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Sergio Cortes recently posted new information about the Zika virus on his blog that can be found at Sergiocortesoficial.com. He is a trusted and loved doctor that can be followed on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In his article he gives useful information about the beginning of the disease and what individuals can expect from the disease. The Zika virus first emerged in the 1940s and it was identified in some African countries. These countries included Uganda, Tanzania, and Sierra Leone. Over the years the disease spread throughout Asia and reached countries such as Thailand and India. In last year the Zika virus had been seen in many Latin American countries that including Columbia, Mexico, and Brazil.
There have been many outbreaks of the Zika virus that have affected many towns in the country of Brazil and that has the World Health Organization and Dr. Sergio Cortes very preoccupied. There have been investigations that have linked microcephaly to the Zika virus. Microcephaly is what causes small heads in newborn babies. These studies have proven that in areas that have had outbreaks months before, they now have had a surge of babies being born with microcephaly. There are also ongoing studies that have been performed that may prove that Zika has a link to Guillian Barre syndrome. Guillian Barre syndrome is a very serious neurological disease and it is also an autoimmune disease.

When it comes to the transmission of the Zika virus, it is not a virus that is contagious. The Zika virus can only be transmitted through the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This is the same mosquito that is responsible for transmitting the Dengue fever and Chikungunya.

Normally this mosquito prefers to deposit her eggs in clean water, but she can also deposit her eggs in water that has organic material. Since that is the case, it is very important to avoid having any standing water in or outside of the home. The symptoms of Zika are generally mild and they can include fever, muscular pain, and rashes. The only way to correctly diagnose Zika is through a complex exam. There is no real treatment for the symptoms of Zika, and people that are infected with the disease can generally take anti-inflammatory medications and painkillers. The only painkiller that is important to avoid is aspirin.

Women that are pregnant or desiring to get pregnant should take extreme measures to avoid mosquitoes. Some precautions that they should take are to wear clothes that cover their full body, wear insect repellent, use mosquito nets over themselves when they are sleeping, and put screens on their windows and on their doors. Even though Brazil continues to be one of the most affected countries when it comes to the Zika virus in Latin America, it is important for individuals to try to do all they can to prevent or avoid mosquito bites.

Although he might prefer not to be called a prophet, Billionaire George Soros continues to issues grave warnings for the demise of the European Union. He has written a book on the topic. Now on February 11, 2016, George Soros shares his insights with German magazine – Wirtschafts Woche.
“Taking Warnings to Germany”

The New York Review of Books has given the world a sneak peek of the important interview between Billionaire George Soros and Gregor Peter Schmitz. Georges Soros said, “[t]he EU now is confronted with not one but five or six crises at the same time.” Soros lists Syria, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, England and Paris.

Soros continued, “Merkel correctly foresaw the potential of the migration crisis to destroy the European Union. What was a prediction has become reality. The European Union badly needs fixing.” When the European Union was strong economically, it could integrate East Germany into the system. Sadly, with continued struggles in Greece, the EU is losing cohesion.

“Political Economic Struggles”

Greece is discussing leaving the European Union. Some Germans want Greece to leave. Syrian refugees place a higher burden on the EU social welfare system. Ukraine wants to join the European Union. But where will the money come from?

The Greeks refused to accept the previous financial arrangements set forth by the EU bankers. But, the Greeks still need capital. With that “unresolved problem” still remaining, it is difficult for the EU to handle more.

“EU is Soros Vision of Open Society”

Soros admitted the following, “I have always looked at the EU as the embodiment of the principles of the open society.” Soros commended Merkel while being quite honest in her weaknesses: “The open society that both Merkel and I believe in because of our personal histories, and that the reformers of the new Ukraine want to join because of their personal histories, does not really exist. The European Union was meant to be a voluntary association of equals but the euro crisis turned it into a relationship between debtors and creditors where the debtors have difficulties in meeting their obligations and the creditors set the conditions that the debtors have to meet.” Soros had advised the EU to renegotiate bad debt in 2008.

Instead, Greek debt terms remain quite onerous. “Greece was mishandled from the beginning,” he stated. Soros concluded, “[t]herefore, the very survival of the EU is at risk.”

“What will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back?”

No political union can survive unless it solves its problems. George Soros understands this all too well. He has been warning Germany and the EU since 2008. Will the EU finally listen before its too late?

Helane Morrison is a compliance officer whose definite role is assuring that traders and other employers stay on the right path and do not stray off course.

She is the Managing Administrator and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC as well as a associate of this company’s Executive Commission where she has been employed since 2007.

Prior to this she was in charge of the San Francisco Office of U.S. Securities and Exchange Authoritative Unit from 1999 to 2007.

In her capacity as territorial administrator and earlier as District Fiduciary she was liable for securities enforcement, legal proceeding and restrictive matters in Northern California and five Northwest States.

And from 1996 to 1999 she was chief of enforcement to San Francisco’s SEC office..
Helane Morrison represented the SEC in legal aspects, financial communities as well as other federal bureaus. She was legal counsel at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady ,Falk, Rabkin, in San Francisco from 1986 to 1996 where she was ultimately promoted to full partnership in 1991.

Her main legal focus is on business litigation, defense of private securities activities and SEC matters. Before entering law she served as law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun and Honorable Richard A. Posner of U.S. Court of Appeals for the seventh Circuit.

She possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University and attained a Juris Doctor from the University of California at Berkeley Law School, where she was editor in chief of California Law Review.

According to her LinkedIn, Helane is a member of the Regional Parks Foundation and Hedge Fund Subcommittee of American Bar Association.

Current enforcement actions found compliance officers directly culpable for errors inside their firms, and these officers are trembling in fear for potential dismissal from employment. Elevated answerability is forcing experienced people to be more judicious about the vocation and making it arduous for banks to find new recruits. Compliance officers feel that they are unjustly accused and put under the microscope.

Since the fiscal impasse banks employed thousands of compliance officers to confront and resolve in house affairs that eventually led to colossal monetary penalties, and the “red flag” was raised. Directors main spotlight is on who these officers answer to, because they should not have to address those that run their companies directly. The idea is to provide these officers with more freedom from those executives who help set protocols and oversee people in the territory.

Check out Helane’s Bloomberg profile or read the following article to get a better look at her life and work experience: http://www.projecteve.com/helane-morrison-shattering-glass-ceiling-corporate-world/

Ross Abelow is a versatile lawyer working in New York who is capable of working in the entertainment, corporate and marriage fields. His practice has remained versatile throughout the years because of his willingness to help clients with varied needs, and this article explains how Ross helps clients in every possible legal arena. Ross has built a reputation for tackling problems that impact many of the most famous residents of the city.

#1: Ross Works With Divorcing Couples

Couples going through a divorce has quite a lot to work out before their divorce will be approved by the court, and Ross has worked in the family court system long enough to know how to create an agreement everyone can live with. Ross mediates sessions with his clients and their spouses, and he helps reach agreements that both parties will sign freely. There are many couples who are not heading for an amicable divorce, and Ross helps these couples avoid a lengthy divorce proceeding.

#2: Ross Helps People In Entertainment

Ross has worked with people in the entertainment industry in New York for many years. He has reviewed the contracts of some of the biggest stars in the city, and he has helped those people with other aspects of their life. The entertainment industry is far-reaching in New York, and Ross has many clients who have asked him for marriage and contract help in the same session.

#3: Corporate Law Concerns

Ross has worked with large corporations that are in need of a team of lawyers. Ross steps in to help companies that are in need of legal help, and he holds meetings with his corporate clients when they must cover the legal ramifications of their decisions. There are many decisions that cannot be made without the help of a lawyer, and Ross will help his clients until they are not longer in need of further legal advice. Ross has worked with many large corporations because of his experience in the marriage and entertainment industries.

Ross Abelow is one of the most versatile lawyers in New York City, and he is prepared to take on clients who are in need of immediate assistance. There are many people who are in need of a versatile attorney to help them with their many needs, and Ross is free to review contracts, mediate divorces and ensure that all his clients have their interests represented.

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Dr. Sergio Cortes is facing one of the biggest tests of his career as the State Health Secratary. Because of torrential downpours that seem to never end, the area in and around Xerém, Duque de Caxias, has been inundated with contaminated floodwaters. The rising floodwaters have also contributed to be a health crisis by producing contaminated water that contains the likes of hepatitis A, dengue fever, yellow fever and is the breeding ground for the Aedes aegypti mosquito. This particular species of mosquito has been linked to several viruses including the Zika virus which has been spreading very quickly throughout the area.
Dr. Cortes was interviewed by Extra.Global and was asked about his plans to try and stabilize the region.

Sec. Sergio Cortes elaborated on his plans on crunchbase and explained that they include surveying the region and then taking an active approach to try and decontaminate the infected waters. Dr. Sergio’s team has also built seven dengue hydration stations that are currently being used as emergency shelters for local residents that have been a refuge there due to the rising floodwaters. Dr. Sergio has also begun the dispensing of 3000 antibacterial tablets with the intention of trying to treat people that have been in contact with contaminated water and have been affected by leptospirosis. But the one of the biggest challenges facing secretary Cortes and his team is the emergence of the Zika virus. The Zika virus has started to spread in a very quick fashion as of late and since humans are not contagious it has been determined that the virus is being spread through the bite of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.
Thousands of troops have been going to the region with the intention of controlling the population of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito and to help with the distribution of bottled water. Dr. Cortes explains the bottled water used for drinking and food preparation and poor personal hygiene or situation will quickly become out of hand

The Zika virus has recently been linked to almost 4000 birth defects in Brazil. The northern and western parts of Brazil have seen the most rapid spread of the virus and the entire nation is currently involved in mosquito prevention control. 10,000 bottles of sodium hypochlorite have already been distributed to local volunteers that agreed to go out to help with the decontamination of the infected water in the region. Dr. Cortes on twitter is confident that with aggressive you prevention and the proper use of bottled water that this health crisis can be contained. Women have been asked to refrain from becoming pregnant for the next two years in Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador do to be widespread Zika virus and its devastating effects on the fetus in the form of microcephaly

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Fashion and Beauty Rules that Must be Broken
Doe Deere is the founder and CEO of Lime Crime Makeup. She is talented and highly creative. She is a firm believer in magical makeup. This is one CEO who will encourage everyone to break the fashion and beauty rules. She has a list of fashion rules that are worth breaking. Ms. Deere will proudly claim that fashion rules are meant to be broken. It is not sinful to break these rules. What are her favorite fashion and beauty rules to break?

The Best Rules that Should be Broken
There are some good guidelines that can be used for fashion and makeup. It is good to know that these are not rules that are set in stone. We do not have to abide by a set of fashion rules. We can create our own unique and beautiful beauty and fashion guidelines. We all have the right to look and feel our best. The rules that are best to break, according to Doe Deere include:

1. mixing several colors is a no-no; you can mix many jazzy color combinations without apologizing.

2. it is wrong to have bold eyes with bold lips; you do not have to wear only one bold color on at a time. it is your creation. Try blue milk eyeliner and some delicious Red Velvet lipstick. It does not need to be wrong to enjoy bold eyes and bold lips together.

3. patterns are not meant to be mixed; you have the right to mix many different patterns together and you can have one magical outfit. Don’t let mixing patterns intimidate you. Have fun with fashion!

4. wearing sock with open-toed shoes or heels is forbidden; Make your own chic and savvy trend and enjoy your stylish and fun designer feet.

5. black and neutrals only for those with unnaturally hair that is colored; this is an unnecessary rule that encourages everything to be tidy and neutral. When this rule is broken, your personality will shine through. Keeping the colors flowing with unnatural hair looks especially fabulous.

7. you must dress your age; this is a fun rule to break. Youthful shades do not need to exist. The appropriate rule can be tossed out.

8. you need to stay with occasion specific attire; you have the right to wear an evening gown to any event. There is no need to store your fancy fashions and bring them out for the required occasions. Where your fancy fashion now!
These are a few of Doe Deer’s favorite fashion and beauty rules that are best broken.

Get to Know Doe Deere
Doe Deere is indeed a colorful and clever CEO. She is the founder of Lime Crime makeup. She can clearly reflect her own company. She is an educated woman who will claim that beauty is everything that feels right. It does not necessarily need to be in the norm or even appear natural.

Born in Russia
Doe Deere was born in Russia. She grew up in the City of New York. She has created cruelty-free cosmetics that are colorful and magical. These are products that foster creative style.

Dog food is a growing industry that is constantly in a higher demand as more and more Facebook owners and breeders desire more dogs. The dog food industry is currently a multi billion dollar industry that continues to grow as different companies find new niches to fit their businesses into this fast growing industry. One niche in particular that is taking off is promoting healthy dog food to be consumed. The idea behind this is to offer the dogs the same food (within reason) as to what the owner would consume in terms of quality. The idea is currently being practiced by Richard Thompson who is the owner of a small gourmet dog food manufacturing line. Mr. Thompson is notably dedicated and obsessed with the quality of dog food that he offers. Mr. Thompson is able to uphold his dedication to providing healthy dog food by making sure that the selling dog food does not remain on the shelf for long amounts of time. Mr. Thompson wants his products to be eaten while they are still filled with flavor. Mr. Thompson is proud to say that all of his used ingredients to make these dishes are all fresh ingredients. This company is just a taste of the thousands of new dog food businesses that are popping up around the world. One of the most internationally known businesses is called Beneful which specializes in dry food, wet food, as well as treats. All of these products include the freshest ingredients that come in a variety of textures as well as flavors. One of the most popular products is the Beneful wet food which comes in 20 different flavors that includes five different proteins and fresh ingredients. These proteins include lamb, beef, chicken, and pork that are then combined with barley, rice, carrots, green beans, and other delicious and fresh ingredients. The wet dog food is even cut up into visible chunks that allows for the dog and the owner to see exactly what the animal is consuming. Purina Beneful is a dedicated company that creates tasty and wholesome meals that are healthy for every dog.

Chris Lloyd, CEO of Nobilis Health says that the company sets themselves apart from the competition with some of their case volume. About 20 to 25 percent of surgeries or cases are directed to their centers by their own direct consumer marketing initiatives. By helping affiliated physicians grow their businesses they hope they will refer patients to their facilities. Chris Lloyd says they are targeting the baby boomer market who will be using a large percentage of their health dollars in the next few years. We want to try to compete in this very competitive market and gain a bigger market share, he said. Lloyd says on Linked In that Nobilis is financially healthy in 2015. The busiest times are in October, November, and December. We did well despite not taking government money at most of our facilities. One of the big expenses of the company is marketing. This is something many of their competitors do not have. They have plans to purchase a few new facilities using cash or using stock in 2016. The only way they will raise equity is when they acquire a large facility which they do not have plans to do right now. Some of their top competitors are Amsurg Corporation, Surgery Partners, and Tenet Healthcare Corp. Nobilis Health came about when Northstar purchased Athas in December 2014. Athas was a direct consumer marketing company. Northstar was founded back in 2007 by a group of physicians that owned facilities down in Houston, TX. They wanted to get into using direct marketing in healthcare because they noticed a growing need in the industry. Chris Lloyd was founder of Athas and when Northstar bought the company in 2014 they made him CEO of the combined companies. Nobilis owns and manages ambulatory and acute care facilities that delivers healthcare services. The focus of the company is to provide surgery that is non-invasive in affordable settings for patients. They use direct marketing to provide patient wth information and education. Nobilis Health owns over seven facilities located in Dallas, Houston, and Scottsdale. They have partnerships that are contractual with Arizona, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee and New Jersey.

Real estate in New York City apartments for sale is at an all time high. It seems like the prices are just going up and have no way of stopping. At Extell Development One57, the billionaires play ground, a penthouse was sold for a whopping $100.47 million. Across the way condominium are starting at $900,000. Even Brooklyn which used to be reasonable, has the honor of selling the most expensive home in the Cobble Hill area.

The Chief Executive of Core, a brokerage firm is pleased that the company has made more money that they did before, saying that 2015 was bigger than ever. Then at 220 Central Park South,520 Park Avenue and a few other, they are getting ready for more billionaires to make purchases.People like Kenneth C Griffin,who is estimated to be worth $7 billion, purchased a huge apartment at 220 Central Park South, for roughly $200 million, this was one of the country biggest purchase to date. This was supposed to kept a secret because if word got out the deal may have fallen through.

Most of the one hundred and eighteen apartments at 220 Central Park South, has been sold. The architects at Stern, say that about fourteen of the apartments went for $50 million. Most real estate brokers in New York City, thinks the trend will continue, but some are still wondering how far can it reach. As long as the buyers have the money to spend, the market will always be there. Besides, there are a lot wealthy individuals who are making New York City their home.

Then we have TOWN Residential, which has the dubious distinction for selling luxury homes. It was started in 2010 by Andrew Heiberger, who also is the Chief Executive Officer and Joseph Sitt as Co-Chairman. They have taken up roots in New York City and have already firmly planted. Their specialties are of course luxury residential homes, leasing and development and, it seems as though they have surpassed the rest. The company has the best professionals in the real estate business and comes with countless knowledge and experience.

This company is has landed on the top fifty list, as one of the best place to work for. The entire company work as one team, so that they can offer the client the best service possible. They pride themselves on honesty and also being the best in the real estate market. In New York City they have nine offices which can be reached very easily for any customer needing their expertise.

People will often choose to receive care from a well-known and trusted healthcare facility. Many do not realise that there are healthcare development companies that manage and aim to improve patient treatment behind several well-known hospitals. One of the most highly ranked full-service healthcare development and management companies is Nobilis Health. Nobilis Health manages surgical centers and focuses on full patient care and trains medical staff in the use of the latest medical equipment and procedures. With a particular focus on patient satisfaction, this healthcare development and management company trains expert staff to respond to all patient concerns with competent medical service and/or accurate information. This service extends to the patients’ family as well. Nobilis understands that to serve patients successfully a medical facility must provide competent medical treatment and compassion as well. This is just one of the many aspects of human service that Nobilis practices. The underrepresented growth and success of Nobilis are evident in their mergers with other healthcare companies. However, Nobilis does not limit itself to behind-the-scenes healthcare management, rather, they make themselves readily available to customers directly. Nobilis prioritizes staying up-to-date on the latest technology by enabling healthcare facilities to have the latest technology features in their company marketing as well. Also, Nobilis Health continues to facilitate full-service health care for all patients through disease prevention. The company does this through their training sessions with medical professionals by ensuring that these professionals are informed of the latest means of disease prevention and on how to spot early symptoms of illness. Nobilis Health stocks decreased sharply in recent months, but increased by 6% in December 2015 and are likely to keep gradually increasing Nobilis Health continues to form partnerships for the advancement of healthcare service.