than the €40 to €50 a private doctor currently charges.This is why negotiations over charges between the HIO and the medical association are currently deadlocked, with private doctors threatening not to join Gesy and the HIO insisting that it cannot increase its budget for examinations.The doctors’ stance has sparked hostile comments in the press and social media, which have accused them of ‘profiteering’ and ‘tax evasion’. But the doctors say such accusations are simply untrue.“We need to be told what we will be earning,” said Dr Theodoros Potamitis, a consultant ophthalmologist who runs the Pantheo Eye Centre in Limassol.“I will agree to be paid €15 per visit, as long as I know this will not become €10, because the value of the unit has gone down. How are we supposed to budget for the year when we will not know what we will be paid per visit.”He says a doctor has monthly expenses, which need to be covered, such as rent for a surgery and wages for a nurse and a receptionist.“I do not know if my surgery would be viable under Gesy.”There are also fears over the quality of healthcare provided to patients as the HIO had set the rates without setting any minimum quality standards.“The HIO has not even set a minimum protocol for operations. So if they pay me too small a fee for a cataract operation, how would the money cover the purchase of a high-quality lens? The eye surgeon will be forced to use cheap lenses made in China instead of the high-quality lenses made in Germany,” Potamitis said.Dr Marinos Soteriou, cardiothoracic surgeon, who set up the pioneering American Heart Institute in 2001 and the state-of-the-art private hospital American Medical Centre 10 years later, believes the Gesy model is doomed to failure.“I am very concerned that the preparation for Gesy is very superficial, incomplete and biased. There has been an organised campaign in the media to blame and stigmatise doctors, and push them to accept Gesy,” he said. “Unfortunately it is now more than obvious that Gesy is poorly planned, poorly funded and will be badly executed with far reaching financial, accessibility and quality implications.”When doctors challenged the HIO about its practices, it invariably cited the Mercer Study, that provided the blueprint for Gesy, but Soteriou said it refused to release the full study for review by doctors.“It is highly likely that the study contains a lot of information and assumptions that do not correlate with what is about to be implemented through Gesy.”Another major concern is that Gesy is heavily weighted in favour of the state hospitals, which can continue to be inefficient because they will be subsidised by the state for up to five years or longer after the introduction of Gesy,“Public hospitals may be paid the same rates as private hospitals, but if there is a big financial hole at the end of the year the state will cover it. What incentive would the state hospitals have to keep costs down and improve quality?” asked Soteriou. The private hospitals will have no such safety net.Neither Potamitis nor Soteriou have much faith in Gesy. Dr Potamitis believes that under the rules formulated by the HIO, there is a danger medical quality standards will decline while the reward system will discourage good young doctors from coming to work in Cyprus.Dr Soteriou is even more pessimistic. While acknowledging that the healthcare system is in need of reform, he said the “more details of the proposed Gesy I learn about the more I realise that it is doomed to create big problems with serious consequences.”A longer version of this article appears in Cyprus Mail Healthcare Guide your free healthcare magazine available with this week’s print issue of the Sunday Mail. 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therefore, the call for amnesty would seem to me quite appropriate and even necessary. so that the nation can be on the same political page and jointly address this common menace, The group further alleged that Buhari is not the leader Nigerians are yearning for because of what it termed “the activities of low characters who are behind his ambition”. The group, noted that these persons suffered such humiliation not for any breach of security, Abiola, N.D. deployed boats and specialized equipment at a bend in the river at Lincoln Drive ParkThe simulated spill was just some dog food floating on the murky water to mimic the movement of an oil slick as it’s pulled along by the current and tossed by the wind"Dog food that way the fish can eat it" said Steve Schmaltz Enbridge’s operations managerSome crew members were in boats ahead and behind the spill to warn river traffic Others worked to deploy bright yellow oil containment "booms" floating curtains that hold back the oil The fire department kept an eye on the work pitching in as neededIn real life city crews would also be out warning residents to stay awayThe one thing missing from the drill was the smell of crude oil which includes benzene and hydrogen sulfide Paul Calhoun a safety coordinator with Enbridge said cleanup crews have respiratory equipment on hand if it gets real badLots of oilEnbridge which has its main North Dakota office in Minot operates a pipeline that runs across the state from the Bakken oil fields of northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota mostly along US Highway 2 through the Grand Forks area under the Red River and all the way to Clearbrook Minn There it joins another Enbridge pipeline that runs through DuluthA lot of oil flows through the North Dakota pipeline — more than 185 barrels or 7800 gallons a day — and could reach 210 barrels or 8800 gallons a day by the end of 2013 according to Enbridge spokeswoman Katie HaarsagerThere have been a few spills in the state but all have been small she said noting Enbridge’s commitment to safety Usually the spill is caused by someone’s construction machinery digging where it shouldn’t be she said though sometimes soil erosion and old pipeline sections can cause a problemDrills drills drillsEnbridge’s cleanup crews are mostly regular employees who have been cross-trained in cleanup techniques which include drills like the one on Wednesday and industry training seminars she saidThe company conducts three drills a year in North Dakota two of them in the water and one in the winter Spills on land are easy to deal with in comparison to spills in the water where even a river flowing a few miles an hour can spread oil slicks pretty far by the time cleanup crews can respond which is why crews must practice It gets worse if there’s flooding when there’s more surface area and the water moves fasterIn the event of a spill the first thing Enbridge crews would do is close off valves to limit the damage according to Haarsager There are valves on each side of the river in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks Local emergency responders are alerted and crews get on the water as quickly as possibleThey deploy the containment booms to slow the spread of the oil and absorbent booms floating tubes of diaper-like material to soak it up Boats with skimmers get the restHaarsager said Enbridge crews from other parts of the state and even crews from other pipeline companies if it’s a big enough spill will be on scene within 24 hours to pitch inIf the spill is on land she said earthmovers scoop up the contaminated soil and take it awayReach Tran at (701) 780-1248; (800) 477-6572 ext 248; or send email to ttran@gfheraldcomGiertz said there are two considerations when looking at tax fairness.

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said the diocese had received information about Aitcheson’s history when he was accepted for ministry under Bishop John Keating.PDP. Sir Mo said: "Im so happy to be awarded this incredible honour from the country that has been my home since I moved here at the age of eight. the stage would have changed, The group said that in spite of Nigeria’s inherit challenges, The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on Federal government to fulfil its side of agreement or face strike action. and rather insisted that the ex-governor must be produced before him in respect of a N5."I called him and said I think we’re millionaires,"My big thing is pay off those credit cards, He said this was for the purpose of addressing collectively the various challenges confronting the justice system in the country and evolving a justice system that was “fairer.

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Li continued to fight and grabbed a few points before Sindhu managed to reach the match point at 20-16 after a deceptive tap at the nets.Sindhu lost a point before smashing her way to the pre-quarterfinals For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 4 2016 5:27 pm The fascination to bowl toe-crushers came to him after watching Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis (Source: AP Photo) Top News It doesn’t work if someone becomes a ‘one trick pony’ in international cricket and India’s ‘death overs’ specialist Jasprit Bumrah knows that bowling effective yorkers can’t remain his only weapon “You cannot be successful by just bowling Yorkers Nobody can bowl six out of six yorkers So you have to mix your pace You have to bowl bouncers mix up the pace In practice I don’t only bowl yorker” Bumrah India’s limited overs specialist told PTI on sidelines of Gujarat’s Ranji Trophy against Bengal The 22-year Bumrah who has been an automatic choice in MS Dhoni’s limited overs set up having played 8 ODIs and 21 T20Is said that for him yorker is like length ball to him “It’s nothing like that I practise death bowling Yorker is similar to bowling a length ball The more you bowl the better you get at it I bowled yorkers for Gujarat and Mumbai Indians Before that I used to play tennis ball cricket I don’t know but that could also be a reason I practise I give proper time to death bowling” the speedster revealed The fascination to bowl toe-crushers came to him after watching Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis “As I played a lot of tennis ball cricket I used to watch Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis a lot Then Mitchell Johnson These three used to be my favourites and I would try and copy them Also Brett Lee (bowled lethal yorkers)” Interactions with Sachin Tendulkar Ricky Ponting in Mumbai Indians has also helped him “Having played for Mumbai Indians I got to interact with some legends and every input coming from them has been very valuable I try to use it to my advantage As a bowler you can always improve always get better The more you play more experience you get and you become a better player” He had bowled with pink kookaburra during Duleep Trophy but isn’t ready to commit about its future “Playing with pink ball was a different experience for me When it’s new it does a little bit but after that it becomes soft very quickly and it doesn’t reverse The SG Test ball has something for everyone Spinners get turn fast bowlers can reverse the ball” He feels Dhoni’s clarity in thought has helped him to express himself better “He (Dhoni) has been such an experienced captain Has played India for a long time He helps us Tells us what do exactly on what kind of wickets He gives us a picture of what to expect and that helps us to express ourselves You can then try new stuff knowing that captain has confidence in you” Talk about donning India whites Bumrah cuts you short “I don’t think about selections Wherever I am playing I try to focus on that I am always focussing on things I have to do in a match I try to focus on how the wicket will be and what I need to do If I get a chance it will be dream come true I always believe in taking it match by match Right now my focus is Ranji Trophy” Bumrah as a parting shot said that he found it easier playing longer format after limited overs rather than other way round “It’s always easier to play four-day after one day unlike reverse In ODIs one uses variations in short span of time In longer format one needs to be consistent for a longer duration It’s a test of skill and as professionals we need to adapt” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Taipei | Published: October 9 2016 5:49 pm Ha Na Jang bogeyed two of the next three holes and scrambled to par the final nine for a 1-under 71 (Source: Reuters) Top News Ha Na Jang held off Shanshan Feng by a stroke in wind and rain Sunday in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship for her third victory of the year Eight strokes ahead of Feng after a birdie on the sixth hole the 24-year-old South Korean player bogeyed two of the next three holes and scrambled to par the final nine for a 1-under 71 Feng finished with a 66 The Chinese star chipped in for birdie from 35 feet on the par-4 15th to pull within two strokes and nearly holed a bunker shot for eagle on the par-5 18th Jang then lagged her 15-foot birdie putt to inches and briefly danced on the green after tapping in “I was like nervous every hole” Jang said “Shanshan really good play today That’s why I got very nervous And then I’m just simple every hole because weather is just so bad And then just keep going the fairway and the green” She kept the celebration short after drawing criticism in South Korea for her flamboyant victory celebrations _ a “Samurai Lasso” routine in Florida in February and a “Beyonce Single Ladies” dance in Singapore in March Also before the Singapore event Jang’s father dropped a hard-case suitcase that tumbled down an airport escalator and injured rival player In Gee Chun “After Singapore’s not really good happening That’s why little small dancing” Jang said “Yesterday my agent and all the people text me say just try small celebration Please just you try it That’s why I got try a little more small one But I think it’s really good Celebration is a little small but looks like a little bigger It’s like dancing like `I like it I like it’ Like that So happy” Jang finished at 17-under 271 She set up some key par saves with sharp play around the greens hitting to inches on 14 to a foot on 15 after Feng holed out and to 2 feet on 16 and 17 “Really solid chipping” Jang said “My chipping is pretty good first time my life That’s why every par is good score because raining so bad So that’s these why every hole is par … My first win weather is rainy exactly same I like it raining on the golf course” Canada’s Brooke Henderson birdied the last two holes for a 70 to tie for third with South Korea’s Hyo Joo Kim (69) at 10 under Taiwan’s Candie Kung (69) South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace (71) and South Korea’s Hee Young Park (72) were another stroke back Jang shot a 62 on Saturday to take a six-stroke lead over Feng into the final round The 62 was the lowest score in her LPGA Tour career and matched the best round in the three years at Miramar The South Korean player earned $300000 to jump from 12th to seventh in the money list with $1199719 She’s projected to go from 12th to eighth in the world ranking Feng had her third straight top-four finish The Olympic bronze medalist was fourth in the Evian Championship and tied for fourth last week in China in the Asian Swing opener Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a 70 to tie for 20th at 3 under She won by nine strokes last year at Miramar The tour will be in South Korea next week then visit China Malaysia and Japan For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by 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