Latest UK News – Children and young people stuck in mental health hospitals too long, report finds | UK News

By Paul Kelso, health correspondent People with learning disabilities and autism face lengthy periods of seclusion and “punitive care” on mental health units that are “not fit-for-purpose” hospital regulator the Care Quality Commission has found. A CQC review of the use of seclusion, segregation and restraint found that one adult with a learning disability or […]

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Latest UK News – Video game addiction could be made an official disease by the World Health Organisation | UK News

Video game addiction could be made an official disease after it was officially recognised and classified by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The disorder has been suggested by some medics as a distinct behavioural addiction characterised by excessive or compulsive use of computer games or video games that affects an individual’s daily life. Last June, […]

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House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ | TIME

Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan applications, education, public accommodations and other areas. Subscribe to TIME ►► Get closer to the world of entertainment and […]

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Low-fat diet can lower a woman’s breast cancer risk, research suggests

Researchers say a balanced, low-fat diet with fruits, vegetables and grains can lower a woman’s risk of death from breast cancer by 21 percent. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women over two decades. CBS News’ Laura Podesta reports. [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”o_LDbxwEm8o”]

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Latest UK News – Snakebites are ‘world’s biggest hidden health crisis’ killing up to 138,000 people a year | World News

A multi-million pound fund has been launched to improve treatment for venomous snakebites, which are thought to kill up to 138,000 people a year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) figure is an upper-estimate because bites are not always recorded effectively in the countries they are most common. Of the roughly 5.4million people who suffer venomous […]

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U.S. birth rate at record low in 2018, CDC says

America’s baby bust isn’t over. The nation’s birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. The provisional report, released Wednesday and based on more than 99% of U.S. birth records, found 3.788 million births last year. It […]

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President Trump Highlighted His ‘America First Energy Policy’ During Louisiana Trip | TIME

President Donald Trump showcased his “America First energy policy” on Tuesday during a trip to Louisiana designed to highlight his administration’s efforts to increase liquefied natural gas exports and boost the country’s energy infrastructure. Subscribe to TIME ►► Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access and insight […]

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