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George Soros Politico and Philanthropist

George Soros established Open Society Foundation back in 1979. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Soros Fund Management LLC. He was born on 12th August 1930 in Budapest. He graduated with a bachelor’s of Economics at London School of Economics. He also acquired a master’s in philosophy. He began his career by working at merchant banks in England and the United States. He then started Double Eagle in 1969 after acquiring enough experience as his first hedge fund. Profits he gained from Double Eagle created him enough capital to start a second hedge fund, Soros Fund Management, in 1970.

George Soros is also known as one of the notable philanthropists all over the world. He has also been a renowned international democratic principles and causes enthusiast for more than 30 years. He is one of the world’s most wealthy investor, a hedge fund billionaire who donated $18 billion to his Open Society Foundation. The NY Times describes this charitable action as one of the biggest donation of wealth in the world ever made by an individual to a single foundation. This donation made Open Society Foundation to be recognized as one of the largest philanthropic organization in the United States.

From the NY Times, George Soros has been placed as an advisor for conventional critics in social and political crisis in the country. Open Society Foundation endorses democracy and human rights in more than 100 countries. In the recent years, the foundation has invested in programs to decrease mistreatments and protect lesbians and gays in the United States. The foundation financed the treatment centers during the outbreak of Ebola in 2014. In 2016 elections, the foundation tried to protect people in the United States from hate occurrences and crimes making George Soros spend $10 million.

The Open Society states that George Soros has gone beyond his foundation by funding and supporting organizations such as the International Crisis Group, the Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Global Witness the European Council On Foreign Relations. Throughout George Soros’s legacy in philanthropy, he has continuously committed himself to fight the world’s most disturbing problems. He stresses on the advantages of solving losing causes. He has also emphasized on matters that an explanation might never arise. He has continued to take an individual interest in the Open Society Foundation by traveling across the world to support and promote positive policy changes with leaders both privately and publicly.

The Forbes describes George Soros as a legend in hedge fund management; he has handled client money from 1969 to 2011 in New York. He remains a heavyweight investor through Soros Fund Management which is a family foundation owning approximately $26 billion in assets. George Soros is also known in his efforts liberating Eastern Europe from communism to capitalism peacefully between the 1980s and 1990s. He also provided one of Europe’s prominent advanced education awards to the Central European University in his hometown. His greatness in political philanthropy has made him a bugbear of the European nationalists. and Follow him

Life Line Screening Makes a Comeback in Cardiovascular Disease Management

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” these are the words of Benjamin Franklin, an American national who was full of wisdom. In echoing this statement, take the following scenario; if you own a fleet of cars, is it not common sense to have them routinely serviced? Then how much worth should you place on life? If people became more cautionary about health, then untimely deaths would be unheard of.

Life Line Screening offers preventative health care using a proactive measure such as ultrasound screening, finger-stick blood screening, limited electrocardiograph, vascular tests among others. All these help in early detection of life threatening condition long before they escalate and become fatal. The statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 7 out of the ten death are chronic disease related most of which are avoidable. Life Line Screening Services give leads to the health of a person revealing risk factors based on medical and family history, age, immunity health profile.

According to Andrew Manganaro of Life Line Screening, cardiovascular diseases should not necessarily end up fatal or causing disability. Some of these conditions, though acute, are manageable and victims of such could lead normal lives after that. The benefits are worthwhile; long quality life, less costly in the long run, impromptu treatment, and health awareness. Technology is another big asset to Life Line Screening; it has helped devise non-invasive methods of treatment and management that are convenient, comfortable and less painful.

About Life Line Screening

It is a health care company that seeks to make cardiovascular disease treatable and manageable through screening and preventative measures. Using their highly trained medical personnel, they have been able to screen over 8 million people of the vascular diseases. Using their scientific know-how, they do not shallowly conduct the physical examination but uses sound waves in assessing the health of organs and tissues.

Life Line Screening uses four operational pillars which are; healthy foods intake, body exercise, preventative screening and checking up with a doctor. They have established that age, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and genetics have a direct link with chronic diseases. Carefully though, Life Line Screening goes through scientific journals of Oxford University and the University of California to understand innovations, trend and treatment alternatives.

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