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Married people 3x more likely to survive middle age

first_imgDaily Mail 11 Jan 2013Being married could be the key to a longer  life – by improving your chances of surviving middle age, claim  scientists. People who never married were almost three  times as likely to die early than those who had been in a stable marriage  throughout their adult life US researchers found. The new research suggests for the first time  that not having a spouse in midlife increases the risk of dying during those  years. Being single after 40, or losing a partner  without marrying again, increased the risk of early death during middle age and  cut the chances of getting to 60. Even when personality and risky behaviours  such as smoking and drinking were accounted for, married people were still 2.3  times more likely to survive. The new study was carried out by Dr Ilene  Siegler and colleagues from the department of behavioural sciences at Duke  University Medical Center, North Carolina. She said ‘In sum, having a partner during  middle age is protective. ‘Being single or losing a partner without  replacement are the situations that increase mortality risk during middle age  and decrease the probability that one will survive to be elderly.…A recent huge study carried out in seven  European countries found married people enjoy better mental and physical health,  and are up to 15 per cent less likely to die prematurely. Meanwhile U.S researchers have found heart bypass patients with supportive spouses are more than three times as  likely to  still be alive 15 years later than those who have never tied  the  knot. Plus a Swedish study shows being married  protects you against Alzheimer’s in later life, with people who have a partner  in middle age at half the risk of developing dementia as those who live  alone. Getting divorced and becoming widowed in  mid-life raised the risk three-fold. Other work has shown that married people have  a better chance of surviving cancer than those who are separated or divorced and  tend to live longer than singletons.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2260844/Married-people-THREE-times-likely-survive-middle-age.html#commentslast_img read more

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Foreigners illegally employed in brothels in NZ

first_imgThey found 38 temporary visa holders working as prostitutes in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin, the majority in Christchurch and Auckland. Immigration sting finds 38 foreigners illegally employed as sex workers across New ZealandTVNZ One News 31 July 2019Family First Comment: “most of the suburban owner-operated brothels entered by compliance officers had migrants working there….”“Anti-trafficking organisation The Préscha Initiative’s Rebekah Armstrong said determining whether exploitation has occurred takes time in order to build trust, and research needs to have a human rights and victim-centred approach. There are power dynamics at play with victims/potential victims of exploitation and many reasons why they would not openly disclose information to Government/Immigration NZ.”#ProstitutionIsExploitationAn Immigration New Zealand investigation into illegal prostitution has found visitors are working in breach of their visas around the country, and are getting help to enter New Zealand. “There are facilitators who are arranging their travel to New Zealand, arranging the obtaining of visitor visas and that certainly advanced our understanding of what’s going on and we will feed that back into our border workers to better target people who might be coming through the border to enter this industry,” Mr Devoy said. Compliance officers entered 45 businesses where they suspected unlawful activity in cities nationwide in October and November last year.center_img All but one of the workers were Chinese nationals.READ MORE: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/immigration-sting-finds-38-foreigners-illegally-employed-sex-workers-across-new-zealandKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox. Immigration New Zealand compliance and border operations assistant general manager Peter Devoy said most of the suburban owner-operated brothels entered by compliance officers had migrants working there.last_img read more

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Barcelona stars unconvinced by club’s first pay cut proposal

first_img Promoted Content9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them27 Breathtakingly Beautiful Albino AnimalsWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better10 Incredibly Looking Albino Animals8 Shows You Didn’t Want To Watch At The EndA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithWhat Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth As such, negotiations seem set to continue. At the weekend, Barcelona directors spoke with the captains about a possible salary reduction and the initial response was positive given that the players understand the severe situation and the unique circumstances. However, they have not been convinced by the first proposal made by the board of directors. There is time for the players to speak to their various financial advisors before giving an answer, but it doesn’t seem like they’ll give the green light.Advertisement With the Coronavirus pausing footballing and commercial activity at Barcelona, income isn’t coming in at the Camp Nou and there is a need to find a solution given that they have annual sporting wages of over 600 million euros.center_img Loading… Read Also: Messi gifts €1m to hospitals to combat coronavirus At the last count, the La Liga champions are in a difficult situation and will remain so while the uncertainty over the rest of the season and over whether or not it can be completed continues. It has been said that Barcelona could go down the ERTE route, whereby contracts are temporarily suspended, but sources at the Catalan club are saying that this is not currently on the table. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Antique town transforms coco coir into road ramp sanitizers

first_imgAs of May 15, the association already donated road ramp sanitizers to the COVID-19 isolation facility of Sebaste town and aside from their border checkpoints. This woman pours disinfectant on two road ramp sanitizers made by the Shared Service Facility program beneficiaries of the Department of Trade and Industry in Sebaste, Antique. The road ramp sanitizers are made of coco coir. DTI-ANTIQUE “Our LGU is also grateful that we have now the road ramp sanitizers,” he added. Henry Riomalos, president of the association, said in an interview last week that they gave a coco coir mat to personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection-Antique who were looking to use it in a border checkpoint either in Sebaste, Culasi and Pandan towns.A road ramp sanitizer is covered by a fish net and measures a meter wide, three meters long and three inches thick.“We are still in the process of further developing the road ramp sanitizers to make then more sturdy and absorbent of disinfectant,” said Riomalos. Coir is a natural fiber extracted from the outer husk of a coconut. SAN JOSE, Antique – Beneficiaries of the Shared Service Facility (SSF) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Sebaste, Antique are producing road ramp sanitizers made of coco coir to support the local government units (LGUs) in the continuing fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The road ramp sanitizers are produced by the Callan Basic Ecclesial Community Livelihood Association, a recipient of the SSF on coco-based processing last year. Riomalos said their association, with 15 active members, also produces coco-by-products such as doormats and key chains, among others. The association also plans to make more road ramp sanitizers for the LGUs in this province. “We also make coco peat that is used as organic compost,” he added.(With a report from PNA/PN)last_img read more

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UEFA president unhappy with Man City’s FFP reprieve

first_imgUEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says he wasn’t happy Manchester City’s two-year ban from European competitions was overturned, but the governing body does not plan to appeal against the decision at the Swiss federal court. Ceferin also insisted that UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations are “not dead,” even though City’s win at the Court of Arbitration for Sport was seen as a big blow to efforts to curtail spending by rich club owners. City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak, meanwhile, also addressed the situation on Monday and said he wants to build a “constructive relationship” with UEFA after the legal battle grew contentious at times. City were fined $A17 million for obstructing the investigation into its finances but CAS dropped the Champions League ban after failing to back up UEFA’s verdict that the club disguised the source of at least $A336 million of income as sponsorships from companies linked to its Abu Dhabi ownership. “Nobody wants to lose a case,” Ceferin said in an interview with The Associated Press, discussing the City case for the first time. “We were not happy with the decision of Court of Arbitration for Sport. “But we have to respect the decision of the body that we agreed is the last instance in our decision-making process. “It (FFP) is not dead and again, Financial Fair Play was successful in this case, here were some procedural things, obviously that were decisive. Loading… Promoted ContentWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?6 Most Unforgettable Bridges In The World7 Train Stations In The World You Wish To Stay At Longer7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parkscenter_img Asked about appealing to the Swiss federal court, Ceferin responded: “I don’t want to enter that.” With City heading into a 10th straight season in the UEFA-run Champions League, the club doesn’t want any ill-feeling to linger as the team continues its attempts to win the biggest title in European club football for the first time. City has declined to make its executives available for interviews, but Al Mubarak conducted an end-of-season in-house interview published on the City website. “Life is too short to carry grudges,” Al Mubarak said. Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak Read Also: Man City plotting to sign Messi without breaking FFP rules “It is an important competition. It is one of the most prestigious competitions in the world of sports and it is a competition we want to win and it is a competition we have to respect in order to win. “And this was a challenge. It’s behind us, end of story as far as I am concerned. I am focused on one thing – how I can help this club compete in this competition and win it, and how to have a constructive relationship with UEFA. I think it’s the only way to go.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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USPS ramps up for peak week

first_imgWashington D.C. – Many consumers are in a sprint to the finish in terms of getting their holiday gifts and greetings in the mail. This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the Postal Service. The agency expects to process and deliver nearly 3 billion pieces of mail, which includes packages, this week alone. In the two weeks leading up to Christmas, Dec. 10-23, the Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages each week.Overall, the Postal Service anticipates delivering nearly 15 billion total pieces of mail and more than 900 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day — for a total of nearly 16 billion joyful mail and package deliveries this holiday season.The Postal Service already delivers packages on Sundays in most major cities and, to handle the surge in holiday volume, the agency is expanding its Sunday delivery operations in select high package volume locations. USPS expects to deliver more than 8 million packages each Sunday in December. Mail carriers will also deliver Priority Mail Express packages on Christmas Day in selectlocations.Wrap it Up and Put a Bow on it From HomeIt’s predicted that today will be the busiest day for online postal consumers. Nearly 400,000 customers will visit usps.com for help shipping that special holiday gift. It’s expected that nearly 5 million consumers will take advantage of convenient online services, like Click-N-Ship, to order free Priority Mail boxes, print shipping labels, purchase postage and request free next-day Package Pickup. And unlike many brick-and-mortar stores, usps.com is always open.2018 Holiday Shipping DeadlinesThe Postal Service recommends using the following mailing and shipping deadlines*:Dec. 18    – APO/FPO/DPO (except ZIP Code 093) USPS Priority Mail ExpressDec. 20    – First-Class Mail (including greeting cards)Dec. 20    – First-class Packages (up to 15.99 ounces)Dec. 20   –  Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 20    – Priority MailDec. 20    – Alaska to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 22    – Alaska to mainland Priority Mail ExpressDec. 22    – Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail ExpressDec. 22    – Priority Mail Express*Not a guarantee, unless otherwise noted. Dates are for estimated delivery before Dec. 25. Actual delivery date may vary depending on origin, destination, Post Office acceptance date and time and other conditions. Some restrictions apply. For Priority Mail Express shipments mailed Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, the money-back guarantee applies only if the shipment was not delivered, or delivery was not attempted, within two (2) business days.What’s New this YearInformed Delivery is the Postal Service’s free daily digital preview of what’s coming to your mailbox. This holiday season, not only can you manage your packages and sneak a peek at cards headed your way, you can also see some exterior images of magazines and catalogs — all from your mobile app, dashboard, tablet or computer. Informed Delivery is one more way the Postal Service is helping you anticipate, communicate and celebrate this holiday season.Additional TipsThe Postal Service offers shipping tips in 10 video “how to” guides. The videos, which are 3 minutes or shorter, address topics such as how to properly address packages, ship packages and pack a box so items arrive safely.Additional news and information, including all domestic, international and military mailing and shipping deadlines, can be found on the Postal Service online holiday newsroom at usps.com/holidaynews.The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.last_img read more

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Don delivers at Down Royal

first_img Elliott said: “He beat Road To Riches last year, so he wouldn’t have been out of place in the Grade One (JNWine.com Champion Chase). To be fair, Gigginstown opted for this race. “He’ll be entered in Leopardstown and the King George. I thought it was a good performance. He jumped well the whole way and I liked the way from the third-last to the line he put distance on them. “We didn’t want to make all, it wasn’t ideal, but we didn’t want it to be cat and mouse. He’s fulfilling his potential.” Elliott completed a double when 2-1 favourite Vasco Du Mee jumped into the lead four out and quickly swept clear to take the Rainbow Communications Handicap Chase by an eased-down 31 lengths under Paul Carberry, who had already won the big race on Road To Riches. There was a shock for punters in what looked a pretty hot renewal of the Value Cabs 3-Y-O Hurdle when Eamon Delany’s 50-1 shot Scooping made all under Conor Maxwell, finding plenty to win by three and three-quarter lengths after looking a sitting duck. Jessie Harrington’s 11-4 chance Rock The World won at the ninth time of asking when taking it up after the third-last under Robbie Power in the Tayto Group Maiden Hurdle and running on strongly to hold favourite Velvet Maker by four and three-quarter lengths. There were plenty in with a chance going to the second-last in the Billecart-Salmon Handicap Hurdle, but Charles O’Brien’s Stocktons Wing (6-1) was travelling powerfully and he proved best, forging a length and three-quarters clear under Mark Walsh. The Gordon Elliott-trained gelding has long had a huge reputation, but has not always found things going his way. However, he returned to action this season with victory in a Grade Three at Punchestown and built on that in the hands of Bryan Cooper. Wonderful Charm did his best to give the winner a race in a bid to give Paul Nicholls a seventh straight win in the two-and-a-half-mile contest, but was never able to really threaten as Don Cossack (6-4) powered clear to the last, staying on very strongly from there. Press Associationcenter_img Don Cossack gave further notice he could be a real force this year with an all-the-way success in the Powers Irish Whiskey Chase at Down Royal.last_img read more

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N. Colorado looks to sweep Montana

first_img March 4, 2020 Associated Press PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership could play a big role in this game’s outcome. Sayeed Pridgett, Kendal Manuel and Jared Samuelson have combined to score 59 percent of Montana’s points this season and 69 percent of the team’s points over its last five games. For Northern Colorado, Jonah Radebaugh, Kai Edwards and Trent Harris have collectively scored 49 percent of the team’s points this season, including 61 percent of all Bears points over their last five.SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Radebaugh has either made or assisted on 52 percent of all Northern Colorado field goals over the last three games. Radebaugh has 23 field goals and 26 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Northern Colorado is 0-5 when scoring fewer than 64 points and 20-4 when scoring at least 64.UNDEFEATED WHEN: Northern Colorado is a perfect 12-0 when it holds an opponent to 61 points or fewer. The Bears are 8-9 when opponents score more than 61.DID YOU KNOW: Northern Colorado as a team has made 10.2 3-pointers per game this season, which is sixth-most among Division I teams. N. Colorado looks to sweep Montanacenter_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNorthern Colorado (20-9, 13-5) vs. Montana (18-11, 14-4)Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana; Thursday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Montana seeks revenge on Northern Colorado after dropping the first matchup in Greeley. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 4, when Montana made just four foul shots on six attempts while the Bears hit 18 of 22 on their way to a 74-66 victory. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

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Den Amstel crush Crane Rovers 4-1 as WDFA Namilco continues

first_imgFOOTBALL action in the West Demerara Football Association (WDFA)’s Namilo u-17 tournament continued yesterday with a win for Den Amstel.Playing at home, Den Amstel side beat Crane Rovers 4-1 in their game with a double from Ruben Dainty (seventh and ninth) and single strikes from Keswin Fraser (25th) and Jomar Adams (62nd).Crane Rovers had Ezam David on the scorecard in the 29thIn the other game, FC Eagles won via walkover after Uitvlugt failed to turn up.Matches continue next Sunday when Jetty Gunners take on Wales United from 9:00 while Uitvlugt plays Pouderoyen two hours later.last_img read more

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