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Health

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Abortion

No, Telling Men To Get Vasectomies Is Not The Answer Right Now

A vasectomy sign at a pro-choice protest in the US.Since news of the overturning of Roe V Wade broke on Friday, ending the constitutional right to abortion in the US after almost half a century, abortion rights activists have galvanised, and social media efforts have amplified. You may have seen posts alluding to the fact that a woman can only foster one full pregnancy a year, while a man can impregnate multiple […]

today28 June 2022

Abortion

Roe V Wade: What Does The US Ruling On Abortion Rights Mean For The UK?

Demonstrators outside the US embassy in London to protest against the decision to scrap constitutional right to abortion.The absolute right to terminate a pregnancy was overturned in the US on Friday.The astounding news was first leaked back in May when the Supreme Court was first considering it, and it has now passed into law.While this technically only impacts the States, the implications have left people all over the world – particularly […]

today27 June 2022 1

Health

Why You Might Be Asked To Travel Across The Country For Surgery

People who remain on the waiting list for health treatments are being asked whether they are prepared to travel to receive treatment.NHS England is set to “virtually eliminate” the list of those who have waited more than two years for treatment, the chief executive has said, as patients are given the option to be treated more quickly at hospitals in different parts of the country.Of course, this plan will do […]

today27 June 2022

Abortion

‘Back to the Middle Ages’: The Glastonbury Acts Who Spoke Up About Abortion

Many stars spoke outOn Friday, the Supreme Court delivered a verdict that reverberated around the world. The justices voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, dismantling the half-century-old precedent that protected abortion rights across America. The decision has given states the go-ahead to dramatically limit access to reproductive health care.Their ruling will now go nationwide: allowing states to implement strict abortion restrictions that will force some people to continue unwanted and unsafe […]

today27 June 2022

Health

10 ‘Harmless’ Nighttime Habits That Are Secretly Ruining Your Sleep

Experts share the common nightly behaviors that could be the source of your exhaustion.We know the importance of habits. Many people try to cultivate good ones, like eating healthier, reading more or getting more sleep.Unfortunately, sometimes we unintentionally set ourselves up for failure. especially when it comes to sleep. What we don’t always realise is that some of the things we do before bed might actually be making our kip […]

today26 June 2022

covid

How Worried Should We Be About Covid Spikes This Summer?

Covid cases have jumped up yet again in all four UK nations.With mass events such as Glastonbury still going ahead and more transmissible variants circulating, fear over high infection rates is rising once again.According to the Office for National Statistics’ latest estimates, around 1.7 million people had Covid last week. This is a 23% jump from the 1.4 million cases the week before – a particularly surprising stat, considering rates […]

today25 June 2022

Health

How To Check If You (Or Your Children) Have Had The Polio Vaccine

People are being urged to ensure their polio vaccines are up to date after an outbreak of the virus was detected in UK sewage samples.Polio, which was officially eradicated in the UK in 2003, can cause paralysis in rare cases and can be life-threatening. Public health officials have declared a national incident while the latest traces are being investigated. Polio is caused by a virus that spreads easily when an infected person […]

today23 June 2022

Health

I Tried TikTok’s ‘Pressure Points’ Sleep Hack To Nod Off In Seconds

Please sleep, come to me.Sleep, O sweet sleep, where art thou? Some nights it’s impossible to doze off, all the world’s thoughts heavy on your eyelids.So whenever I see a trick or vital TikTok that promises a hack to make you fall asleep instantly, I’m hooked.This week, I came across a content creator who goes by @YoungerYouDoc, teaching people “how to become the youngest version of themselves”.In one video, he […]

today23 June 2022

bowel cancer

Here’s How To Spot If Your Poo Is Healthy Or Not

A whopping half of UK adults don’t know how to spot if their poo is healthy or not. That’s according to Bupa’s new Wellbeing Index, which surveyed 8,000 people about their health and wellbeing – including what goes on in their loo. This lack of awareness is worrying because abnormalities in your poo can be an early sign of bowel cancer. Yet, the survey found that a large amount of adults aren’t sure […]

today23 June 2022

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