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Tennessee restaurants listed on Yelp will now display health scores

When deciding where to dine out, a number of things come into play. For the single person it might be choosing a place where friends are likely to be found. For parents it’s often a family-friendly restaurant with a children’s menu. As for the retired couple, it could be as simple as what eatery is nearest to home or maybe the latest restaurant being touted by Read More

The Senate tax bill has a health care throwback

Members of the Senate Finance Committee participate in a markup of the Republican tax reform proposal today in Washington, D.C. – Win McNamee/Getty Images Senate Republicans are working on a tax bill, and today Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul formally proposed an amendment that would get rid of the Affordable Care Act’s individual health insurance mandate. Sarah Kliff is the senior policy correspondent Read More

Pressure on UK schools to tackle mental health grows

At some schools, the number of students seeing counsellors is rising A few years ago, none of the staff at Hendon School, a state secondary school in north London, knew what to do about children with mental health problems, according to assistant headteacher Noelle Doona. But after the headteacher committed suicide in 2015, the shock started a conversation between the Read More

Picking the Right Traditional Indian Bridal Look Jewellery

The significance of choosing the correct gems can’t be focused on enough and ladies frequently put the same amount of significance on adornments shopping as on garments shopping. Clearly, the sort of garments selected are basic to making a rich look however they are just a base on which certain frill must be added to finish the look. Indian ladies Read More

UPSC member Chhatar Singh resigns

Chhatar Singh took over as UPSC member on 2 September 2013. His term was due to end on 4 March, next year. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: UPSC member Chhatar Singh has resigned, over three months after he was questioned by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in the allotment of 14 industrial plots in Haryana’s Panchkula. President Ram Nath Read More

Govt weighs performance-linked funding for central universities

The government spends between Rs200 and Rs350 crore annually on each of the 43 central universities. File photo: HT New Delhi: Future funding of central universities could be linked to their performance as part of a plan to make these institutions more accountable. The performance parameters under consideration include quality of education, placement of students and revenue generation. As part of Read More

BHU violence: Govt unlikely to remove VC GC Tripathi

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been on the boil for the last week after some of its female students were molested by outsiders and a subsequent student protest was dealt with police caning them. Photo: AP New Delhi: The Union human resource development ministry is not considering the removal of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice chancellor G.C. Tripathi despite a students’ Read More

Good lifestyle choices can cut health risks

It is very likely that every person reading this article knows somebody — a neighbour, a friend, a colleague, a relative — who has diabetes, high blood pressure or cancer. Did you know that while our genes can predispose us to cancer or hypertension, the choices we make in life have an even greater impact on our health? The World Read More

Pursue Healthier Lifestyle To Fight Diabetes: Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of World Diabetes Day on Tuesday urged people to pledge to lead a healthier life to overcome the disease. In his tweet, Modi said: “Spoke about the rising occurrence of diabetes among youth during Mann Ki Baat last month.” He attached a four-minute audio clip of his address to the nation Read More

World Diabetes Day: Take Action With These Five Lifestyle Changes

Although type 2 diabetes has strong links to genetic elements, lifestyle factors such as exercise and diet may also influence the development of the disease. For World Diabetes Day, November 14, here are five ways to help play an active role in its prevention. Watch out for hidden sugarIndustrially processed foods can be hard work on the pancreas due to Read More