Florida’s War on Public Health

The culture of public health and medicine rests on open discussions in which different points of view are considered for the betterment of patient care and health. This process depends on psychological safety so individuals feel free and safe to speak and openly disagree. These factors collectively create a just culture, which improves systems and organizations and is being widely implemented in healthcare nationwide.

However, in the face of politicized anti-science and anti-expert sentiment and attacks, we need to ask if just culture is being restricted in public health. Following a series of legislative policy changes in Florida affecting academic institutions, health care, and public health, we see a regression in the open dialog of medical and public health experts about infec…

Is It Dangerous to Keep Getting COVID-19-

Getting COVID-19 today is much less scary and more common than it was three years ago. By now, many people have had it not just once, but two, three, or even more times. Most of the time, repeat infections aren’t as severe as they were the first time, leading to a sense of complacency about getting COVID-19 over and over.

But reinfections aren’t harmless. As cases continue to rise and more variants arrive on the scene, infectious-disease experts are warning that repeat infections could have cumulative, lasting effects.

“There is some early evidence starting to show that if you had COVID-19, there can be all sorts of problems after getting infected” and reinfected, says Dr. Robert Murphy, professor of medicine and executive director of the Havey Institute for Global Heal…

CEOs of 16 U.S. companies urge Congress to pass border tax

It was the latest move in a back-and-forth lobbying effort from companies over changes to the tax code.Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed lowering the corporate income tax to 20 percent from 35 percent, imposing a 20 percent tax on imports and excluding export revenue from taxable income.

The proposal has drawn opposition from large U.S. corporations that require imports, like retailers and auto manufacturersคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. Those that export much of their output tend to support the tax code changes.In a separate report, the technology policy group Information Technology & Innovation Foundation called on Congress to lower the corporate rate, but warne…

Covid-19 leads to flurry of new developments in antiviral fashion technology

 According to data analytics company GlobalData, research into antimicrobial, antiviral and antibacterial solutions for textiles and apparel has gone into overdrive in the last few months. As well as technologies that can be applied directly to clothing in order to stop viral activity, researchers have also been exploring sanitizing products for both apparel and footwear. “This frenzied activity, which has seen new solutions rolled out in a matter of weeks as opposed to the pre-Covid timeline of several months or more, is a direct response to the pandemic, which has led to a surge in demand for such technologies to help try and restore consumer confidence,” commented GlobalData apparel correspondent Beth Wright in a release.

One of the first textile technologies which has pr…

Fairtrade cotton has less environmental, social cost

The new research by Fairtrade aimed to provide fashion brands with a useful new tool to enhance visibility of their cotton sourcing and deepen understanding of their social and environmental responsibilities. Fairtrade said that apparel brands that rely on cotton now have a real opportunity to make informed strategic decisions that will help create a more resilient business and be more accountable for their environmental and social impacts.The study measured the environmental and social impacts on rural households in India.The most significant social advantage for Fairtrade farmers was more incomeคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. The research compared community benefits from Fairtrad…

Fashion supply chain ‘adjudicator’ mulled by UK government after labour scandals

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the government was also discussing a possible licensing scheme for clothing manufacturers.The newspaper said former director of Labour Market Enforcement, Matthew Taylor, has backed the moves amid concerns that voluntary measures have failed to make substantial improvements to pay and working conditions for those in the fashion industry supply chain.คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

Those issues were highlighted this year and last as fast-fashion seller Boohoo came under close scrutiny over working conditions and practices at factories in the UK and abroad. Kwarteng is understood to have written to MPs saying an adjudicator had worked well in the g…

Goat Fashion scores court victory over Goat sneaker giant

The New York judge ruled that Goat Fashion had proved its case about the confusion likely to be created and the damage it could do to its business and that Goat Group not being able to sell apparel was a problem of its own making, according to reports.The British firm’s lawyer called it a “David versus Goliath fight”.คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

The US firm has been expanding its business from its sneaker origins into apparel and received an investment of $100 million last year to help fund this expansion.But the UK firm said it has owned the Goat name for clothing in the US market since 2004. And Goat Group had earlier signed up to a Consent Agreement not to sell…

H&M uses recycled shoreline plastic to create new Conscious Exclusive collection

The dress, made using recycled polyester by fabric innovator Bionic, is part of the brand’s new Conscious Exclusive collection – the annual capsule range that explores and challenges the limits of fashion.Expanding the number of stores that will carry the line and the product assortment, H&M’s 2017 Conscious Exclusive will be available in 160 stores worldwide, and online, from 20 April.คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

In addition to a full assortment for women and relaxed formal wear for men, the project will also include this year for the first time childrenswear pieces and an exclusive fragrance made from organic oils.Supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova has bee…

Indie brand Lucy & Yak links with Beyond Retro on sustainability initiative

It’s called the ‘Re:Yak Partnership’ and aims to keep clothing in circulation far beyond the lifespan of a typical piece of clothing while rewarding consumers for doing so. Customers can trade in old Lucy & Yak products at Beyond Retro stores around the UK, which are then given new homes or recycled responsibly in order to divert clothing from ending up in landfills. คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

The scheme will allow customers to take any Lucy & Yak item (in any condition) to a Beyond Retro store. For every item donated, customers will receive a voucher to put towards their next Lucy & Yak purchaseคำพูดจาก

Hugo Boss launches eco-supporting foundation, percentage of all sales to be donated

The German fashion giant — in which Britain’s Frasers Group has a sizeable holding — said that “the message is clear: we must be Bold for the Planet”.In line with this ambition – and under the umbrella of the newly established foundation – the charitable activities of the company will be extended to new partners, particularly in the fields of climate and environmental protection. 

It aims to support local, regional and global impact-driven projects, such as in the area of flood prevention, climate innovation and education or the fight against plastic pollution. It said it’s guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically climate action in this.CEO Daniel Grieder explained that “corporate citizenship is an integral part of our company culture…