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Health and military personnel must work together in conflict and disasters  The Telegraph

The military has a key role to play in helping to avert outbreaks of infectious diseases during conflicts and humanitarian disasters, the former surgeon-general of ...


Obesity overtaking smoking as biggest Welsh health risk  BBC News

Obesity is overtaking smoking as the biggest risk to health in Wales, experts have warned. The "stark" problem with overweight children could also mean this ...


Anti-vaccine movement 'a top threat to global health in 2019' says WHO  The Independent

The anti-vaccine movement is one of the worst health threats facing humanity in 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. Reluctance or refusal ...


Mental health trust chief retires  Health Service Journal

The chief executive of a mental health trust in the South West has announced her retirement after 13 years at the trust.


New 'planetary health diet' can save lives and the planet, major review suggests  CNN

Scientists have developed a diet to boost health but also ensuring we live sustainably -- without depleting the earth's natural resources - to improve global health ...


Health secretary asked to halt £1bn community services tender  Health Service Journal

An MP has asked health secretary Matt Hancock to halt the “potentially disastrous” procurement of community services worth more than £1bn, after claiming the ...


Ebola outbreak continues in the Congo as obstacles challenge health care workers  CNN

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is continuing unabated in the new year. Probable patients topped 650 and deaths surpassed 400, the ...


The invisible warning signs that predict your future health  BBC News

Artificial intelligence is proving it can spot the warning signs of disease before we even know we are ill ourselves. Could it lead to a new era of healthcare?


Parents' break-up more likely to harm mental health of children aged seven to 14  The Guardian

Parental separation is more likely to harm the mental health of children if they are aged at least seven when the split occurs, but appears to have no effect on the ...


Apple Has Just Ushered In The Era Of Digital Health  Forbes

From consumer engagement to insurance reimbursement, Apple may have just unleashed the flood gates for health technology.


Cairngorm tows closed due to health and safety concerns  Press and Journal

The beleaguered Cairngorm mountain resort has been hit by a health and safety headache that will likely leave tows out of action as the first snow of the season ...


Is Cannabis Good or Bad for Mental Health?  Scientific American

The physicist Richard Feynman has been popularly quoted as stating that if you think you understand quantum mechanics, then you don't. It is perhaps not a ...


Boots to pilot selling Microsoft healthcare devices in some pharmacies  Chemist+Druggist

Boots will pilot selling healthcare-related devices powered by Microsoft in a number of stores as part of a deal by its parent company.


How Technology Is Closing The Gap In Maternal Healthcare  Forbes

As technology transforms the healthcare industry, experts say digital health has the potential to reshape every step of health care delivery, including for women's ...


Paris Jackson: ‘It can be too much’ Michael Jackson’s daughter addresses health reports  Express

PARIS JACKSON, the daughter of Michael Jackson, has spoken out about reports she had checked herself into a treatment facility for her mental and emotional ...


Mental capacity changes give care homes too much power, critics say  The Guardian

Changes to mental capacity safeguards – intended to protect hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people – will hand care home managers and private ...


Fitbit users can share data with the National Institutes of Health  Engadget

Fitbit is following a stellar 2018, which saw it bounce back to profit thanks in part to its Versa smartwatch, by diving even further into healthcare. As part of a new ...


Democratic mayors and governors pitch reforms to health care  The Economist

NO WONK ASKED to describe their ideal health system would reach for the adjective American. Those who can afford it have access to the best care in the ...


Screen time given too much blame for its effect on young people's mental health, study finds  ABC News

According to the experts, screen time has only a tiny sway on the mental health of adolescents. We'd be much better off changing our approach to their ...


WebMD Honors Health Heroes Fighting Cancer  WebMD

WebMD's 2018 Health Heroes have left their mark on the fight against cancer in ways large and small.


Muckamore: Health chief Richard Pengelly 'shocked and appalled'  BBC News

The Department of Health's most senior civil servant has said he was "shocked and appalled" by CCTV footage recorded at Muckamore Abbey Hospital. Richard ...


Oak Furnitureland parent company due in court over alleged health and safety breaches  Swindon Advertiser

OAK FurnitureLand parent company JB Global has been accused of failing to protect employees from exposure to hazardous substances.


Mental health has haunted my political life, says Labour's election guru Andrew Gwynne  Evening Standard

He was once England's youngest councillor and for a time the youngest sitting MP. But Andrew Gwynne's political ambition was plagued by periods of damaging ...


Could bone broth boost heart health?  Medical News Today

Recently, bone broth has enjoyed a boost in popularity. To add to its new-found fame, a recent study concludes that it could have benefits for heart health, too.


Forget weight loss, here's why muscle mass is the key to your health and fitness goals  Netdoctor

Muscle mass can impact a person's strength, energy, mobility, and overall health at all stages of life. So, while weight loss may feel rewarding, here's why it's ...


Doctors are frightened by climate change. Their industry is a big part of the problem.  Vox.com

Health care creates a tenth of US greenhouse gas emissions.


HMP Woodhill's mental health team was 'fire-fighting', inquest told  BBC News

Mental health staff at a prison where eight inmates took their own lives in two years were "fire-fighting", an inquest hears.


Why living in a detached house could be better for health  Telegraph.co.uk

Homeowners living in detached houses may be protected from suffering heart attacks or strokes, a new study suggests.


World Health Organisation investigates claims it is rife with sexism, corruption and racism  Daily Mail

The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and ...


Scarborough bakery Cooplands fined for health and safety breach over 14 years  Scarborough Today

Cooplands has been fined £159080 and ordered to pay £4594 in costs after magistrates heard that employees at the Eastfield factory were consistently exposed ...


Health time bomb on remote British island where 75 per cent of population are overweight  The Telegraph

The remote British island of St Helena is facing a health time bomb with seven in 10 adults now overweight or obese while half of its young people still smoke ...


Dr Hillary tells Lorraine viewers exactly when you start to feel health benefits of Dry January  Liverpool Echo

Dr Hillary Jones has revealed exactly when people are likely to feel the health benefits of Dry January. He told Lorraine on her ITV show that people who take ...


Mental health patients missing GP appointments 'at risk'  BBC News

Mental health patients who miss two or more GP appointments within the space of a year are eight times more likely to die in the subsequent 18 months than ...


Bonuses at NHS PropCo top national health agencies  Health Service Journal

Four executive directors at NHS Property Services were paid around £180000 in bonuses in 2017-18, which is significantly higher than nearly every other ...


Expert reveals how to give your life a 24 hour healthy overhaul  Daily Mail

Australian life coach and nutritionist Fiona Kane has revealed how its possible to give your life a healthy overhaul in just 24 hours. She reveals the routines, ...


Ground-level ozone is still damaging your health  CityMetric

Ground-level ozone is one of six major pollutants regulated nationally under the U.S. Clean Air Act. It is not directly emitted, but instead forms in the atmosphere ...


Is portion size the simple solution to better health?  Telegraph.co.uk

We have never been more clued up about the food we eat.


Warning that Universal Credit is 'damaging health of Gateshead residents'  Chronicle Live

Central Gateshead and Blaydon were moved onto Universal Credit in October and November 2017 respectively.


Risk for developing more than one mental health disorder revealed  Medical Xpress

The risk of developing a second mental health disorder after an initial diagnosis is increased, according to new research led by Professor John McGrath from ...


Phillip Schofield health news: This Morning star reveals health secret after six years  Express

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD has opened up on his health secret after keeping it quiet for six years as the This Morning favourite revealed all to fans in an Instagram ...


Forget Washington. Here's How States Can Improve Health Care.  Heritage.org

The midterm election showed that anxiety over health care remains a top concern for American voters. But gridlock in Congress is likely to stall any real effort to ...


Health unit grapples with opioid crisis  Simcoe Reformer

New Norfolk council holds first board of health meeting.


Three health benefits of CHEESE and why you SHOULD include it in your diet  Express

Overindulging in cheese every day is not a healthy diet to follow, especially if you want to cut down on saturated fat. But, the dairy product does contain essential ...


Bill Gates says investing in 4 simple plans has saved millions of lives and provided a better return on investment than the stock market  Business Insider

Bill and Melinda Gates say four global health programs have saved millions of lives, but they're worried "death and disability" could be on the way.


Ten threats to global health in 2019  World Health Organization

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of ...


Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only  Daily Mail

Made with bottled water, the tea had double antioxidants, according to a study by researchers at Cornell University. But when made with tap water, participants ...


Are “healthy” snacks like veggie chips actually good for you?  Vox

Vegetable-themed snacks like cauliflower puffs and Peatos aren't traditional potato chips, but they're not not chips, either.


Is Black Pepper Healthy? Here's What the Science Says  TIME

The everyday spice has been linked to some potential benefits—and risks. Here's what to know about black pepper.


Health standards falling at Angus pools and spas  The Courier

Figures released by Angus Council detailing environmental health checks at public and private swimming pools have revealed standards are consistently ...


Coursera moves into healthcare education with 100 courses and 2 masters degrees  TechCrunch

Coursera, the online learning startup valued at $850 million, has made its name primarily around its classes and degrees in information technology, data ...


Cold weather health warning for Cambridgeshire as temperatures plummet  Cambridge News

Read on for tips to protect yourself and your loved ones for the freeze.


Mental health crisis home treatment team cases up 17%  BBC News

The number of referrals to mental health crisis teams in Wales has risen by 17% in the last three years. Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) teams help ...


‘Blame culture’ Oxfordshire health services 'improving'  BBC News

Health and care organisations in Oxfordshire criticised for a "blame culture" have improved how they work together, a watchdog has found. In February the Care ...


Best of 2018: HSJ's top mental health stories  Health Service Journal

As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs ...


Digital Health's 2018 Review: Top 10 most read news stories  Digital Health

It has been busy year at Digital Health News, here is the top 10 most read stories that got everyone reading and commenting in 2018.


Healthy eating: What is a correct food portion?  BBC News

British Nutrition Foundation launches new "handy" guide to stop people cooking and eating too much.


Cape Breton's Eskasoni First Nation in the midst of a mental-health crisis, chief says  The Globe and Mail

Nova Scotia's largest Mi'kmaq community is in the throes of a mental health crisis, with multiple suicides in recent weeks, the chief of the Eskasoni First Nation ...


Province eyeing creation of ‘super health agency,’ sources say  Toronto Star

A plan under consideration would see the consolidation of more than 20 existing health agencies, including 14 LHINs, Cancer Care Ontario and eHealth, ...


Warning to parents as Bristol measles cases reported to Public Health England break record  Bristol Post

Anyone who has not received two doses of the MMR vaccine is at risk, and scarlet fever is also at record levels.


La. Dept. of Health issues administrative order to Clinton over water issues  WAFB

CLINTON, LA (WAFB) - The Louisiana Department of Health mailed off a certified administrative order to the Town of Clinton and Clinton Mayor Lori Bell, with ...


Gov. Kemp outlines plan for health care, education in State of State address  WSAV-TV

Newly minted Governor Brian Kemp gave his first State of the State address on Thursday to the joint chambers of the Georgia legislature.


The Apple Watch's next three health features  Fast Company

The company has hired numerous clinicians and engineers to work on health features. The big ones are not yet public.


Health care center where woman in vegetative state gave birth ordered to hire outside manager  NBCNews.com

Two Arizona state agencies are ordering a long-term care company to pay for a third-party manager to oversee the center where a patient in a vegetative state ...


Carbohydrates, fibre and a healthy diet  The Guardian

Low-carb does not mean no-carb, nor does it mean low-fibre (Blow to the low-carb diet as WHO report says fibre cuts early deaths, 11 January). Your article ...


NHS and schools in England will provide expert mental health support  GOV.UK

The NHS will work with schools and colleges to make expert mental health support available to a population of more than 470000 children and young people ...


Commentary: Why snacking could be damaging your health  Channel NewsAsia

People are eating more frequently outside of meal times than they ever have before, warns one immunologist.


NHS England's chief digital officer goes full digital, ditches health service for GP app biz  The Register

NHS England's chief digital officer has reportedly told staff she is leaving the organisation just days after the government launched its tech-focused long-term ...


Parade to commemorate military hero has been cancelled due to 'health and safety concerns'  South Wales Argus

AN ANNUAL parade to commemorate the bravery of a Cwmbran hero, who defended helpless patients from Zulus, has been cancelled because Gwent Police…


Too many children 'not being treated for mental health problems'  BBC News

Only a third of children and young people with mental health conditions receive the treatment they need from the NHS, a committee of MPs says. Many are ...


Healthy takeaway recipes: 7 ideas to try to help you lose weight  Chronicle Live

Former Team GB runner Stacey Smith, now a qualified nutritionist, has provided you with some 'takeaway' inspiration to help get in shape.


Mental health: waiting times to be capped under 10-year NHS plan  The Guardian

New waiting-time targets for mental health treatment and stronger support for young adults with difficulties will be an important part of the government's ...


Machine learning can fix how we manage health on a global scale  Wired.co.uk

Harnessing machine learning to improve health is a major ambition for both medical practitioners and the healthcare industry. If the two can join forces on a ...


Top 8 Health Benefits of Artichokes and Artichoke Extract  Healthline

Although often considered a vegetable, artichokes (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) are a type of thistle. This plant originated in the Mediterranean and has ...


Generation Z most likely generation to report poor mental health, report says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

According to a new report, people born into Generation Z (mid 1990s-early 2000s) are most likely to report poor mental health. The American Psychological ...


The secret to a long, happy, healthy life? Think age-positive  CNN

The importance of respecting our elders has been around for many years. But now there is scientific evidence that respect can potentially save lives among the ...


Slug & Lettuce in Colchester High Street health and safety breaches | Suffolk and Essex Business News  East Anglian Daily Times

Colchester Borough Council has successfully prosecuted Stonegate Pub Company Ltd, the fourth largest managed pub company in the UK, for health and safety ...


The simple tips to improve your health  BBC News

The list of things we should do to become healthier can seem endless, so we asked experts for their one top tip.


UK weather warning: URGENT health alert issued as temperatures set to hit -10C  Express.co.uk

HEALTH officials have warned Britain's elderly and vulnerable to take care over the coming days with temperatures set to hit -10C (14F). Numbing Arctic winds ...


Doug Ford can end ‘hallway medicine’ by letting health-care providers actually compete  Financial Post

Ontario Premier Doug Ford uses the term “hallway medicine” to describe the overcrowding in hospitals, with patients languishing outside for want of beds.


People Post: Staff Changes In Health Philanthropy; Fellowship, Job Opportunities  Health Affairs

GrantWatch readers: We have not published a People Post in a while, so I am catching up on personnel news. Another People Post will be forthcoming next ...


Barbara Windsor health update: Living with Alzheimer's is frightening, says star's husband  Express

BARBARA WINDSOR's spouse, Scott Mitchell, opened up about his wife's condition and the difficulties of being a carer to an Alzheimer's sufferer when he ...


Nipple Problems: What Changes In Your Nipples Can Mean About Your Health  Glamour UK

Nipples feeling sore? Perhaps noticed a change in colour or size? Dr Clare answers all your nipple questions and what your symptoms could mean...


Staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital  BBC News

Concerns were raised about the techniques used by healthcare workers to move patients at the unit.


Oxfordshire County Council revises £1m mental health cut plan  BBC News

Oxfordshire County Council has reduced a planned cut following public consultation.


Health bosses confirm Peterborough surgery’s closure - but make no comment on crime concerns raised by doctor  Peterborough Telegraph

The organisation which runs the Burghley Road GP surgery has said they are closing the site because of heating problems - but have not addressed comments ...


School gets active in charity challenge to improve mental health  NW Evening Mail

A SCHOOL is getting active as part of a national campaign to combat mental health difficulties.


‘People are dying’: Campaigners want gambling classed a public health issue  The Guardian

Campaigners for stronger government regulation of gambling have called for it to be classed as a public health concern and for betting companies to be required ...


Health care protest held in front of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital  Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — An estimated 100 people stood in front of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Thursday morning to protest emergency room closures, long wait ...


Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as … Potatoes  WIRED

The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.


Former Push Doctor adviser appointed health minister for innovation  Pulse

A former advisor to online private GP provider Push Doctor has been appointed as health minister for innovation, a title which includes digital health.


PHE Health Harms campaign encourages smokers to quit  GOV.UK

Public Health England ( PHE ) has released a new film showing the devastating harms that come from smoking, and how this can be avoided by switching to an ...


Shake-up at Beaumont Health as top Royal Oak hospital executive departs  Crain's Detroit Business

Rosanna Morris, R.N., is resigning as president of Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak after two years to accept a position at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in ...


Celebrities Are Fighting Over the 'Keto' Diet. Here's What Science Says About How Healthy It Is  TIME

Jillian Michaels started a celebrity feud with Al Roker when she called the ketogenic diet a "bad plan." Here's what keto diet is, and if it's healthy.


Lawsuit: Disabled woman sexually assaulted, impregnated at Pensacola health care facility  WKRG News 5

A 23-year-old "non-verbal, immobile" woman was sexually assaulted and impregnated while in a health care facility, according to a lawsuit.


How wood-burning fireplaces may threaten your health  AccuWeather.com

Frigid winter weather may prompt you to fire up that warm, cozy fireplace. However, a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause a number of health ...


Access to care top health priority in Cape Breton Regional Municipality  Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — If the Cape Breton Regional Municipality was a woman, she'd be in pretty poor overall health. On Monday, the three volunteer health boards in ...


No evidence of sugar substitutes' health benefits, finds study  The Guardian

Low-calorie and artificial sweeteners, increasingly added to drinks and food as the industry responds to pressure to cut sugar, may not help people lose weight ...


Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy climb WHO list of global health threats  Telegraph.co.uk

Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy are three of the global health threats the World Health Organization has pledged to make a priority in 2019.


Chris Pratt Is Doing the Daniel Fast Diet. But Is It Healthy?  TIME

Chris Pratt is doing the Daniel Fast, a 21-day diet that involves fasting and prayer. Here's what the Daniel Fast is and if it's healthy.


The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of  BBC News

If I offered you a superfood that would make you live longer, would you be interested? Naturally it reduces the chances of debilitating heart attacks and strokes ...