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 …


Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds – BBC News

April 26, 2017

Brain boost Physical activity has long been known to reduce the risk of a number of diseases, including type-2 diabetes and some cancers, and it is thought to play a role in warding off the brain’s natural decline as we enter middle age. The theory is that through exercise the brain receives a greater supply of blood, oxygen and nutrients that boost its health as well as a growth hormone that helps the formation of new neurons and connections. In this analysis of previous studies, …


India facing another summer of deadly heat

April 25, 2017

… is higher than that at which deaths have occurred in the past, creating a risk that people will not protect themselves in potentially fatal heat, she said. Critical temperatures also vary by geography, Nanda said. In Odissa, her team found more deaths in coastal regions than inland, making a statewide, one-size-fits-all alert less useful. With temperatures already reaching 45 C in parts of India, and on the rise, the pressure is on to avoid another deadly summer. More From this publisher : …


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

April 23, 2017

… lower prices for health care, since it is not a product they can choose to not have. People also often lack the information and resources to choose a health care provider based on its cost value. Thats a big deal, because unlike phones, Americans lives would be at risk if they did not have health care. [H/T ShareBlue] More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVidBiz MAX – Unlimited Sites License Trending Traffic – Money Maker Upgrade LeadLockProKim Leadlock – KimIMWithJamie 3.0 …


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. …


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

April 22, 2017

… going to put myself or my family at risk by cooking dinner using expired ingredients. If something is bad, its better to chuck it then risk getting a bad case of food poisoning. 10. Signing up for a new credit card just for the rewards In some instances, credit cards have perks like rewards, cashback on purchases, and 0% percent APR for balance transfers that make them worth considering. Before applying for that new card, review all of the fine print. This applies to businesses as well. The cost …


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 …


This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

April 19, 2017

… Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Anything less is an unacceptable and tragic failure of this body to keep its word to the men and women who powered our nation to prosperity at the risk of their own health and lives. unacceptable. Congressional Budget Office Matt Fuller contributed reporting. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsUltra Collection – Hi-Def Studio Quality Stock Images Stunning Images Are An Essential …


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

April 17, 2017

… with a courteous, “thank you.” Once their respective relationships finally took off, the dynamics continued to seem fairly similar, too, with Jo and Kim being the realists in the situation. “[Chip] thrives with risk,” Joanna told PopSugar. “I learned quickly to trust Chip’s instincts on the buy and to be resourceful when it came to implementing the design so that we were smart with our investments.” Chip apparently wanted to be a politician at some …


Workload ‘pushing young teachers to the brink’ – BBC News

April 15, 2017

But 70% said a passion for teaching had motivated them to stay, despite working weeks ranging between 51 and 61 hours, according to the survey. A member of the NUT young teachers working party, Ms Chisholme told how an inspirational young English teacher she worked with at a school in Portsmouth was forced to leave because of the risk to his mental health. “All he wanted to do was to be a teacher,” she said, but in the end he decided his well-being was more important. She added …


Report: VA hospital in D.C. putting ‘patients at unnecessary risk’

April 13, 2017

(CNN)The Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general says practices at the Washington VA Medical Center are putting “patients at unnecessary risk,” and the VA has removed the director of the hospital from his position, assigning him to temporary administrative duties. A report out Wednesday raised several concerns related to staffing shortages, dirty storage areas and failure to keep track of medical equipment, leading to shortages that could endanger patient health. …


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

April 12, 2017

… to raise funds for UK charity Street Child. It provides shelter and education for homeless children, and estimates that 12,000 children were orphaned in Sierra Leone by the epidemic. It also says 1,400 of those orphans remain “critically at risk” regarding their health and security. “I’m excited to go back,” Ms Cafferkey said. “It’ll be great to see Sierra Leone in a different state, and also know that I might be able to help as well. We weren’t …


More than 20 million Britons ‘physically inactive’ – BBC News

April 3, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHarriet Mulvaney says she thought she was active before her heart attack but she was really “just busy” More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation. The charity warns that inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and costs the NHS around 1.2bn each year. Harriet Mulvaney experienced a heart attack at 44 and decided to make changes to her …


Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s – BBC News

March 28, 2017

The NHS provides testing for people between 60 and 74 every two years. But experts say when it comes to those under 50, people do not act on their symptoms quickly enough. Urgent colonoscopy The new risk assessment tool – which is based on research by University of Exeter and was funded by the Department of Health – calculates the risk of a serious disease as a percentage. Those found to be at 3% risk or more of bowel cancer should be referred for an urgent colonoscopy, while …


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

March 27, 2017

… “The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding,” reads the advisory on the CPSC’s website, which specifically names the Glide65, Drift8 and Trek10 models of the Vecaro hoverboards. Image: cpsc/Vecaro lifestyle A visit to the Vecaro website shows its normal colorful promotions for hoverboards, but if you look waaaaaay down on the bottom of the page in small text you’ll …


13 feminists with legendary Twitter game

March 26, 2017

… which is her exact attitude when it comes to her tweets. The feminist and FGM survivor uses her voice to advocate for women’s rights, especially women who are at risk of, or have experienced FGM. .@UN_Women @phumzileunwomen @e_nyamayaro Emma Watson (@EmmaWatson) August 1, 2014 13. J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling is the queen of Twitter troll takedowns. The author is a savage when it comes to hitting back at intolerance, misogyny, and general idiocy. Rowling …