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Doctors 'Traumatized' By Health Watchdog as Suicide Rates in Profession Increase
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Medicine, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 580 days ago - rt.com
A UK independent report has found over 20 doctors committed suicide between 2005 and 2013. All of them were under investigation for malpractice. Many of those who killed themselves were suffering from alcohol problems or depression.
Is It Bad to Bottle Up Your Anger?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Human body, Medicine, Psychology, Stress )

Ray
- 586 days ago - bbc.com
Feeling angry? Let it all out, punch a pillow, blow off steam, but don't keep it in, right? As Claudia Hammond discovers the evidence is far more complicated.
Will We Ever... Cryopreserve Our Organs?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Biology, Disease, Hospital, Human body, Medicine )

Ray
- 586 days ago - bbc.com
Imagine if doctors could dip into freezers and take their pick of kidneys, livers or hearts for life-saving operations. Here's why it's so hard to achieve.
Does Sugar Make Children Hyperactive?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Science, Disease, Food, Human body, Medicine )

Ray
- 587 days ago - bbc.com
Dread birthday parties because of the effect cakes and drinks will have on your child? Evidence shows this actually affects parents' behaviour, not the child's.
PTSD: Do Most People Get It After Terrifying Incidents?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brain, Human body, Medicine, Military, Stress )

Ray
- 596 days ago - bbc.com
Why the assumption that everyone is prone to developing the condition after witnessing a traumatic event isn't the only myth that exists about it.
Human Hibernation: Secrets Behind the Big Sleep
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Science, Biology Brain, Human body, Medicine )

Ray
- 596 days ago - bbc.com
The extreme survival tricks of hibernating animals... and the occasional human... could help us overcome life-threatening injuries, as Frank Swain discovers.
Ancient Alcohol: Primates First Consumed Booze 10mn Years Ago - Study
Offbeat  (tags: Medicine, SciTech, Science )

Ray
- 599 days ago - rt.com
Civilization has been enjoying a good tipple for much longer than we previously thought, according to a new study. In fact, it seems that our primate ancestors began getting tipsy 10 million years ago, by eating and metabolizing fermented fruit.
Villain or Hero? Bats May Be Key to Curing Ebola, Scientists Say
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Health, Medicine, Science )

Ray
- 626 days ago - rt.com
Bats are believed to be the origin of the deadly Ebola virus; they can carry rabies and over 100 other diseases, but they do not suffer from the viruses themselves. Scientists believe the nocturnal creatures may be the key to curing Ebola.
Medicare's 'Drugs for the Deceased' Costing Taxpayers
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Drugs, Medicine, Science, USA )

Ray
- 629 days ago - rt.com
Medicare pays for medications even after a patient has died, and it is costing American taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the Health Department's inspector general.
Conman Fakes 2-Year Coma to Avoid Court
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Health, Law, Medicine, UK )

Ray
- 637 days ago - rt.com
A fraudster who stole £41,000 from his neighbor avoided court for two years by pretending to be in a coma. Alan Knight, from Sketty in Swansea, claimed to be caring for an elderly neighbor with dementia, when in fact he was stealing in excess of £41,000.
Life After Death? Scientists Gather 'Out-of-Body' Evidence in 'Largest-Ever' Study
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, Health, Medicine )

Ray
- 650 days ago - rt.com
It seems that scientists have finally offered evidence that consciousness after death really could exist, as the largest-ever study into the issue showed that patients could recall intricate details despite being officially declared clinically dead.
Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
Offbeat  (tags: Neighbors’ Window, standing on her neighbors’ fence, tapping on a window, cats, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, suffering, medicine, prevention, safety, women, europe, GoodNews, investigation, humans, habitat, unusual, pets, performance, photos )

Kelly
- 739 days ago - thedodo.com
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
Great Animal Rescue or Great Scam? A Complete Guide By Alison Hector ©
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, endangered, dogs, cats, GoodNews, pets, protection, humans, environment, activists, news, usa, americans, education, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind )

Kelly
- 751 days ago - petadvocatesnetwork.org
THEY SOUND SO GOOD BUT WHOA IS THAT A VALID RESCUE GROUP? HOW TO EVALUATE ANIMAL RESCUES CREDIBILITY AND WORTHINESS *READ THIS TO MAKE SURE DONATIONS ARE NOT GOING TO A SCAM*
60 Cases of Female Genital Mutilation Discovered in Swedish School
Offbeat  (tags: Children, EU, Human rights, Medicine, Scandal, Sex, Violence )

Ray
- 762 days ago - rt.com
Up to 60 cases of genital mutilation among elementary school girls have been discovered in Norrköping in eastern Sweden since March, local media reported. Among the cases, 28 girls were subjected to the most severe form of genital mutilation.
Teenager Heads Home After 16-Mo Custody Battle Between Parents and State
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Medicine, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 764 days ago - rt.com
Justina Pelletier, the Connecticut teenager kept from her family by the Massachusetts government for 16 months as a custody battle raged over her medical care, is finally back at home.

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