October 17, 2019

CMAJ editorial blisters Liberal government over age limit in legalizedpot plan

first_imgOTTAWA – An editorial in the latest Canadian Medical Association Journal says the Trudeau government’s plan to legalize marijuana will put young people at risk by setting 18 as the benchmark minimum age for buying pot.The article says cannabis has harmful effects on young brains, noting that the association recommends the legislation restrict the amount and potency of pot available to those under the age of 25.The Liberal legislation sets 18 as the basic age for purchase and consumption, but allows provinces to raise that to coincide with their age limits for alcohol consumption.The editorial says regular use of cannabis by young people can hurt developing brains.The government says the purpose of the legislation is to protect public health and safety, but the bill falls short of this objective, the editorial argues — especially when it comes to young people.It also predicts that the legislation will result in a substantial increase in impaired driving, particularly among the young.“Simply put, cannabis should not be used by young people,” says the editorial, which appears under the name of Diane Kelsall, the journal’s interim editor-in-chief.The article also opposes a provision in the bill which would allow for personal cultivation of up to four marijuana plants, each no more than one metre in height.“Allowing personal cultivation will increase the risk of diversion and access to cannabis that is not subject to any quality or potency controls,” it says.“This is not consistent with the act’s goals of establishing strict safety and quality requirements for cannabis and restricting its access to youth.”The editorial says the legislation should not become law.“The government appears to be hastening to deliver on a campaign promise without being careful enough about the health impacts of policy…. If Parliament truly cares about the public health and safety of Canadians, especially our youth, this bill will not pass.”The legislation and an accompanying bill tightening up laws against impaired driving are being debated in the House of Commons and the association’s position is playing a role.“Medical evidence indicates marijuana impacts brain development up to age 25 and we believe it affects brain function after that,” Conservative MP David Anderson said during debate on Monday.“This government seems to think that 18 is OK. The public disagrees, all polls show that.“How is the government going to address this issue seriously of young people being exposed to this drug prior to when they should be?”last_img read more

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October 16, 2019

Bill Melinda Gates Foundation to Match 1 Million in Red Nose Day

first_imgComic Relief, the nonprofit behind Red Nose Day, has announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match up to $1 million in donations to Red Nose Day’s US campaign through Facebook’s range of charitable giving products.The joint effort enables people across the country to double the impact of their donation to Red Nose Day in the US, which supports programs that keep children safe, healthy and educated here in the United States and abroad.Red Nose Day is all about coming together to have fun and make a difference for children in need. Red Nose Day supporters can take advantage of the match in a number of ways using new and existing Facebook products:• Set up a Facebook fundraiser for Red Nose Day USA and encourage friends to donate. • Use #RedNoseDay or #NosesOn in posts to prompt the option to add a donate button (text posts only). • Go live on Facebook from a smartphone and add a donate button for Red Nose Day. • Donate directly to the campaign from the Red Nose Day USA page. • Support friends’ Facebook fundraising efforts for Red Nose Day USA by making a donation.People on Facebook can make it more fun by doing a challenge or activity if their fundraising goal is met, or challenging their friends and family to do the same.Facebook users launch their own personal fundraisers here, or make a donation at facebook.com/rednosedayusa.Richard Curtis, founder of Red Nose Day, said, “The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been a completely key partner of Red Nose Day and it’s so wonderful to have their continued involvement this year. With the Foundation’s match and Facebook’s innovative fundraising tools, it’s now easier than ever for people across the country to get involved and help raise money that will truly save and change children’s lives.”Rob Rosen, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said, “Donating money should be meaningful and fun. Red Nose Day is both. We’re excited to partner with Comic Relief and Facebook to reach as many people as possible to inspire them to join us in ending child poverty.”Janet Scardino, CEO of Comic Relief, said, “Facebook’s latest donation and fundraising tools are the ultimate way to let our fans be our fundraisers. We see Red Noses all across social, and now Facebook has made it easy to turn that into a new and personal way to give.”The 2017 Red Nose Day campaign runs from now through Red Nose Day (Thursday, May 25) and everyone can get involved. Buy and wear a Red Nose, available exclusively at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores nationwide, take on a fundraising challenge and share personal stories of involvement on social media to encourage others to make a difference for children in need using #RedNoseDay and #NosesOn.On Thursday May 25, tune into NBC for a special night of Red Nose Day programming in support of the charity featuring: “Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day” (8 p.m. ET); “Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day” (9 p.m. ET), featuring Julia Roberts in Kenya; and the third annual “Red Nose Day Special” (10 p.m. ET). The three-hour primetime block will both entertain viewers and give them an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children in need here at home and around the world.Follow Red Nose Day on social media @RedNoseDayUSA.last_img read more

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October 15, 2019

WFF17 – INTERVIEW WITH KATIE BOLAND – DIRECTOR OF LOLZITA

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: WHAT WERE THE GREATEST CHALLENGES YOU FACED DURING THE FILM?Directing and starring was hard. To be in a scene and simultaneously have to act and then also try and judge if everything else was working, like the camera etc was a challenge for sure. I also felt the scenes that were more sexual in nature were a challenge because it was hard to feel I was being taken seriously in a blonde wig and pasties.WHAT APPEAL DO YOU THINK YOUR FILM WILL HAVE FOR AUDIENCESI hope that young women see a version of their complicated identity in my character. I hope people think about how we live in two realities now, who we present ourselves to be online and who we really are and how both personas can be quite valuable and nuanced. Also, the costume designer Avery Plewes did an amazing job so I think it’s a fun movie visually as well.WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A CREATOR?I was tired of just being an actress. I felt I had a lot more to say. I wanted some control over my life. Honestly, I think it just fits my personality. I like having creative control. I think it was a natural progression.WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON NEXT?I have three television series in development that I have created. I am working on my first feature film that I will write and direct. I plan to make another short in the new year. I have four films coming out this year that I acted in and I am doing post on a webseries that Megan Park and I wrote, directed and created called We’re Adults Now.WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO ASPIRING FILMMAKERS?Never give up. If you can do anything else that would make you happy, do that because this industry is only worth it if it’s the only thing that will make you happy. Have a sense of humour. Don’t be afraid to ask people who are smarter and more talented than you for help.WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 3 FAVOURITE FILMS OF ALL TIME?Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Manhattan and Ed Wood.IF YOU HAD TO DESCRIBE YOUR FILM IN THREE WORDS … WHAT WOULD THEY BE?Provocative, Identity and Pink.IF YOU COULD RESHOOT ANY FILM MADE IN THE PAST 20 YEARS, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND HOW WOULD YOU CHANGE IT?I would reshoot Notting Hill and make it a very dark, gritty, naturalistic comedy about an actress who’s have a psychotic break and the depressed British man who tries to save her.WHO ARE YOUR MENTORS? (AND WHY)My mother is my mentor. She has helped me so much with all my projects and her faith in me is unwavering. Aside from being an amazing filmmaker she’s just a very inspiring woman. She was the third woman in the world hired by United Press as a photojournalist! Every photo of Terry Fox she took! She’s a queen!WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL SHOWTIME:DECEMBER 1, 2017, 4:30 PM – MAURY YOUNG ARTS CENTREGET YOUR TICKETS AT: https://whistlerfilmfestival.com/film/lolzita/SYNOPSIS: Angelina, a naive but social media-savvy young woman, navigates her boring suburban reality while maintaining a provocative and powerful fantasy life as an Instagram celebrity. A poignant exploration of how an online façade can hide a hidden vulnerability.CAST AND CREDITS:Executive Producer: Gail Harvey, Jennifer JonasProducers: Lauren Collins, Katie BolandCast: Sarah Gadon, Katie Boland, Jesse CamachoCinematographer: Jordan KenningtonEditing: Diane BrunjesScreenplay: Katie Boland Katie Boland Katie Boland Katie Boland Sarah Gadon Sarah Gadon Lolz-ita Katie Boland Don McKellar Lolz-ita James Kall Katie Boland and Jesse Camacho GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL TODAY DIRECTOR’S BIO: Katie Boland is an award-winning actress, writer and director. She has appeared in over seventy films and currently has three television series she created in development. She splits her time between Los Angeles and Toronto. Lolzita is her directorial debut.WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION FOR YOUR FILM?I was inspired by young, very creative women online (instagram and tumblr) who used themselves and their bodies as their brand. I was curious about this kind of feminism where to be sexualized on your own terms seemed empowering, but I also would see the comments under the pictures and realized these young women were also victims of their sexuality. My character in Lolz-Ita is conflicted: she’s empowered by her sexuality online while not being particularly empowered in real life. Advertisement Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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October 13, 2019

Additional work to be performed on Taylor Bridge Tonight

first_imgTAYLOR, B.C. – Yellowhead Road and Bridge North Peace say additional work on the Taylor Bridge will be taking place tonight, Thursday, January 17.YRB says additional work is needed to complete deck welding maintenance.Originally, maintenance was scheduled to take place on the nights of January 14 and the 15, along with additional work performed on January 16. Maintenance will begin at 7 p.m. until 3:30 a.m.Traffic will be single lane alternating with up to 20-minute delays.YRB is advising drivers to plan this delay in their commute.Check DriveBC for updates or you can call the after-hours line at 1-888-883-6688.last_img

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October 2, 2019

As UN marks Buddhist holiday Ban says spiritual ideals can help tackle

The teachings of Buddhism can offer significant insights on how to face today’s most pressing challenges, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, in a message marking Vesak Day, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha.“Now more than ever, we need the spirit of non-violence to help inspire peace and quell conflict,” Mr. Ban said. “This year’s observance, falling at a time of widespread strife and misery, is an occasion to examine how Buddhist teachings can inform our response to prevailing challenges.”Mr. Ban noted that confronting troubling problems is a big part of Buddhism as the Buddha himself – when he was a young prince – left the safety of his palace to discover the four sufferings of birth, sickness old age and death.“While such painful realities cannot be avoided, Buddhism offers insights into how to cope with them. Its history is replete with inspiring examples of the transformative power of Buddhist philosophy,” he said.Mr. Ban also recalled that King Ashoka, who presided over a brutal reign in India in from 268-232 B.C., ultimately converted to Buddhism, renouncing violence and embracing peace.“The values that King Ashoka espoused, including human rights, democratic governance and respect for the dignity of life, are common to all great religions. The fact that he was able to embrace them after years of brutal war offers proof that the goodwill of individuals can end widespread suffering.”Mr. Ban offered his best wishes to Buddhists and expressed his sincere hope that “we may all draw on spiritual ideals to strengthen our resolve to improve our world.” By its resolution 54/115 of 1999, the General Assembly recognized internationally the Day of Vesak to acknowledge the contribution that Buddhism, one of the oldest religions in the world, has made for over two and a half millennia and continues to make to the spirituality of humanity. This day is commemorated annually at the UN Headquarters and other UN offices, in consultation with the relevant UN offices and with permanent missions. read more

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September 25, 2019

Noisy cities disrupt heartbeat and could trigger disease study suggests

first_imgIt is known that repeated exposure to external stresses such as noise, pollution and crowded areas can lead to a range of long term physical illnesses and behavioural issues.  Recent studies have found links between noise and heart related diseases. The research was published in the journal Information Fusion. Noisy cities could damage heart healthCredit:Anna Berkut / Alamy Stock Photo The team are also calling for decision-makers to develop, implement and improve guidelines and standards to protect public health around urban spaces.“Repeated human exposure to environmental pollutants such as noise, air pollution, traffic or even crowded areas can cause severe health problems ranging from headaches and sleep disturbance to heart disease,” added Dr Kanjo.“Many people live in and around urban areas and every day will walk along city streets and get around by cars, trains or buses.“It’s important that the issue of noise is considered when designing city landscapes. Most importantly, local authorities should look at the multiple environmental factors that might affect our health at street level.” The cacophony of noise town centres could trigger heart problems, a new study suggests, after scientists found that fluctuating sounds on busy high streets disturb normal cardiac rhythms.Researchers from Nottingham Trent University found that constant changes in noise – even at low levels – had an immediate and disruptive effect on the patterns of participants’ normal heart rates.The team says their findings add to a growing body of research which shows how our everyday surroundings could have wider implications for long-term health.For the study, shoppers were asked to wear mobile body sensors to monitor their heart rates as they moved about Nottingham city centre for 45 minutes.“We found that rapid changes in noise resulted in rapid disturbance to the normal rhythm of participants’ hearts,” said researcher Dr Eiman Kanjo of Nottingham Trent’s School of Science and Technology.“If this pattern is repeated regularly then there is a danger it might lead to cardiovascular problems.”center_img Noisy cities could damage heart health But the study is the first to use sensors to attempt to model the short-term impact that city environments can have upon the human body.The researchers, from the university’s School of Science and Technology, also found that air pressure had an effect on heart rate as well as an impact upon body temperature.Environmental data including noise, air pressure and light levels were compared to data from participants relating to heart rate, body temperature and movement and changes in the electrodermal activities of the skin.None of the participants had heart problems, but the researchers say it would be useful to study whether people with heart conditions suffered a greater impact. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

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September 25, 2019

16yrold stabbed to death at Covent Garden school concert

Police are investigating the murder of 16-year-old Brian Charles Yearwood, a student of Covent Garden Secondary School and of 69 Public Road Grove, East Bank Demerara which occurred at about 20:00 hrs Saturday night at Covent Garden Nursery School compound.KILLED: Brian YearwoodPolice investigations so far revealed that the victim was attending a concert at the school when he was stabbed once to the center region of his chest, allegedly by a 17-year-old school drop-out from Kaneville, East Bank Demerara, who is being sought by investigators along with several persons who witnessed the incident.A policeman in attendance at the concert with a relative , responded and with assistance from other persons rushed Yearwood to the Diamond Diagnostic Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police searching for 17-yr-old alleged attacker Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedTeen, adult remanded for murder of lad at school concertMay 8, 2017In “Court”Two arrested over stabbing death of Covent Garden studentMay 2, 2017In “Crime”School gang members to be charged for stabbing 15-year-oldApril 12, 2019In “Crime” read more

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September 22, 2019

Veszprem only 3 before road to Montpellier

The French Montpellier are close to make another sensation at EHF Champions League. After they beat Vive Taruon Kielce, team of Patrice Canayer made a good result in Veszprem 23:26, but decision will be taken in France next week.Telekom Veszprém – Montpellier HB 26:23 (13:10) Montpellier HB: Gerard – Anquetil, Simonet 2, Truchanovicius 2, Toumi, Grebille 1, Dolenec 4 (2), Guigou 3 (1), Bos, Zvizej, Bonnefond 1, Faustin, Fabregas 4, Porte 5, Bingo 1 Telekom Veszprém: Mikler, Alilovic – Gulyás, Iváncsik 2 Schuch, Ilic 4, Palmarsson 6, Gajic 2 (2), Nilsson 3, Nagy 6, Ugalde, Marguc, Terzic, Sulic 1, Lékai 2 ← Previous Story RK Vardar with +2 from Flensburg Next Story → FIGHTING SPIRIT ISN’T ENOUGH: Kiel with +2 to Blaugrana

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September 22, 2019

Heres what happened today Saturday

first_imgUpdated at 9.12pmNEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…Enda Kenny canvasses in Dublin [Photocall Ireland]IRELANDThe body of missing Peggy Mangan was found in Ballymun.Enda Kenny said ‘no’ to a TV Seanad debate invitation.Four people appeared in court over this month’s fatal Leicester fire.A teenage girl was knocked down and killed in Stillorgan.Around a thousand people took part in a pro-choice march.Two men were injured in Tyrone stabbings.Eamon Gilmore took part in UN talks. INTERNATIONAL#IRAN: A shoe was thrown at the Iranian president in reaction to his historic phone call with Barack Obama.#SYRIA: The UN voted to order the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons. #ENGLAND: Margaret Thatcher’s ashes were laid to rest in a private ceremony.#INDONESIA: Miss World was crowned, amid heightened security, following protests.INNOVATIONThe NSA has admitted workers used spying tools to snoop on their exes.[Huffington Post]Could the ban on using your phone while airborne be lifted? [Guardian]Planning a weekend cinema trip? Techradar has some nice advice.PARTING SHOTHave a little spare cash?[Image: Savagejungle.com]Over at Buzzfeed, they’ve tracked down seven private islands “that cost less than a flat in London”.A pretty big flat, but still…Originally posted at 8.34pmRead: And here’s what happened yesterday > Magdalene survivors launched an oral history project.The cost of setting up the property tax was revealed.And, of course, there was the small matter of the All Ireland Hurling Final.last_img read more

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September 20, 2019

LAcerp condamne Numericable à payer 5 millions deuros damende

first_imgL’Acerp condamne Numericable à payer 5 millions d’euros d’amendeNumericable a écopé d’une amende de 5 millions d’euros dans un différend l’opposant à France Télécom dans le cadre du déploiement de la fibre optique en France. L’Arcep a sanctionné le fournisseur d’accès à Internet Numericable d’une amende de 5 millions d’euros. Cette mesure a été décidée pour non-respect d’une décision de règlement de différend qui opposait le fournisseur d’accès à France Télécom.Cette affaire date du début des années 2000. A l’époque, le “Plan Câble” s’est développé dans de nombreuses agglomérations. Numericable a alors déployé sa fibre optique dans les fourreaux de France Télécom. Ce dernier demandait à ce que Numericable respecte les mêmes modalités opérationnelles que les autres opérateurs.L’Acerp note qu'”il s’agit essentiellement de processus opérationnels encadrant et formalisant les échanges entre France Télécom et chaque opérateur, pour ce qui concerne les interventions sur le terrain, la réservation de fourreaux de génie civil avant tout déploiement de fibre optique et enfin la réalisation d’un état des lieux exhaustif des travaux réalisés.” Pour Numericable, cette demande n’était pas recevable car elle lui imposait des “contraintes non justifiées”. Mais dans ce différend, l’Arcep a donné raison à France Telecom le 4 novembre 2010. Une décision à laquelle Numericable aurait refusé de se conformer, malgré un délai d’exécution de 2 mois. La Cour d’appel de Paris avait confirmé en juin dernier la décision de l’Arcep. Mais un pourvoi en cassation est en cours. Le 26 décembre 2011 à 10:00 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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September 11, 2019

St Thomas St Dorothys To Hold Food Drive On June 2324

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — St. Thomas and St. Dorothy’s will be holding a Food Drive for the parish’s Food Pantry to help Parish members in need this weekend. Donations may be left at the entrances of both churches before all masses.Food items most needed include:Peanut Butter & JellyInstant Macaroni & CheeseCanned CornMicrowavable DinnersBeef Stew/Canned DinnersJuice Boxes/PouchesMayonnaise & CatsupPancake Mix & SyrupBody Soap & WashShampoo & ConditionerDeodorantFeminine Hygiene ProductsToothpaste & Dental FlossBody Lotion(NOTE: The above announcement is from the latest St. Thomas/St. Dorothy’s church bulletin.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSt. Thomas & St. Dorothy’s To Hold Food Drive On July 13-14In “Community”St. Thomas & St. Dorothy’s Holding Food Drive & Cleaning Product Drive On October 14-15In “Community”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, July 14, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”last_img read more

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September 3, 2019

Sri Lanka attacks What we know so far

first_imgA security officer stands in front of St Anthony`s shrine in Colombo, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels on Easter, in Sri Lanka on 22 April 2019. Photo: ReutersSri Lanka was rocked Sunday by a series of deadly blasts that has reportedly killed 290 people and injured 500 more.Here is what we know so far about one of the deadliest attacks in the island nation’s history:What happened?Powerful explosions struck in quick succession at three hotels in the capital Colombo. The Cinnamon Grand was hit at around 8:30 am (0300 GMT), and the high-end Shangri-La soon after at 9:05am.Three churches were also targeted in that wave of blasts: Colombo’s historic St Anthony’s Shrine, the St Sebastian’s church in the town of Negombo — north of the capital — and the Zion Church in the east-coast town of Batticaloa.Hours later, there were two more blasts — one of them at another Colombo hotel. At least two of the eight were carried out by suicide bombers, according to police sources and a hotel official.Who were the victims?The blasts hit the churches when they were full of worshippers gathered for Easter services. An AFP photographer saw bodies and debris lying on the floor at St Anthony’s.By Sunday evening, the toll stood at 207 dead and 450 people injured.Police said 35 foreigners were among the dead, including British, Dutch, Portuguese, Chinese and American citizens, with the US and Britain later confirming their nationals were killed.Hospital sources also said British, Dutch and American citizens were among those killed, with Britons and Japanese also injured.India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj added three Indians were killed.A Portuguese man also died, according to the Iberian nation’s LUSA news agency. Two Chinese nationals were injured, the country’s embassy in Sri Lanka said, according to Beijing’s official Xinhua news agency.Who did it?There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declined to identify any suspected perpetrators.At least eight people have been arrested in connection with the attacks, police said, and investigators would look into whether the attackers had “overseas links”.The island nation has suffered deadly militant attacks for years, especially by ethnic Tamil militants during a decades-long civil war that ended in 2009 when Sri Lankan forces crushed the insurgency.In recent years, there have been clashes between the majority Sinhalese Buddhist community and minority Muslims, and in March last year the government imposed a 12-day state of emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots.Christian groups have also complained of increased harassment from hardline Buddhist groups.And, according to documents seen by AFP, the country’s police chief warned top officers 10 days ago of possible suicide bomb attacks on churches and the Indian high commission by the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ), a radical Muslim group in Sri Lanka. He cited reports by a “foreign intelligence agency”, according to the documents.How did Sri Lanka react? Wickremesinghe urged people to “hold our unity as Sri Lankans” and pledged to “wipe out this menace once and for all.”The Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Ranjith, described the attackers as “animals” and called on authorities to “punish them mercilessly”.The government beefed up security and imposed an immediate and indefinite curfew across the country. It also put in place a “temporary” ban on social media platforms “in order to prevent incorrect and wrong information being spread”.Security at Colombo’s airport was also enhanced, according to Sri Lankan Airlines, which advised its passengers to arrive four hours before their flights. It added that passengers with passports and tickets will be able to reach the airport during the curfew.Embassies in Sri Lanka have warned their citizens to shelter in place.last_img
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August 27, 2019

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first_img Related Content Pierre Qian explains radiotherapy to ablate VTVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 7:34Loaded: 2.19%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -7:34 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Feature | June 24, 2009 Fluke Biomedical Unveils Modern Web Site News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | Cardio-oncology | July 29, 2019 Statins Reduce Stroke, Cardiovascular Risk in Cancer Patients Following Radiation Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head… read more The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD June 24, 2009 – Fluke Biomedical announced today the launch of a new and improved website at www.flukebiomedical.com, which will provide updated functionality and a new look and feel.Fluke Biomedical’s website now features enhanced search capabilities, progressive user interface and an efficient customer experience. In an economic environment where other industry providers have begun to scale back to survive, Fluke Biomedical stands at the forefront in continuing to offer the best in technology and customer support. For more information: www.flukebiomedical.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read more Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, read more News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more last_img read more

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August 27, 2019

Fujifilm to Highlight Enterprise Imaging Technology at HIMSS 2017

first_img News | Artificial Intelligence | August 08, 2019 Half of Hospital Decision Makers Plan to Invest in AI by 2021 August 8, 2019 — A recent study conducted by Olive AI explores how hospital leaders are responding to the imperative read more Synapse RISFebruary 3, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. and Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. will present its comprehensive Synapse Enterprise Imaging product portfolio and its SonoSite iViz solution at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference and exhibition Feb. 19-23, 2017 in Orlando, Fla. The company announced it will also sponsor an educational session titled “Value-based Care, Enterprise Imaging and the Future of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning.”The following solutions will be on exhibit and available for demonstration:Synapse VNA— Synapse VNA (vendor neutral archive) is an enterprise-wide medical information and image management solution that serves as a vendor-neutral, scalable, and organizationally-aware storage and distribution system for DICOM and non-DICOM objects. A comprehensive application for storing and providing access to the complete imaging record, Synapse VNA securely integrates more specialties, more devices and more data than other VNAs, according to Fujifilm. Capabilities that will be demonstrated include encounter-based workflows, secure mobile image uploads, organized data flow and management, cloud-based disaster recovery, and electronic health record (EHR) mobile and web integrations, to name a few.Synapse 5 PACS — Designed with speed and functionality in mind, Synapse 5 PACS (picture archiving and communication system) offers subsecond delivery of extremely large datasets. Its underlying architecture promotes significantly less bandwidth consumption and tighter security. Advances in efficiency and ergonomics facilitate productivity and a better overall user experience. The latest design includes server-side image rendering and a zero-download viewer with browser and operating system flexibility, resulting in significant information technology (IT) benefits.Synapse Mobility Enterprise Viewer—Utilizing the latest server-side rendering technology, Synapse Mobility Enterprise Viewer allows providers to securely and quickly stream all patient imaging data to authorized users. It can be accessed directly via web browsers, launched directly from the EHR, or on Synapse Mobility iOS and Android device applications. It includes a zero-footprint DICOM and non-DICOM image and report viewer for the entire patient record, a unique collaboration feature for DICOM and non-DICOM datasets that uses real time audio/video capabilities for live conferencing, and a new Share feature to exchange images or launch into other third-party integrations.Synapse RIS—Synapse RIS (radiology information system) is a full-featured, workflow management system that is fully integrated with Synapse PACS. It features an advanced Scheduling Intelligence Engine, patient portal, business intelligence analytics and has a flexible architecture with modern interoperability standards, allowing practices to easily integrate with physicians in their community. Productivity-boosting tools include universal worklist and paperless consent forms.SonoSite iViz—Advancing Fujifilm’s integration of ultrasound with medical IT, iViz was designed for ultra-mobility. It allows seamless access to patient information as well as the ability to store exam findings, submit reports and consult with remote providers for near real-time assessment, making it especially suited for field use. A next-generation architecture and platform, iViz is the first medical visualization solution that is enabled for bi-directional EMR connectivity through the Synapse VNA. Using this option, iViz accepts patient demographics from the EMR, eliminating manual entry and saving valuable time. With just a few taps, iViz can also send patient reports to the EMR.The complimentary Lunch & Learn session will be held on Wed., Feb. 22. Presenters include: James Whitfill, M.D., chief medical officer at Scottsdale Health Partners; George Shih, M.D., associate professor and vice chair of informatics, Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and associate attending radiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus; and David Wild, director of marketing, medical informatics at Fujifilm. 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January 2, 2019

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