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Western lifestyles pose risk to migrants' health, says WHO report  The Guardian

Western culture and society pose more health risks to migrants and refugees than they do to host nations, according to a World Health Organization study.

Air pollution affects happiness not just health, scientists find

Air pollution is not just bad for health also makes people unhappy, a new study has shown.

Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues  BBC News

Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.

Superbugs and anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats  CNN

From climate change to a flu pandemic, the World Health Organization has laid out 10 big threats to our global health in 2019. And unless these threats get ...

Glentress hosts mountain biking mental health pilot scheme  BBC News

The mental health benefits of mountain biking are being examined thanks to the world renowned trails of the Borders. A six-week pilot programme used the sport ...

HEALTH COLUMN: GP asks - are you getting enough fibre in your diet?  The Press, York

ALTHOUGH it is common knowledge that a high fibre diet “keeps you regular”, a recent study, published in the medical journal, the Lancet,…

Green street lighting switched on in Wolverhamptonn for mental health campaign

Green street lighting brightened the city after council leaders backed a nationwide mental health campaign.

What we do and don't know about gut health  BBC News

The microbiome inside our bodies dictates many aspects of our health – and is as individual as we are.

Shilpa Shetty pushes for a healthy lifestyle, plans for fitness app soon  Economic Times

MUMBAI: Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is known as a fitness icon in Hindi film industry, says she will launch her health app in a couple of months.

Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor  BBC News

The recruitment of health workers and supply of medicines are key concerns for Wales after Brexit, a report says. Public Health Wales (PHW) highlighted how the ...

For Heart Health -- Seeing Is Believing  Voice of America

Heart disease is a leading killer around the world. A new study suggests that patients who see their clogged arteries are more likely to make and keep a ...

Stair-climbing exercise 'snacks' boost health  Medical News Today

New research finds that quick sessions of vigorous stair climbing, separated by a few hours of recovery, can improve cardiovascular health.

Wolves in good health thanks to injury record

There are many things that spring to mind when discussing what's made the season so far a success for Wolves.

Music is good for our health, so why are musicians suffering so much?  The Independent

From Zayn Malik and Lady Gaga to Charli XCX and Stormzy, some of the world's biggest artists have struggled with mental health. Roisin O'Connor wants to ...

Scottish veteran who was youngest soldier in Gulf War fronts mental health drive  Press and Journal

An Army veteran who was the youngest soldier to serve in the Gulf War, and has since battled through two strokes, has launched a national charity campaign ...

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 ...

Doctors who cared for Arizona sexual assault victim no longer working there  CNN

Two doctors who led care for a woman who gave birth after being sexually assaulted at an Arizona health care facility are no longer treating its patients, ...

Mental health scandal: My seven year battle to free my autistic son  Express

A MOTHER of an autistic man has won a seven-year battle for him to be released after he was locked up in a mental health unit.

Teenager sent to a health is now caged with killers and rapists  Daily Mail

When Kyle Gibbon left school, the local authority suggested the 18-year-old with autism and mild learning disabilities should spend six weeks in an assessment ...

3 drinks to keep you warm and healthy in cold weather without packing on the calories  Times Now

A warm drink packed with antioxidants and nutrients will make you feel cozy as well as help protect against various infections in the winter months.

Rochdale News | News Headlines | New homes pose challenge to health services  Rochdale Online

Health chiefs do not yet know how they will deal with the surge in population that could come from building hundreds of...

Healthy body, healthy mind: experts answer our readers' wellbeing questions  The Telegraph

Healthy body, healthy mind – or so the saying goes. As is often the case with age old adages, there's plenty of truth in the notion that how we think or feel affects ...

Anti-Vaxxers Are One Of The Biggest Health Threats To The Planet, World Health Organization Say  UNILAD

The World Health Organization has published a list of the biggest threats to global health in 2019 and anti-vaxxers are up there with some of Earth's deadliest ...

Cumbria health trust hit by 147 cyber attacks in five years  BBC News

The NHS in Cumbria has been hit by more than 150 cyber attacks in five years, the BBC can reveal. Of these, 147 were directed at University Hospitals of ...

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 ...

Superdrug to give mental health checks to anyone wanting Botox  Express

SUPERDRUG will today introduce mental health checks for customers who want to undergo Botox treatment.

If Ontario scraps its LHINs, what's next for health care?  Ottawa Citizen

"As orthopedic surgeons say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it."

Here's how to get everyone to adopt the planetary health diet

The scientists behind the planetary health diet admit that the changes required are radical. Here's what governments and food producers can do to change how ...

Anger as NHS England accused of public health 'land grab'  Health Service Journal

NHS England has been accused of a “crude” attempt to engineer a “land grab” after its NHS long-term plan suggested a diminished role for local government in ...

Pelosi 'playing chess on 3 boards' with health care  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare" and legislation to ...

Cold weather may cause hidden health issues  WKRC TV Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Although temperatures are in the teens, that certainly didn't stop Louie and Charlie from enjoying their snowy front yard in West Chester.

Is your New Year health kick damaging your teeth?

January has always been a time for *fresh* chapters, “new yous” and, most of all, diets. But nowadays one almost feels under siege by the army of new year ...

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.

Imams offered free mental health training in bid to smash stigma  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A BRADFORD-based mental health organisation is to provide free training for Imams in a bid to help them advise those in need - with the addition of…

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 ...

For Many Kids With Autism, Health Care Needs Go Unaddressed  Disability Scoop

Children with autism are twice as likely as those with other disabilities to have unmet health care needs, according to a new report.

Magpie reared back to health turns on children after being released to wild  The Telegraph

A magpie nursed back to health by a father and daughter has repaid its rescuers by reportedly attacking children after returning to the wild.

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 ...

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. The first study to examine the biological ...

Top names in health, medicine gather in Davos for World Economic Forum  STAT

Some of the biggest names in science and medicine are in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos this week to rub elbows with world leaders and one-percenters ...

Digital Wellbeing vs ActionDash: Get digital health tracking on any almost any Android [Video]  9to5Google

ActionDash gives you essentially the same experience, plus a few extras, as Digital Wellbeing without with needing to have a Pixel or Android One device.

Barrow Sixth Form College raises hundreds for mental health charity in memory of former student  NW Evening Mail

A COLLEGE hosted a 'Brew Monday' yesterday in memory of a former student found dead two days after Christmas.

Soft drinks targeted with graphic images of tooth decay in new health campaign  ABC News

The glamorous marketing of soft drink manufacturers is contrasted with graphic images of decaying teeth, as health groups launch a confronting campaign to ...

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?

Loyola Medicine plans merger with Palos Health  Chicago Tribune

Loyola Medicine and south suburban Palos Health are in talks to merge, the two health care companies announced Monday.

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 ...

Local mental health, addiction services get last-minute windfall  The London Free Press

Nearly $2.3 million earmarked for two key health care priorities in Southwestern Ontario – mental health and addictions services – will need to be spent by ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kent County Council could step in to run mental health services amid claims not enough young people are getting the treatment they need  Kent Online

A council could take over running mental health services for young people after becoming worried the current NHS *service* is not up to scratch.

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 ...

Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?  BBC News

Newspaper headlines this week have advised women that they can take contraceptive pills "every day of the month, without any break" to avoid monthly bleeds ...

Health Canada ready to unveil newly revamped Canada Food Guide  Times Colonist

OTTAWA — Canadians will finally see Health Canada's modern spin on healthy eating today.Health Minister Ginette Petipas Taylor will unveil an overhauled ...

Lack of NHS mental health services puts under-18s at risk, say GPs  The Guardian

Nearly all GPs worry that young people with mental health problems will come to harm because of difficulties in accessing treatment on the NHS, according to a ...

Trump Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Consumers who use expensive brand-name prescription drugs when cheaper alternatives are available could face higher costs under a new ...

SAS Who Dares Wins’ Nathaniel withdrawn from show on mental health grounds one week after he was forced to b  The Sun

Viewers were left shocked last week when Nathaniel was tasked with punching his female rival in a brutal attack.

Mental health at work: Hating your job raises stress, lowers sex drive

Ignoring stress caused by your toxic workplace can lead to serious mental and physical health problems, experts have warned.

Don't Ignore Palm Oil's Power To Alleviate Poverty And Improve Health

The authors of a recent bulletin by the World Health Organisation that criticises palm oil need to better understand the crop's benefits in terms of the economy as ...

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.

People classified as trans by health-care providers may actually identify as male or female: study  Global News

People who have been classified as transgender or gender diverse by their health-care provider may not actually self-identify as trans, new research has found.

How HIEs can enable public health reporting when EHRs fall short  Healthcare IT News

Health information exchanges can help providers and public health departments overcome common obstacles.

Who's making sure your mental health app is safe? No one, experts say  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The state of mental health apps today is a bit like the "Peanuts" cartoons that show Lucy sitting at a small booth: "Psychiatric Help — 5 cents.

Scientists just discovered a surprising health benefit of attempting Dry January

Giving up alcohol in January has been a trend for as long as we could legally drink. And if you've never attempted Dry January yourself, it's highly likely you've ...

Ava Max's Sweet But Psycho music video draws backlash from mental health advocates  Daily Mail

Songstress Ava Max has courted controversy with the music video for Sweet But Psycho, in which she plays an axe-wielding woman obsessed with a man.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Study: Colo. health costs high, use lower | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Health care costs for commercially insured Colorado residents continue to rise above some comparable states, despite below-average utilization, according to a ...

Strive for healthy eating 'most of the time'  Tribune-Review

It's still January. How are those New Year's resolutions coming along Nutrition experts tell us our biggest challenge to long-term health is sticking to a plan for the ...

Health: A look at a plant based diet

CNN– With the population on earth growing, there is a concern about sustainability. Experts say the concern is especially important, when it comes to our food ...

Dentsu Aegis partners The Mix to tackle young men's mental-health issues  CampaignLive

Campaign was created by students with help from Dentsu digital shop 360i.

Peter Kay appears in good health as he's spotted for first time in NINE months  Mirror Online

The Bolton-born funnyman was last seen at a charity showing of Car Share in April.

Wood River Health Services welcomes new medical director  The Westerly Sun

HOPE VALLEY — As she prepares to take over the position of Medical Director at Wood River Health Services, Dr. Nadia Duvilaire, who practiced medicine in ...

Tuesday's papers: Bitter cold, mental health taboos, charity knighthood, and plenty of TV  YLE News

Newspapers in Finland discuss freezing temps, Somali community outreach, a medal for food drive hero Heikki Hursti, and average television viewing times in ...

Alphabet’s health watch monitors your heart health, is approved by the FDA  Digital Trends

A health monitoring watch being developed by Verily — an arm of Google parent company Alphabet — has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and ...

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.

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 ...

Measles exposure locations in Clark Co. take precautions amid public health emergency

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) – Clark County Public Health now has a list of 35 possible exposure sites for the measles, including healthcare facilities, schools, ...

Ex-boss of care home later shut down by health bosses to manage renamed facility  Belfast Telegraph

The former manager of Ashbrooke Care Home has been appointed to run the replacement facility.

Cost of living, expense of hiring workers contribute to health care costs in Colorado, report finds  The Denver Post

Colorado hospitals have come under scrutiny in recent months for the high bills patients face when seeking care at their facilities, with lawmakers aiming to ...

Artist Mel Tregonning found dead just hours after leaving Perth mental health clinic, inquest hears  ABC News

A Perth artist took her own life just hours after being allowed to leave a mental health clinic without being psychiatrically assessed, the Perth Coroners Court has ...

Dorset Mind to launch new mental health group  Bournemouth Echo

MENTAL health charity Dorset Mind has won a £4500 grant to help provide a new support group for women and girls.

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 ...

How scented candles could be harming the environment and your health  The Independent

They are an essential part of any #selfcare routine, but experts say your love of scented candles could be harming the environment and causing you to breathe ...

Vaping by young people remains a burning issue among health experts  The Guardian

Despite much debate in UK and US there is still little agreement over how safe e-cigarettes are.

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 ...

Farmers urged to 'make the moove' on mental health  Agriland

A workshop has been developed in a community-based response to positive health and well-being for farming men in their rural communities.

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 ...

Washington State Senator: Mental health should be Legislature's top priority

The Washington State Legislature has already tackled a variety of issues in 2019. But when it comes to what should be prioritized, state Senator Hans Zeiger ...

Barrow Sixth Form to raise money for mental health charity in memory of Jake  NW Evening Mail

SIXTH formers will raise money for a mental health support charity after a student was found dead two days after Christmas.

Public Health England maintains vaping is 95% less harmful than smoking  The Guardian

The government is launching a new campaign to try to convince the UK's smokers that vaping is not as harmful as smoking and a good way to quit, in a bid to ...

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.

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 ...

YOUR HEALTH: Why kids just won’t stop vaping despite the risks  WQAD Moline

A study of adolescents shows vaping is still a problem among teens with many not understanding the risks.

Prince Philip health: What will happen when the Queen's husband dies?  Express

PRINCE Philip was involved in a serious car accident on Thursday afternoon but fortunately escaped unharmed. So what will happen when the Queen's ...

Regional government review could spark public health overhaul: Expert  The London Free Press

Public health units — key building blocks to basic health in Ontario from care for newborns to fighting drug addiction — could be swept up in the new Tory ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Health chiefs ‘warned of roosting pigeons’ at hospital before deaths linked to bird droppings  Daily Mail

Health bosses were aware of problems with roosting pigeons at a flagship hospital two years before the death of two patients who contracted a fungal infection ...