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Ignoring your eye health can lead to bigger problems down the road

Linda Maendel can’t remember when or how she injured her right eye, but it took years for the 55-year-old to finally correct her blurry vision physicians said was caused by some sort of

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We're still relying on antidepressants to cope with the mental health crisis

Way back in the 70s and 80s certain drugs became known as “mother’s little helpers”. They were ­tranquilisers and were seen as the ­answer to women’s anxiety. They

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Trump signs executive order making changes to health care

Frustrated by failures in Congress, U.S. President Donald Trump is moving to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that aims to make lower-premium plans more widely

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Monkeypox is only a 'suspicion' at the moment – Health minister

– The minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has stated that the monkeypox disease which has been reported in various parts of the country, is only a ‘suspicion’ at the

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Swedish government orders study into mental health conditions of transgender people

Minister for Social Affairs Annika Strandhäll at a Pride parade. Photo: TT The Swedish government has ordered the Public Health Authority to carry out an in depth study into the living

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Nigeria's Poor Implementation of Health Pledges

Isaac Adewole Time and time again, the Nigerian Government has shown that it is good at making commitments at global forums on behalf of the country but ends up not implementing them. Martins

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World Health Organization: Childhood Obesity On The Rise

BOSTON (CBS) – The World Health Organization says the number of obese children and teens is now 10-times higher than it was 40-years ago. Poor food choice and lack of exercise are largely

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Gaga, Ludacris and More Raise Awareness For World Mental Health Day

Dozens of celebrities and musicians took to their social media accounts on Oct. 10 to raise awareness for World Mental Health Day. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, artists shared photos,

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Nigeria commences major review of health sector; public doctors may be barred from private practice

The Nigerian government on Wednesday commenced moves for a major review of the health sector including whether or not doctors in public hospitals should engage in private practice. Several

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World Health Organisaiton calls on HSE to provide abortions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the HSE should facilitate abortions for Irish women as part of the national health service, if the eight amendment is repealed. Addressing the

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Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers

228  0 Posted on Oct 11, 2017, 7 a.m. Poll found many thought ‘personal failings’ were part of the cause of some conditions “Especially after the recent tragedy in Las

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The Duchess Returns To The Spotlight For World Mental Health Day

Rex Features THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE has been absent from the spotlight since the announcement of her third pregnancy, but last night on the evening of World Mental Health Day, she lent her

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Housing, education, health and 'first world wages and jobs' the focus for Winston Peters

RADIO WAATEA Winston Peters speaks to Radio Waatea about how he hasn’t turned his back on Māori. Winston Peters says he’s never stopped thinking about the four things that will

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World Mental Health Day: Breaking down stigmas

(Photo: Thinkstock) ST. PAUL, Minn. – Tuesday, Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day. A startling 300 million people globally suffer from depression, yet we can’t seem to get ourselves

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20 Korean Tracks Raising Mental Health Awareness for World Mental Health Day

Songs that delve into the dark clouds of emotion as portrayed by several of South Korea’s most popular musicians Music provides solace to many a person’s soul in their hard times. But

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Pakistan keen on working with World Health Organization: PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan looks forward to working closely with World Health Organization (WHO) to fight diseases, disability and ensuring equity in the provision of health services, said Prime

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