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A caring neighbor, a nurse who pulled double shifts US …

WEBDate of death: 1 April 2020. Lisa Ewald was a nurse to many living things, human and otherwise. When her neighbor Alexis Fernandez’s border collie had a …

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URL: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/apr/15/nurses-surgeons-janitors-first-us-health-workers-to-die-covid-19

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WEBIn England and Northern Ireland, prevention and early intervention are seen as key to transforming healthcare

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An attentive prison nurse, a devoted radiologist: US health …

WEBAlvin Simmons. Photograph: Kaiser Health News. Alvin Simmons, 54 After some struggles, Simmons turned his life around. Occupation: Environmental service …

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What if your ‘physician’ wasn’t actually a doctor at all

WEB“Physician”, like “doctor”, is a legally protected term. The legislation exists to protect you, the public, from the dangers of fake doctors masquerading as the real thing.

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Climate change is our greatest health challenge – we must act to

WEBBut as an epidemiologist I prefer to study the increase in daily temperatures of, say, over 35C in population centres. In Perth there were 28 days over 35C in summer …

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US health secretary on Alabama’s IVF ruling: ‘Pandora’s box was …

WEBXavier Becerra, health and human services secretary, speaks during a roundtable discussion with in-vitro fertilization patients and health professionals in …

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Covid poses 'greatest threat to mental health since second world …

WEBThe coronavirus crisis poses the greatest threat to mental health since the second world war, with the impact to be felt for years after the virus has been brought …

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Children in mental health crisis spent more than 900,000 hours in …

WEBThe figures are likely to reflect that under-18s in a mental health crisis in A&E often have to wait a long time either for an assessment or treatment by specialists and …

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Cost of developing new drugs may be far lower than industry …

WEBDoctors have for the first time released details of their spending on a major clinical trial, demonstrating that the true cost of developing a medicine may be far less …

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A black hole awakens and why some people avoid Covid: the week …

WEBIan Sample and science correspondent Hannah Devlin discuss some of the science stories that have made headlines this week, from a glimpse of a black hole …

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Health inequality gap ‘is still growing’ in England, new Department …

WEBThe health gap between rich and poor is growing in England, according to shocking figures compiled by the Department of Health.. Despite government pledges to …

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‘They die like flies’: there is an alcohol problem in Honduras – can

WEBIntibucá is renowned for its culture – and sky-high alcohol-related death rate. Health workers, local government and a pastor on a mission are trying to halt the …

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Inequality and climate change: the perfect storm threatening the …

WEBAn Indigenous woman holds an asthma inhaler at a health service centre in Darwin, Northern Territory. People living in remote communities often cannot afford to …

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Thérèse Coffey scraps promised paper on health inequality

WEBThérèse Coffey is ditching the government’s long-promised white paper on health inequalities, despite the 19-year gap in life expectancy between rich and poor, …

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UK health agency to cut 800 jobs and halt routine Covid testing

WEBThe flagship public health body set up by Boris Johnson to combat the pandemic is in turmoil, with plans looming to cut jobs by up to 40% and suspend routine …

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Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia

WEBClaire Shaw and Lucy Ward. Thu 6 Mar 2014 06.19 EST. Mental health problems are on the rise among UK academics amid the pressures of greater job …

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Police in England and Wales dealing with more mental health …

WEBSome forces across England and Wales have experienced a tripling in mental health requests between 2019 and 2021, data shows. Suffolk police have …

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‘I would not be alive’: anger at Sunak plan to strip GPs of sicknote

WEBDoctors’ ability to sign people off work is crucial, say readers, especially for those with mental health problems Guardian readers have reacted with horror and …

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Sudanese refugees in Chad unable to access medical care for war

WEBHundreds of displaced Sudanese people living in a refugee camp across the border in Chad have been unable to access vital medical care for injuries sustained …

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Disease and hunger soar in Latin America after floods and drought

WEBClimate chaos is threatening food production, trade and lives, says World Meteorological Organization Hunger and disease are rising in Latin America after a year …

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one Indigenous, one white – finally get apology

WEBFor nearly seven decades, two Canadian men lived lives – full of pain, joy and love – meant for the other. Richard Beauvais, 68, believed he was Indigenous. Eddy …

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From Nobel peace prize to civil war: how Ethiopia’s leader …

WEBThe long read : When Abiy Ahmed took power in Ethiopia, he was feted at home and abroad as a great unifier and reformer. Two years later, terrible violence was …

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Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan summer vegetable, bulgur and …

WEBAn almost endlessly adaptable and substantial summer salad of bulgur and beans in a pesto dressing I am fearful of being found out with this recipe, because it …

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Rick Owens looks to Olympics with gymnastic show at Paris …

WEBO lympic excellence has – understandably – been something of a theme at the menswear fashion shows in Paris this week. The latest to platform the impressive …

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