Posts tagged “ news”

  • I couldn’t begin tell you what my old home phone number was before I moved. It takes me a moment to recall my mom’s cell on the rare occasion I have to dial it. But I can easily recite the suicide hotline number on command. Part of this, of course, is because I’ve been a […]

    To Prevent Suicide, We Need To Do More Than Just Share A Hotline Number

    I couldn’t begin tell you what my old home phone number was before I moved. It takes me a moment to recall my mom’s cell on the rare occasion I have to dial it. But I can easily recite the suicide hotline number on command. Part of this, of course, is because I’ve been a mental health reporter for five years, so it’s embedded into my memory. Lately, however, the reason why it’s so ingrained in my brain is because of the tragic suicides of prominent figures like...
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  • Image copyright Natalie Hunt Image caption Natalie Hunt now helps others through her art classes Poor mental health affects half of all employees, according to a survey of 44,000 people carried out by the mental health charity Mind. Only half of those who had experienced problems with stress, anxiety or low mood had talked to […]

    Poor mental health at work ‘widespread’

    Image copyright Natalie Hunt Image caption Natalie Hunt now helps others through her art classes Poor mental health affects half of all employees, according to a survey of 44,000 people carried out by the mental health charity Mind. Only half of those who had experienced problems with stress, anxiety or low mood had talked to their employer about it. That's something that must change, says Mind. Fear, shame and job insecurity are some of the reasons people may choose to hide their worries. Natalie...
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  • New Delhi (CNN)India’s Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation. Section 377, an archaic law imposed during British rule that penalized intercourse “against the order of nature,” had carried a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The decision to repeal the law is […]

    India’s top court decriminalizes gay sex in landmark ruling

    New Delhi (CNN)India's Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation. Section 377, an archaic law imposed during British rule that penalized intercourse "against the order of nature," had carried a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The decision to repeal the law is a major victory for India's LGBT activists and supporters after years of determined struggle.       "I can't even explain...
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  • Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK Half of people in England sent a home-testing kit for bowel cancer in 2015 did not use it, according to research in the European Journal of Cancer. Fewer men than women returned the kits, which are designed to […]

    Half of over 60s ‘ignore bowel screening’

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK Half of people in England sent a home-testing kit for bowel cancer in 2015 did not use it, according to research in the European Journal of Cancer. Fewer men than women returned the kits, which are designed to detect the disease before symptoms appear. The current screening kit requires small stool samples to be posted for screening in specially sealed envelopes. Cancer Research UK said it was...
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  • “Max’s Law” is called after Max Johnson, from Cheshire, who was conserved by a heart transplant. His look for an appropriate heart was followed in a series of front-page stories in the Daily Mirror, as the paper campaigned for the modification in the law. Last year, Theresa May composed to the 10-year-old, stating she picked […]

    Opt-out organ donation ‘in place by 2020’

    'It actually is the present of life' Mark Smith had diabetes for 25 years, which triggered his kidneys to stop working. He was on the waiting list for 7 months prior to he had the ability to have a kidney and pancreas transplant. Mr Smith informed BBC Breakfast that he had actually contacted the household of his donor, a 24-year-old murder victim, to reveal his thankfulness. "Having lost a more youthful bro myself, I desired them to understand that I might empathise," he stated. "Although...
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  • Preparation to pass away in a suicide battle in Syria Preparing to assault the British Museum when travel was not possible Boular provided herself at the trial in Western clothes and stated herself deradicalised. Her defence group stated she had actually been groomed and made use of. But Judge Mark Dennis QC explained her as […]

    Teen jailed for life over IS terror plot

    Preparation to pass away in a suicide battle in Syria Preparing to assault the British Museum when travel was not possible Boular provided herself at the trial in Western clothes and stated herself deradicalised. Her defence group stated she had actually been groomed and made use of. But Judge Mark Dennis QC explained her as "an intense and really articulate individual", able to withstand anybody. "She showed open eyes," he stated. "She was old sufficient to make her own choices and her own...
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  • (CNN)According to a significant brand-new research study in the British Medical Journal, individuals who consume greatly are most likely to obtain dementia . That’s not unexpected– we understand that extreme alcohol usage is connected to great deals of illness. Exactly what may amaze you is that individuals who do not consume at all are likewise […]

    Are non-drinkers more likely to get dementia?

    (CNN)According to a significant brand-new research study in the British Medical Journal, individuals who consume greatly are most likely to obtain dementia . That's not unexpected-- we understand that extreme alcohol usage is connected to great deals of illness. Exactly what may amaze you is that individuals who do not consume at all are likewise more most likely to get dementia. People who consumed exceedingly-- more than the suggested 14 systems a week-- were likewise at greater threat. ...
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  • (CNN)HP Hood LLC has actually remembered some half-gallon containers of cooled Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk due to the fact that they might include milk, an irritant not noted on the label, the United States Food and Drug Administration stated Friday . A single reported allergy did not need medical treatment or hospitalization. Approximately 145,254 […]

    Got milk? Vanilla Almond Breeze might, prompting recall

    (CNN)HP Hood LLC has actually remembered some half-gallon containers of cooled Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk due to the fact that they might include milk, an irritant not noted on the label, the United States Food and Drug Administration stated Friday . A single reported allergy did not need medical treatment or hospitalization. Approximately 145,254 half-gallon containers of the impacted almond milk were delivered to sellers and wholesalers in 28 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut,...
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