Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
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Mental health system must improve, say terror attack survivors

Some survivors have to wait months for counselling to deal with emotional trauma Survivors of terrorist attacks have called for dramatic improvements in mental health care, in a report that highlights how some have had to wait more than a year for counselling to help them deal with the emotional trauma. The report includes the […]

UK ban on Kellogg’s Coco Pops children’s TV advert overturned

Obesity campaigners criticise U-turn on granola ad that used sugary brand’s character Kellogg’s, the maker of Coco Pops, has beaten a junk food advert ban after lobbying to overturn a decision by the UK’s advertising regulator, in a move that has outraged obesity campaigners. In August, the Advertising Standards Authority banned a Kellogg’s TV ad […]

NHS winter crisis can be avoided with ambulatory care, say doctors

Society for Acute Medicine promotes system that avoids hospital stays The NHS could help avoid a winter crisis this year by treating thousands more patients in ambulatory care units (ACUs), allowing people to go home the day they arrive, doctors say. Many more patients with blood clots, infections, seizures and anaemia could be treated in […]

Marcia Fudge, an Ohio Democrat, will not challenge Nancy Pelosi

Fudge dropped her potential speakership bid, and Pelosi still has no challenger. Marcia Fudge, the Ohio Democrat who was considering challenging Nancy Pelosi, will not pursue a bid for House speaker, she announced Tuesday night. Fudge, a 66-year-old, six-term Congress member from the Cleveland region, had been mulling over whether to challenge Pelosi for the […]

Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower Have Split After 21 Years of Marriage

Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower have separated after over 20 years of marriage, and People reports the former couple are now living apart. The two were married in 1997 after dating for a decade. Robert and Grace separated before, when he filed for divorce in 1999. The divorce was never finalized, however, and they […]

Apple might help bring veterans’ medical records into the modern era

Apple is reportedly in talks with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans access to electronic medical records on the iPhone, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Such a deal could help Apple make significant progress in its attempts to partner with more medical institutions and turn its mobile operating […]

Insulin shortage could affect 40 million people with type 2 diabetes

Millions worldwide may be unable to access the drug by 2030, scientists predict About 40 million people who will need insulin to manage their type 2 diabetes in 12 years’ time will not get it unless access to the drug is significantly improved, according to new research. Diagnoses of type 2 diabetes are soaring worldwide, […]

Trump lawyers say he has submitted written answers to some Mueller questions

The drama around the answers, explained. After 10 long months of delay and recalcitrance, President Donald Trump has finally submitted his answers to some of special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions on Russian interference with the 2016 election, according to the president’s personal lawyers. We don’t know whether these answers will be forthright, or whether the […]