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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 ...


Is your New Year health kick damaging your teeth?  Telegraph.co.uk

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 ...


Health service gets additional £3m to mitigate winter pressures  BBC News

The Department of Health has announced an additional £3m to help health and social care services deal with ongoing winter pressures. It is to be targeted at ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


In South Sudan, stigma and underfunding plague mental health care  Al Jazeera English

Only three psychiatrists practice in war-torn South Sudan, where many people believe in supernatural possession.


Security and public health: the interface  The Lancet

Security and health sectors are often interconnected in their attempt to resolve public or global health issues; however, military involvement can have contrasting ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


3 health benefits of spinach you must know - Improves vision, prevents cancer and more  Times Now

New Delhi: Spinach is a seasonal leafy vegetable available in abundance in the winters and has various health benefits. It is rich in a lot of nutrients – vitamins ...


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?


Ruth Langsford: This Morning star reveals ‘difficult times’ amid friend's health battle  Express

RUTH LANGSFORD, who presents This Morning alongside husband Eammon Holmes, has opened up about her friend's health battle on Instagram and asked ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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

Patients in England are struggling to get hold of drugs such as painkillers and anti-depressants.


Mental health sufferers like me will only thrive once employers step up and support us  Metro.co.uk

By changing the law, employers will be required to make provisions for mental health first aid, just as they do for physical first aid.


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 ...


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.


Disabled woman impregnated at Florida health care facility, family suing  WVLT.TV

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


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 ...


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 ...


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.


UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'  The Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, ...


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 ...


Government Shutdown Brings Higher Health Bills To Some Families : Shots - Health News  NPR

An air traffic controller is just one employee locked into the terms of a health plan because of the ongoing federal shutdown. It's meant his child's hospital bills are ...


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.


Premier Ford Is Taking Promising Steps To Improve Ontario Health Care  HuffPost Canada

Ontario Premier Doug Ford sent a New Year's letter to all members of the Ontario Public *Service* recently, announcing his three main priorities for the next year.


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 ...


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 ...


Many Oncologists in the Dark About LGBTQ Health Needs  U.S. News & World Report

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Most cancer specialists are comfortable treating LGBTQ ...


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 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 ...


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.


Brexit Is Bad for Your Health and Wealth  Bloomberg

Pound traders are unduly optimistic about the likely path of negotiations with the EU. Also, Fed tightening and Jack Bogle.


Analysis | The Health 202: The one area of agreement between abortion rights foes and supporters might be crumbling  The Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS. Rallygoers attend the March for Life in Washington in 2018. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post). Abortion protesters are set to gather ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 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 ...


‘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 ...


Eating enough daily protein may delay disability - Harvard Health  Harvard Health

Consuming more than the recommended daily allowance of protein may protect older adults from becoming disabled and help them maintain independent lives ...


How Trump Administration Has Undermined Health Law  Wall Street Journal

The Trump administration has taken many steps to undermine former President Obama's Affordable Care Act since Republicans in Congress failed to repeal it.


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 ...


Radio host Dan McNeil shares his mental health issues in Facebook post: 'Fear isn't strong enough'  Chicago Tribune

WSCR-AM 670 host Dan McNeil, triggered by a listener text, ruminated about living with vices, mental health issues and suicide, as well as the impact of his ...


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 ...


Regional public health body warns of likely severe dengue outbreak  Loop News Jamaica

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has told health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of the ...


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 ...


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.


Nonprofit offers music therapy to address mental health  KOLO

Music therapy is a research-based and therapeutic use of music to help people gain greater physical and emotional health. For more information, visit ...


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?


Health insurance could be an issue soon for some furloughed workers in Ohio  Cleveland 19 News

When you don't get a paycheck there are all kinds of things that go unpaid, including health insurance premiums.


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…


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

The provincial government is considering a plan to shutter more than 20 health agencies — including Cancer Care Ontario, 14 local health integration networks ...


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  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 ...


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 ...


Keeping astronauts healthy during deep space missions  MSUToday

George Mias, Michigan State University biochemistry and molecular biology researcher, believes precision medicine – a personalized approach using ...


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 ...


Leading health care organizations declare physician burnout as 'public health crisis'  HSPH News

For immediate release: January 17, 2019. Boston, MA – Burnout among the nation's physicians has become so pervasive that a new paper published today by ...


Exercise to improve mobility, sleep, overall health  Sumter Item

We all know that exercise is necessary for good health. The benefits of exercise are endless, and it not only affects you physically, but emotionally and mentally ...


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 ...


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 ...


How the government shutdown could affect your health  The Guardian

Key government services like food inspections, health exposure assessments and cash assistance for groceries have been frayed.


Wife's desperate struggle to get mental health support for her husband  Stuff.co.nz

A Nelson woman struggling to get help for her husband, who has mental health and addiction issues, was told he needed to make "bigger mistakes" before he ...


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 ...


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 ...


Piers Morgan health SHOCK: GMB host gives 'bad news' update from hospital bed  Express

PIERS MORGAN shared a picture from a hospital bed this morning in his latest health update, but the Good Morning Britain host reassured fans he's “not dying”.


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.


Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner hits out at Piers Morgan over mental health tweet  Sky News

Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner has hit out at Piers Morgan for suggesting it has become "fashionable" for celebrities to speak out publicly about mental ...


‘Planetary Health Diet’: Scientists Say Cutting Red Meat, Sugar Can Save Lives And The Planet  CBS Boston

(CNN) — An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further ...


King County Public Health: Be extra cautious when using illicit drugs  KOMO News

King County Public Health reported seven drug overdoses occurred in the north Seattle area Thursday. Six of the seven were transported to hospitals and none ...


WTH's Piercey to be state Health Commissioner  Jackson Sun

Gov.-elect Bill Lee has selected another West Tennessean for a cabinet position — this one with ties to Madison and Gibson counties. Dr. Lisa Piercey, a ...


The big chill: the health benefits of swimming in ice water  The Guardian

Why would anyone jump into a freezing lake? A growing number of cold-water swimmers swear by the mental and physical benefits. Tim Lewis reports.


Quiz reveals the subtle signs your child could have a mental health problem  The Sun

Don't dismiss your teen's mood swings as being "normal" until you've answered these questions.


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.


Hookah smoking trendy, despite evidence of health risks  Health24

Hookah or waterpipe smoking has moved to the US and is one of the main tobacco products used by young Americans.


Young people 'turned away' from NHS mental health support left to hit crisis point, MPs warn  The Independent

The NHS is “failing” children and young people with mental health conditions by rejecting them for not having “severe enough” symptoms and then leaving them ...


Blue whale poo reveals health of Antarctic food chain  ABC News

One could be forgiven for thinking the largest creatures that ever lived would leave faeces that is easy to collect, but you'd be wrong. Scientists chasing whales ...


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.


British expats set to lose healthcare under no-deal Brexit, government confirms  The Independent

Millions of British expats in Europe could be without healthcare in the event of a no deal Brexit, while EU nationals resident in the UK before 29 March will still be ...


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.


Apple will disrupt the health sector as the iPhone did wireless, former CEO John Sculley says  CNBC

Tim Cook is "absolutely onto something" in health services and "it may well be the great legacy that he's talking about," former Apple CEO John Sculley says.