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Fahma's Petition: Tell Schools to Teach Risks of Female Genital Mutilation Before the Summer PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, culture, violence, tradition, FGM/C, Female Genital Mutilation/ cutting, UK, petition, prevention )

- 1375 days ago -
17 year old Fahma Mohamed calls on Minister Michael Gove to include teaching about FGM/C in schools in the UK, in order to reduce the estimated 6,000 cases of girls being sent abroad for FGM/C during the summer holidays
The Royal Birth Cost $15,000. The Average American Birth Is Billed at $30,000.
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, delivery costs, US, UK, healthcare, government, medicine, interesting )

- 1580 days ago -
The $15,000 figure comes from estimates of how much one would have to pay to deliver in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a son on Monday. This is expensive for the United Kingdom, but, here in the...
Why 80-Degree Temperatures Kill in the U.K.
Health & Wellness  (tags: heatwave, UK, air conditioning, health, protection, safety, risks, illness, warning, environment )

- 1583 days ago -
The U.K. is enduring a serious heat wave that has resulted in an estimated 540 to 760 deaths over nine days. Yet the highest the temperature has risen is 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the time, temperatures have hovered in the high 80's.
Petition | Tell @Sainsburys and @Waitrose: No Monsanto Products in UK Supermarkets! | Change.Org
Health & Wellness  (tags: UK, NO MONSANTO, Sainsburies, Waitrose, GM Broccoli )

- 1635 days ago -
We are concerned that you sell Bellaverde® broccoli. This is a flagship Monsanto food product. Monsanto is the world's largest GMO company and has been voted "The Worst Company of 2011" by Natural Society.
Tell UK Supermarkets Not to Drop GM Ban ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, GM foods, ban, UK, supermarkets )

- 1647 days ago -
Three major UK supermarkets have quietly backtracked on their standards. The Co-operative, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer have all decided to drop their long-held ban on chickens fed with genetically modified soya beans.
How HRT and the Pill Can Lead to Breast Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, breast, HRT, pill, women, uk, usa, europe )

- 2605 days ago -
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers, affecting up to one in eight women during their lives in Europe, the UK and USA.
DR ELLIE CANNON: Lung Disease That Costs UK 24million Work Days
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lung disease, UK, health, life, risk )

- 2646 days ago -
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a debilitating, progressive and life-threatening lung disease that is on the rise among younger people, particularly women.
60% of UK Adults Believe Alcohol Packaging Should Contain Health Warnings
Health & Wellness  (tags: UK, health warnings, alcohol, news, drink )

- 2735 days ago -
Some 60% of UK adults think that alcohol packaging should contain health warnings to warn people about the detrimental effects of alcohol use, according to a new YouGov SixthSense report.
England 'Lagging on Lung Cancer'
Health & Wellness  (tags: lung cancer, health, UK, research )

- 2761 days ago -
Those diagnosed with lung cancer in England are much less likely to survive the disease than their Scandinavian counterparts, a study suggests.
No Such Thing as 'Safe' Cocaine, Experts Warn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cocaine, UK, Warn )

- 2867 days ago -
The image of cocaine as a "safe party drug" is a myth that must be dispelled, say UK experts, as a study shows the drug is linked to 3% of sudden deaths.
Now UK to Have Body Scanners at Airports: It Will Mean Longer Queues for Flights... But You Will Be Safer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Airline passenger, scanner, UK, treatment, health )

- 2879 days ago -
Millions of airline passengers will have to pass through body scanners in a major security crackdown, Gordon Brown will say today. The UK and U.S. will use every possible technology to fight the Al Qaeda threat.
ON THIS DAY - 1955: Dr Salk Promotes Polio Vaccine in UK
Health & Wellness  (tags: on this day, polio, uk, britain, england, salk, dr salk, vaccine, london )

- 3119 days ago -
Dr Jonas Salk, the world-famous American virologist currently on a trip to the UK, has witnessed a ceremonial polio vaccination in London. Margaret Jenkins, aged 21, of Bromley in Kent became the 500,000th person in London to receive the polio vaccine in
Drug Offers Hope on Alzheimer's - Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: britain, uk, england, drug, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's, science, disease )

- 3141 days ago -
A new drug which shows promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease has been developed by UK scientists. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports the drug, CPHPC, removes a protein thought to play a key role in Alzheimer's from the
Institute of Cancer Research Finds Melanoma Gene Trigger - Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: britain, uk, england, cancer, melanoma, skin cancer, gene, research, sun )

- 3147 days ago -
MOST melanoma skin cancers may be triggered by a gene mutation that causes cells to become cancerous after excessive exposure to the sun. The discovery could lead to better treatments for the most deadly form of skin cancer after scientists at Britain's
Cancer Drug 'Fuels Tumour Growth' - Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: uk, britain, scientists, research, cancerm drugs, tumour, blood )

- 3163 days ago -
A type of drug designed to stunt tumour growth has actually been found to fuel cancer if given at too low a dose. UK scientists were investigating a kind of drug called an anti-angiogenesis, still under development, which hampers the growth of tumour bloo

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