500 workers ask Sundar Pichai to stop protecting harassers at Google

By | April 10, 2021

More than 500 employees have sent an open letter to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding that the company stop protecting the harassers and provide workers an environment free from their abusers. The letter came after former Google engineer Emi Nietfeld wrote an opinion piece in The New York Times, alleging that she… Read More »

Hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses go unordered by states amid outbreaks, spurring calls for new approach

By | April 10, 2021

When Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) last week asked White House officials if they would consider sending more vaccine doses to her state during a deadly surge, the state appeared not to have ordered 360,000 doses then available, puzzling federal officials who instead advised her to work with experts to make sure Michigan’s supply was being deployed effectively.… Read More »

LIVE: Election Commission notice to Mamata over remark on central forces

By | April 9, 2021

Photo: ANI India and China are likely to hold the next round of corps commander level talks today that is expected to focus on disengagement of troops in remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will chair the 24th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the current national… Read More »

NIH Looking Into Rare Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines

By | April 8, 2021

THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new clinical trial will investigate whether people who are highly allergic or have what’s known as a mast cell disorder are at higher risk for a sudden allergic reaction to the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. “The public understandably has been concerned about reports of rare, severe allergic reactions… Read More »

Indian consumers turn more glum about future, less likely to spend: Survey

By | April 8, 2021

Indian consumers turned more pessimistic about the present and less gung-ho about the future, making them less likely to spend big in an economy that’s driven by domestic consumption. The current situation index fell to 53.1 in March from 55.5 in January, according to the Reserve Bank of India’s consumer confidence survey, where 100… Read More »

Meditation and Managing PTSD

By | April 7, 2021

When you hear the term posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, you might think of a returning combat veteran who has flashbacks of being in battle. But PTSD isn’t something only veterans experience. The VA’s National Center for PTSD estimates that 7 or 8 out of every 100 people (or 7%-8% of the population) will have PTSD at some… Read More »