Healthcare 

Flurry of Bills Aim to Set Limits on Transgender Kids – And Their Doctors

Sam Edelman felt like a girl for as long as he could remember, his dad said. As Sam’s 18th birthday approached, and after years of researching hormone treatments, the high school senior scheduled an appointment with a doctor who treats transgender people. It was a big step for Sam, a musician, a runner, a snowboarder and a taekwondo black belt who still identified as a boy at that point and had shared his secret only with his family and closest confidants. The doctor said Sam was too young and thought…

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Healthcare 

The Most Fragile Oil Price Rally In History

Yves here. As this article makes clear, the current optimism about oil prices is based on some remarkable assumptions about Covid, namely that the US has attained herd immunity by summer as Biden warns vaccinations won’t be complete by the end of 2020…even assuming the dogs eat the vaccine dog food. I thought readers would find it instructive to read why we will be back to the old normal by summer. It must be nice to live in such a comforting bubble. By Irina Slav, a writer for Oilprice.com with…

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Business 

12 Promising Industries to Start a Business in Today

In your opinion, what is the most promising industry or niche to start a company in right now, and why? photo credit: Christina Morillo / Pexels These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of thousands of jobs. Learn more at yec.co. 1. Artificial Intelligence I suggest anyone interested in starting a business take a good look at the AI…

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Business 

Why Chicago Commercial Kitchen Space is More Accessible Than Ever

Like so many cities, Chicago’s restaurants and commercial kitchen spaces have felt Covid-19’s economic sting. Some have gone to a delivery-only model to stay afloat, while others have had to close down permanently in the face of rising rents. However, there are some rental agencies who see the light at the tunnel’s end. The FDA has approved multiple vaccines for widespread use, and it seems likely that less than a year from now, the restaurant and commercial foodservice industries will be ready to get going again. photo credit: Rene Asmussen…

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Business 

10 Essential Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Being an entrepreneur is something that is not taught, it is something that comes from within a person’s gut. If you are looking to become successful as an entrepreneur, these are 10 very important skills that you need to embed into your character and day to day activities. 1. Focused The most important skill that you should have is focus. First and foremost it is important to be disciplined in nature, and keep the focus on your goals and you should not get distracted from your goal in life. This…

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Sport 

Pioli on his Milan in 2020, the effect of the lockdown, his first meeting with Ibra and how he convinced him to stay, the goals for next year and more…

Stefano Pioli during training at Milanello. (@acmilan.com) Stefano Pioli gave an interview to Sky Italia to sum up his very positive 2020, covering many different topics. 2020 comes to an end today and the world will embrace 2021 hoping it will be much better than the passing year. But for Milan it would be very difficult to have a better year than the one they just had. The Rossoneri were the best team in Italy in 2020 and on Thursday, the coach of Milan – Stefano Pioli – sat down…

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Sport 

Mohamed Salah ends year as Premier League’s leading goalscorer of 2020

Mohamed Salah‘s status as the most clinical goalscorer in the Premier League has been cemented for another year, with the Liverpool forward scoring the most in 2020. Salah ended the Reds’ title-winning campaign with 19 goals in the league, but finished behind Jamie Vardy in the race for the Golden Boot, with the Leicester striker netting 23. The Egyptian King had previously finished as top scorer in 2017/18 and 2018/19, the latter of which he shared with Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. But Salah was not firing at his devastating…

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Sport 

Transfers, FA Cup & crucial Man United clash – Liverpool’s key dates in January

The fixtures continue to come thick and fast for Liverpool as they start the New Year, with January presenting a number of key Premier League fixtures and a chance to progress in the FA Cup. It proved to be a mixed December for Jurgen Klopp‘s side as they coupled progress into the last 16 of the Champions League and dominant league displays with subpar performances which saw six points dropped in the top-flight. With two draws to close out 2020, it proved a disappointing end to what had been an…

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Sport 

Is Mason Mount Chelsea’s most important player?

Mason Mount has become one of the most important players in Frank Lampard’s 4-3-3 formation. He has been subject to some unwarranted criticism from a section of Chelsea and England fans, but there is a reason why both Lampard and the England manager, Gareth Southgate keep picking him. For Lampard especially, Mount has become indispensable. He has a different role in the midfield this season, and he’s consistently putting in great shifts. How exactly has his role changed from last season to this one? Take a look at his heat…

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Video: ‘I can’t go out like that’ – Olivier Giroud rates best and worst dressed Chelsea players

Apart from scoring goals, Olivier Giroud knows a thing or two about fashion. With the help of Josh Denzel and Chelsea TV, the Frenchman went through the best and worst-dressed players at Chelsea. Giroud described his go-to outfit as a pair of nice sneakers, jeans, a t-shirt, a denim shirt, and a leather jacket. He then confessed that his fashion inspiration was David Beckham. No surprises here, the two share notable similarities in their outfits. Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images Moving to the “Drip or Skip” portion of…

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