first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Juana Summers, The Associated Press Posted Nov 27, 2018 9:24 pm PDT Write then run: Dems pen books while weighing 2020 campaigns WASHINGTON — Writing a book has become standard practice for politicians with presidential ambitions, and this year is no different, even though many Democrats haven’t formally entered the race.Already, many of the Democrats considering challenging President Donald Trump in 2020 have released books. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro has been on tour promoting “An Unlikely Journey: Waking up from My American Dream.” New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been promoting her children’s book, “Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote.”On Tuesday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders released his book “Where We Go From Here.” In January, California Sen. Kamala Harris plans to release her memoir, “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey,” with a picture book memoir to debut around the same time.Juana Summers, The Associated Press Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, ‘Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance’, at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) last_img

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first_imgRecent years have seen a surge in the number of public servants from the community in both elected and appointed office at all levels of government. Indian-Americans constitute just 1% of the U.S. population, but have achieved disproportionate success in fields in which they have not been historically represented in high numbers, including diplomacy, law and politics.Read it at Forbes Related Itemslast_img

first_imgAlternate NamesBrain injury – concussion – discharge; Traumatic brain injury – concussion – discharge; Closed head injury – concussion – dischargeWhat to Expect at HomeHealing or recovering from a concussion takes time. It may take days to weeks, or even months. You may be irritable, have trouble concentrating, be unable to remember things, have headaches, dizziness, and blurry vision. These problems will probably recover slowly. You may want to get help from family or friends for making important decisions.When You First Go HomeYou may use acetaminophen (Tylenol) for a headache. Do NOT use aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil), naproxen, or other similar drugs unless your doctor told you to.Eat a light diet. Light activity around the home is okay. You do not need to stay in bed. However, avoid exercise, lifting weights, or other heavy activity.Have an adult stay with you for the first 12 – 24 hours after you are home from an emergency room.Going to sleep is okay. For at least the first 12 hours, someone should wake you up every 2 or 3 hours. They can ask a simple question, such as your name, and then look for any other changes in the way you look or act.Ask your doctor how long you need to do this.Do not drink alcohol until you have recovered all the way. Alcohol may slow down how quickly you recover, increase your risk for another injury, and make it harder than it already is to make decisions.advertisementActivity As long as symptoms are present, avoid sports activities, operating machines, being overly active, and hard labor. Ask your doctor when you can return to your activities.Make sure friends, people you work with, and family members are aware of your recent injury.Talk to your employer about the timing of important projects. Consider having others check your work. You should not perform work activities that may place others in danger until all symptoms are gone.Family, workmates, and friends should understand that you may be more tired, withdrawn, easily upset or confused, may have a hard time with tasks that require remembering or concentrating, and may have mild headaches and less tolerance for noise.Consider asking for more breaks when you return to work.Talk with your employer about:Reducing your workload for a whileAllowing rest times during the dayHaving extra time to complete projectsA doctor should tell you when you can:Do heavy labor or operate machinesPlay contact sports, such as football, hockey, and soccerRide a bicycle, motorcycle, or off-road vehicleDrive a carSki, snowboard, skate, skateboard, or do gymnastics or martial artsParticipate in any activity where there is a risk of hitting your head or jolt to the headWhen to Call the DoctorIf symptoms do not go away or are not improving a lot after 2 or 3 weeks, talk to your doctor.Call the doctor if you have:A stiff neckFluid and blood leaking from your nose or earsA hard time waking up or have become more sleepyA headache that is getting worse, lasts a long time, or is not relieved by over-the-counter pain relieversFeverVomiting more than 3 timesProblems walking or talkingChanges in speech (slurred, difficult to understand, does not make sense)Problems thinking straightSeizures (jerking your arms or legs without control)Changes in behavior or unusual behaviorDouble visionReferences Heegaard WG, Biros MH. Head Injury. In: Marx J. ed. Rosen?s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier;2009: chap 38.Hunt T, Asplund C. Concussion assessment and management. Clin Sports Med. 2009;5-17.Review Date:7/10/2012Reviewed By:Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.last_img

first_imgMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella has picked 1960s batting star ML Jaisimha as his favourite cricketer.When asked in a rapid-fire round who he would pick as his favourite between Jaisimha and Sachin Tendulkar, Nadella said: “Oh that is tough, But look I am a Hyderabadi and a romantic at heart, so ML Jaisimha.”In his book ‘Hit Refresh’, Nadella talks further of his love for Jaisimha. “One time, my father hung a poster of Karl Marx in  my bedroom; in response, my mother hung one of Lakshmi, the Indian goddess of plentitude and contentment…My reaction? The only poster I really wanted was one of my cricketing hero, the Hyderabadi great, ML Jaisimha, famous for his boyish good looks and graceful style, on an off the field.”WATCH FULL VIDEOJaisimha played 39 Tests between 1959-1971 and finished with 2056 runs. He was a stylist and a complete purist on the field. Several Hyderabadi batsmen in the later generations were also a lot about style and technical finesse. The likes of Mohammad Azharuddin and VVS Laxman, in recent times, were considered among the most stylish and wristiest batsmen in world cricket.Tendulkar, who is the only man with 100 international hundreds and is the owner of several batting records, retired in 2013 after an emotional 200th Test at home in Mumbai.Nadella arrived at the India Today Conclave Next on Tuesday to talk about digital technology and its application on the Indian landscape. He also spoke about the importance Microsoft is giving to AI, Mixed Reality and other services that look to help business and consumers.advertisementNadella is not the only tech wizard who is fascinated with cricket or sports.Back in December 2015, Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded he was a big fan of Barcelona and their Argentine forward Lionel Messi. “I am a big football fan. I follow football more because it is easier to follow there. I am a big Barcelona and Lionel Messi fan.”Pichai, who was born in Chennai, also revealed that he dreamt of being a cricketer  and admired the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.”I am a huge football fan. I remember when I was young, I would drive my mom crazy. I would wake up in the middle of the night to watch World Cup soccer. I would watch the Brazilian team in those days. Cricket and football are two sports that I follow. I am a big Barcelona and Messi fan”.”I did dream of being a cricketer like so many Indians. I used to be a huge fan of (Sunil) Gavaskar when he was playing and later, Sachin (Tendulkar) when he played. I always had a dream,” he said.last_img

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