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How do reality TV shows care for their stars?

How do reality TV shows care for their stars?

Entertainment
Today's reality TV gives its stars so much instant influence that you don't even have to wait until the next morning to be an overnight success. Millions of social media followers and lucrative brand deals await the stars of shows like Love Island and The Only Way is Essex.But the death of 2017 contestant Mike Thalassitis has sparked debate over whether there is enough support for the people who go from ordinary to celebrity in a matter of hours.A number of reality stars have spoken out in the wake of his death, including TOWIE's Mario Falcone, who said "Love Island have got to open their eyes" and former contestant Zara Holland, who added the show left her anxious and depressed two years on. ITV, which broadcasts Love Island, ha...

Health Care Sector Update for 03/01/2019: MRSN,PBYI,IMGN

Finance
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Sen. Orrin Hatch’s influence of US health care

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s influence of US health care

Health
This story is from Kaiser Health News Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican retiring from 42 years in the Senate as a new generation is sworn in, leaves a long list of achievements in health care. Some were more controversial than others. Hatch played key roles in shepherding the 1983 Orphan Drug Act to promote drug development for rare diseases, and the 1984 National Organ Transplant Act, which helped create a national transplant registry. And in 1995, when many people with AIDS were still feeling marginalized by society and elected leaders, he testified before the Senate about reauthorizing funding for his Ryan White CARE Act to treat uninsured people who have HIV. “AIDS does not play favorites,” Hatch told other senators. &ldquo...
Program can delay, decrease dementia patient's need for nursing home care

Program can delay, decrease dementia patient's need for nursing home care

Health
Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A new program of coordinated care could help keep dementia patients out of nursing homes, and may save money for Medicare because it is cost-neutral after considering its cost. A study published Friday in JAMA Internal Medicine found that, on average, each participant saved $ 2,404 per year. "The most striking finding was that patients enrolled in the program reduced their risk of entering a nursing home by about 40 percent," Lee Jennings, an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and study author, said in a news release. The research compared 1,083 Medicare beneficiaries with dementia for three years with people sharing the same zip code who didn't participate in the study. For those in the program, participants and their caregivers met wi...
Numbers of elderly in 24-hour care set to double by 2035

Numbers of elderly in 24-hour care set to double by 2035

Health
The number of people aged 85 and over needing 24-hour care is set to double, says a new study, as an expert warns the care system is "at breaking point".The study, published in the Lancet Public Health journal, analysed the projected health needs of the elderly in England between 2015 and 2035.It found that the number of 65-year-olds and over needing round-the-clock care is also set to rise by a third. The government says adult social care reforms will be set out in the autumn. The modelling study, carried out by Newcastle University and the London School of Economics and Political Science, highlighted the fact that the fastest growing demographic in the UK is elderly people over 85, whose numbers are projected to more than doubl...