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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 ...

Feed the world: Experts call for vegetable-rich diet to boost health and end hunger  The Telegraph

People around the world need to radically change their diets to safeguard the planet and ensure that there is enough food to feed the world's booming ...

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-vaxxers are among the top 'threats to global health' in 2019, WHO declares  Daily Mail

The World Health Organization named 'vaccine hesitancy' as one of the top 10 threats to global health as recent outbreaks of diseases not seen in years have ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Air pollution is a health emergency  GOV.UK

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock launches the Clean Air Strategy 2019.

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 ...

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?

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Brainstorm Health: Apple Watch and J&J, Ideal Diet, FDA Diabetes Vote  Fortune

Hello, readers. The specter of Big Tech's entry into the health care space has certainly elicited plenty of ink, deserved or otherwise. In recent months, it seems ...

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.

Is portion size the simple solution to better health?

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

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 ...

Why living in a detached house could be better for health

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Barbara Windsor health: Adam Woodyatt opens up on EastEnders co-star  Express

BARBARA WINDSOR was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease four years ago and today her EastEnders co-star, Adam Woodyatt, was on Lorraine where he ...

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 ...

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 ...

What bank results tell us about the health of Uncle Sam  Sky News

Sky's Ian King says it is clear that US banks are looking to the White House to help reverse economic damage of 2018.

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 ...

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, ...

7 Ways To Stand Up For Your Mental Health In A Difficult Work Environment  Bustle

Mental health issues affect many people, especially in the workplace. While we may not realize the negative impact our work environment may be having on our ...

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 ...

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health - Business News  The Star Online

LONDON: Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Health care creates a tenth of US greenhouse gas emissions.

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 ...

Dating apps: What are they doing to our mental health?  BBC News

Will is a serial swiper, Alvin says he's addicted, and Meggy is about to give up. Dating apps are everywhere, but how do they affect our mental health?

6 mistakes people make with a high protein diet

Eating a high amount of protein allows for muscles to develop, repair and maintain themselves by keeping your metabolic rate high. And even better, it's great for ...

What is the Planetary Health diet and how can it help save the planet?  Boston 25 News

Our current food production and consumption habits are doomed to “exacerbate risks to people and planet,” according to a landmark study published in The ...

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 ...

Health unit grapples with opioid crisis  Simcoe Reformer

New Norfolk council holds first board of health meeting.

Pew: Here's what APIs need to succeed for healthcare  Healthcare IT News

The private sector and government have accomplished a lot and the next phase is critical to the best use of APIs.

Yemen: Delivering Health in a Conflict Zone  Direct Relief

After four years of war and subsequent famine and disease outbreaks, access to quality healthcare is extremely hard to come by for most Yemenis. The impact 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

Everything Paris Jackson Has Said About Mental Health

On Tuesday, PEOPLE confirmed Paris Jackson is seeking treatment for her physical and mental health.

Lawmakers push repeal of health care fees | Local News  Gloucester Daily Times

BOSTON — Republican lawmakers are pushing for a repeal of fees charged to companies that aren't providing health insurance to a majority of their workers.

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.

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.

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.

Peter Andre opens up about terrifying secret health battle  HELLO! Magazine

Peter Andre has opened up about his secret health battle with panic attacks and anxiety. The dad-of-four was hospitalised when it got really bad, and his parents ...

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.

Pharmacists warn of a 'surge' in shortage of common medicines  BBC News

Pharmacists say they are struggling to obtain many common medicines and paying "vastly increased" prices for them. This is leaving patients complaining of ...

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 ...

Ex-Lutheran Health chief picked to lead IU Health  WANE

Brian Bauer, who was fired as CEO of Lutheran Health in June 2017 after an attempted buyout of the medical network by a physician group, has been named ...

6 High-Protein Foods That Are Healthier Than Beef  TIME

Red meat is hard on the planet and human health, according to two global studies about diet. Here are other types of protein to eat instead.

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 ...

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.

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.

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…

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Montana Public Health Association celebrates 100 years with time capsule  KRTV Great Falls News

Members of the Montana Public Health Association (MPHA) helped protect a part of their history Wednesday by preserving a time capsule containing historic ...

New mental health 'safe haven' opens in East Oxford  Oxford Mail

A NEW support *service* providing a late-night safe space for people experiencing mental health crisis has opened in East Oxford.

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 ...

Six things to look out for in health in 2019  BBC News

The past year saw the NHS's birthday celebrations. But what beckons for health in 2019?

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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

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

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

New Hennepin County mental health facility on hold  Star Tribune

The Hennepin County Board's key mental health initiative — to create secure psychiatric beds at the county's adult correctional facility in Plymouth — has been ...

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.

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.

Clark County Public Health confirms 16 measles cases, five suspected cases  The Columbian

On Thursday, Clark County Public Health announced 16 confirmed cases of measles with five more suspected cases.

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.

Bill Gates Says These Global Health Investments Were the Best He’s Ever Made. Here’s Why  Fortune

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates wrote in the WSJ that $10 billion invested in global health is the best investment he's ever made.

Why performance pressures put a strain on musicians’ mental health  Financial Times

The music industry is neglecting the very stars it should be nurturing to keep afloat.

Future Fit: Calls for Shropshire's big health shake-up to be 'reconsidered'

Opposition to Future Fit is so strong that some members of a Shropshire-wide health committee think the project should be “reconsidered”, according to its ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

How wood-burning fireplaces may threaten your health

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 ...