Violence injury treatment ‘falls’ in England and Wales – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… 18 to 30 continued to be at most risk from violence. Violence-related injuries sustained by children aged up to 10 showed a year-on-year rise of 10% in 2016. Cost to health service The research does not examine the reasons for the decline in violence but better detection and reporting of serious violence by emergency departments and more targeted policing were also cited in the report as possible factors. Prof Shepherd told the BBC that increased CCTV which allowed police to target incidents …

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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue

April 24, 2017

… procedure, women are forced to forgo food for themselves and their children, to miss rent payments and to sell off personal items. Also, because two-thirds of the unplanned births in this country are paid for by public insurance programs, namely Medicaid, unintended pregnancies weigh on the economy as well. CORRECTION:An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the bill Mello co-sponsored. It did not require women to have ultrasounds before abortions. More From this publisher : HERE …

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

April 22, 2017

… bike-sharing are no more The bikes have also been stripped for parts, while some have removed the bikes’ number plates or QR codes, and even painting over the bikes to remove company livery, to claim the bikes for themselves: And then Singaporeans complain the government treats use like children. https://t.co/Mnvp1Y59mO pic.twitter.com/CoJcargVeq Audi Khalid (@AudiKhalid) April 16, 2017 #ofo someone burnt the lock in yishun so others couldnt use it anymore …

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Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals – BBC News

April 21, 2017

… obesity Sugar has been blamed for providing “empty calories” because it has no nutritional benefit Government advisers recommend no more than 5% of daily calories should come from sugar That is about 1oz (25g; six or seven teaspoons) for an adult of normal weight every day. For children, it is slightly less The limits apply to all sugars added to food, as well as sugar naturally present in syrups and honey To put this in context, a typical can of fizzy drink contains about nine …

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EPA head visits community famous for lead contamination

April 20, 2017

… evacuated after soil tests showed lead and arsenic contamination levels 228 times the amount the Environmental Protection Agency considers potentially hazardous to children. It was the first superfund site EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has visited — making a trip there Wednesday — and the agency said he was the first administrator to visit this particular site. Pruitt visited “to discuss cleanup and hear directly from East Chicago residents affected by contamination in their …

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… highlighted the extent to which housing has an impact on mental health. Housing difficulties can be particularly harsh for people “on the line of coping or not coping. Then, they really do tip over the edge”, said one London GP. A Sheffield GP said parents could become depressed because “they’re unable to provide a nice environment for their children”. “In the children, they tend to get a little bit, sometimes withdrawn, sometimes a bit anxious and …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… role models opening up about their mental health, including grime artist Stormzy. “The recent interview by Stormzy about his depression was incredibly powerful and will help young men feel that it’s a sign of strength to talk about and look after your mind as well as your body,” he said. ‘Close to breakdown’ He added that he and the Duchess of Cambridge wanted their children – George and Charlotte – to grow up able to talk about their emotions and …

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Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers – BBC News

April 15, 2017

… had experienced a pupil of any age suffering from anxiety and panic attacks, while 79% were aware of a pupil suffering from depression and 64% knew of a youngster who was self-harming. Around half (49%) were aware of children with eating disorders, and a similar proportion (47%) knew about a youngster with obsessive compulsive disorder. Pressure of exams and testing, family problems such as ill health or a break-up and social media were all seen as having an impact on mental health. And when …

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Shanay Walker abuse death: School and care workers criticised – BBC News

April 13, 2017

The report found in the two years leading up to her death, bruising and injuries sustained by the child were explained away by her aunt as accidental or the result of self-harm. Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Shanay’s mother Leanne Walker suffered post-natal depression after another pregnancy Chris Cook, chair of the Nottingham City Safeguarding children Board, said: “Whilst professionals undoubtedly had Shanay’s well-being at heart, with the benefit of …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone – BBC News

April 12, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPauline Cafferkey fell ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone in 2014. Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who survived Ebola, is to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting the disease there. She worked as a volunteer in the West African country in 2014, where an epidemic killed almost 4,000 people. Her return next month is to raise funds for children orphaned by the disease and people who survived it. …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… and children? Does the US welcome too many immigrants? Are corporations too powerful? Are women treated like second-class citizens? Those might seem like questions ripped from today’s headlines, yet they literally provoked riots and lynch mobs during World War I, the film shows. Few people today, however, know how relevant the war remains because it seems so distant, trapped forever in wobbly black-and-white silent film, historians say. “The First World War is the most important …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

(CNN)Horrifying images and video show civilians — including children — struggling to breathe, foam coming from their mouths as they appear to die of asphyxiation after an airstrike on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday. Syria’s military has denied using chemical weapons and blamed rebels for the carnage, but activists say the regime is responsible for a chemical attack which killed at least 70 people. Russia, meanwhile, has blamed the deaths on a Syrian …

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One woman is knitting woolly boobs for breast cancer survivors

April 4, 2017

Many people’s knitting efforts focus on jumpers, scarves, children’s clothes and blankets. But, one breast cancer survivor is knitting hundreds of woolly breasts for women who’ve had mastectomies due to breast cancer. A video about Sharon’s knitting efforts have gone viral. In the video above, which has over 18 million views, she explains why knitting breasts is so important to her. Sharon had breast cancer five years ago and didn’t want reconstructive surgery …

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Benefit changes ‘could push 200,000 children into poverty’ – BBC News

April 3, 2017

The new rules mean that children born after Thursday 6 April into families where there are already two or more children will no longer be counted in benefit payments to their parents, under either tax credits or Universal Credit. And from autumn 2018, families making new claims under Universal Credit will only receive payments for their first two children even if they were born before Thursday. However, children already receiving Universal Credit or tax credit payments will not lose them …

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4 April Fools’ Day pranks that went horribly wrong and I am so sorry

April 2, 2017

… Garth much, as he was married with three children, so this was a real treat for us both. We went to the diner on my block our usual spot and we both got the ham and pepper omelette (another tradition). Garth excused himself to use the restroom when I spied on the calendar that it was April 1st. Of course! How could I forget my favorite day of the year? I thought. I quickly went to work, replacing all of the salt in the table salt shaker with sugar. He sat back down and I could hardly contain my …

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Taiwan by bike: How to cycle around the island in 12 days

March 29, 2017

… chance,” he adds, laughing. University student Huang Yua-Hao, refuels at one of the ubiquitous roadside rest areas, where cyclists can find route directions, free water and tire pumps. “I want to see all Taiwan while I am free of commitments like a career and children,” says Huang. Revving up While scenic, the west coast is the calm before the storm. After rounding the southern tip of Taiwan, the eastern coast ripples with some 286 mountain summits topping 9,843 feet …

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How not to help mums breastfeed: Give them an aggravating unhelpful chatbot

March 28, 2017

… greatest struggles when breastfeeding is getting the correct latch and a suitable position and this isnt something a chatbot can tell or give you direct support with,” Brown says. But, freelance PR Gina Clarke who breastfed both her children for a year says she was desperately in need of something like this chatbot. “Health visitor appointments could take days so I would often hang on for the breastfeeding helpline opening at 6am, but because it’s staffed by volunteers I could …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017-18 Best Funny Cat Videos Ever – Funny Vines

March 28, 2017

… funny kids funny kids videos funny kid fails funny kid vines funny kittens funny kitten videos funny knockout compilation 2016 funny kid videos for children funny kitty videos funny kids fails compilation funny laughs funny lip reading funny laughs that make you laugh funny lip reading vines funny look alikes funny lego videos funny lip sync funny laughing man funny love songs funny league of legends funny movies triple h funny moments triple h funny triple h funny segments triple h funny …

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Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers – MPs – BBC News

March 27, 2017

… internal policies to promote healthier products, and last Christmas was “one of the first times when there was a real price war over carrots” and other healthier products. But she said there would have to be industry-wide agreement if junk food promotions were to be reduced. The MPs also suggested a range of measures to regulate junk food adverts seen by children on TV, such as extending current restrictions to apply across all programmes that children are likely to watch rather …

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Term-time holidays: Where most children were absent – BBC News

March 27, 2017

… } Click to see content: daysoffschool_birmingham Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, said: “It is important that children miss as little time at school as possible. “The cumulative effect of missed days can be harmful to children’s education. The best way to ensure children are learning and progressing is for them to attend school during term time. “However, the system of fines is clearly too blunt an instrument and in many …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017-18 Best Funny Cat Videos Ever – Funny Vines

March 27, 2017

… funny kids funny kids videos funny kid fails funny kid vines funny kittens funny kitten videos funny knockout compilation 2016 funny kid videos for children funny kitty videos funny kids fails compilation funny laughs funny lip reading funny laughs that make you laugh funny lip reading vines funny look alikes funny lego videos funny lip sync funny laughing man funny love songs funny league of legends funny movies triple h funny moments triple h funny triple h funny segments triple h funny …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017-18 Best Funny Cat Videos Ever – Funny Vines

March 27, 2017

… funny kids funny kids videos funny kid fails funny kid vines funny kittens funny kitten videos funny knockout compilation 2016 funny kid videos for children funny kitty videos funny kids fails compilation funny laughs funny lip reading funny laughs that make you laugh funny lip reading vines funny look alikes funny lego videos funny lip sync funny laughing man funny love songs funny league of legends funny movies triple h funny moments triple h funny triple h funny segments triple h funny …

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Hoverboard fires are still a problem, so here’s another product recall to remind you

March 27, 2017

Image: cpsc/Vecaro Lifestyle, image modified by Mashable  Here we go again. Following the tragic deaths of two children in Pennsylvania caused by a hoverboard fire earlier this month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced the recall of yet another hoverboard brand. SEE ALSO: The rise and fall of the hoverboard The brand is Los Angeles-based Vecaro LifeStyle and the reason for the recall is the same as the ones we reported in 2016lithium-ion batteries. …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017-18 Best Funny Cat Videos Ever – Funny Vines

March 25, 2017

… funny kids funny kids videos funny kid fails funny kid vines funny kittens funny kitten videos funny knockout compilation 2016 funny kid videos for children funny kitty videos funny kids fails compilation funny laughs funny lip reading funny laughs that make you laugh funny lip reading vines funny look alikes funny lego videos funny lip sync funny laughing man funny love songs funny league of legends funny movies triple h funny moments triple h funny triple h funny segments triple h funny …

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Funny Cats Compilation 2017-18 Best Funny Cat Videos Ever – Funny Vines

March 25, 2017

… funny kids funny kids videos funny kid fails funny kid vines funny kittens funny kitten videos funny knockout compilation 2016 funny kid videos for children funny kitty videos funny kids fails compilation funny laughs funny lip reading funny laughs that make you laugh funny lip reading vines funny look alikes funny lego videos funny lip sync funny laughing man funny love songs funny league of legends funny movies triple h funny moments triple h funny triple h funny segments triple h funny …

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