Russell Johnson – Professor on Gilligan’s Island – Dies at 89

Russell Johnson died from kidney failure at his home in Bainbridge Island, Washington, on January 16, 2014, at the age of 89. He is survived by two original cast members of Gilligan’s Island, Tina Louise and Dawn Wells. Russell Johnson, an actor who made a living by often playing villains in westerns until he was … Read more

Health Insurance :: Most seniors now have drug coverage

More than 90 percent of Americans age 65 and older now have prescription drug coverage, compared to more than 75 percent who were covered in 2004, according to a University of Michigan analysis. And poor seniors are as likely to have coverage as the rich.

Transplant :: Transplant tourism on rise due to donor shortages

Expressing concern over the growing cases of organ transplantation in the developing world, World Health Organisation has said ??Transplant tourism” is on the rise because organ donations are not keeping up with growing demand, especially for kidneys.

Rich :: Richest 2 percent own half world wealth

The richest 2 percent of adults in the world own more than half of global household wealth according to a path-breaking study by the Helsinki-based World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER). “World Distribution of Household Wealth,” is the first study of its kind to cover all countries in the world and all major components of household wealth, including financial assets and debts, land, buildings and other tangible property.

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