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Pinterest reveals most popular health and wellness trends for 2019  The Independent

If you'd just about got your head around understanding the benefits of buti yoga and the acronym CBD, you might want to take a deep breath because there are ...

RAF scheme to improve recruits' mental health and wellbeing was a waste of time and money, study finds  The Telegraph

A Royal Air Force resilience programme designed to bolster mental health and wellbeing was a waste of time and money, according to a new study.

Health bosses back proposals to close Trimdon Village GP surgery  Chronicle Live

The Skerne Medical Group-run facility will close its doors for good.

Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Wellness Summit Is Coming To London

Following the launch of Gwyneth's Paltrow's Goop into the UK this September, the brand's In Goop Health wellness summit is coming to London for the first time ...

Mental health nurse appointed as ICS trust chief executive  Health Service Journal

A nurse has been appointed as the new chief executive of a community and mental health trust in one of England's most advanced health economies.

Republicans' health care plan if Obamacare dies? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  CNN

On Friday, a federal judge in Texas added the latest chapter to the nearly decade-long legal and political fight over the Affordable Care Act by ruling that the ...

Police officer sacked after lying about mental health patient's death

A police officer has been sacked for lying after a mental health patient from the Black Country suffered a fatal cardiac arrest in a psychiatric room.

Amazon's vision for the future of health care is becoming clear  CNBC

Amazon has big plans in the health-care sector and it made some bold moves this year. Here's where we think the company is going next.

Muckamore Abbey: Two further nurses suspended  BBC News

Two further nurses at scandal-hit Muckamore Abbey Hospital have been suspended, bringing the total number to 15. It follows a damning review into the safety ...

Puppy therapy to help prisoners with mental health and addiction launched for the first time in the UK  The Telegraph

Puppy therapy to help prisoners with mental health and addiction is being offered in the first scheme of its kind in the UK.

How do anxiety and depression affect physical health?  Medical News Today

New research investigates the physical health risks associated with anxiety and depression and compares them with those of smoking and obesity.

Hip replacements in a DAY: Scottish health board becomes the first to offer the procedure  Daily Mail

David McCallion (pictured), from Kirkcaldy near Edinburgh, was one of the first patients to have the trial operation on his right hip, and he was in and out of ...

One You health hub in Ashford to expand  Kent Online

Plans to expand a centre which offers health services, support and advice have been approved by councillors.

Top Italian public health official faces allegation of failing to disclose pharma links  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 17 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5325. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

How to help someone suffering from a mental health issue this Christmas  The Independent

Christmas can be a very overwhelming time of year, especially for an individual who's struggling with a mental health issue such as depression or anxiety.

Act now to reduce health inequalities  The Guardian

Letters: Thirty senior public health experts from the north of England say cuts to public health grants should be reversed.

New multi-million pound mental health unit opens in Chorley - three years after former facility was moved to Blackpool  Lancashire Evening Post

A new multi-million pound mental health unit has opened in Chorley - just three years after its former facility was relocated to Blackpool.

Why Barbershops May Be Key to Improving Black Men's Health  TIME

Despite everything we know about how important it is to get regular health checkups, not many people like going to the doctor — so some physicians are coming ...

These face-reading glasses track physical and mental health

Charles Nduka is a plastic surgeon who mends the bodies of his patients with a scalpel and rebuilds their minds with a combination of face-reading technology ...

Police chief backs brother’s plea for better mental health  The Courier

The brother of a Blairgowrie man whose body was recovered from a river two weeks after he disappeared from his home, has issued a plea for better mental ...

Shuttered Magazine Editor Struggles With Collaboration Lesson Health Data Advocates Sadly Learned  Forbes

A conservative editor is mugged by reality; health data advocates would have been far less surprised.

Mental health checks for new fathers  BBC News

Partners of new and expectant mothers who have depression or anxiety will be offered a mental health check in an initiative being launched by NHS England.

Crisis in New Zealand health services as depression and anxiety soar  The Guardian

System neglects 'missing middle' of the population who face common problems.

Sports Personality of the Year 2018: Tyson Fury's message on mental health  BBC Sport

Tyson Fury speaks at Sports Personality of the Year about his recovery from mental health problems and his return to the boxing ring.

Tyson Fury urges more openness on mental health issues  BBC Sport

Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has encouraged others athletes to speak about mental health issues after he confronted his own "terrible" problems.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg reassures supporters her 'health is fine' after fall  The Independent

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she is “almost repaired” after falling and fracturing three ribs in November. “[My health] is fine [and] my ribs ...

Migrants face problems when it comes to health care. Mainly myths  The Slovak Spectator

“Every country is responsible for its own citizens, but also for migrants,” said Eva Grey, head of the Social Work Institute of the College of Health Care and Social ...

Heart-Healthy Foods: 3 Of The Best Foods To Help Boost Heart Health  NDTV News

In order to lead a healthy life, it is imperative to have a diet that is balanced and nutrient-dense. A healthy diet helps in promoting overall health by keeping a ...

Health-care sector is still a buy despite recent sell-off, says technician  CNBC

Here's why some market experts still think health-care stocks are worth buying.

U.S. Health Official Expresses Alarm at Increase in Vaping among Teens  Scientific American

U.S. teens are turning to vaping in record numbers, with rates climbing dramatically since 2017. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has released its ...

NHS to offer mature students £5k to become mental health nurses  The Guardian

The NHS will offer mature students a £5,000 bonus to become mental health or learning disability nurses as part of its forthcoming long term plan, the Guardian ...

'Dire consequences' warning if Harrogate mental health unit closes  The Press, York

HEALTH campaigners have warned NHS bosses of dire consequences if approved proposals to close another mental health unit go ahead.

Coronation Street: 'Paranoid' Carla Connor for mental health standalone episode  Mirror Online

Coronation Street boss Iain MacLeod has revealed that the episode will mirror Emmerdale's Ashley Thomas dementia episode and will unveil who the true ...

Health Stocks Fall as Obamacare Ruling Jolts Investors  Bloomberg

A ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the Obamacare law is invalid sent shock waves through the health-care industry as hospitals and managed-care stocks ...

New digital platform bolsters mental health data collection in Bradford  Digital Health

A new digital platform being built in Bradford will feed mental health data from community services into NHS Digital's Mental Health Services Data Set.

Trump science adviser casts doubt on links between pollution and health problems  The Guardian

Comments by science review board chairman add weight to fears that Trump administration is aiming to discredit research to justify scrapping regulations.

EU’s health care tug of war

Politicians — and voters — are demanding the EU do more in health policy.

Health-technology firm Collective Health to open a Utah office  Salt Lake Tribune

The San Francisco-based health technology company Collective Health has announced it will locate an office in Salt Lake City early next year, bringing between ...

Women 'risk health over trans NHS workers fear'  The Times

Campaigners have raised concerns that a new policy which allows male doctors to self-identify as female is deterring vulnerable women from visiting ...

Health chief calls for drastic intervention to cut salt intake  The Guardian

England's head of public health has urged ministers to force food firms to prominently display the salt *content* of their products in a bid to reduce deaths from ...

Health effects of diesel 'cost European taxpayers billions'  The Guardian

Air pollution from roads causes at least €70bn (£62bn) in health damage every year in the European Union, according to a new report, with diesel fumes ...

Tributes as former health chief dies at 66  Belfast Telegraph

The former head of the Belfast Health Trust has been recalled as a "first class professional" following his death at the age of 66.

This Health Startup Won Big Government Deals—But Inside, Doctors Flagged Problems  Forbes

Babylon Health's software, pushed on millions of NHS patients as an alternative to calling the doctor's office, has a record of complaints about its chatbot and ...

UCSF in 2019: What Are You Watching For in Health and Science?  UCSF News Services

The health headlines of 2018 captured our attention and impacted our lives in myriad ways. So what's next in 2019, for UCSF and beyond? You tell us.

Pete Davidson applauds Kanye West’s “bravery” for addressing mental health, posts disturbing message  NME Live

Pete Davidson has expressed support of Kanye West's comments about mental health, praising the rapper's “bravery”. The comedian wrote in a since-deleted ...

How to navigate the December health minefield

Whether it's office treats, Christmas puddings, or drinks at parties, there are plenty of easy ways to let our diets slip in the month of December.

Deadline extended to enroll in Wash. state health benefits  KOMO News

OLYMPIA, Wash. - If you have not yet signed up for health insurance through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange and want to, there is still time. A limited ...

Gluten-free diet not healthy for everyone  CNN

A gluten-free diet is designed specifically for those with celiac disease and related conditions. Adopting the popular dietary restriction when you don't have a ...

Bringing harmony to public health debates about food  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 12 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5028. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

North's 'poor health hurts economy' says report  BBC News

The government should improve health in the North as part of its industrial strategy, a report says.

Health Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?  HealthLeaders Media

Were they highly paid doctors and hospital executives or were they positions on the other end of the pay scale?

Anneli Roberts, aka Pigletish, on mental health help  BBC News

Anneli Roberts, aka Pigletish, started to write about her mental health journey two years ago when she was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder ...

Many P.E.I. health services cancelled for the day due to weather  The Guardian

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, the following additional health services have been impacted across P.E.I. for the remainder of the day: All ...

UK Health Data Research Alliance aims to improve patient care  Digital Health

An alliance has been launched to explore how health data can be best collected and managed. The UK Health Data Research Alliance will look into the best ...

If a child is in the grip of a mental health crisis, who is there for the parents?

One of the most useful bits of life advice is given out almost every minute of every day on airplanes, as pilots prepare to take off: in the unlikely event of an ...

Being detained under the Mental Health Act drove me to improve care  The Guardian

I was awoken by the sound of gasps and bangs coming from the bedroom next door. It was 4am on a medium-secure psychiatric unit where it's always noisy, but ...

Health and Social Care Secretary bans fax machines in NHS  GOV.UK

Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020.

What is happening with children’s mental health?  The Guardian

As the first official statistics since 2004 are released, we look at the state of services and demand for them.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock accused of 'boasting' about 'no-deal' Brexit preparations  Sky News

Health Secretary Matt Hancock is criticised after saying he has "become the largest buyer of fridges in the world".

Universal healthcare could save America trillions: what's holding us back?  The Guardian

A slew of studies are confirming that America can afford real universal healthcare, but some call it economically infeasible.

Schools paying for mental health support  BBC News

Many schools have to pay for urgent mental health support for pupils from their own budgets, according to new research. There is also growing concern among ...

Vaping 'Epidemic" Among Youths Declared By US Surgeon General  NPR

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a forceful advisory about vaping by U.S. teenagers, saying electronic cigarette use among young people has ...

Benioffs’ $15 million gift to bolster children’s hospital mental health services  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address a shortage of mental health ...

Is being a night owl bad for your health?

There is a growing body of evidence that those who stay up late have an increased risk of ill health they have more erratic eating patterns and consume more ...

Health technology expert panel meets for the first time  GOV.UK

The Healthtech Advisory board will advise Matt Hancock on his technology vision for health and social care.

Louisiana Department of Health investigating Hepatitis A outbreak  FOX 8 Live WVUE

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus.

Leamington juice bar that made bogus health claims has had its fine reduced  Leamington Courier

A judge has slashed the fines imposed on a Leamington juice bar and its owner for making bogus or unsubstantiated claims for the health benefits of its drinks.

Climate change already a health emergency, say experts  The Guardian

People's health is being damaged today by climate change through effects ranging from deadly heatwaves in Europe to rising dengue fever in the tropics, ...

Police 'picking up pieces of mental health system', says watchdog  The Guardian

Overstretched police forces are having to “pick up the pieces of a broken mental health system” on top of tackling crime, the emergency services watchdog has ...

'You are where you live': New study finds your postal code may affect your health  CTV News

Where you live may affect your risk of major diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, according to a new study from McMaster University.

Why do more young people have mental health problems?  The Guardian

Statistics point to association with family adversity, mentally ill parents, social media, school exclusion and drugs.

UK teenagers turn to mobile apps to help with mental ill health  The Guardian

Tens of thousands of young people in Britain who are struggling with their mental health are seeking help online for problems such as anxiety, self-harm and ...

Final beam to be added to new Public Health & Social Services building  WECT

New Hanover County celebrated a milestone Tuesday in the construction of the Public Health and Social Services building with the addition of the final beam.

Mental health: The NHS patients who are 'abused and ignored'  BBC News

New rights should be given to severely ill mental health patients detained in hospital to stop abuse and neglect of this vulnerable group, a review says. The 1983 ...

Health park ‘will boost Northern Ireland economy by £47m a year’  Belfast Telegraph

The new King's Hall Health and Wellbeing Park will boost Northern Ireland's economy by £47m a year and support 640 jobs, according to an economic impact ...

I had postnatal depression as a new father. Mental health checks for dads should be expanded  The Independent

New and expectant fathers will be offered mental health assessments if their partner is suffering from depression or anxiety, NHS England recently announced.

The Appointments Even Healthy People Should Make Once A Year  HuffPost

As we move closer to the end of the year, it's a good time to reflect on your health over the past 12 months. And part of this involves checking to see if you've had ...

NHS to look into deaths of 100,000 mental health patients a year  The Guardian

The NHS is to start investigating the deaths of more than 100,0000 mental health patients a year in a drive to cut the number of fatalities linked to poor care.

A surge in the number of vegans is storing up health problems for the wealthy West  The Independent

The phenomenon of "hidden hunger" affects more than two billion people globally. It has been centered on developing countries, but is becoming a growing ...

Legal plastic content in animal feed could harm human health, experts warn  The Guardian

Small bits of plastic packaging from waste food make their way into animal feed as part of the UK's permitted recycling process.

Millions awarded to help people with health conditions stay in work  GOV.UK

People with health conditions will receive further support to manage their health conditions at work, thanks to 19 innovative projects set to receive millions in ...

$15M Benioff Gift Expands Children's Mental Health Services in East Bay  UCSF News Services

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services ...

Ministers urged to act over Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust  The Guardian

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, is facing mounting calls to intervene in England's worst performing mental health trust after it was rated inadequate for a ...

Mothers band together to run mental health support group  BBC News

A peer support group run by mums helps others who developed mental health issues after giving birth.

Here’s a timely question for Republicans about health care  The Washington Post

The best comments and conversations at The Washington Post, delivered every Friday. Join the conversation. Thank You! You are now subscribed to Read ...

Climate change threatens public health and doctors’ ability to provide care  The Boston Globe

Health care professionals know that climate change has made providing care for our patients more difficult.

Three Strategies For HR Leaders To Combat Rising Healthcare Costs  Forbes

The steadily advancing rise of healthcare costs is all but certain, but HR leaders today can take proactive steps to bend or flatten this cost curve.

Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts 'works'  BBC News

Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buying by shoppers, a large UK study suggests.

Medway councillors call for health checks for 30-year-olds  Kent Online

Introducing health checks for people aged 30 would help improve life expectancy and save public money, according to two councillors.

Young Australians survey finds surge in concerns about mental health  The Guardian

Mission Australia report finds 43% think mental health the nation's biggest concern, followed by alcohol and drugs.

Health warning as second lake succumbs to scum  New Zealand Herald

Signs are up at one of Whanganui's safest and most gentle swim spots - Lake Wiritoa - warning people not to touch or drink the water. They follow signs put up at ...

Japan's Princess Masako opens up on insecurities and health  BBC News

Crown Princess Masako, who is recovering from a stress-related disorder, will become empress next year.

Managed care companies push for privatization amid losses for public mental health authorities  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan's managed-care companies are pushing to speed up the privatization of the state's $2.8 billion Medicaid behavioral health managed care system, ...

Restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast-food meals'  BBC News

The calorie *content* of meals in UK restaurants is "excessive" and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests.

Park Ridge Health receives $730,000 grant for womens health project

Park Ridge Health, in partnership with Safelight and The Free Clinics, has been awarded a $730000 Duke Endowment Grant to help fund the Phoenix Project.

No health insurance to staff: Firms face fine, other penalties  Saudi Gazette

Such firms need to pay the required installments and fines equal to the value of insurance for each individual, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Chris Kirkland on the launch of mental health app YAPA  Liverpool FC

Chris Kirkland hopes to help people suffering with mental health issues open up with the launch of YAPA, a brand new app which is available to download now.

Why invalidating ACA would disrupt American health care  PBS NewsHour

The day before this year's deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a judge in Texas ruled the law unconstitutional. As the case ...

Nina Dobrev Shares The Workout Routine That Helped Her Get Abs  Women's Health

Nina Dobrev needs a spoon. She has a *fresh* matcha latte in her hand and nothing to stir it with. Suddenly, she leaps across the room and starts rummaging ...

Michael Schumacher AWAKE? Michael Schumacher health latest 5 YEARS ON - accident timeline

THE five-year mark since Michael Schumacher suffered a traumatic head injury is coming up on December 29 and reports are now suggesting the racing legend ...