Thursday, March 8, 2012

Overweight becoming the New Normal

Overweight becoming the new normal
Montreal Gazette
Canada may be in the grips of an obesity epidemic, but doctors are advising "surprisingly few" overweight or obese Canadians to lose weight, a national survey finds. Less than one-third of overweight people who responded to the survey had ever been ...

Guest Post: “New Normal,” “New Diversification,” Old Constraints
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Curbed spending and investment, which slows growth, is part of the “New Normal,” according to Pimco Investment Management firm. As a consequence, investment companies are looking beyond low-growth developed economies. The “New Normal” has spawned “The ...

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Top 10 myths about new parenthood
The Ecologist
Dads often feel left out especially if mum is breastfeeding and/or sex is off the agenda - no one tells them to expect and prepare for this. Good for parents to talk about this beforehand - a new normal for relationships too!

The Ecologist

Creative Californians Redefine Rahm's 'Rule One'
The American
However, in California, as the crisis settles into a “new normal” of persistent double-digit unemployment and municipal governments teetering on the brink of insolvency, the state's civic sector is responding by changing the relationship between ...

" 'Green News Report' - March 6, 2012 "
Brad Blog (blog)
TODAY: Iran talk jacks up gas prices, GOP cheers; VA Supremes deny climate denier witch hunt; Tornado season's 'New normal'; PLUS: BP settles w/ Gulf coast plaintiffs... The constitutional concerns overlooked in the controversy over Rush Limbaugh's ...

Indian IT industry to show high growth amid volatility
InformationWeek India
As the macro-economic uncertainties in the developed countries continue and volatility becomes thenew normal, the Indian IT industry is at an advantage for being young and small. Disruptive technologies coupled with strong focus on building expertise ...

Spring coming sooner, summer staying longer
Pratt Tribune
A mild winter has put everything a little ahead of schedule this year, but a warm January and February — as well as last summer's hot, dry weather — may become the new normal. In the last few years, longtime gardener Beverly Svoboda of Pratt has ...

Training Spend Remains Steady for Key Talent Management Priorities, According ...
Bradenton Herald
... Mass., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An online survey measuring the state of global talent management conducted by Global Novations ( found that while reduced talent management investment is the new normal, there's a desire ...

Meghan E. Murphy: Teachers can ease budget-crunch pain
Times Herald-Record
As this post-recession lingers on, it's become clearer that we're in a new normal for education. There's no swift rebound around the corner that will reclaim the 11000 teaching jobs cut in New York last year. There aren't that many seasoned teachers ...

Aviva casualty of broker forecast on investment income
Financial Times
“The group has yet to transition to the new normal of low investment income and limited demand for deposit replacement insurance contracts,” said analyst Andy Hughes. Forecasting non-life profit to drop by 10 per cent from 2010 levels, ...

Los Angeles Superior Court to Cut 300 Jobs
The spending cuts are expected to be permanent and represent a "new normal" for the courts, according to a March 5 memo from Presiding Judge Lee Smalley Edmon and Executive Officer and Clerk John Clarke. About $30 million in savings will come from ...

'Green News Report' - March 3, 2012
Huffington Post (blog)
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Iran war talk jacks up US gas prices... while Republicans cheer; VA Supreme Court smacks down climate change denier witch hunt; Meet the 'new normal' for tornado season; PLUS: 2 years after disaster: BP settles with Gulf coast ...

Rush Limbaugh and the Crisis in White Conservative Manhood
Salon (blog)
... where the most fringe Right wing values such as nativism, conspiratorial Birtherism, old fashioned white racism, and puritanical Christian theocratic identity politics are on full display, it seems that the bizarre has become the new normal.

Dividend Stock Bubble: Is It Even Possible?
Seeking Alpha
You heard things like 'It's the new normal' and there has been a 'paradigm shift' when experts tried to explain why ultra-high double-digit P/Es shouldn't alarm investors. Where are the media experts saying high double digit P/Es on the leading ...

Definitely In Like A Lion…
Crothersville Times
But, like the new economy with low interest rates being paid, I wonder if we are experiencing the “new normal” in weather patterns. Ice in the northern arctic has melted so much that there is talk about exploring new shipping routes across the formerly ...

Crothersville Times

Romney On Super Tuesday: "Real Change Is Finally On The Way"
We won't settle for this President's “new normal.” I am offering a real choice and a new beginning. And I have a plan that will deliver more jobs, less debt, and smaller government. President Obama raised the national debt. I will cut, cap, ...

U.S. Investor Optimism Surges; Majority Sees 'Plenty' of Opportunity in the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Of those spending less, 74% said their reduced spending is part of a new normal spending pattern while 24% said it is a temporary change. In general, 34% of investors say they have been saving and investing more money than they did prior to the ...

LAMBRO: It's the economy, Santorum
Washington Times
... by secondary issues that distract us from the central issue of our time: making our economy healthy again, with growth rates of 4 percent or more, not the sickly 1 percent to 2 percent rates under Mr. Obama's “new normal” economic policies.

Washington Times

Federal grant enables HIV testing, treatment in the Augusta area (press release)
A $3.4 million, three-year grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services for Georgia Health Sciences University will help maintain the new normal. Funds ensure that uninsured patients in the Augusta area get medication and other needed ...

Lessons to Learn from Amazon and iPhone
Business 2 Community
The two influential drivers of the “new normal” in customer experiences are and the iPhone/iPad. They have not only emerged as critical online purchasing portals for millions of consumers, they have also provided customers with a specific ...

Journey from an Instinct-Driven to an Insight-Driven Organization
Consumer Goods Technology
Some believe today's marketplace represents the new normal while others believe attitudes, habits, and practices will return to those prior to the global economic crisis. Still others think the future is likely to lie somewhere in between.

Consumer Goods Technology

Life in Tokyo: From surviving, to thriving
What seemed, for many, like the end of the world on March 11, 2011, has turned into the “new normal” a year later. Yes, the 20-kilometer exclusion zone remains in effect around the damaged Fukushima reactors, and it will be many decades before the most...

The Hurt Business: A Year in the Life of an MMA Fight Team -- Part One
MMA Fighting
His brain would return to whatever its new normal was. Everyone could go back to ignoring the slightly terrifying reality staring them in the face. But that was life in the sweet science. You either made your peace with it, or else you moved on to ...

Column Spotlight: Success in Sales - March 2012
Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia
Tough is the new normal. The wimps can stop reading here. There is enough negativity and pain in the run of a day to kill a small country. Do you want to be part of that? Recently during a client visit the usually positive CEO tossed the morning paper...

Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia

Super Tuesday: Mitt Romney dismisses speculation of Sarah Palin challenge
“We won't settle for this President's 'new normal',” he said. “Eight per cent unemployment is not the best America can do, it's just the best this administration can do." However it was left to his wife Ann to deliver an apparent criticism of both Mr ...

From the foreign press
China Daily
Slower growth and slightly higher inflation is the new normal for China", said Arthur Kroeber, managing director of GK Dragonomics, a Beijing economic consulting firm. Wen listed areas where the government had made progress, including taming inflation ...

Flunking Arne Duncan
The New York Review of Books (blog)
He should have demanded the proper funding of public education, instead of tolerating deep budget cuts as “the new normal.” He should have spoken out against states that passed along the cost of higher education to students, putting it out of reach for ...

The New York Review of Books (blog)

Corporate Bond Market, You Had Me at $29 Billion
As for the stock market, yesterday's drop was ugly only if 15% ramps 11 weeks constitutes the “new normal.” Daily DeMark TDST support resides at S&P 500 (SPX) 1341, and today was touched on just bar 2 of a Sequential Buy Setup.

We're Living In An Event-Centric Content Created World
Chief Marketer (blog)
perfect - let's take a look at the “new normal”. 1. A major air scent freshener - In this campaign you see content pulled directly from the live executions and multi-mediated in meaningful and relevant ways across the entire media spectrum 2.

Making the Best of What Is Often the Very Worst Time of Our Lives
The Atlantic
Our society and culture -- all of our respective cultures -- must factor this new normal "waning stage of life" into our expectations and plans. It is not easy to die well in modern times. Because so many treatments now work, many people survive longer ...

Run, don't walk: Rodriguez sets the pace as UA strives to 'out-hustle' opponents
Tucson Citizen
There is definitely a new normal around Arizona, and the Wildcats aren't close to Rodriguez's level of normal yet. He made the point last week that the team was “weak, really weak” in terms of its weight room prowess. “We have got to get a whole lot ...

Alltech and UK partner for research projects
Lexington Herald Leader
Scott Smith, dean of the UK College of Agriculture, called the agreement "a significant model for the future of agricultural research," part of the "new normal" in Kentucky higher education in which the university is less reliant on public funds and ...

The Ten Network Pilots I'm Most Excited About for Fall
Partners, CBS: Okay, I may be rooting for this show in part because I want it to beat Ryan Murphy's The New Normal in the gay-family-comedies-of-fall-2012 competition. But the cast, which includes Ugly Betty's wonderful Michael Urie, David Krumholtz, ...


Trailer: Powering America | Quite Normal
By Say It Ain't So
Mar 7 2012. Trailer: Powering America. Nuclear energy, baby. Good luck. In the new normal, only madmen and despots are allowed to build nuclear power plants. HeritageFoundation on Mar 6, 2012. – Is ...
Quite Normal

From Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling: Short- and long-term city ...
By teresawippel
As has been widely publicized, many cities in Washington are facing severe budget crises and have taken unprecedented measures to adjust to a “new normal.” This new normal has been described as potentially becoming a long-term ...
My Edmonds News

How can we reduce hiring process inefficiencies? | pharmaphorum
By RachelASharpe
Rationalisation; leverage of scale; consolidation; efficiencies: this is the 'new normal' for the US$875bn global pharmaceutical industry. Whether it's grappling with so-called patent cliffs, price cuts and reimbursement restrictions, increasing ...

Buffett vs. Gross on Bonds: Who's Right | Daily Capital
By corey
Gross believes the current interest rate environment will persist, and the use of leverage to generate profits will not—an environment he dubs “The New Normal.” In other words, he expects lower overall returns for the foreseeable future, and ...
Daily Capital

Huaibei Normal
By admin
New Normal 1 well-known politicians, alumni, Ren Qiliang Affairs Office of the State Council, deputy director of. Ren Qiliang 2, Zhang Xiaowu former vice mayor of Huaibei City, Anhui Province, 3, Shen Qiang Bozhou Mayor 4 , Lee Yang fast ...

Archive » Newsweek's Jerusalem bureau chief talks on careers ...
By ndemille
But Ephron said this “new normal” in journalism presents fresh opportunities. Not only is social media proving its capacity to support revolution across the Middle East, it's supporting the entrepreneurial freelancers who cover such events in ...
Indiana University School of Journalism

Wednesday Bubble: Designer What?! | FlashFree : Not Your Mama's ...
By Liz
The new 'normal' isn't supposed to be defined by the medical community and the media, is it? Just as the Menopause Industrial Complex wants to sell you on HRT, so apparently do the Vaginal Patrol wish to convince you that your parts 'down ...
FlashFree : Not Your Mama's Menopause

The new normal: Lessons for manufacturers
Future demographic trends will have a huge effect on chemical manufacturers and the way they produce goods.

The New Normal- - YouTube
Part of the consultancy protocol breakout session in The New Normal: Rethinking Technology Leadership in a World of Ubiquitous Access at NAISAC12.

Twitter / LegalRebels: The New Normal "The Legal ...
The New Normal "The Legal Innovation Ecosystem: 10 Actors & Their Roles - An Early Review " (via @PaulLippe)

News Complete Fabrications: The New Normal | MIT Architecture
FLASH EXHIBITION! Now through March 6. Complete Fabrications: The New Normal. On view are projects conceived during an intense nine-day competition in ...

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