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'Troubled' bodybuilder died after becoming so weak he couldn't lift a bin bag - Mirror Online

Saman had a heart of gold, but struggled with mental health problems - and his mum believes that her son was let down by doctors

health - Mirror
1:40pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

A study of bacterial 'memory' says germs travel thousands of miles via an 'air bridge' - Daily Mail

Assumptions about the migration of bacteriamay turn out to be incomplete according researchers who say germs may travel thousands of miles through the air.

health - Daily Mail
1:01pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Children 'should be weighed from the age of two to avoid childhood obesity' - Metro.co.uk

New research shows that some children's adult body mass index can be detected when they're just a few years old.

health - Metro
12:59pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Male contraceptive pill may be possible - The Hindu

An experimental birth control pill for men has successfully passed tests of safety when participants used it daily for a month, according to scientists who said that the drug does not affect libido. T

health - The Hindu
12:47pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Why it matters that Madam Secretary is fighting vaccine misinformation - The Verge

Measles appeared as the villain in the latest episode of the CBS show Madam Secretary. The episode is timely given the measles outbreaks that have been spreading across the country and the scrutiny of Facebook, Google, and Amazon for allowing anti-vaccine mi…

health - The Verge
10:56am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Mumps outbreak among Nottingham university students has struck more than 220 - Daily Mail

A total of 40 students at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham are confirmed to have caught mumps, and a further 183 are suspected to have the infection.

health - Daily Mail
9:49am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Three Philadelphia dental offices closed after exposing 1,500 patients to HIV and hepatitis - Daily Mail

All three Trieu Family Dental locations in Philadelphia were closed after staff exposed as many as 1,500 patients to hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV because of poor hygiene practices.

health - Daily Mail
9:17am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Fears of mumps outbreak in UK city as hundreds of students fall ill - Mirror Online

Public Health England has confirmed there have been 40 confirmed cases and 220 suspected cases with one student saying she felt like she had been 'punched in the jaw'

health - Mirror
8:41am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Husband and wife who both had cancer say battling the disease together made them closer - Daily Mail

Michelle, 39, and Brian Murdock, 39, from Chicago, Illinois, were diagnosed with breast cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma respectively within just a few months of each other.

health - Daily Mail
8:03am PDT - March 26th, 2019

US pediatricians call for soda taxes and less advertising of sugary drinks - Daily Mail

A joint statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association endorsed suggestions they say will help curb the childhood obesity epidemic.

health - Daily Mail
7:39am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Smoking may NOT increase risk of Alzheimer's - Daily Mail

Previous studies have described smoking as a modifiable risk factor for the incurable disease. But a new study by the University of Kentucky found smoking does not increase risk of dementia.

health - Daily Mail
7:19am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Couple diagnosed with cancer within months of each other renewed vows twice during treatment - Fox News

A husband and wife who were diagnosed with cancer within months of each other say that beating the illness together has made them an even stronger couple.

health - Fox News
6:34am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Low productivity at work? Blame your smartphone - Economic Times

Excessive use of mobile phones is also making people lose sleep.

health - The Times of India
5:49am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Newlywed couple in their 30s BOTH diagnosed with cancer just months apart - Mirror Online

Michelle and Brian Murdock, both 39, from Chicago, Illinois, USA, underwent gruelling courses of chemotherapy and immunotherapy over the course of two years

health - Mirror
5:49am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Male birth control pill passes first stage of safety trials - NEWS.com.au

Testing of a new male birth control pill has revealed we are a step closer to producing effective oral contraception for men.

health - News.com.au
4:15am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Virus attacks Spain's defense intranet, foreign state suspected: paper - Reuters Africa

A computer virus infected the Spanish Defence Ministry's intranet this month with the aim of stealing high tech military secrets, El País newspaper said on Tuesday, citing sources leading the investigation as suspecting a foreign power behind the cyberattack.

health - Reuters
3:30am PDT - March 26th, 2019

My best friend, my tiny Sunday afternoon partner in crime had to die in our arms - Mirror Online

Mark Dent, 35, and his wife Kirsty, 31, lost two-year-old Jack to sepsis in 2014, leaving Mark suicidal before he found help in the form of a football team

health - Mirror
3:04am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Here's how much money doctors across the US make, for doing everything from brain surgery to treating kids and people with cancer - Business Insider

Doctors in some specialties get paid as much as $500,000 to $600,000 each year.

health - Business Insider
3:00am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Inside an Effort to Use Data-Crunching to Reduce Preterm Births - WIRED

One in 10 US babies is born prematurely, higher than in other developed countries, and the rate is increasing. For black women, it is even higher.

health - Wired
3:00am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Woman whose ‘daydreaming’ was actually epileptic seizures kept diagnosis secret for FIVE years - Daily Mail

Jasmine Banovic was having absent seizures in school from the age of nine, making her appear unfocused. She was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11, but felt too insecure to speak about it.

health - Daily Mail
2:44am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Purple Day 2019: What is epilepsy and how many people does it affect? - The Independent

Purple Day has been raising awareness of epilepsy for more than a decade

health - Independent
1:11am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Male contraceptive pill deemed 'safe' after trial breakthrough - The Independent

The capsule limits the activity of sperm with few side effects

health - Independent
1:05am PDT - March 26th, 2019

When is the best time to have protein? - Medical News Today

Consuming protein is necessary for muscle growth and repair. There is no single best time for this, but rather it depends on individual goals. Learn more about when to have protein here.

health - Medical News Today
7:06pm PDT - March 25th, 2019

Women are diagnosed years later than men for same diseases, study finds - NBCNews.com

The study of health data from 6.9 million Danish people found that across hundreds of diseases, women on average were diagnosed when they were about four years older than the age at which the conditions were recognized in men.

health - NBC News
6:32pm PDT - March 25th, 2019

RT @ChrisMurphyCT: Trump is literally doing everything in his power to take health care away from millions of Americans. https://t.co/enaQJ…

twitch.tv/Robbiewassabii (@cbjimenez2)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @SenGillibrand: Cutting people around the world off from reproductive health care hurts whole communities, degrades public health and re…

Ryan Edmunds Dowling- #Bernie2020 #Feminist (@edmunds_dowling)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019
RT @HoodSocialism: Person: “Nobody gives a damn about the black mans mental health”

Also them: https://t.co/BQ6pcnVy5O

RT @HoodSocialism: Person: “Nobody gives a damn about the black mans mental health” Also them: https://t.co/BQ6pcnVy5O

Jay (@yung_sweet)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @ABC: MORE: Anyone under 18 who has not yet been vaccinated will be barred from public places until they receive the MMR vaccine or unti…

Ariella Brown (PhD) (@AriellaBrown)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @TeamPelosi: Days before the election, Republicans aired ads pretending to defend health care. Today, they have a new message: people d…

Luna Sea (@LifeIsLunaSea)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @SenSchumer: Last night, President @realDonaldTrump’s Justice Department issued a letter to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals calling f…

PhilomenaDunn (@PhilomenaDunn)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Nye Bevan's dream: a history of the NHS https://t.co/CKJjS3o8U0

peterEUnion (@23806058)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @celebratingwom2: Meet Kasia #Celebratingwomeninagedcare Profile #86 @Kasia_Bail is an established academic and registered nurse with a…

karolina (@KGerlich777)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @PeteButtigieg: If the whole ACA really is unconstitutional then let’s just get everyone health care like other developed countries do.…

Mike Smith (@MikeSmi42175848)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @SpeakerPelosi: Last night, the Trump Administration launched a new assault on Americans’ health care. Today, @HouseDemocrats are offeri…

Civic Centaur (@CivicCentaur)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @DrRobertOConnor: This is a classic illustration as to why media (especially newspapers) must be duty bound to get professional context…

Quidama (@IamBreastCancer)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

mental health awareness month should be every month

Kill4u (@wolfiezio)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @ABC: JUST IN: A county in New York declares a state of emergency after more than 100 people were diagnosed with measles. https://t.co/f…

Tay Dolla $ign (@Taylore_Bee)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @5hineonyou: "Besides those who were scheduled to be on stage on Wed(26/3), other casts were also on board the vehicle but they reported…

(@SHlNeePlNee)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @EdKrassen: In 2009 a study found that 45,000 deaths annually are linked to lack of health coverage. By killing ObamaCare, Trump is say…

WS (@WS57270049)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @JessicaHuseman: Slow clap for the absolute idiots endangering all of us. https://t.co/fXvx1xZ5bc

snacks (@snacks4all)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @ACLUaz: In schools with a significant lack of health support staff, law enforcement presence is flourishing. It's time Arizona invests…

u3Y4BDE (@u3Y4BDE)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @LBradz: I am running the @RunYorkshire Leeds Half Marathon in May, my longest distance yet! I'm raising money for Leeds Mind to promote…

Lindz (@LBradz)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @BLMChi: Rahm Emanuel who hid the video of the murder of Laquan McDonald so he could win re-election, closed HALF our mental health clin…

•ladidadida• (@shay_notshea)
3:04pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @PeteButtigieg: If the whole ACA really is unconstitutional then let’s just get everyone health care like other developed countries do.…

CandyS (@candysart)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @janinavela: unpopular opinion: just because you’re nervous, doesn’t mean you have anxiety. just because you’re sad doesn’t mean you’re…

Francis Trinidad (@pransis3nidad)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @brianschatz: Just heard the Smollett news. Here’s the thing: Republicans are suing to invalidate the entire health care law, including…

Gonzo (@Mgonz0)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Thank you@@DrashmanCNN for the update - https://t.co/5OHxCFkUL8

Kantor & Kantor, LLP (@KantorKantor)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @RevDrBarber: Trump wants to get rid of the entire ACA. Dems shld focus on this admin’s pathological greed, racism & disdain for the mos…

klhoughton (@klhoughton)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @UKinBelgium: Pledging to give £22 million, the UK is currently the biggest international donor after the #CycloneIdai disaster. In addi…

Alison Rose (@alisonrosefco)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Health Canada Approves Resolve Digital Health’s Medical Cannabis... https://t.co/KV8lwMHtND

biQ MD Research (@biQMD)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @SpeakerPelosi: There is no end to the depths of the Trump Administration’s cruelty. Millions of women around the world rely on U.S.-fun…

DismayedCanadian (@RachaelAHancock)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Did Donald Trump just ensure that health care will decide the 2020 Presidential election? https://t.co/dXoEZHMtgw

Steve Thompson (@stevecmhyyz)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @LAValleyCollege: The 2019 Health Expo & Career Fair (@ValleyAlliance) gives students the opportunity to meet employers from numerous in…

TVEA (@ValleyAlliance)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @jyoungwhite: Adeya is home. Kehlani gave birth at home standing up, unmedicated, into my arms as we spoke her 1st words to her. The mos…

johnny hustle. (@justjhanay)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @mmfa: Other protections would be overturned as well, including: - protecting people from gender discrimination by insurance providers…

TheAmazingLaurie (@LaurieTMiller)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @JonAshworth: Today I asked the Health Minister about the Tories' promise to stop NHS privatisation. This was his answer. https://t.co/…

SUSAN SIMPSON #DangerousHero (@smartysue)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @TurfMutt: #TurfMuttTuesday #Prize time! #Science proves #greenspace is good for our #health and #wellbeing. What's the biggest benefit…

Traci A (@atraci51)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The maker of OxyContin and the company’s owners, the Sacklers, will pay $275 million to settle a major lawsuit…

Maggie Lee (@maggie_a_lee)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @jeremycorbyn: The Health Secretary is rewriting history. The Conservatives voted against the creation of our National Health Service 2…

Kim Jones (@kim466977jones)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Latest Winol report: Young recruits discuss mental health in the armed forces. @DefenceHQ @SSAFA https://t.co/47Ck6NwPY8 @EmilyWJournal reports.

WinchesterJournalism (@WJournalism)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

New post from Windows Central - News, Forums, Reviews, Help for Windows 10 and all things Microsoft.:"Keep tabs on your health with this discounted Hylogy Bluetooth Smart Scale "https://t.co/Pl86taJV7x

Sean (@drunktechguy)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

I bought a REALLY crappy pair of glasses and had forgotten that I now have awesome health insurance with vision! I just picked out pretty new frames with everything included for a $10 copay. This is so magical.

Tasty Meditation (@TastyMeditation)
9:37am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Posted on a mental health group on Facebook about meds possibly making me more stupid and loads of people said they’ve had that issue too!!! I know they’re not doctors but it’s a relief to know I’m not just imagining it!!!

Fab Tay is fab (@Pikachu_xoxox)
8:16am PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @MartinSWessex: Hearing great story about pharmacist prescribing clinics in Dorset mental health teams. Making a real difference.

Deborah Evans (@HLPharmacist)
8:16am PDT - March 26th, 2019