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The importance of protecting privacy in a post-Roe world

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After the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision in June 2022 to overturn Roe v. Wade and eliminate an almost 50-year federal right to abortion, data privacy advocates are sounding the alarm about the potential dangers of authorities weaponing digital data from prospective health care patients.…

Alcohol consumption in an academic setting – a peculiar convention

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The FINANCIAL — Having a glass of wine or a beer at a work reception or university event is regarded by many as the most natural thing in the world – but we would like to see the UvA break that mould. Our new alcohol policy will focus on fostering a new social standard in which…

Science Shows Mask-Wearing Is Largely Safe for Children

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The FINANCIAL — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is one of a handful of Republican governors trying to block school districts from requiring masks in the classroom, Kaiser Family Foundation notes.…

Greening Production on Disney+ Film, “Safety”

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The FINANCIAL -- The new Disney+ film, Safety, follows the true story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady. Filming took place at the campus of Clemson University in South Carolina as well as at locations throughout…

Majority of world’s population worries that the food and water they ingest would seriously harm them in 2 years

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The FINANCIAL — Billions worldwide worry that they will be seriously harmed by consuming unsafe food and water, and nearly as many expect it to happen to them in the next two years, according to the new Lloyd’s Register Foundation World Risk Poll. More than half of adults surveyed in 142 countries and territories in 2019…

Ford issues three safety recalls for over 25 000 vehicles

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Ford Motor Co has told it was recalling about 26 000 cars in North America due to safety issues. For some of the cars airbag system may not perform as intended in some circumstances. Other affected vehicles were built without certain thermal protection components intended to reduce the interior cabin floor and seat attachment temperatures. This is not…

Commercial vehicles are involved in less than 3% of road accidents

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The FINANCIAL -- World Road Transport Organization IRU has released a comprehensive report on road safety investment by mobility and logistics operating companies. Despite a strong sense of social responsibility, persistent barriers prevent mobility and logistics operators investing more in safety.…