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Francesco Ferrini, Ph.D., of the University of Florence in Italy is the recipient of the 2019 International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) Award of Merit. As ISA’s most prestigious Award of Distinction, the Award of Merit acknowledges Ferrini’s service in advancing the principles, ideas and practices of arboriculture.
This 25th Anniversary edition completely updates the powerful insights and policy recommendations of Not What the Doctor Ordered, first published in 1993 by renowned healthcare futurist and medical economist the author. It presents specific solutions to serious problems of cost, quality, access, and outcomes by allowing all Americans to purchase services directly from caregivers who provide an expanding array of medical services at least as well as physicians—at lower cost.

Social media influencers have a responsibility to post genuine, unedited images of themselves for the sake of all users’ mental health, according to clinical psychologists. The two experts have given their comments in response to a study on how social media and the use of filtered photos on it affects users’ perceptions of their, and others’, lifestyles.
Heart2Save and Suunto have collaborated on developing a product that allows the user him/herself to identify atrial fibrillation at an early stage. The ambitious vision is to reduce strokes caused by atrial fibrillation and thus save lives and secure healthier life years.

The Chinese government must accept that no amount of suppression will ever erase the horror of the wholesale slaughter that took place in and around Tiananmen Square Roseann Rife, East Asia Research Director at Amnesty International.
Avon UK has proudly announced a partnership with Changing Faces, the nation’s leading charity for everyone who has a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different. Following Avon UK’s support for Changing Faces’ #PledgeToBeSeen as part its global stand4her programme which aims to improve the lives of 100 million women each year, the organisations are now formally joining forces.

Agreement finalised for development and roll-out of innovative intelligent-charging solutions for electric vehicles Identification and design of technological solutions enabling integration of renewables with the grid, specifically on the smaller Italian islands, and development of sustainable mobility through use of an innovative intelligent-charging platform for electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
Seasoned Consumer Marketing Executive and Former CEO of Spanx to Lead Company’s Next Phase of Growth New Avon LLC* (“Avon” or the “Company”) today announced it has appointed Laurie Ann Goldman as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 14, 2019. Ms. Goldman succeeds Scott White, who joined Avon in 2016 to lead its separation from Avon Products, Inc. and the operational transformation of Avon’s business in North America. Ms. Goldman, who joined Avon’s Board of Managers in August...

Chaired by Marina Berlusconi, the Shareholders’ Meeting of Fininvest S.p.A. approved today the financial statements of the parent company and examined the consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017.