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A Day In the Life is a collection of daily experiences written by people of all ages from around the UK. The project aims to shed light on what positive an...

The everyday life of people with mental health difficulties has tended to remain hidden. A snapshot of the lives, and wellbeing of people who experience mental health difficulties in England A Day in the Life is a year-long project to collect the everyday experiences of people who experience mental health difficulties in England. If you experience a mental health difficulty sign up to share with the world what your day was like on four calendar dates across the length of the project. Together we can change that by sharing what makes life better [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Survey Reveals Concerns Over Ebola

When it comes to Ebola, most Americans say they’re not worried about catching the disease, but they are concerned about the possibility of health care workers who have treated sick patients spreading the virus here. Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said 14-year-old Shaylee Chuckulnaskit (Chuckle-NAS-kit) died Friday afternoon. Zoe Galasso, [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

We Demand Better Recognition of Home Carers

Home carers save the country an estimated £119 Billion pounds a year, and yet achieve no recognition for their work. Like myself a full time carer for my wife most carers are unable to escape the stresses of placed on us by the continuous need to be on duty 24/7 and the assistance provided by GPs Social Services and Charities, is severely limited [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Try It Now Politics Insider

In recent days, two high-profile groups have stepped up to demand the Ontario government ban “medical tourism” – the practice by some hospitals of offering health care services (mostly surgery) to non-Canadians as a way of generating revenue [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — As police raced to a Washington state high school last week in response to reports of a possible shooter, they faced the daunting task of trying to secure a maze of buildings that make up the sprawling campus, according to police radio traffic from the scene. Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Samaritans Radar must close

The Samaritans Radar app has been a disaster for everyone concerned and it must close. Samaritans Radar should close. Samaritans Radar changes all that. The #SamaritansRadar hashtag is full of people saying that they’re leaving Twitter or locking their accounts, at least until Samaritans Radar closes. Samaritans Radar is effectively a denial of s [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014

Third victim of US school shooting dies: hospital

A 14-year-old US girl has died after being critically injured when a fellow high school student went on a shooting rampage last week, hospital officials said Friday. Her death follows that of 14-year-old Gia Soriano, who died of injuries at the same hospital on Sunday. Local media said Fryberg, a Native American, played on the school football team [...] Read more ...

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1 Nov 2014