Study: mobile working leads to more work

Study: mobile working leads to more work

According to a study, working outside the office with a PC, laptop or smartphone leads to more work, but can still make people happy.

Researchers at the employer-affiliated institute of the german economy (IW) in colonia have found that so-called mobile computer workers in germany most often have workdays of more than ten hours. The job satisfaction of these people is nevertheless high.

"The interesting thing is that these people have more autonomy, which means they have more sovereignty to decide: how do i work, when do i work, what do i work," said study author oliver stettes. Overall, this leads to a balance.

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A life full of work and joy

A life full of work and joy

Konrad and magdalena fortner, nee hartlohner, celebrated the rare anniversary of an iron wedding – 65 years of marriage – in the burgstall district of herzogenaurach on tuesday. Mayor german hacker (SPD) and protestant pastor karola schurrle also dropped by with the congratulations of the city and the church community.

84-year-old magdalena and her husband konrad, who is three years older, were visibly pleased with the visit, and there was a lot of laughing. The mayor had also brought a congratulatory letter from minister-president markus soder (CSU) and a calendar of bavarian landscapes. This was immediately searched for french motifs and the jubilarian was not disappointed, because french was also taken into account. He did have one small criticism, however, because there are more motifs from upper bavaria in the calendar.

The couple celebrated their iron wedding anniversary on a small scale at home in burgstall. The couple invited seven children, ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren to the "gasthaus bar" on saturday for the actual celebration.

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Dispute over new organ donation suspicion in munich

Dispute over new organ donation suspicion in munich

"We have found in particular inconsistencies in statements about dialysis as well as laboratory values," he said. He referred to the report of an internal working group, which was set up at 6. August 163 liver transplants had examined. However, the bavarian ministry of science does not see any evidence of active manipulation at present.

The public prosecutor’s office in munich is investigating whether there is initial suspicion of a criminal offense. She has called in an expert. The comparison drawn by the president of the medical association frank-ulrich montgomery with the cases in gottingen and regensburg was rejected by the authorities: according to current findings, the investigators could not confirm this statement, said senior public prosecutor thomas steinkraus-koch.

On wednesday evening the federal medical association in berlin announced: "for the munich center in the clinical center right of the isar it was necessary to initiate a special investigation, because there are several anomalies here." Montgomery had thereupon declared in the bavarian broadcast: "it goes approximately into the direction like in gottingen and regensburg."There, a senior physician allegedly falsified his patients’ lab data so they could get a new liver more quickly.

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Why do snake bites itch?

Why do snake bites itch?

Who doesn't know the high-pitched whirring sound when a mosquito flies around one's head?? Immediately one is frantically wagging and hitting – and misses the small agony spirits mostly nevertheless. But what are these little creatures that spoil your mood on a pleasant summer evening??

"Snakes", surely many people would say. But they are not snakes, they do not sting. On the contrary, they are dangerous vegetarians who love to drink nectar and water.

The bugs that are currently making life difficult for us are sting bugs. There are several types – over 3,500 worldwide. In germany, we have to deal with about 40 different species of mosquito. Just now, after all the rain of the past weeks and the summer temperatures, they are in droves. And they are hungry.

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Rescue from the can

Rescue from the can

In an emergency, every minute counts after the rescue service arrives. If the patient is unresponsive and there is no one on the scene to provide information, valuable time is wasted providing vital information to first responders. To ensure that these are quickly to hand in an emergency, a rescue box has been available for some time now, in which a sheet of paper with the most important personal information is deposited. In the event of an emergency, this data is quickly available to the emergency services.

The salvage box is twelve centimeters in size and strikingly designed with a red lid and red logo. The data sheet contains the most important personal data: name, address, a current photo and the address of the general practitioner. Current illnesses, allergies and incompatibilities should also be described. Also the location of medicines and information on patients' powers of attorney or health care proxies. It is also important to have information about who needs to be cared for in case of sudden absence, and contact data of close people who should be notified in case of emergency.
The SOS can is to be kept in a clearly visible place in the inside of the cupboard. Not because it has to be refrigerated, but because strangers can easily find the refrigerator in a house instead of searching for a long time in drawers or cupboards. A sticker on the inside of the front door of a house or apartment and on the door of a refrigerator immediately lets emergency services know that an SOS can is available. In an emergency, this saves the rescuers time and possibly saves lives.
The kreuzbergallianz has purchased a contingent of these cans for the population. They are now available free of charge from the respective city halls.
Michaela schleiffer, alliance manager, sees the rescue can as an important burger service. "This service is especially useful and helpful for the elderly and single people." This ensures that help is provided quickly and effectively. However, schleiffer asked the users not to affix the stickers to the entrance door from the outside, but to place them in a clearly visible position inside the building. Because potential perpetrators could draw conclusions that an old or sick person lives there.
"We at the kreuzbergallianz want to contribute to spreading the word about the rescue box. The emergency services benefit from this, as do first responders and, of course, the victims who need help in an emergency." If assistance is desired in filling out the data sheet, the employees of the burgerburos in the respective municipal administrations will be happy to assist you.

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“A game with fire”

In the morning a joint and the day is your friend. That's how it could be, if "soft" drugs should be legalized, as the left and the pirates have recently demanded again. Lars H. (name changed) from bad kissingen sees it quite differently. He used heroin for two years and is now trying to overcome his addiction. His urgent advice: "don't start at all."

For lars H. Was hashish the gateway drug?. He first came into contact with it at the age of 13 and has not been able to get away from it ever since. You can see it in his face: he always looks a bit sleepy, has overly coarse pupils.
H. Has hard times behind him. The downward spiral has been accelerating. First cannabis, then party drugs, then heroin. 50 to 60 euro a day – he needed for substance; or even more. Then he realized "that it can't go on like this". He had lost his real friends, his job was gone, his family turned their backs on him. In addition, there was "stress with the police".

He drew the reibleine. After a sentence of one year with probation (for procuring crime, among other things), painful withdrawals and months of inpatient therapy, he has finally managed to get off heroin. The "substitute methadone helps him. But the smoking goes on: "sure."

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Indian team hacked ruben

Indian team hacked ruben

The hotel industry has a new. May were allowed to open again. So the ayurveda center germany in bad bocklet (kunzmanns hotel) with its branch office in bad kissingen (hotel fontana) now also went into operation. The 21 employees were pretty excited to get back to work, says managing director ebba-karina sander. Because most of them had been on short-time work in the past weeks. Six of the nine-strong indian team of therapists had made the best of the situation, however, and had quickly taken on the job of harvesting crops.

The lockdown of the past weeks had been a hard test for many, as social contacts were largely restricted. For the indian team of therapists, the situation was even more difficult because their families had stayed behind in their home country and they did not yet have a large social environment here in germany, says sander. It was not easy for all of them to leave the house only to go shopping and to walk at a distance from others. So how to kill time?

Spontaneous idea implemented

Most of them were a bit bored and watched bollywood movies on their cell phones out of desperation. Sabu madiykkankal started taking a distance learning course in german on the internet so that he can improve his language skills. Telensmon vattolil sunny had to interrupt his driver's license training because there were no more practice hours due to the contact ban.

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“Reversion attempts” on homosexuals to be banned

It is the central phrase that keeps coming up in this context: "you can’t cure what isn’t a disease."So-called conversion therapies, which have the goal of "converting" or "curing" homosexuals, bi-sexuals or transsexuals, are to be banned in the future – at least in part.

After months of deliberation, the federal government introduced a law to this effect this wednesday. The lesbian and gay association (LSVD) welcomed this, but still sees gaps in the law.

"I don’t think much of these therapies, if only because of my own being gay. I always say the good lord must have thought of something."This is how health minister jens spahn (CDU) made the first statement in the "taz" newspaper at the beginning of the year. His bill, which the federal government has now introduced, provides for hefty bub fines and up to one-year prison sentences for providers of such methods.

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