Weather http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23798/all en REFILE-In India, questions over decision to treat rape victim overseas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-india-questions-over-decision-treat-rape-victim-overseas <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>(Fixes spelling of Delhi official's name in 27th para)</p> <p>By Sanjeev Miglani</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The decision to fly the victim<br /> of a gang rape that outraged India for treatment in Singapore<br /> made little medical sense as the woman was so severely injured<br /> that her death was all but inevitable, doctors say.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-india-questions-over-decision-treat-rape-victim-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All India Institute of Medical Sciences Cardiac Arrest Delhi Disaster Education in Delhi Environment Health Labor Medical Council of India Medicine Organ transplantation Person Career Person Location Person Travel Politics Quotation Safdarjang Hospital Sheila Dikshit Social Issues States and territories of India Weather Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:42:33 +0000 5731470 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 5731970 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 5732093 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 5732249 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Political risks to watch in South Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/factbox-political-risks-watch-south-africa <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 Jon Herskovitz</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Ratings agencies fear South African President Jacob Zuma's policies are eroding the competitiveness of Africa's biggest economy while failing to address corruption undermining anti-poverty programmes.</p> <p>Zuma won a landslide re-election as head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in December, positioning him to remain as head of state until 2019.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/factbox-political-risks-watch-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Health Labor Politics Social Issues South Africa Weather Zulu people Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:19 +0000 5732597 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Venezuela's sick Chavez misses own inauguration bash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash <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>* Swearing-in delayed as Chavez remains in Cuban hospital</p> <p>* Supporters gather in streets around presidential palace</p> <p>* Three left-wing Latin American leaders attend events</p> <p>By Daniel Wallis and Brian Ellsworth</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez remained on his sickbed in Cuba on Thursday while thousands of supporters rallied in his honor on the day he should have been sworn in for a new six-year term in the South American OPEC nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-venezuelas-sick-chavez-misses-own-inauguration-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Health Hugo Chavez Human Interest Human rights in Venezuela Labor Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Weather Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:15:30 +0000 5732664 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Russia to ban German chilled meat imports in Feb http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-russia-ban-german-chilled-meat-imports-feb <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>* Russia eyes ban on Germany's poultry, beef and pork</p> <p>* Moscow-Berlin ties have been frosty</p> <p>* Russia requires testing for ractopamine for meat from the U.S. (Changes sourcing, adds detail)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Russia will stop importing chilled meats from Germany starting from Feb. 4 because of health concerns, a spokesman from Russia's animal and plant health watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-russia-ban-german-chilled-meat-imports-feb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Food and drink Health Labor Meat Pork Russia Social Issues Weather Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:00:56 +0000 5737306 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Cavaliers' Varejao to miss rest of season with blood clot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nba-cavaliers-varejao-miss-rest-season-blood-clot <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>Jan 21 (Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao will miss the rest of the National Basketball Association (NBA) season undergoing treatment for a blood clot in his right lung, the team said on Monday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old Brazilian, who was the NBA's top rebounder until a knee injury requiring surgery sidelined him in December, was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic last Thursday where he is being treated with blood thinners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nba-cavaliers-varejao-miss-rest-season-blood-clot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anderson Varej√£o Anderson Varejao Cleveland Cavaliers Disaster Environment Health Labor National Basketball Association Social Issues Weather Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:00:14 +0000 5737435 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL players union funding $100 mln Harvard study on injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nfl-players-union-funding-100-mln-harvard-study-injury <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 Scott Malone</p> <p>BOSTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The union that represents U.S. professional football players has given Harvard University a $100 million grant for a study of the range of health problems, from brain damage to heart conditions, that affect current and former players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nfl-players-union-funding-100-mln-harvard-study-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Harvard University Health Labor National Football League Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:30:24 +0000 5741005 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-NFL players union funds $100 mln Harvard study on injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-nfl-players-union-funding-100-mln-harvard-study-injury <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>(Adds NFL response, paragraphs 11-12)</p> <p>By Scott Malone</p> <p>BOSTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The union that represents U.S. professional football players has given Harvard University a $100 million grant for a study of the range of health problems, from brain damage to heart conditions, that affect current and former players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-nfl-players-union-funding-100-mln-harvard-study-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Entertainment Environment Football Health Labor National Football League Neurotrauma Politics Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:15:40 +0000 5741094 at http://www.globalpost.com Sicily says to revoke permission for U.S. satellite system station http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/sicily-says-revoke-permission-us-satellite-system-station <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>PALERMO, Sicily, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Sicilian regional government in Italy said on Tuesday it would revoke permission for the United States to build a ground station for a satellite defence system, citing health concerns.</p> <p>It said there were insufficient studies about the effect the ground station's electromagnetic waves could have on the health of residents around the city of Niscemi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/sicily-says-revoke-permission-us-satellite-system-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Environment Health Labor Mobile User Objective System Sicily Social Issues War Weather Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:00:16 +0000 5746920 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/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>Sharp drop in drink deaths follows alcohol price rise</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Entertainment Environment Health Labor Medicine Pharmacology Social Issues Weather Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 05:30:35 +0000 5748454 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/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>Sharp drop in drink deaths follows alcohol price rise</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Entertainment Environment Health Labor Medicine Pharmacology Social Issues Weather Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:16:12 +0000 5748807 at http://www.globalpost.com Blizzard aims for US Northeast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/blizzard-aims-us-northeast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Predictions for a blizzard to hit New England widened Thursday to include New York, threatening commuter disruptions and power outages in America's most densely populated region.</p> <p>The National Weather Service predicted a "major winter storm" for Friday into Saturday and said New York City was in the mix for blizzard conditions, which combine sustained strong winds and snowfall.</p> <p>The storm was expected to pound Boston particularly hard, but forecasters said the system should blow through later Saturday, with milder temperatures to follow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/blizzard-aims-us-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atmospheric sciences Meteorology Weather AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:15:48 +0000 5749437 at http://www.globalpost.com AFPTV Agenda for the week ahead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/afptv-agenda-the-week-ahead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We plan to file the following videos over the coming week. Please consult the daily advisories for additions and amendments.</p> <p>-- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 --</p> <p>AFRICA</p> <p>BAMAKO/NORTH MALI: News coverage of events in Mali. RAW. TBC</p> <p>ASIA-PACIFIC</p> <p>HONG KONG: The demand for serpents in Hong Kong has shot up for the Year of the Snake but snake lovers warn that snakes should be for life, not just for New Year. RAW</p> <p>EUROPE</p> <p>BRUSSELS: News coverage of the EU summit -- if it runs into a third day. RAW</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/afptv-agenda-the-week-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Labor Social Issues Technology Television in the United States Weather WWE Heat WWE Raw AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:15:53 +0000 5749438 at http://www.globalpost.com