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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 ...


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.


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 ...


Hollyoaks spoilers: Ollie Morgan faces mental health struggle after harrowing abuse plot?  Express

HOLLYOAKS' Ollie Morgan could face a struggle with his mental health in the coming months as the repercussions of the sexual abuse he endured at the hands ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Will the NHS long-term plan actually change health inequalities for BAME communities?  Health Service Journal

Dr Melrose Stewart writes that the NHS long-term plan is far from revolutionary when it comes to addressing healthcare inequalities.


6 mistakes people make with a high protein diet  Cosmopolitan.com

Eating a high amount of protein allows for muscles to develop, repair and maintain themselves by keeping your metabolic rate high. And even better, it's great for ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk  Science Daily

You've probably heard that things like staying active, eating healthy and keeping your blood pressure in check can help your heart, and a new study finds that ...


Is portion size the simple solution to better health?  Telegraph.co.uk

We have never been more clued up about the food we eat.


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 ...


UK mental health services falling behind those for physical health  PharmaTimes

A new report on current trends in Schizophrenia services in the UK launched by Janssen has found that mental health services are falling behind physical health ...


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 ...


CES 2019: How voice, 5G and health tech stole the show  CampaignLive

Voice was once again centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show. Google trebled the size of its booth from last year and device manufacturers are ...


Three health benefits of CHEESE and why you SHOULD include it in your diet  Express

Overindulging in cheese every day is not a healthy diet to follow, especially if you want to cut down on saturated fat. But, the dairy product does contain essential ...


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 ...


Blue states' ambitious health care plans risk industry backlash  Axios

As blue states roll out ambitious plans to expand public health care coverage, they'll have to walk a fine line to keep the health care industry — with its lobbying ...


Lactobacillus acidophilus: Health benefits and sources  Medical News Today

Lactobacillus acidophilus is a common probiotic that is available as a dietary supplement and is an ingredient in yogurts and other fermented foods. Research ...


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 ...


What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...


Councillor left outraged at his treatment at the hands of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board  Greenock Telegraph

A FORMER provost who battled bowel cancer has hit out at health bosses for striking him off a waiting list for a potentially life-saving test. Councillor Robert ...


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 ...


Mental health risk of screens 'no greater than wearing glasses'  The Times

Social media and watching TV has such a “tiny” effect on teenagers' mental health that eating potatoes or wearing glasses appear to be just as risky, ...


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…


The Year Ahead: Evolving health benefits  Produce Blue Book

While there have been many studies on the long-term health benefits of produce, a newer area of research is on shorter-term effects. The Produce for Better ...


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.


Diabetes Before 40, Mental Health Stays Linked  WebMD

About 37 percent of all hospitalization days in a new study's under-40 group were due to mental illness, the researchers noted. Mood and psychotic disorders ...


Health standards falling at Angus pools and spas  The Courier

Figures released by Angus Council detailing environmental health checks at public and private swimming pools have revealed standards are consistently ...


Waiting longer for mental health care may help college students, report finds  Philly.com

As the demand for mental health services among college students nearly doubled over the last decade, advocates championed a common refrain: get students ...


Wellness expo puts health front and center before April bridge run  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Health and Wellness expo, which ends Wednesday, provides Lowcountry residents a chance to kick off their year ...


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 ...


Warning to parents as Bristol measles cases reported to Public Health England break record  Bristol Post

Anyone who has not received two doses of the MMR vaccine is at risk, and scarlet fever is also at record levels.


Heart disease: Here’s a simple fibre-rich meal plan to keep your heart strong and healthy  Times Now

A diet high in fibre has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Here's a simple fibre-rich meal plan for a healthier, happier heart.


‘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 ...


Expert reveals how to give your life a 24 hour healthy overhaul  Daily Mail

Australian life coach and nutritionist Fiona Kane has revealed how its possible to give your life a healthy overhaul in just 24 hours. She reveals the routines, ...


Physical activity, any type or amount, cuts health risk from sitting  Science Daily

A new study offers compelling evidence that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, reduces the risk of early death.


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 ...


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.


Seven metrics prove world becoming better longer life less poverty better health outcomes  Daily Mail

Globalization has helped lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty around the globe. At the same time, advances in science, health care and technology ...


Meeting Individual Social Needs Falls Short Of Addressing Social Determinants Of Health  Health Affairs

Until recently, efforts to improve the health of Americans have focused on expanding access to quality medical care. Yet there is a growing recognition that ...


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.


Microsoft and Walgreens partner to take on Amazon in health care  KPLC

(CNN) - Microsoft and Walgreens are joining forces to take on amazon in the health care market. The two companies announced their partnership Tuesday.


Weight loss: 5 incredibly healthy Indian snacks that will fill you up and burn belly fat effectively  Times Now

Here are five delicious and healthy Indian snack recipes that will boost your weight loss efforts and fight that stubborn belly fat effectivly.


Best of 2018: HSJ's top mental health stories  Health Service Journal

As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs ...


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 ...


Arkansas health official resigns over abortion clinic vote  WREG NewsChannel 3

An Arkansas Board of Health member has resigned and raised concerns about conflicts of interest after the panel sided with the state Department of Health over ...


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?


How Coca-Cola manipulated Chinese public health policy for its own gain  Salon

We have evidence from around the world of Coke [influencing] policies and public opinion," one researcher says.


Long-term NHS plan: Does the UK health service provide value for money?  The Independent

The government produced a “long-term plan” for the National Health *Service* on Monday.


5 health benefits of protein-rich eggs: Most liked thing on Instagram aids weight loss, metabolism and more  Times Now

Eggs are a rich source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. They aid weight loss, improve metabolism, bone health, and also provide for deficiencies like that of ...


GoFundMe CEO: ‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health Care Show Up In Crowdfunding  HivPlusMag.com

A cursory look at GoFundMe reveals too many folks that can't afford healthcare.


Hospital M&A declines • NorthShore bets on genomics • Driving health care innovation  Crain's Chicago Business

The decline in hospital deals, in Illinois and nationwide, shows health systems are more focused on expanding clinical capabilities than just bulking up, experts ...


NHS and schools in England will provide expert mental health support  GOV.UK

The NHS will work with schools and colleges to make expert mental health support available to a population of more than 470000 children and young people ...


Oxfordshire County Council revises £1m mental health cut plan  BBC News

Oxfordshire County Council has reduced a planned cut following public consultation.


Tesco, Asda, Lidl and Sainsbury's recall products due to health fears  Liverpool Echo

Vegetable spring rolls with MEAT in them and undeclared ingredients.


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 ...


‘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 ...


Florida Board of Health suspends health care licenses over student loan defaults  ABC Action News

The Florida Board of Health has suspended health care licenses of workers who defaulted on student loans. The board is required to suspend licenses under ...


New mental health 'safe haven' opens in East Oxford  Oxford Mail

A NEW support *service* providing a late-night safe space for people experiencing mental health crisis has opened in East Oxford.


The secret to a long, happy, healthy life? Think age-positive  CNN

The importance of respecting our elders has been around for many years. But now there is scientific evidence that respect can potentially save lives among the ...


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.


Nipple Problems: What Changes In Your Nipples Can Mean About Your Health  Glamour UK

Nipples feeling sore? Perhaps noticed a change in colour or size? Dr Clare answers all your nipple questions and what your symptoms could mean...


Man sectioned under Mental Health Act after brandishing machete at Tulse Hill station  Sky News

A man who brandished a machete above his head at a train station has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. The 59-year-old, from Croydon, was ...


Government shutdown and your health: What you need to know  Fox Business

The government is working to mitigate any impacts on Americans, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said.


The simple tips to improve your health  BBC News

If you are contemplating a new year's health kick, you could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. Do yoga, run, lift weights, cut the carbs, or the fat ...


Piers Morgan health: ‘I can't remember’ GMB host FINALLY addresses hospital visit  Express

Yesterday, Piers Morgan, 53, shared a selfie from hospital ensuring fans he “wasn't dying” but failed to elaborate on his mystery visit. Today, he responded to ...


As NC evaluates Mission-HCA deal, community critics call Dogwood Health Trust secretive  Asheville Citizen-Times

As NC Justice Department starts its evaluation of proposed sale of Asheville's Mission Health to HCA Healthcare, questions surround new nonprofit.


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 ...


A paradigm shift in health care?  Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Health care services in the country would undergo a paradigm shift as a top priority programme to benefit the people, especially the commoners and narrow the ...


Health and safety fears over York Post Office move  The Press, York

EMPLOYEES' health and safety could be at risk if the York Crown Post Office moves from Lendal into WH Smith on Coney Street, York MP Rachael Maskell…


The View: New York mayor aims to provide health care to uninsured  ABC News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he believes everyone should have a right to health care. "Let's face it, the emergency room is the family doctor now for ...


Gov't urged to pass Sexual Harassment and Occupational Safety and Health legislations  Jamaica Observer

THE Government is being urged to use this year, which marks the centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organisation and the 100 anniversary of ...


How wood-burning fireplaces may threaten your health  AccuWeather.com

Frigid winter weather may prompt you to fire up that warm, cozy fireplace. However, a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause a number of health ...


Mental health royal commission overwhelmed by response  The Age

Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state's mental health system with submissions about the crisis in services for people suffering mental illness, ...


Future Fit: Calls for Shropshire's big health shake-up to be 'reconsidered'  shropshirestar.com

Opposition to Future Fit is so strong that some members of a Shropshire-wide health committee think the project should be “reconsidered”, according to its ...


Your Good Health: Blood pressure concerns ignored  Times Colonist

Dear Dr. Roach: I monitor my blood pressure at home as part of my regular wellness routine. The instructions for the blood pressure monitor say to sit upright, ...


Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people  Medical News Today

New research shows that high cardiorespiratory fitness cuts the risk of heart attack in half among healthy people with no history of heart disease.


The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of  BBC News

It cuts your chances of heart attacks and keeps your weight and cholesterol down - and tastes good.


Wexford mental health services in crisis, TD says  RTE.ie

There is a crisis in the treatment of suicidal people in Wexford, the Dáil has been told. Independent Wexford TD Mick Wallace said some parents had informed ...


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 ...


Londoner to run length of every Tube line for mental health charity  Evening Standard

A Londoner who used to contemplate suicide on his morning commute is now running the length of every Tube line to raise money for a mental health charity.


Emergency mental health targets introduced by 2020  Health Service Journal

A suite of new mental health access targets is set out by the NHS long term plan.


HEALTH: Why drinking too much water can do you more harm than good  The Bolton News

MAX Freeman-Mills explains why overshooting the recommended two litres per day can do more harm than good.


Watching too much hurricane coverage is bad for your mental health  Grist

A new study finds that people who consumed the most media during and after Hurricane Irma had worse mental health outcomes.


Liberals flex majority muscle at inaugural health committee meeting  CBC.ca

It started with optimistic talk about members working across party lines for the betterment of health care in the province. But it quickly devolved into ...


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 ...


Manohar Parrikar Should Prioritise Health, Retire: Former Goa RSS Chief  NDTV News

Former Goa RSS chief Subhash Velingkar said on Wednesday that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar should prioritise his health and retire instead of continuing ...


Which affects health more – DNA code or ZIP code?  NBCNews.com

Does where you live or who your parents were affect your health more? A new study aims to tease out how zip code and genetic code affects people's health.


Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here's What Experts Say  TIME

Should you add sweet potatoes to your diet? Here's what to know about the nutritional and health benefits of the starchy vegetable.


Exclusive: Spend on 'vital' community services cut by a fifth  Health Service Journal

The rate of spending on community mental health teams has fallen by a fifth in real terms since 2012, according to analysis seen by HSJ. The average spend by ...


Mason schools to start 30 minutes later next school year to boost students' mental health  Cincinnati.com

To improve student mental health, Mason schools embrace a national movement to start school later in the morning to promote more and better sleep.


Mental health unit concerns to be raised with Blackburn with Darwen planners  Lancashire Telegraph

RESIDENTS worries about a proposed halfway house for mental health patients in their neighbourhood are to be raised with borough planners.


Investigation by Northamptonshire health care provider after three unexpected deaths  Northamptonshire Telegraph

A Northamptonshire mental health care provider has launched serious incident investigations into three unexpected deaths.


Early research on Apple's Health Records service suggests patients generally like it  CNBC

Researchers at UC San Diego surveyed patients to see how they like Apple's Health Records *service*, and the results were positive.