Healthcare :: Promote India as the new emerging medical value travel destination abroad, says Ambika Soni

The Tourism and Culture Minister Smt. Ambika Soni has stressed the need to promote India as the new emerging Medical Value Travel destination abroad. She was speaking at the 4th India Health Summit here. Smt. Soni said the way medial tourism has developed in recent times is largely linked to economics and technology and India is positioning itself as the primary medical destination for the most complex medical procedures in the world.

Behavior :: Geographer designs computer model to predict crowd behavior

Patterns of human behavior and movement in crowded cities — the tipping point at which agitated crowds become anti-social mobs, the configuration of civic areas as defensible spaces that also promote free speech, the design of retail space that fosters active walking — are at the core of an immersive 3-D computational model under development by an Arizona State University geographer.

Health Care :: Charmin(R) Restrooms Offer the Plushest Flush in Times Square This Holiday Season

Today Charmin unveils the first ever, fully-staffed, deluxe public restrooms in New York City’s Times Square just in time for the holiday season. Doris Roberts, America’s favorite mom from TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond,” will inaugurate the stalls with the ceremonial “first-flush” and ribbon cutting.