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The one thing LeBron wishes for Lakers as preseason winds down

The one thing LeBron wishes for Lakers as preseason winds down Led by LeBron James' first-half double-double, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma combined for 48 points as Lonzo Ball filled up the stat sheet in his debut. Being the second to last preseason game, we saw more of the starters and impact players in this game than we have seen in the previous preseason games. [Full Article...]

Large-Scale Study Shows Global Warming Has Adverse Effects On Mental Health

This study echoes (and builds upon) previous research that found an association between heat waves (which are expected to increase in frequency and intensity as a result of climate change) and increased hospital admissions for self-harm and other health concerns. [Full Article...]

An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health

An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health Lady Gaga penned down a powerful letter about mental health and the stigma that surrounds it on the eve of " World Mental Health Day ". Debbie Jevans, Interim Chair of the EFL said: "Every day throughout the year the EFL, through its 72 Clubs and their support staff ensure players improve and maintain their physical health". [Full Article...]

Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

It's an afternoon at the park for mom Susie Wells and her little ones, she says her kid's health is her most important priority, so hearing about five children in western Washington with AFM caught her attention. Some people with AFM may be unable to urinate. We've been reporting about the polio-like illness affecting two children here in Chicago , nine in northern IL and others across the coun... [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga co-writes powerful essay for World Mental Health Day

The root cause? Lack of access due to cost, limited resources, funding, social stigma and distance/ability to secure an appointment. According to the World Health Organisation , Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many changes occur, for example changing schools, leaving home, and starting university or a new job. [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Back Trump's 'Junk' Health-Care Plans in Floor Vote

Senate Republicans Back Trump's 'Junk' Health-Care Plans in Floor Vote After Murkowski expressed her intention to vote against Kavanaugh, both Sarah Palin and Laura Ingraham dropped hints that they might challenge her when she is next up for re-election in 2022. Murkowski bucked her party and voted against advancing Kavanaugh's nomination. Kavanaugh is the second justice Trump has successfully nominated to the Supreme Court, following the confirmation past year of ... [Full Article...]

Rare Polio-like Illness On The Rise In Children

Rare Polio-like Illness On The Rise In Children Viruses in the enterovirus genus - a group that includes the common cold and the polio virus - are most closely associated with AFM, though past cases have also been linked to West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, Saint Louis encephalitis, and adenoviruses . [Full Article...]

Prince William Teases Kate Middleton About Her Painting

Prince William Teases Kate Middleton About Her Painting Showing her thrifty side once again, the Duchess of Cambridge , 36, recycled a stunning lilac Emilia Wickstead dress as she attended the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London with William on Tuesday, coupling the knee-length frock with nude Gianvito Rossi heels. [Full Article...]

McConnell warns of backfire if Dems harass Trump

McConnell warns of backfire if Dems harass Trump Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, for her vote to block Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has no plans to oppose her if she runs for re-election in 2022. Speaking to a crowd of thousands, Trump said he was delivering a promise he'd made to Iowa voters years ago when he campaigned ahead of the state's caucuses. [Full Article...]

McConnell undermines Trump and Senate Republicans with support for Murkowksi

McConnell undermines Trump and Senate Republicans with support for Murkowksi The whole Kavanaugh hearing has been deeply disappointing, but at least his name will keep the discussion of sexual assault alive. CNN legal analyst Joan Biskupic said Brett Kavanaugh would be "changing the law of the land" for the next 20 years as the newest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health

Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health Writing for The Guardian , Gaga - real name Stefani Germanotta - and Ghebreyesus explained that 800,000 people take their own lives each year. Stigma, fear and lack of understanding compound the suffering of those affected and prevent the bold action that is so desperately needed and so long overdue'. [Full Article...]

Student Health Service strives to make flu shots more accessible

Student Health Service strives to make flu shots more accessible Meanwhile, the nasal vaccine should not be given to children, pregnant women, elderly after 50 years old, and asthma patients. "They're anxious about past failures", Johnson said. "Influenza is preventable and you should be vaccinated". "Getting the flu vaccine is important for the health of all Manitobans, but especially for those at increased risk of serious illness from the flu, their careg... [Full Article...]

Oldham Library celebrates World Mental Health Day

Oldham Library celebrates World Mental Health Day Whilst individually people report difficulties accessing the right services and long waiting lists (which vary massively from area to area) the Government's own spending watchdog warns of a ticking timebomb. Xercise4Less is giving people the chance to work out for free and experience for themselves the positive effects exercise can have on their mental health. [Full Article...]

OUR TURN: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

OUR TURN: Breast Cancer Awareness Month We trust that our contributions have a part in helping both expanding awareness, and helping towards early detection". "Everyone knows somebody or they themselves are a cancer survivor", said cancer survivor Pattie Stempka. Susan G. Komen® is the largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research, after the US government. The average risk of breast cancer for an American woman is about 12 percen... [Full Article...]

Teagasc publishes leaflet for Positive Mental Health Week

Teagasc publishes leaflet for Positive Mental Health Week Whatever we do and whatever decisions we take, it is our mind which is constantly at work. "The youth are the future of our country and we need to act to prevent the devastating consequences of them losing their hope for the future", Seape said. [Full Article...]

Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year

Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year Nikki Haley is the latest in a long list of senior staff members to leave the Trump administration. Trump told reporters that he is hopeful that Haley will return to the administration at some point, perhaps in a different capacity. "I want to make sure this administration, this president, has the strongest person to fight", she said. She's helped rein in Iranian aggression, moved progress o... [Full Article...]

Neanderthal Genes Likely Helped Homo sapiens Resist Illness

Neanderthal Genes Likely Helped Homo sapiens Resist Illness Now they have found that some parts of Neanderthal DNA appear in modern humans, including Europeans and Asians. Interbreeding has left many Europeans and Asians with 2%Neanderthal DNA. For a very long time anthropologists, evolutionists have claimed that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens existed in parallel, without mixing, and if they had sexual contact, it could not produce fertile offspring capab... [Full Article...]

Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health, concludes study

Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health, concludes study Cheese comes loaded with vitamin D and calcium that are required for strengthening bones and teeth. The findings add to previous research suggesting that vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease for the majority. Getting outside on even a cloudy day can boost your vitamin D levels and some foods also contain a small amount, including eggs, salmon and mackerel. [Full Article...]

HSE launches annual flu vaccine campaign

HSE launches annual flu vaccine campaign Chapter 12 shows the global Flu Vaccine (Influenza Vaccine) market plans during the forecast period from 2018 to 2023 separated by regions , type , and product application . The state reported 515 outbreaks in all, and at least six child deaths from the flu since October 2017. "It's their social responsibility to get vaccinated". [Full Article...]

Free flu shots offered October 10

Free flu shots offered October 10 That's more than double the previous season, during which 275 were admitted. Area emergency rooms, including Stroger Hospital's, were inundated with sick patients. "This year, they have two different types of vaccines available", said Hartman. In a few days, you will recover. According to the CDC , the 2017-2018 flu season was record breaking with more than 900,000 hospitalizations and more t... [Full Article...]


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