Examining Primary Snoring Due to Nasal Obstruction

For patients who snore but don’t have obstructive sleep apnea, they could be suffering from issues in the nose—and there are treatment options that help avoid surgery. By Dillon Stickle Patients who snore may assume the cause is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But when a patient’s home or in-lab test comes back without evidence of OSA, patients can be frustrated and wonder what the cause of their snoring really is….

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ManpowerGroup Q2 revenue rises 4.5% in constant currency, US revenue slips

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) revenue rose 4.5% in constant currency in the second quarter. However, US revenue fell 4.6% and revenue at Right Management, which provides outplacement, was down 10.5% in constant currency. In addition, second-quarter gross margin for the company narrowed to 16.3% with temporary staffing, Right Management and currency weighing on it. (US$ millions) Q2 2018 Q2 2017 % change % constant currency Revenue $5,656.9 $5,174.8 9.3% 4.5% Gross…

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Reminder: Other people’s lives are not fodder for your feeds

#PlaneBae You should cringe when you read that hashtag. Because it’s a reminder that people are being socially engineered by technology platforms to objectify and spy on each other for voyeuristic pleasure and profit. The short version of the story attached to the cringeworthy hashtag is this: Earlier this month an individual, called Rosey Blair, spent all the hours of a plane flight using her smartphone and social media feeds…

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Kemet Corporation (KEM) Poised to Retest 52-Week High

This week we are looking at another of the Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) Top 50 List companies.  We use this list in one of our options portfolios to spot outperforming stocks and place option spreads that take advantage of the momentum. The actual Terry’s Tips portfolio that trades these weekly suggestions has now gained 106% for the first six months of 2018.  We have declared a 2-for-1 split so new…

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Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates on Climate Lobbying by 10 to 1

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Fossil fuel producers, airlines and electrical utilities outspent environmental groups and the renewable energy industry 10 to 1 on lobbying related to climate change legislation between 2000 and 2016, according to a new analysis released Wednesday.  The research, which will be published Thursday in the journal Climate Change, suggests that, at a time when the majority of…

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How to Write a Letter of Resignation

One of the fundamentals of actor training is scene entrances and exits. Good actors know their entrances and exits are what will be remembered, and that holds true in your career as well. So in this article, we’ll look at how to write a great letter of resignation (and how to hand it in to your boss). Even if you’re excited to leave an employer, you should make sure your final…

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Top 10 Plays of the Day – July 29, 2018

Check out the top 10 plays from around July 29, including the Sean Newcomb’s almost no-hitter and Jackie Bradley Jr.’s sensational catch About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record…

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We Heart: The Girl Scouts Anthem Inspiring Young Feminists to Shine On

The Girl Scouts and Breakthrough Music have released a new anthem for young feminists everywhere: “Watch Me Shine,” written by two-time Grammy winner Liz Rose and chart-topping songwriter Emily Shackelton. The song is available for streaming on Music Choice and will be featured this month as part of the Girl Scouts’ Kids Summer Programming. The organization’s first-ever original song and music video—both featuring real Girl Scouts and written, produced, directed and distributed…

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Where is all the women’s brain health research?

This is an excerpt from the Introduction to The Women’s Brain Book. The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness. Over the last decade writing about brain science, I’ve developed a tried and tested method for researching an unfamiliar topic. First, I’ll read the appropriate chapter in Principles of Neural Science, the neuro-bible beloved by brain geeks the world over. Then I’ll run a quick search on PubMed, an online search…

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Unlikely Brands That Are Smashing Social Media

We strongly believe that any brand can have a useful and fun presence on social media. Brands are often so confident that they can do this that they use in-house staff. And a lot of that confidence is derived from knowing that their business works well on social media. You’ve seen this happen. Coca Cola thrive on social media. The brand is essentially made for viral, clever marketing in short…

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