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

April 27, 2017

Since 2010, researchers found a decline of 40% in people needing treatment in emergency departments after violence, he added. Decreases in drug uses and binge drinking were said to be possible reasons for falls in violent incidents. But the group’s latest report, which also assessed records from minor injury units and walk-in centres, said casualties peaked at weekends – suggesting that alcohol-related violence remained a significant problem. The data showed males and people aged …

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Glenn Beck: Trump ‘doing a really good job of misdirection’

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck said Monday he believes President Donald Trump is “doing a really good job of misdirection.” An ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday showed 42% of people approve the President’s performance so far. The poll also showed Trump retaining support among his base, with 96% of people who said they voted for him saying they would do so again. “He’s done a good job of still appearing to be the guy who is …

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India facing another summer of deadly heat

April 25, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)India is facing another record hot and potentially deadly summer. Hundreds of people died last year as swaths of the country were struck by drought amid temperatures as high as 51 degrees Celsius (124 degrees Fahrenheit). That followed a 2015 heat wave that left more than 2,300 people dead. Precautions While India is scrambling to prepare for the hot weather, experts say the task is complicated by multiple overlapping levels of local and state government with …

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‘Digital wellness lady’ wants students to unplug or at least look up

April 23, 2017

Put down the phone.Image: bob al-greene/mashalbe Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you’ll likely hear people chatting and that’s about it. Because that’s what the Wi-Fi disabled room at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is for re-connecting and interacting with your fellow humans no screens, gizmos, or gadgets in the way. You might find the center’s founder, Sylvia Frejd, a minister and counselor by training, in the conversation corner with the …

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GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

April 23, 2017

… said, eliciting loud groans from the audience. Im sorry, health care is much different than a cell phone and Im tired of people using cell phone analogies with health care, the woman responded, before walking away from the microphone. Bill Clark/Getty Images Davidsons metaphor resembled remarks by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who suggested in March that people should not buy iPhones if they wanted the money to pay for health insurance. Consumers do not have the same power to command …

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

Inclusive marketing is a technique that consumers may not be able to pinpoint, but for many businesses, it’s the secret ingredient behind creating ads that set out to empower people and create confidence amongst consumers. SEE ALSO: Pepsi pulls cringeworthy Kendall Jenner ad after massive backlash Inclusive marketing is marketing that doesn’t specifically target one demographic nor does it rely on the traditional stereotypes we set up amongst ourselves and with other people On …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… because its on sale Weve all been guilty of this. We purchase items just because theyre on sale. But, do you really need that new pair of jeans just because theyre 15% off? Instead of spending your money on the things that you dont need just because theyre sale, make a note of the what you do need and then wait for them to go on sale.If youre like most people, this adds up to be over $250 a month. 6. Cooking at home Make no mistake about it. Cooking at home is definitely more affordable than …

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William and Harry talk to Kate about the impact of their mum’s death

April 22, 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have spoken candidly about the impact of Princess Diana’s death on the their mental health in a new film as part of their Heads Together campaign to end mental health stigma. In the film above streamed on Facebook Live on the Royal Family’s account the three royals talk about the various pressures they’ve experienced in life, and the importance of speaking openly about mental health. Prince Harry says he thinks people …

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

April 22, 2017

… the kerb. SEE ALSO: Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are smartest But users have been chaining up bicycles outside their apartments, preventing others from using them. Some people bring them up to their apartment floors, so they can’t be found easily by other users looking at the app: Who threw the oBike in the drain pic.twitter.com/OYmeavNaEg JY (@kosherjellyfish) April 16, 2017 SEE ALSO: Singapore’s big plans for nationwide …

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6 reasons you need to watch this British dating show immediately

April 21, 2017

… excruciating silences and table manner slip-ups. But, it’s so much more than just a spectacle of hilarious encounters. With each date featured on the show (now in its eighth season) you hear people’s backstories, and you find out why, for some people, going on a date is a huge milestone. If you’re a dater who’s had more than your fair share of bad dates, First Dates will reassure you that you’re far from alone. If you’re coupled up, First Dates will give you …

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

April 21, 2017

… direction.” Chris Askew, chief executive of Diabetes UK, said it was great news that NHS England was “taking this step to make hospitals healthier places for all of us”. He added: “With this plan, people with type 1 diabetes should still have access to products that are commonly used to treat hypos.” The sugar problem There has been growing concern about the damaging impact of sugar on health – from the state of people’s teeth to type 2 diabetes and …

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Not Everyone Is High On This Police Department’s 4/20 Tweet

April 21, 2017

The weed is illegal in Minnesota, which is why some people arent high on this 4/20 tweet from the police department in the town of Wyoming. Yes, the tweet was meant to be funny, and many people took it that way. It has been retweeted more than 126,000 times, and liked more than 228,000 times. Others mocked the cops for engaging in stoner stereotypes. Police spokesman Paul Hoppe told HuffPost the tweet wasnt meant to entrap people, but A few hours after the first tweet, the police …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

(CNN)It wasn’t just a swipe to the right that brought these two kindred spirits together — it was a mutual love for cannabis. One year ago, Chloe Lebbate and Dakota Shyface were single marijuana users in their 20s, living in Las Vegas and looking for “something.” But love, friendship and connections evaded them on mainstream social networks like Tinder and Match, they said, because the sites failed to weed out people who disapproved of their marijuana use. “I …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

… and social activist. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “India is very progressive. A person can choose his or her gender, you don’t need to have a medical certificate. This speaks of our constitutional morality and recognizes gender politics,” said Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist and founder of Ondede, a Bangalore-based NGO that works with the LGBT community. But transgender people — along with same-sex …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

(CNN)The suicide of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his prison cell is one of several recent suicides of people in custody, prompting experts to question whether these deaths were preventable. Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015, hanged himself Wednesday morning with a bedsheet tied to his window, according to prison officials. A Washington state inmate accused of fatally shooting five people last year also hanged himself this week,and a triple-murder suspect recently fell …

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EPA head visits community famous for lead contamination

April 20, 2017

(CNN)Environmentalists say USS Lead Superfund in East Chicago, Indiana, is the poster child of environmental injustice. The people who live there are at risk of lead contamination at every turn. It’s in their drinking water and it’s in their soil. More than one thousand people were forced to evacuate, according to Debbie Chizewer at Northwestern Law School, who has worked very closely with the affected residents. A local school was shut down and a public housing complex was also …

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Trump’s words used as defense for white nationalist in viral video assault case

April 20, 2017

… of violence, an argument that would undermine Heimbach’s defense. Fights broke out in several states at Trump rallies during the course of his presidential campaign, and low-grade political violence has continued in the United States ever since. Anti- and pro-Trump protesters attacked each other in Berkeley, California, just this past Saturday. Police arrested 20 people, and found weapons in the crowd including mace and knives. WATCH: Merriam-Webster throws shade at Ivanka Trump after she …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… conversation turned to gender equality,” Ms Gadhia told me. “And he said, I am all for gender equality, but what happens if I employ a woman and the next week she tells me: ‘I’m pregnant?’ “And there was a gasp around the table to think that people were still thinking like that. “I remember going back to the office and saying: ‘You know what, the dinosaurs are still out there.’ “It is undoubtedly the case. I see it from time to time. …

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… people, said they had experienced housing problems within the last five years. Among this group the most common mental health problems were: stress – 64% anxiety – 60% sleep problems – 55% depression – 48% panic attacks – 30% About one in 20 had visited their GP because of their mental state and a worrying minority had contemplated suicide. Shelter says that if these figures were replicated across the whole of England’s population, one million people …

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This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

April 19, 2017

… offices of neither Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) nor Speaker Paul Ryans (R-Wis.) returned requests for comment. Maybe Speaker Ryan would feel different if there were thousands of people in his district affected by this, said Phil Smith, spokesman for the United Mine Workers of America. Advocates argue that a permanent solution would make the federal government good on a 70-year-old promise to protect United Mine Workers health benefits. Bill Pugliano via Getty Images Sen. …

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New Study Suggests U.S. Has A Lot Of ‘Closet’ Atheists

April 19, 2017

But the percentage may actually be much higher, because the stigma surrounding disbelief in God likely prevents people from honestly answering pollsters questions about their beliefs, according to a newreport by University of Kentucky psychologists Will Gervais and Maxine Najle. Gervais and Najles report, to be published in the next issue of the journalSocial Psychological and Personality Science, concluded the true number of American atheists may be as high as 26 percent of the population. …

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

April 19, 2017

… point”, which was his exposure to suicide – the biggest killer of men aged under 45 in the UK – through his work as an air ambulance pilot. Prince Harry ‘in total chaos’ over mother Diana’s death ‘Like Prince Harry, I blocked out my mum’s death’ He told Calm that while there might be a time and a place for the “stiff upper lip”, it should not be at the expense of people’s health. The duke highlighted the importance of …

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DNC Announces Members Of Unity Reform Commission

April 18, 2017

… progressive wing of the party into the fold, said Rhode Island state Rep. Aaron Regunberg, a Sanders supporter who was on the Democratic National Convention Rules and Bylaws Committee. I see this as a good test of whether thats real rhetoric or not. A lot of people are watching to see if there is a genuine commitment to embrace the energy that has come from the progressive side of the party and step away from plutocracy. I dont have a crystal ball, but I gotta hope that we will. If we dont, I …

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Make it a crime to show killing on Facebook

April 18, 2017

(CNN)A manhunt continues for Steve Stephens, who is suspected of shooting dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday near Cleveland, and then posting a video of the killing to Facebook. people are calling it a sad statement about social media. No question: it is. Given that live broadcast via social media is here to stay, with Facebook as just the beginning, there’s really no easy way to prevent the next fame-hungry criminal from simulcasting a senseless act of violence. Replay …

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How ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines is keeping up with Kim Kardashian

April 17, 2017

… The Magnolia Story chronicles their lives and how Chip and Jo became people who can slap their names on just about anything to make it more valuable. If you’re more of a magazine person, can they interest you in the quarterly Magnolia Journal? Kim’s detractors will certainly say that the difference between the two women is the same thing they always say about Kim she has no talent. But isn’t convincing the masses to see value in something that, at first blush, seems pretty …

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