The Netherlands has universal health insurance — and it’s all private

NIJMEGEN, Netherlands — Dr. Elise Nillesen walks briskly toward a compact SUV striped in red and yellow, the evening twilight fading. She slides into the passenger seat, stethoscope tucked in her handbag and a small pharmacy in the trunk, and heads off into the chilly November night. With her driver, Henry, who is trained in basic medical care, Nillesen roves the small Dutch city of Nijmegen as a one-woman primary health care clinic. Once they leave the hospital building that serves as home base, where Henry has set up a…

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Former fashion designer to Cara and Poppy Delevingne stole £230,000 from her dementia-suffering grandmother to fund her luxury socialite lifestyle

A former fashion designer for Cara and Poppy Delevingne stole £230,000 from her grandmother after she was diagnosed with dementia to fund a life of luxury in Beverley Hills, a court heard. Emily Rosina Evans-Schreiber, 38, only had £40 in her bank account before she started helping herself to grandmother’s finances.  But her mother grew suspicious of her splashing out on trips to Los Angeles, five-star hotels, beauty treatments and designer clothes.  The mother-of-one, of Naseby, Northamptonshire, worked as a private fashion consultant to the Delevingne family in 2016.  She made 42…

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The President, the US private health giant, and top NHS officials – special relationships?

In the UK, we have a simple take on the US healthcare system as a for-profit, private system that fleeces its customers and fails the poor. But here’s the secret: the US has its own ‘mini NHS’. Smaller than the UK’s system, but still a government funded, (mostly) publicly-run system that serves people according to their need. It’s called the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). And Donald Trump wants to privatise it. What’s more, to set the reforms in motion, the firm that’s been appointed to create and expand new private networks within the…

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Ford’s Electric Mustang, A Gadget-Stealing Hack, and More News

Thieves are scanning and Ford is planning, but first, a cartoon about subscription dreams. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!   Today’s News How Ford created the Mach-E, its fully electric Mustang SUV Yes, you read that right: Ford made a fully electric … Mustang … SUV. It’s called the Mach-E, and will roll out next year. The SUV shares some of the distinguishing looks of a Mustang, and the GT model comes…

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Diet and lifestyle key for a good heart

CHENNAI : The heart is a vital organ as it pumps blood, and delivers oxygen and other nutrients throughout the body. Hence maintaining a good, healthy heart is important. Certain foods will increase cholesterol levels in the blood, increase blood pressure and this will have an impact on heart diseases. FOODS TO INCLUDESoluble fiber: Helps lower blood cholesterol levels, reduces risk of heart disease. Sources include fresh fruits and vegetables, beans and lentils.Tea: Contains catechins and flavonoids, which helps maintain healthy blood vessels. Green tea is rich in antioxidants. Dark…

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What Breaks a Fast? Foods, Drinks, and Supplements

Fasting is becoming a popular lifestyle choice. Fasts don’t last forever, though, and between fasting periods you will add foods back into your routine — thus breaking your fast. It’s important to do this carefully, and certain foods are better than others. Additionally, some foods, beverages, and even supplements can unintentionally break your fast, while others don’t have much impact. This article covers which foods, beverages, and supplements are less likely to affect fasting periods and which are best when you’re ready to break a fast. Share on Pinterest  …

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I’m Lifehacker Food Editor Claire Lower and This Is How I Eat

Hello. It’s me, Claire. I’m the food editor here at Lifehacker, and as we’re taking a look at how the Lifehacker staff works, I thought I’d show you how I eat. In order to maintain the conversational flow of How I Eat, I had my boyfriend conduct the interview. Below you will find answers to all sorts of interesting questions such as “How much Diet Coke do you drink?,” “Is a corndog a breakfast food?,” and “What is ‘snack salt’?” Enjoy. Location: Portland, Oregon Current gig: Food editor at Lifehacker What do you eat for…

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Maggie Q on sexist fight-scene fashion and her new clothing line

Having tackled badass roles in “Designated Survivor,” “Mission: Impossible III,” “Nikita” and more, Maggie Q knows her way around a fight scene — and won’t stand for productions that put its female stars in corseted costumes or high heels for combat. “It’s this male delusion-type thing; men think that women fight in heels,” the actress and activist, 40, told Page Six Style. “Listen, if you want to think that, I’m happy for men to think that. Whatever, you can live in your fantasy. But we don’t do that!” “You’re hired, and you…

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How Therapy Can Help Parents With Mental Health And Stress

Traci Pirri is a trauma counselor, so you might assume she inherently knows how to prioritize mental health. But, while she is a therapist in her work, her struggles as a parent are the same as those many others deal with. “We have extremely limited time, spend all our money and resources on the kids, and feel selfish (or weak) about needing a reboot,” Pirri told HuffPost Canada. Finding that time is important, she said via email, because it’s hard for parents to be present with their children when they are overly…

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Hunks And Heroes: Four Decades of Fashion at GQ

Of all the meanings that can be expressed, perhaps none have yielded more insight into swift transitioning communication than image. The menswear fashion industry has paid particular attention to visual alarms set off by fashions creative editorial teams. Several basic principles of transition could be inferred from an editor’s perspective on culture, pop music, television and street style. In a word, style is that indefinable, enduring thing that is filtered differently by each unique individual. Style is a certain way of dressing, a distinctiveness of appearance. In fact, some individuals have…

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