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New data from China buttress fears about high coronavirus fatality rate, WHO expert says

1 hour ago   |   STAT

One of the hopes of people watching China's coronavirus outbreak was that the alarming picture of its lethality is probably exaggerated because a lot of mild cases are likely...
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Opinion: ‘Widening health inequalities in England should be a wake-up call for the Government'

Opinion: ‘Widening health inequalities in England should be a wake-up call for the Government'

4 hours ago   |   Cancer Research UK

In 2010, research revealed that people living in England's most deprived neighbourhoods were not only dying sooner but were also living in poor health for longer. And 10 years...
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A boss once questioned whether I was management material because I'm bipolar

A boss once questioned whether I was management material because I'm bipolar

7 hours ago   |   Metro

You wouldn't know my story at all if you met me This is one of a series of exclusive stories that we are highlighting as part of the Time To Change See The Bigger Picture...
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Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him through mental health struggles

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him through mental health struggles

9 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Pregnant Chloe Goodman is now engaged to partner Grant Hall Celebrity Big Brother star Chloe Goodman is engaged to her footballer partner Grant Hall, who she met at a ‘really...
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Life expectancy stalling “a sign that society has stopped improving”

10 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

Life expectancy in England has failed to increase for the first time in more than 100 years - and it is a damning indictment on the progress made by society, says Sir Michael...
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My mental ill health has nothing to do with me being disabled

My mental ill health has nothing to do with me being disabled

17 hours ago   |   Metro

‘Before you assume someone with a disability must be depressed because their lives are inherently terrible, ask yourself this: Have you ever met anyone who is 100 per cent...
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Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible filming scrapped in Italy over coronavirus outbreak

Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible filming scrapped in Italy over coronavirus outbreak

17 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Tom Cruise reportedly flew to the UK when Mission: Impossible filming was suspended Filming for the new Mission: Impossible movie has been halted amid the coronavirus outbreak...
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Austerity blamed for life expectancy stalling for first time in century

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Landmark England review says policy causing unprecedented damage to health and life chances ‘National disgrace': tackle regional health inequality, PM to be told Life...
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One in three Venezuelans not getting enough to eat, UN finds

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

World Food Programme says 9.3m people are food insecure People struggling for minimum nutrition amid economic crisis One of every three people in Venezuela is struggling to put...
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Newborn baby born to coronavirus patient recovers with no medication

Newborn baby born to coronavirus patient recovers with no medication

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Xiao Xiao has tested negative for coronavirus four times now and is allowed to go home A 17-day-old baby has recovered from the deadly new strain of coronavirus after being...
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Six Nations Match Between Italy And Ireland Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

Six Nations Match Between Italy And Ireland Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

The Six Nations rugby match between Ireland and Italy due to take place this weekend in Dublin has been cancelled over coronavirus fears. More than 280 cases have been... Read more ...

Top health officials are warning coronavirus will spread in the US...

Top health officials are warning coronavirus will spread in the US - challenging Trump's claim the virus is contained

Top health officials said on Tuesday that the spread of the coronavirus is "inevitable" and said the virus could severely disrupt the lives of ordinary Americans. "It's not a... Read more ...

Kudlow says the US has contained the coronavirus - while another White House...

Kudlow says the US has contained the coronavirus - while another White House official warns against such simplifications

The US has contained the coronavirus within its borders and avoided "economic tragedy," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Tuesday. Alex Azar, the... Read more ...

West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham United have this afternoon provided an update on the fitness of Tomas Soucek, on the back of the injury picked up by the midfielder versus Liverpool. West Ham... Read more ...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him through mental health struggles

Pregnant Chloe Goodman is now engaged to partner Grant Hall Celebrity Big Brother star Chloe Goodman is engaged to her footballer partner Grant Hall, who she met at a ‘really... Read more ...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a press conference

A video shows the moment that Iran's deputy health minister started coming down with coronavirus at a press conference on Monday. The press conference was held to dispel claims... Read more ...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

A 62-year-old former United States Marine has broken the world record for the longest time ever spent in the plank position. George Hood, of Naperville, Illinois, held the... Read more ...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country struggles with one of the worst outbreaks beyond China

Iran's deputy health minister said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. In a video posted to Twitter, and later carried by the Fars state news agency, Iraj... Read more ...

Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to...

Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to tackle obesity in the UK

London-based health startup Second Nature has raised $10 million from Beringea. The company provides a 12-week programme to help those who are obese. "Obestity is an epidemic... Read more ...

James Middleton to front new documentary about dogs and mental health

James Middleton to front new documentary about dogs and mental health

James Middleton will front a new documentary about dogs and their impact on mental health,... Read more ...