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Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) looks at U.S. President Donald Trump during the welcoming ceremony prior to the G20 Summit’s Plenary Meeting on November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Senior Russian officials publicly chided U.S. President Donald Trump following his announcement on Thursday that he would no longer meet [...]

December 1, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

Political views and a person’s trust in the government play a role in whether or not they get vaccinated, a study has found. A person’s ideology directly impacts who they trust, allowing the person to selectively credit information related to vaccine risks and benefits in ways that reflect their ideology, said researchers at the University [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

NC official’s resignation highlights clash in politics, public-health policy

NC official’s resignation highlights clash in politics, public-health policy

The character attack on a state toxicologist by environment and health administrators last week and the abrupt resignation submitted a day later in protest by one of the toxicologist’s managers shed more light on the volatile mix of politics and public-health policy now in play at the highest levels of North Carolina’s government. Tom Reeder, [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on NC official’s resignation highlights clash in politics, public-health policy

International politics unfold at World Health Assembly

International politics unfold at World Health Assembly

USC students in an immersive global health course landed front-row seats to watch international politics play out at the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. Afterward, they sat down with leaders from multinational organizations to learn how health governance works on a grand scale. The 12 public health students were embedded in May [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on International politics unfold at World Health Assembly

What’s in a name exchange? Politics, some at George Mason college worry

What’s in a name exchange? Politics, some at George Mason college worry

WASHINGTON — For years, students and college at George Mason university paid little attention as Charles G. Koch and other conservatives helped transform their once sleepy commuter school within thesuburbs of the country’s capital right into a main producer of free–marketplace scholarship. The attempt,after all, changed into focused on some specific departments like economics and [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on What’s in a name exchange? Politics, some at George Mason college worry