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Who's paying for the government's plan to fix social care?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The government's plan to fix the ailing social care system passed into law this week. But who will benefit most and who will pick up the bill? Last week Boris Johnson outlined...
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Biden's baffling FCC delay could give Republicans a 2-1 FCC majority

Biden's baffling FCC delay could give Republicans a 2-1 FCC majority

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / President Joe Biden signs an executive order as Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, Chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission Lina Khan, Secretary of Health...
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Boris Johnson's health and social care tax passes parliament

1 day ago   |   Politico

LONDON - A new tax designed to pay for health and social care was backed by the U.K. parliament Tuesday despite complaints that the plans lacked details. Boris Johnson...
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UK bets on boosters, vaccine for teens to prevent winter restrictions

2 days ago   |   Politico

The U.K. government is hoping that booster coronavirus vaccines, jabs for teenagers and potential mandatory vaccinations for health care workers will prevent the need for...
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Preventing Malaria: A Glimmer of Hope?

2 days ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites. There are 200-400 million new cases each year, with 400,000 annual deaths, plus great morbidity and economic...
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Andrew Griffith: If public services aren't radically reformed, the new healthcare levy may be in vain

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Andrew Griffith is MP for Arundel, founder of the Campaign for Economic Growth, and the former Chief Operating Officer of Sky plc. Like most Conservatives, I support today's...
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The Global COVID-19 Summit: Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better

2 days ago   |   FXCM

President Joe Biden is planning to call on global leaders to make new commitments to fight the coronavirus pandemic, including fully vaccinating 70 percent of the world's...
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The Taliban are not the only threat to Afghanistan. Aid cuts could undo 20 years of progress

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

The most vulnerable people will bear the cost of sanctions, as services and the economy collapse Watching Afghanistan's unfolding trauma, I've thought a lot about Mumtaz Ahmed...
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The Great Unequalizer: Initial Health Effects of COVID-19 in the United States

5 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Amitabh Chandra Kosali Simon and Marcella Alsan. 2021. “ The Great Unequalizer: Initial Health Effects of COVID-19 in the United States .” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 35...
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If national insurance must fund social care, at least make it fair

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Analysis: the government could generate an extra $20bn by reforming national insurance to tax high earners The government could generate almost double the £12bn it expects to...
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Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

Rebecca Currie and son Mathew Richards live 400m from a landfill site and feared it was damaging to their health A mum and her son who complained about the ‘foul smelling'... Read more ...

Long Covid symptoms: Epstein-Barr virus could be the cause increasing risk...

Long Covid symptoms: Epstein-Barr virus could be the cause increasing risk - what is it?

LONG Covid symptoms: It has been reported that about 30 percent of COVID-19 patients experience long-term symptoms according to the National Library of Health. Another... Read more ...

Michelle Heaton, 42, radiates health in stunning snap

Michelle Heaton, 42, radiates health in stunning snap

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DTx startup takes on a childhood eye disease & Jonathan Bush on the Cures Act

You're reading the web edition of STAT Health Tech, our guide to how tech is transforming the life sciences. Sign up to get this newsletter delivered in your inbox every... Read more ...

With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limbo

The $600 million in funds, which were funnelled through the Afghan Health Ministry, dried up overnight after the Taliban took over the capital Read more ...

SNP Minister Humza Yousaf falls off knee scooter while riding in Scottish...

SNP Minister Humza Yousaf falls off knee scooter while riding in Scottish Parliament

The Health Secretary hit out at BBC political editor Glenn Campbell over his tweet sharing the video. Read more ...

Charity launches first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep

Charity launches first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep

A charity has launched the UK's first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep. The average UK adult suffers nine bad nights' sleep per month - equating to around... Read more ...

Scottish health secretary fails to see the funny side after he takes a...

Scottish health secretary fails to see the funny side after he takes a tumble off his scooter

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Children of the 90s: third generation joins pioneering UK study

Grandchildren, their parents and the original participants gather for 30th year of Bristol health project It was a clinic with health staff in scrubs and masks and all sorts of... Read more ...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Five deaths and 1,071 cases

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Five deaths and 1,071 cases

The Department for Health has reported another five coronavirus-linked deaths and 1,071 new cases. Read more ...