Health

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‘Unprecedented’ bird flu epidemic sees almost 50m birds culled across Europe
Poultry farmers from Arctic to Portugal reported 2,500 outbreaks in past year, with migrating birds taking avian flu to North America

Tom Levitt

03, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Who’s paying for Britain’s disastrous mini-budget? We are, with our health | Devi Sridhar
From stress about homelessness to illnesses caused by food poverty and cold homes, this financial chaos will take a heavy toll, says public health professor Devi Sridhar

Devi Sridhar

03, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Tories have presided over shameful health inequality | Letters
Letters: Dr Eddie Morris on why the white paper on health disparities is vital and should not be scrapped. Plus letters from John Boswell and Emily Robinson

Letters

02, Oct, 2022 @4:23 PM

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‘I’d be lost without it’: locals battle to save Carlisle’s Turkish baths
One of UK’s last public Turkish baths may close next month unless campaigners can win round the council

Helen Pidd North of England editor

02, Oct, 2022 @4:00 PM

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England skin and breast cancer patients have worst waiting time to see specialist
Almost 10,000 patients referred by a GP to a cancer specialist had to wait more than double NHS recommended 14 days

Carmen Aguilar García

02, Oct, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Carry on screaming: why letting it all out, especially for women, can make you calmer and happier
Women are always being told to control their emotions, but releasing them is far more important. Behavioural scientist Pragya Agarwal testifies that there’s nothing like a good scream

Pragya Agarwal

02, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Is the body key to understanding consciousness?
A new understanding of the fundamental connection between mind and body explains phenomena such as phantom limbs, and has surprising implications

Mo Costandi

02, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Latest Covid surge a ‘heavy straw on camel’s back’ for every hospital in UK
Health leaders urge vaccination and return to mask-wearing as hospitalisations rise by 37 per cent in a week

James Tapper and Sundus Abdi

01, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Enough is enough: five activists fighting back against Britain’s cost of living crisis
As the UK faces the toughest winter in decades, leading campaigners against food and energy poverty, poor housing and other key issues share their anger

Tim Adams, Alice O'Keeffe, Killian Fox

01, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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My brain is shrinking – and so is my world. Could I find out what’s wrong with me?
First, the veteran Guardian foreign affairs correspondent found himself lost for words; then he started falling while out jogging. He and his wife Helen Harris try to make sense of a life-changing year

Ian Black and Helen Harris

01, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘We are expected to be OK with not having children’: how gay parenthood through surrogacy became a battleground
In New York, a gay couple fighting to make their insurers pay for fertility treatment have found themselves in the middle of a culture war. What happens when the right to parenthood involves someone else’s body?

Jenny Kleeman

01, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Safeguarding teenagers online is about more than removing self-harm material | Letter
Letter: Mia Pitts, 15, writes that some discussions seem warm and safe but can romanticise depression unintentionally

Letters

30, Sep, 2022 @4:09 PM

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