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Health: ‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being (Report)

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.Are you...

Health: Ontario’s Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical imaging (Report)

A subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation is partnering with U.S.-based BWX Technologies to help produce radioactive isotopes used to diagnose such conditions as cancer and heart disease.Ontario Power Generation says its Darlington nuclear...

Health: Mental health impacts for homeowners with flooded basements long after water recedes, says...

Victims of basement flooding continue to be stressed out about it long after they've finished cleaning up, and many miss work to deal with the issue.That's according to new research just released by the...

Health: Pay more attention to depression as a side-effect of many medications, researchers say...

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.A new...

Health: Death of woman hospitalized for ‘horrific’ bedsore sparks criminal investigation (Report)

Editor's note and warning: A highly disturbing photo of Chrissy Dunnington's bedsore is contained at the bottom of this story. The photo has been provided by her family to show the extent of...
Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender works its relaxing magic all around us: from garden borders to bath bombs to fabric softener. But why not in our hospitals and clinics? And what is the science behind the magic? Research published...

Health: Theatregoers with epilepsy warned of seizure risk from bright lights in Incredibles 2...

Disney is warning theatregoers with epilepsy not to watch its latest summer blockbuster because several scenes in the movie can trigger seizures because of repeating bright flashing lights.The animated movie Incredibles 2 opened last...

Health: Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes (Report)

People who are married may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review suggests.Researchers examined data from 34 previous...
Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

The backgrounds of 3,000 foreign doctors are being urgently checked after a conwoman with no qualifications was allowed to work as an NHS psychiatrist for 22 years. Zholia Alemi, 56, claimed to have a degree...
Two children die from E.coli infection complications (PHE)

Two children die from E.coli infection complications (Public Health)

Two children from the same family have died after contracting E coli, officials at Public Health England (PHE) have revealed. The health body has not confirmed the ages of the children, but they are believed...

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Man spots strange gray creature in Ohio

A former Marine reportedly saw a strange looking gray creature in Ohio. According to the Dec. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec....