Health Care

Study finds US flight attendants with above-average cancer risk

The Harvard University study, described as one of the largest and most comprehensive on the subject to date, found that flight attendants had a higher prevalenc...


Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

From 1999 to 2016, suicide rates increased in each state by anywhere from 5 percent to 57 percent. The report said people without known mental health proble...


It shows the growing severity of the issue

For half of the states, the increase exceeded 30 percent. From 1999 to 2016, rates increased in almost all states, ranging from a 6-percent increase in DE to ...


Not just cigarettes, tobacco is harmful in many forms

The health office says around 9,500 people - out of a population of 8.4 million - die in Switzerland every year from tobacco-related illnesses. Smoking and ...


Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Two deaths from the current outbreak occurred in Minnesota, and one each in Arkansas, California, and NY. This is the worst multistate outbreak since 2006 , wh...


Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC

But because it takes 2 to 3 weeks from when a person gets sick with E. coli and when the case is reported to the CDC, the number of cases may still increase, ...


Number of Northamptonshire primary school pupils referred for mental health treatment rockets

Mental Health Awareness Week - spearheaded by the Mental Health Foundation - runs from today until Sunday. The NSPCC's Childline service has seen a 26% inc...