Education http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23578/all en Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Competition affects who gets a liver transplant: study<br /> 2013-01-07T015437Z_1_BRE906019_RTROPTC_0_US-LIVER-COMPETITION.X<br /> ML () -</p> <p>Analysis: Obama may turn Medicare reform into wider health<br /> debate</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Flu pandemic in the United States Government Health Health care in the United States Healthcare reform in the United States Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 Labor Medicare Person Career Politics Social Issues Technology United States National Health Care Act Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731340 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Competition affects who gets a liver transplant: study<br /> 2013-01-07T015437Z_1_BRE906019_RTROPTC_0_US-LIVER-COMPETITION.X<br /> ML () -</p> <p>Onyx to test cancer drug for wider use<br /> 2013-01-07T185326Z_1_BRE9060O2_RTROPTC_0_US-ONYX-RESULTS-CANCER<br /> DRUG.XML () -</p> <p>U.S. high court won't review federal embryonic stem cell<br /> funds<br /> 2013-01-07T193341Z_2_BRE9060IR_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-COURT-STEMCELL.<br /> XML () -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Education Flu pandemic in the United States Government Health Health care in the United States Healthcare in Canada Healthcare reform in the United States Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 Labor Medicare MedImmune Person Career Politics Social Issues Technology United States United States National Health Care Act Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:02:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731543 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Teachers in Ohio, Texas flock to free gun training classes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/corrected-teachers-ohio-texas-flock-free-gun-training-classes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Removes Texas reference from paragraph 11)</p> <p>* Advocates: Armed teachers could have stopped Conn. tragedy</p> <p>* Texas legislator: should be easier for teachers to carry</p> <p>* Some educators protest; teachers still seek training</p> <p>By Kim Palmer and Jim Forsyth</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/corrected-teachers-ohio-texas-flock-free-gun-training-classes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Gun politics in the United States Labor Law Politics Politics of the United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:30:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731634 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New boss of meningitis-linked firm is poor choice: U.S. official</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - The person hired to run the bankrupt pharmacy linked to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak is "hopelessly conflicted" and should be removed from the job, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday. William Harrington, the U.S. Trustee for Region One, argued that New England Compounding Center's board should not be able to hand-pick its chief restructuring officer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alcohol abuse Business Caffeine Drinking culture Education Health Labor Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:15:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731851 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New boss of meningitis-linked firm is poor choice: U.S. official</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - The person hired to run the bankrupt pharmacy linked to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak is "hopelessly conflicted" and should be removed from the job, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday. William Harrington, the U.S. Trustee for Region One, argued that New England Compounding Center's board should not be able to hand-pick its chief restructuring officer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Labor Medicine Politics Sexually transmitted diseases and infections Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:16:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731970 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's president to meet Palestinian rivals on unity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/egypts-president-meet-palestinian-rivals-unity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Mursi hopes to get Palestinian leaders in the same room</p> <p>* Recent thaw in relations has produced scant progress</p> <p>* Disputes on elections, prisoner release continues</p> <p>CAIRO/GAZA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi plans to meet the leaders of Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday in a renewed effort to help them heal their five-year-old feud, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/egypts-president-meet-palestinian-rivals-unity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Education Labor Law Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories Politics Religion Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:15:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732071 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at "cancer establishments"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Healthcare reform in the United States Labor Medicine Politics Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732093 at http://www.globalpost.com Walls and winter rains afflict Palestinian towns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/walls-and-winter-rains-afflict-palestinian-towns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Barrier exacerbates seasonal floods, residents say</p> <p>* Environment, livelihoods endangered</p> <p>* Rare cooperation to alleviate floods in conflict hotspot</p> <p>By Noah Browning</p> <p>QALQILYA, West Bank, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Heavy winter downpours have turned some Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank into a morass of filth and flooding as an Israeli barrier blocks the waters from draining away.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/walls-and-winter-rains-afflict-palestinian-towns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab–Israeli conflict Asia Education Labor Law Politics Qalqilya Governorate Religion Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732149 at http://www.globalpost.com Greek police arrest 100 at squat, sparking protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/greek-police-arrest-100-at-squat-sparking-protests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ATHENS, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Greek police arrested 100 people on Wednesday at an Athens squat popular with anti-establishment groups and radical leftists, prompting protesters to occupy the offices of a party in the ruling coalition.</p> <p>Dozens more activists were gathering near the site of the squat in the centre of the capital and more protests were expected later in the day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/greek-police-arrest-100-at-squat-sparking-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Labor Law Politics Religion Social Issues Squats Squatting Villa Amalia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:00:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732173 at http://www.globalpost.com Obesity, lack of insurance cited in U.S. health gap http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/obesity-lack-insurance-cited-us-health-gap <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. lags other wealthy nations in health measures</p> <p>* Report sought by U.S. government sees no single factor</p> <p>* U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country</p> <p>By Susan Heavey</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Overeating, lack of health insurance access and comparatively high poverty are among the many reasons why Americans are less healthy and die younger than people in other wealthy countries, a report requested by the U.S. government showed on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/obesity-lack-insurance-cited-us-health-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Health economics Hospitality Labor Law Medicine Politics Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:00:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732249 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Egypt says Palestinian rivals agree to enact unity deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-egypt-says-palestinian-rivals-agree-enact-unity-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Palestinian leaders meet face-to-face in Cairo</p> <p>* Recent thaw in relations has produced scant progress</p> <p>* Disputes over elections and prisoner release persist</p> <p>CAIRO/GAZA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - An Egyptian official said the leaders of the Palestinian Hamas and Fatah factions had agreed at talks in Cairo on Wednesday to implement a long-delayed reconciliation pact, although it was unclear if the deal would extend beyond holding more talks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-egypt-says-palestinian-rivals-agree-enact-unity-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Education Labor Law Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories Politics Religion Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:30:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732129 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Bioengineer developing needle-free "nanopatch" vaccines</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Entertainment Gynaecological cancer Health Labor Medicine Oncology Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:01:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732650 at http://www.globalpost.com Scientists urge end to limits on US gun safety research http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/scientists-urge-end-limits-us-gun-safety-research <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Biden's task force to make recommendations on Tuesday</p> <p>* Congress has slashed gun violence research funding</p> <p>By Peter Henderson</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Research restrictions pushed by the National Rifle Association have stopped the United States from finding solutions to firearms violence, more than a hundred scientists from virtually every major U.S. university told Vice President Joe Biden's task force on gun violence in a letter on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/scientists-urge-end-limits-us-gun-safety-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Gun politics Politics Politics of the United States Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732786 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Bioengineer developing needle-free "nanopatch" vaccines</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Gynaecological cancer Health Labor Medicine Papillomavirus Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:16:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732861 at http://www.globalpost.com FEATURE-An Oxford in Changzhou? International schools spread across China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/feature-oxford-changzhou-international-schools-spread-across-ch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lucy Hornby</p> <p>BEIJING, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The website for a private school in Changzhou, one of China's smaller cities, features blue blazers and plaid skirts, music classes and an ivy-clad brick doorway -- all the trappings of the British school system designed to appeal to wealthy Chinese parents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/feature-oxford-changzhou-international-schools-spread-across-ch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Changzhou Education Education policy Social Issues State school Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733935 at http://www.globalpost.com