ITC Fiama launches ‘MyHappimess,’ an initiative to lead conversations on mental well-being on World Mental Health Day

In an endeavour to understand the changing attitude and behaviour of Indians towards mental health and well-being, ITC Fiama with Nielsen, a leading market research company, conducted one of India’s largest online surveys on Mental Health. Over 700 individuals between the age of 18-45 years, men and women, across 15 cities in India participated in the survey. The study revealed that 77% individuals feel conversations around mental health and wellbeing

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On World Mental Health Day, 9 ways to boost your mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues

Oct. 10, 2020, marks World Mental Health Day, an annual event that looks very different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Experts in the U.S. are warning of a mental health crisis as people’s lives remain upended by the pandemic.

MORE: Mindfulness during the coronavirus: Harvard professor’s tips to help lower anxiety

“COVID-19 really hits on so many different pieces that could impact someone’s mental health,” Pooja Lakshmin, MD, a

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Young People Around the World Are in a Mental Health Crisis

This research is powered by the VICE Media Group audience. We surveyed the VICE, Refinery29, and i-D audiences in March, June and September to track the evolution of young people’s attitudes and behaviors to help us understand the pandemic’s lasting impact on the world. Over the three waves of research we spoke to nearly 15,000 people in more than 30 countries. The majority of respondents were between the ages of

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CommonPass Digital Health Pass and Global Trust Framework Launches to Enable Safer Travel and Accelerate Border Reopenings

GENEVA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 7, 2020–

The Commons Project Foundation and the World Economic Forum today announced international trials starting this week for CommonPass, a digital health pass for travellers to securely document their certified COVID-19 test status while keeping their health data private.

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CommonPass is built on the CommonPass Framework that establishes standard methods for lab results

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Hotels offer Covid-19 safety amenities: Free health care, doctor visits and more

(CNN) — What feels like a lifetime ago in the days before Covid-19, hotels lured travelers with amenities such as complimentary breakfasts, cocktail hours and yoga classes at the spa.
The world has changed quite a bit since then. Though people are beginning to tiptoe out from their Airbnbs and homes — away from stockpiled toilet paper, sourdough starter and new puppies — and even hop on planes, the travel
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Is the election hurting your mental health? An expert weighs in | Good News

Is the election hurting your mental health? An expert weighs in

Less than 30 days out from one of the most divisive elections in American history, stress and anxiety around politics is an an all-time high. Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, Jen Harstein, says that it’s important to become aware of how your mental health could be taking a toll this election season.

“Even for those of us who have

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PRECIOUS-Gold holds firm as investors focus on Trump’s health

    Oct 5 (Reuters) - Gold prices were steady around the $1,900
level on Monday, amid political uncertainty stoked by U.S.
President Donald Trump's health after he tested positive for
COVID-19 last week. 
    
    FUNDAMENTALS
    * Spot gold        was up 0.1% to $1,900.28 per ounce by
0048 GMT.    
    * U.S. gold futures        were down 0.1% at $1,906.30.
    * Doctors treating Trump for COVID-19 sent conflicting
signals about the severity of his condition 
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Australian shares jump ahead of budget, Trump’s improving health signs add to cheer

(Reuters) – Australian shares posted their biggest daily rise in two-and-a-half months on Monday as investors cheered U.S. President Donald Trump showing signs of recovery from COVID-19.

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

Positioning ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia policy meeting and federal budget

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Will Trump’s illness break his hold over his followers? Mental health experts say probably not

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A supporter of President Donald Trump holds a campaign sign through the moonroof of a car as they drive past Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after the President was admitted for treatment of COVID-19 on October 4, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Samuel Corum/Getty Images

On Friday, Donald Trump was hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center near Washington after testing positive for the coronavirus and exhibiting symptoms. His

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Free health care, doctor visits and more

What feels like a lifetime ago in the days before Covid-19, hotels lured travelers with amenities such as complimentary breakfasts, cocktail hours and yoga classes at the spa.



a view of a living room filled with furniture and a large window: Guests staying over five days at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai can book free PCR testing in the comfort of their own suite


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Guests staying over five days at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai can book free PCR testing in the comfort of their own suite

The world has changed quite a bit since then. Though people are beginning to tiptoe out

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Health groups promise 100 million extra doses of Covid-19 vaccine for poor countries



a group of people walking on a sidewalk


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Up to 100 million additional doses of any eventual Covid-19 vaccines will be secured for delivery to poorer countries in 2021, health groups announced Tuesday, as the virus showed no sign of receding after claiming more than one million lives around the world.

The announcement doubles the number of doses already secured from the Serum Institute of India by the Gavi vaccine alliance and the Bill

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The Pandemic’s Outsized Effect on Women’s Mental Health

COVID-19 is a devilishly versatile disease, attacking all manner of body systems and doing all manner of damage—to the lungs, the heart, the liver, the kidneys. Though it doesn’t attack the mind directly, the pandemic the virus has caused has been devastating to mental health, and in many cases, the most vulnerable group is women.

In a new study conducted by CARE, a non-profit international aid organization, investigators have found

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Around the world, health officials face death threats amid pandemic

A top Australian public health officer has become the latest in a string of health officials around the world to face death threats over their responses to the novel coronavirus pandemic.



a man wearing glasses: Queensland state Chief Health officer Jeannette Young speaks during a news conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Australia, on July 24, 2020.


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Queensland state Chief Health officer Jeannette Young speaks during a news conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Australia, on July 24, 2020.

Jeannette Young, the chief health officer in the Australian state of Queensland, said the

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Healthcare providers around Bangladesh receive mental health support to cope with COVID-19 – Bangladesh

“Recently, I have felt that a distance has developed between me and my son. He is not behaving with me like before. I think this is because during the last four months, I have had to repeatedly be isolated after serving in a ward with COVID-19 patients.”

These words spoken by a Bangladeshi midwife are something that healthcare professionals around the world can currently relate to. The COVID-19 pandemic has

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Health officials face death threats amid coronavirus pandemic

She faced a backlash after Queensland decided to close its borders with neighboring states to curb the spread of the virus, making it impossible for several Australian citizens to attend relatives’ funerals.

Among critics of the move was Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who said the country risks “losing its humanity.”

The threats against Young followed similar cases in other countries, as public frustration over life in the pandemic mounts.

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New business travel pass being piloted for senior execs in Singapore who need to go abroad regularly for work, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – A new business travel pass is being piloted for senior executives in Singapore with regional or international responsibilities who need to travel overseas regularly for official and business purposes.

Travellers on this pass, which is not country-specific, will be required to abide by a strict controlled itinerary when they travel abroad for work, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement on Wednesday (Sept 23).

Upon return,

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Business travel pass being piloted for senior execs in S’pore, Health News & Top Stories

A new business travel pass is being piloted for senior executives in Singapore with regional or international responsibilities who need to travel regularly for official and business purposes.

Travellers on this pass, which is not country-specific, will be required to abide by a strict, controlled itinerary when they travel abroad for work, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement yesterday.

Upon return, the traveller will be given the

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Medical Consultant Offers Important Health And Safety Tips For Late Summer Travel

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3 “Strong Buy” Stocks That Are Flirting With a Bottom

In the investing game, it’s not only about what you buy; it’s about when you buy it. One of the most common pieces of advice thrown around the Street, “buy low” is touted as a tried-and-true tactic.Sure, the strategy seems simple. Stock prices naturally fluctuate on the basis of several factors like earnings results and the macro environment, amongst

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