Shakespeare once wrote, “All that glitters is not gold,” and when it comes to young job seekers, he was spot-on.
Cisco’s recent survey of 2,800 college students and recently employed graduates found that while a competitive salary is important, many respondents said a company’s social media policy matters even more. In fact, 56 percent overall said they wouldn’t work for a company that bans social media usage.
A new study from researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City found that pediatricians write more than 10 million prescriptions for unnecessary antibiotics every year.
In the two-year study, 65,000 kids were profiled to determine the type of diagnosis they were given during doctor’s visits as well as the type of of drugs, if any, they were prescribed. The research revealed doctors prescribed antibiotics during one of every five visits.
In a 29-page decision on Monday, US District Judge Richard J. Leon blocked the implementation of a law on graphic cigarette photos. It would’ve required tobacco companies to include explicit photos detailing the dangers of smoking on cigarette packages.
The 36 images proposed by the Food and Drug Administration include a picture of diseased lungs next to healthy lungs, a man exhaling smoke through a hole in his throat, and a male cadaver with chest staples down his torso.
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Lou Ferrigno Age: 61 Occupation: Actor and Bodybuilder Known For: Winning a Mr. America title and two consecutive Mr. Universe titles, portraying the title role in the CBS television series ‘The Incredible Hulk,’ and currently serving as a celebrity personal trainer
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1620 – Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts (More info)
1906 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first sitting US President to make an official trip outside the country, traveling to inspect progress on the Panama Canal (More info)
1965 – A switch at a station near Niagara Falls fails, plunging New York state, portions of seven neighboring states, and parts of eastern Canada into darkness for 13 hours in the largest power outage in history (More info)
1967 – The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published (More info)
1989 – East German officials open the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin (More info)
As he announced earlier this year, beloved television personality Regin Philbin is retiring from the syndicated ‘Live! with Regis and Kelly’ on November 18 after more than a quarter-century co-hosting the various incarnations of the program.
Since then, names such as Ryan Seacrest, Andy Cohen and actor Mark Consuelos, the husband of Philbin’s current co-host, Kelly Ripa, have been bandied about as possible replacements. And now, while an insider says there is no frontrunner, a new name has people talking: ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Dana Carvey.
On Monday morning, Michael A. Davitt, a former New York State employee and known rabblerouser, delayed traffic on the Tappan Zee bridge in Rockland County. As a form of protest, he unfurled a rope ladder from the bridge and sat for hours with a 24-foot banner that accused county officials of a “cover-up.”
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