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Marriott Canvas: A Concept Lab for Food and Beverage Ideas

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Marriott Canvas: A Concept Lab for Food and Beverage Ideas

In a move to harness the passion of a generation of food and drink entrepreneurs, Marriott International is launching Canvas. The ‘first-of-its-kind’ hotel industry program is a global incubator that will help entrepreneurs realize their vision for food and drink concepts in the company’s hotels. The program builds on Marriott’s entrepreneurial heritage dating back to [...]

Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

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Why Do People Lose Hair and What Is the Remedy for Them?

Everyone loses hair, every single day. We see strands everywhere – the shower, in the brush, on our pillows. Thinning in women usually means a reduction in volume as well as less physical hairs on head. As strands diminish in number, there is a lack of density. The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women [...]

Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

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Female Twins from Tanzania Separated at Apollo Hospitals

In a rare surgery, doctors at Apollo Children’s Hospital Chennai in India successfully separated Tanzanian twins Abriana and Adriana who were joined at their chest and abdomen, Apollo Hospitals said Tuesday. The twins who shared a single heart cavity and a connected liver are the only living pair of thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins who have undergone [...]

Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

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Danica Patrick Drives the “Healthy Driven” Initiative

Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare is announcing “Healthy Driven,” an initiative to position one of the larger health systems in Illinois as devoted to helping patients move their health forward. In the coming months, race car driver Danica Patrick will be featured as the spokesperson in a Healthy Driven marketing blitz that includes TV and radio commercials, newspaper [...]

Samadhi – New Way to Relax Body and Mind

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Samadhi – New Way to Relax Body and Mind

A floatation industry solutions company Ifloat India has introduced Samadhi – New Life Relaxation. The company has installed floatation rooms in Pune, Mumbai and recently at Hyderabad. Floating in a floatation tank is a way of achieving extreme well-being, says the company. Essentially, it says, one can spend an hour or so lying quitely in [...]

People Honors Death-With-Dignity Crusader Brittany Maynard

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People Honors Death-With-Dignity Crusader Brittany Maynard

The new issue of People Magazine recognizes Brittany Maynard as one of the 25 most intriguing people of 2014 for her role as “The Crusader” in the death-with-dignity movement, in partnership with Compassion & Choices. American adults now believe by a record 5-to-1 margin (74% support vs. 14% oppose) that terminally ill adults – in [...]

Gay Sex Ban in India: LGBT Community Protests Human Rights Violations

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Gay Sex Ban in India: LGBT Community Protests Human Rights Violations

India HIV/AIDS Alliance held a public hearing on increase in violence and discrimination cases against sexual minorities since the Section 377 verdict in 2013. The Supreme Court of India had recriminalised same-sex sexual behaviour on 11 December 2013. According to the Alliance, the consequences of this judgment have been multiple and far-reaching. Over the past [...]

Goodyear and SOS Extend Support for Flood Victims in India

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Goodyear and SOS Extend Support for Flood Victims in India

Goodyear in India and SOS Children’s Villages of India have launched a “Rebuilding Lives – Relief and Rehabilitation” project to assist the rebuilding efforts following the devastating floods that recently affected the Jammu and Kashmir region. The assistance will ensure ongoing relief to 248 flood impacted beneficiaries of 108 families by providing start-up kits and [...]

Year of Beer: Craft Beer Trends in 2014

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Year of Beer: Craft Beer Trends in 2014

As the year draws to a close, the Brewers Association—a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looked back on how craft brewers fared in 2014. “It’s remarkable to see how beer has evolved in the past century. Year over year we’re seeing tremendous growth in the craft beer sector and 2014 proved [...]

Top 10 Specialty Food Trends Predicted for 2015

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Top 10 Specialty Food Trends Predicted for 2015

Consumers will seek more from their food in 2015, whether stronger flavors, alternative sweeteners, or snacks made with everything from plant-based meat to even marijuana. That is according to predictions from the editors of Specialty Food News, the daily newsletter from the Specialty Food Association. The $88.3 billion specialty food industry is driven by innovation [...]

Minnie Mouse and Spiderman to Sell Kids Nectars

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Minnie Mouse and Spiderman to Sell Kids Nectars

Del Monte has signed an agreement with the Walt Disney Company MENA for Disney and Marvel characters. Minnie Mouse and Spider-Man, two of the most iconic characters amongst children and families, will feature in a new range of fruit nectars. According to the company, these Del Monte Nectars are fortified with Vitamins B & C [...]

Death with Dignity: Brittany Maynard’s New Video Released

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Death with Dignity: Brittany Maynard’s New Video Released

Compassion & Choices launched Wednesday a national initiative for expanded access to death with dignity on what would be Brittany Maynard’s 30th birthday. The organization released a new “call to action” video narrated by Brittany and featuring death-with-dignity activists from across the nation, including Anita Freeman of California, Sara Meyers of Connecticut and Dustin Hankinson [...]

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