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Hewlett-Packard to cut 27,000 jobs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is cutting 27,000 jobs in an effort to save up to $3.5b annually and recover from recent management missteps.

(AP) SAN FRANCISCO - The streamlining announced Wednesday represents HP's largest payroll purge in its 73-year history. About 8 percent of HP's nearly 350,000 employees will be gone by the time the overhaul is completed in October 2014.

The cuts come eight months after HP hired Meg Whitman as CEO to turn the company around.

The company expects to save $3 billion to $3.5 billion annually from the job cuts and other austerity measures.

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Climate Change Is Bad For Your Brain

Scientists need to learn more about climate change’s negative impact on the nervous system in order to mitigate it.

photo of two people sitting on a bench covering their eyes from the sun

During an unusual November heatwave in Seville, Spain

Burcin Ikiz

Climate change is the biggest global health threat facing us today. According to the Lancet Countdown's 2022 report that came out in October, the climate crisis is “undermining every dimension of global health monitored." Its effects include direct impacts, such as extreme weather events and sea-level rise, as well as indirect ones, like increased food insecurity, forced migrations, the spread of infectious diseases, and heat-related illnesses.

But one piece of information missing in most health reports, as well as in many climate change studies and international conferences, such as COP27, is how it affects — and will affect — our brains.

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