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Report gives U.S. low marks on health and wellness

first_imgAccording to the World Economic Forum’s first Human Capital Report, the U.S. ranked 43rd among 112 countries in the Health and Wellness category, which measured a country’s ability to develop and deploy a healthy workforce. It received particularly low scores in obesity, the impact on business of noncommunicable diseases, and stress. The report was co-authored by David Bloom, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at Harvard School of Public Health.The report evaluated countries based on three other categories: Education,Workforce and Employment, and Enabling Environment (infrastructure, legal framework, and social mobility). Overall, the United States placed 16th, with Switzerland receiving the highest overall marks.The report was issued October 1, 2013.The report drew from publicly available data produced by international organizations such as the World Health Organization, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, and the International Labour Organization, in addition to survey data from the World Economic Forum and Gallup. Read Full Storylast_img read more

Juve midfielder put Man Utd, Everton on alert

first_img Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much8 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video To Stream Right Now6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket While Ancelotti is noted to rd appears the likelier scenario, with Juventus’ long-standing interest in Utd talisman Paul Pogba a possible bargaining chip. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recently revealed be the driving force behind the Toffees’ approach, a move to Old Trafford thoughts about a potential Pogba-Bruno Fernandes creative axis, yet rumours of a Pogba exit continue to persist in the media. read also:Juventus plot £125m package to re-sign sign Pogba with Ramsey, Rabiot included The Metro article notes that Rabiot – valued at around the £26.5m mark – could feasibly be used as a makeweight in any deal to take Pogba back to the Bianconeri. The sticking point of Rabiot’s £120,000-per-week salary is duly noted in the article, though this would be entirely offset plus interest if Pogba were to move the other way. Meanwhile, Man Utd have joined Chelsea in their efforts to pinch a free agent signing away from Jose Mourinho and Tottenham’s grasp. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Juventus midfielder, Adrien Rabiot, has put Manchester  United and Everton on alert after the latest report stated the Frenchman is ‘open’ to a Premier League move. Rabiot, 25, switched Ligue 1 for Serie A last summer after nine years with Paris Saint-Germain. Despite his undoubted talents, the France international struggled to adapt to the Italian game and has been marginalised to the tune of just 14 starts across all competitions in his debut season in Turin. Man Utd recently registered their interest in the player, with the club reportedly hoping his potential acquisition would allow him to replace an ageing Jose Mourinho signing still with the team. Now, British newspaper the Metro (who cite Italian publication Corriere di Torino) have added fuel to the fire by stating ‘Rabiot would be open’ to a Premier League switch. The Red Devils, as well as Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton, are both name-checked as potential suitors, while Rabiot’s agent and mother, Veronique, is revealed to be ‘sounding out potential options.’Advertisementlast_img read more

GOSSIP – Ibrahimovic ‘close’ to Man United deal, Payet agent speaks out and MORE

first_imgHere are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers and online…Manchester United face competition from Bayern Munich for their top summer target Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (Daily Mirror)However, it is also reported United are close to completing a deal for the 34-year-old Sweden striker. Personal terms have apparently been agreed and a medical will follow Euro 2016. (Sky Sports)The agent of West Ham star Dimitri Payet says it would take “ridiculous money” to sign the 29-year-old France international this summer. (Sky Sports)Man City, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are among the clubs interested in signing the Hammers’ free-kick master. (The Sun)David de Gea has given Jose Mourinho a huge boost by declaring: “I’m staying at Manchester United”. (The Sun)Everton and England defender John Stones is wanted by both Man United and Manchester City this summer. (Daily Star)Victor Valdes could join City after being released on a free by their Red Devil rivals. (The Guardian)Meanwhile, City are set to announce the arrival of their second big summer signing – 20-year-old Schalke winger Leroy Sane. (Marca)The sister of Arsenal target Henrikh Mkhitaryan has dropped a major hint that he will join the Gunners, and NOT Man United this summer…by following the Gunners on networking site LinkedIn. (The Sun)Wolfsburg are one of three teams interested in signing Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel. (Daily Express)New Everton boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign Newcastle and Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul, 28, and is also considering a move for Zenit and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel. (Daily Express)West Brom will offer 22-year-old striker Saido Berahino to West Ham in a bid to sign Hammers forward Diafra Sakho. (Daily Mirror)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…?‘Graceful. Young. Quality passer!’ – Manchester United fans react to transfer target Andre Gomes’ performance for Portugal v IcelandArsenal transfer news: Vardy latest plus updates on Mahrez and MkhitaryanManchester City transfer news: Schalke deny Citizens have agreed deal to sign Leroy SaneManchester City transfer news: Nolito agrees to join Pep Guardiola’s side after Euro 2016, claim reports in SpainLiverpool transfer report: Martin Skrtel set for Anfield exit with interest from Germany, Turkey and ChinaBorussia Dortmund resigned to losing Henrikh Mkhitaryan this summer – Premier League trio ready bidslast_img read more

Rivers Ready To Get Back On The Court

first_imgThe Bulldogs welcome back a pair of double-digit scorers this year, but also return one key component that the team was without for the bulk of last season in junior guard, C.J. Rivers.Rivers started in 11 of the first 16 games of 2015-16 before suffering a broken bone in his left hand. The injury forced him to the bench for nearly the rest of the season before returning for the season finale at the MVC Tournament. Rivers will take to the court with the rest of the team this Friday, Nov. 11, for the Bulldogs’ first game of the season against South Dakota with tipoff scheduled for 8:35 p.m.While the injury physically sidelined Rivers, it helped him grow as a leader and a more cerebral player.”It helped in two major ways,” Rivers said of how the injury made him better. “First, it forced me to be more of a leader because the only way I could be a leader was to be vocal. Second, I saw things from a different perspective. I was able to take everything in and pick the coaches’ brains.”The role of a vocal leader forced the normally soft-spoken Rivers outside of his comfort zone, especially for a player who just in his second year in the program.”The toughest part was being so young and I only had one season under my belt and didn’t know what I needed to be saying,” Rivers said. “Learning that helps me now to know what needs to be said and when.”Before the injury, Rivers had earned a starting role primarily due to his defense while averaging 3.8 points per game. In the game before being sidelined, Rivers poured in a career-high 13 points against Indiana State and appeared to be hitting his stride. But three days later he went to the floor at UNI’s McLeod Center with the near season-ending injury. Watching the next 14 games and countless practices tested Rivers’ resolve as the Bulldogs struggle on the court.”Obviously, I wanted to be on the court, and that was the toughest part,” Rivers said. “We went through a tough patch, and I felt helpless having to watch my team and not being able to help.”Rivers worked his way back onto the court and spent the entire offseason trying to return not just to form, but to expanding his game and becoming more of an offensive threat. During the summer months, Rivers committed to making 100,000 jump shots, a feat he accomplished.”I’ve been shooting and getting acclimated after the injury to my shooting hand,” Rivers said. “Just getting the feeling and muscle memory back in that hand was the biggest thing for me to accomplish.”With those hours of hard work and frustration of being sidelined for nearly all of the Valley season last year, Rivers is more than excited to get back under the bright lights on the Knapp Center court.”I’m chomping at the bit,” Rivers said. “I’m looking forward to putting everything together that I’ve been working on through the offseason. I’m excited to help my team out.” Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more