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Firefighters working at World Trade Center during 9/11 are 13% more likely to develop cancer

Firefighters working at World Trade Center during 9/11 are 13% more likely to develop cancer, study finds Researchers compared 10,786 firefighters who worked at the WTC site to 8,813 firefighters who didn’t work at the site  They found firefighters at Ground Zero were 13% more likely of being diagnosed with cancer than their colleagues First responders had higher… Read More »

‘There’s no going back’: Ireland’s tourism trade prepares to re-open for good

Bruce Yuanyue Bi | The Image Bank | Getty Images DUBLIN — When Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin announced the phased re-opening of hospitality businesses for June, hotel managers like Niall Coffey breathed a sigh of relief.  Ireland’s tourism and hospitality industries have been the worst hit during the pandemic and previous attempts at re-opening… Read More »

Amsterdam Trade Bank provides EUR 40 mn debt funding for creditshelf platform

Important expansion of debt financing base on the creditshelf platform Additional strategic investor uses creditshelf’s lending platform as powerful access tool to the German market for SME loans Debt capital of EUR 40 mn from the collaboration enables creditshelf to meet loan demand from German SMEs even more efficiently Frankfurt am Main, Germany, January 19,… Read More »

Kodak execs didn’t illegally trade stock while touting big move into pharma: report

Eastman Kodak’s pharma ambitions took a hit when insider trading accusations put $ 765 million in U.S. funding on the skids. But a special committee hired by Kodak’s board has now cleared its top brass of wrongdoing—a decision that could clear its path into drug manufacturing. The board-appointed committee cleared (PDF) Kodak’s executives and shareholders… Read More »

Drug costs should be a ‘prominent issue’ in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO

The Trump administration should make the rising cost of medicine a leading issue in trade talks with countries around the world, Mount Sinai Health System CEO Kenneth Davis told CNBC on Friday. “We marvel at the fact that U.S. drug costs are two to six times higher than they are in the rest of the… Read More »