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The Role of Social Capital on Health Systems' Efficiency: A Cross-Country Comparison

The social capital literature suggests a positive relation among indicators of social capital, economic performance and public health. A better interaction in a community indicates higher levels of economic performance and health.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Thelen holds on to win in Portugal

"> : KK Swimwear owner and designer Natalia Garcia, seated left, with three little fashionistas, Arianna Mejia, 3, left, Garcia's daughter Kassandra Garcia, 4, and Daila Beasley, 2, modeling her collection at her Hialeah Gardens headquarters. "> To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Complexo Balnear do Garajau

Madeira is definitely not a bathing destination. Natural sandy beaches do not occur - if there are a few, they will be small and artificial, mostly filled up with sand from Morocco.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newsday

Leadership of revamped Portugal bank to resign

The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention. Chief executive Vitor Bento says in a statement he and two others are stepping down because "our mandate has significantly changed since... LISBON, Portugal - -- The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention.

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Turkey defends new Internet laws amid foreign 'concern' [Anadolu Agency (Turkey)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir responds to foreign diplomat's comments that the new law is 'more than problematic' LISBON, Portugal Turkey has rebuffed claims that a new Internet law is causing "concern" among foreign governments. The country's European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir on Saturday responded to anonymous comments attributed to an Ankara-based foreign diplomat.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postodctoral Fellowship in Lisbon, Portugal

A postdoctoral position in collective behavior is available in the group of Gonzalo G. de Polavieja at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme in Lisbon, Portugal - Collective Behavior. We are interested in the rules of group decision-making and we use zebrafish and humans to find them, both at theoretical and experimental levels.

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Now Available: Semapa Sociedade de Investimento e Gestao SGPS Sa...

In pulp and paper, the company is engaged in manufacturing and supplying paper and paper pulp products such as bleached eucalyptus pulp and uncoated wood free paper. It is also involved in producing and supplying cement, clinker, concrete, aggregates, pre-cast concrete, clay, agglomerates, mortars, tiles, and hydraulic lime.

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Cool Hunting

Word of Mouth: Porto: Vintage furniture, vegetarian fare, obscure...

Porto is no longer limited to its UNESCO World Heritage-recognized Old City, replete with meticulously preserved Romanesque, Gothic and Manueline-style architectural structures and seven river-expanding bridges-not to mention its renowned wine culture. The city evokes an industrial-hip vibe supported by a vibrant nightlife and thriving music and art scenes.

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Food Production Daily

Strauss: 'We don't have to reinvent the wheel but sometimes we...

Putting salad into expensive-looking glass jars, combining IML and injection molding techniques and offering customers personalised gifts of honey to celebrate Rosh Hashanah the Hebrew New Year, are just some of the ways Strauss is thinking outside of the box to secure brand loyalty. Dr Shira Rosen, packaging development manager, Strauss Group, is based in Israel, and spoke to guests at the EuroPack Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week.

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Inhabitat

Alvaro Siza Faithfully Restores His Boa Nova Tea House in Portugal

Pritzker Prize -winning architect Alvaro Siza originally built the Boa Nova Tea House in 1963, and he recently restored the project to return it to its full glory. Located near Siza's hometown of Porto, Portugal, the Boa Nova Tea House sits by the edge of the ocean on a rocky outcropping with outstanding views of the horizon.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BeverageDaily

Coca-Cola Europe: 'By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into the design process, at the EuroPack Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, this week. Chaired by Eamonn Bates, secretary general, Pack2Go Europe the panel included Stephane Egret, packaging innovator, The Coca-Cola Company, Giorgio Ballocchi, global innovation manager, Campari, Dr Martin Zethoff, director global packaging technology, laundry and home care, Henkel and Dr Horst Wenck, corporate VP, front end innovation, Beiersdorf.

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Newswise

Joslin Scientists Honored for Discovering Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease

George King, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Beetham Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, were among seven individuals, including colleagues from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Genentech and UC San Diego, to receive the 2014 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award for their contributions toward the discovery of treatments inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor for ocular diseases. Drs. King and Aiello performed pivotal work in this area regarding the retinal diseases of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema .

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Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Prestigious $1.3M Champalimaud Vision Award

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 Six Harvard Medical School researchers were among the recipients of the 2014 AntA3nio Champalimaud Vision Award, the highest distinction in ophthalmology and visual science. The award was given for the development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease.

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Monterey County Herald

Lisbon subway stoppage brings commuter misery

Lisbon subway staff have walked off the job during the morning rush hour in a protest against pay cuts and the company's possible privatization. The Metropolitano de Lisboa carries on average about 370,000 passengers a day, and Wednesday's strike by most of its 1,450 employees shut down services.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Transworld

Brown Town - Lisbon & Down

"10 shiny days in Lisbon, Portugal with all the crew : Killian Limousin, ThA©o De Oliveira, Mat Cay, William Naze, Peth Ferrier.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

CNN

International Surrealism Now's next edition will be hosted in the...

LousA , Coimbra, Portugal, 29-8-2014 - /EuropaWire/ - International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting the surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions worldwide. The "International Surrealism Now" began in 2010 in Coimbra, when Santiago Ribeiro conceived a major exhibition organized by Bissaya Barreto Foundation.

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Food Production Daily

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen discussing EU legislation on a packaging and packaging waste directive. Opening the two-day conference in front of 100 guests, Eamonn Bates, chairman of the summit and secretary general, Pack2Go Europe, said 'packaging is under threat, not in name, but in Brussels, according to revised European legislation'.

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The Amazing Race Australia S03E07 WS PDTV XviD-SH4RK

Season 3, Episode 07 - "Australia v New Zealand Leg 7" Teams travel to Lisbon, Portugal where they're put through the basics of singing, counting, and reading detail in their clues. Newlyweds Ashleigh and Jarrod face the biggest test of their relationship since getting married.

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This yellow facade is one of the many attractive ones that you can see in the old district of Braga. Braga is a city and a municipality in the northwestern Portuguese district of Braga.

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Improbable Research

Insatiable Birdies of the Second Kind

A new variant of the famous 'Drinking Bird' has been developed at Kent State University, Ohio, US. But first, some background on the the 'Drinking Bird' a.k.a. the 'Insatiable Birdie' of the 'novelty device' first received a US patent in 1946, inspiring many to endeavour to explain how it works.

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