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From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Being able to find high quality health care at an affordable price is an issue in many countries. In the United States, Walmart, a large chain store, is trying to help. It is offering something new to its employees: cutting the cost of a doctor's appointment to only $4. The Associated Press (AP) news agency notes that Walmart once required its employees to pay $40 for the same service. Why is the price so low, you might ask? What's the catch? The catch is that the patient and doctor must meet electronically -- over [...]
Mardi 19 février 2019, Continue reading at the source
In the months before the 2016 presidential election in the United States, American psychologist Laurie Helgoe grew increasingly concerned. She worried a little about the campaigns. She worried more about the public's reaction to them. Americans' comments on social media seemed to be filled with either extreme praise or extreme criticism, Helgoe told VOA in a telephone interview. Many of the comments focused especially on the personality of then-candidate Donald Trump. Helgoe observed that few people could let go of their strong feelings. Helgoe was so worried that she wrote a book to help people deal with what she calls a “dangerous” [...]
Mardi 19 février 2019, Continue reading at the source
What do you do with the mountain of waste that a major city produces? It is a continuing question. And, Copenhagen – the capital of Denmark – has come up with an answer. Ski on it! The waste is inside Copenhill, a waste treatment factory 10 minutes from the center of the city. The main building is a futuristic-looking structure 85 meters high. It includes a long hill from the top of the building to the ground. The hill is covered in a material called “neveplast” creating a snowless ski slope. “I think everybody is surprised to start with when they look [...]
Lundi 18 février 2019, Continue reading at the source