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Teenage brains can reveal emerging mental health problems, research finds

The Independent - ‎16 hours ago‎
Teenagers' brains can reveal whether they will develop mental health conditions later in life, research has found. Brain scans can therefore give clues as to whether adolescents may be at greater risk of having schizophrenia or depression, years before ...
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Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn - ‎9 hours ago‎
Hundreds of police are suffering from mental health problems and have "never felt so vulnerable" due to cuts and a rise in violent crime, officers' groups have warned.
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Cloning does not cause long-term health issues, study finds - ‎14 hours ago‎
Their good health is being hailed as a success for cloning as there's "no evidence" of a "detrimental long-term" health effect in the miniature flock. The results will help to quell fears that clones typically age faster than animals which are born ...

'Prevention or cure' debate as health bosses discuss obesity action plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus - ‎3 hours ago‎
HEALTH bosses have been debating the best ways of turning round the district's high obesity rates. Public health campaigns, new cycle lanes and planning measures such as restricting the opening of take-aways were among moves discussed by the ...

Firms urged to do more to help staff's mental health problems

Belfast Telegraph - ‎6 hours ago‎
"Mental health should get just as much attention, awareness and understanding as physical health, and employers have a responsibility to manage stress and mental health at work, making sure employees are aware of, and able to access, the support ...
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DNC 2016: Demi Lovato delivers moving speech on mental health problems - and moves a million hearts

The Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
On Monday night, at the Democratic National Convention, Lovato, 23, used her appearance to raise awareness about mental health problems. She spoke to millions of people about something deeply personal, and earned huge applause while moving many ...

Health and Medicare the most important issues for voters in federal election, poll finds

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
Essential finds the most influential issues during the election were health policies (60% of the sample rated them as very important), Medicare (58%), economic management (53%) and “which party was better for me and my family” (53%).
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Scots health boards miss early cancer detection target

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Scotland's health boards have fallen short of a target to increase the number of cancer cases detected early. The Scottish government's Detect Cancer Early programme aimed to increase the proportion of cancer sufferers early in the disease process by ...
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5 Health and Medicine Issues to Watch for at the Democratic Convention

Scientific American - ‎14 hours ago‎
So there's every reason to expect her to make health care a major theme when she accepts the Democratic presidential nomination in Philadelphia on Thursday night.

Stevenage's Mandy Bryan backs Herts health campaign

Hertfordshire Mercury - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pledges to eat more vegetables and cook from fresh topping the list of changes residents wanted to make, according to a Hertfordshire County Council poll as part of "One You Day".

Why hackers love health apps

PCWorld - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON—That handy health app on your phone—the one with access to your medical history, your doctor's name, even your home address—may be vulnerable to hackers.

Who is Jeremy Hunt? Meet the Health Secretary - ‎20 hours ago‎
New job: He remains Secretary of State for Health. He's been in the job since 2012 when he was appointed by David Cameron to succeed Andrew Lansley.

Does Jersey health service only spend half its pay budget on medics?

ITV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
A Jersey Constable is concerned nearly half of the health service's £133m pay bill appears to be spent on "non-health" workers. The latest States accounts show a total of £68m is spent on health-specific roles, including £17.2m on doctors and ...

Cheil launches health agency with Wethepeople

CampaignLive - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Along with creating the launch marketing strategy for MapMyGut, Cheil Health will look after an existing Cheil pharmaceutical client, Abbott.

Assessing health impacts of policies and plans

MIT News - ‎9 hours ago‎
When most people think about health inequality, they usually focus on lack of access to doctors or health insurance.

Health boards urged to stop people smoking outside hospitals

The Courier - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Health boards have been urged to crack down on people flouting no smoking policies outside hospitals. Anti-smoking groups have called for stricter measures to be introduced as complaints about staff, patients and visitors smoking beside hospital ...
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NHS consultant paid £375000 in overtime

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Some 140 trusts and health boards out of 186 asked provided information, although not all of them were able to answer all the questions.

VIDEO: Mental health champion Jessica delighted by the chance to share experiences with Prince Harry

Echo - ‎18 hours ago‎
The barbecue united people supported by the seven mental health charities involved in Heads Together, a campaign spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, which aims to make people feel comfortable with their everyday ...

A Google-backed health insurer wants to disrupt insurance by ... limiting patient choice?

Vox - ‎16 hours ago‎
The health insurer Oscar launched in 2014 with $40 million in venture capital and a plan to disrupt America's $1.8 trillion health care industry. Oscar positioned itself as a "simple, smart" alternative to stodgy industry giants - a health plan meant ...