Trends: Age discrimination getting much harder to prove

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TweetYumMany feel that ageism and age discrimination in the workplace has been getting harder to prove and has been so for many years. Some that have been following the trends will remember the issue was surfacing back in 2009 and 2005 and the issue has periodically made headlines since then. The following collection of articles […]

Mauritius airport on high alert after discovery of H1N1 flu case

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TweetYumMauritius on Friday put its international airport on high alert after this week’s confirmation of the first case of H1N1 flu. Unconfirmed reports indicated that two other H1N1 flu cases had been diagnosed after the first hospitalization, while the Indian Ocean island country’s Health Ministry said 30 other cases had been reported. Employees of Mauritius […]

New case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China

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TweetYumA Chinese poultry worker was confirmed as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, health officials said, the first case in the southern Guangdong province. The 51-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was admitted to hospital on August 3 following signs of a fever, the Guangdong Provincial Health Department said on […]

San Diego County considers forcing residents to take psychiatric medication under Laura’s Law

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TweetYumSan Diego County in California is considering implementing Laura’s Law, which would give the state’s second most populous county – home to over three million people – the uncontested right to force psychiatric medication upon its residents. Funds for the forced inpatient or outpatient psychiatric incarceration, known as “assisted outpatient treatment” are to be provided […]

Michigan gets 1st case of swine flu related to fairs

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TweetYumThe first case of the flu virus H3N2, also known as H3N2v, has been detected in Michigan, adding to the national spike in cases. The Michigan case is believed to have been transmitted by an Ingham County fair pig to a Washtenaw County child. The case was mild, and the child didn’t require hospitalization, said […]