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Kate hoax nurse death a ‘tragedy’

Kate hoax nurse death a ‘tragedy’

8 December 2012 Last updated at 02:10 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Rhys Holleran: “This is a tragic event that could not have been reasonably foreseen” The death of a nurse who took a hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge was a “tragedy”, the Australian radio station which broadcast it has said. Continue reading

Legs used to repair girl’s spine

Legs used to repair girl’s spine

7 December 2012 Last updated at 12:00 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play Continue reading

Survivor of Nazi ‘twin experiments’ talks to doctors about human subjects research

Survivor of Nazi ‘twin experiments’ talks to doctors about human subjects research

ScienceDaily (Dec. 6, 2012) — Eva Kor will never forget the day her childhood ended. The images of that day, and the weeks after, are burned into her memory, as brutally permanent as the tattoo on her left forearm Continue reading

Residents believe vacant land threatens community, physical and mental health

Residents believe vacant land threatens community, physical and mental health

ScienceDaily (Nov. 30, 2012) — As public health researchers continue efforts to understand the effects of neighborhood conditions on health, residents themselves can provide valuable insights regarding public health issues and potential solutions. A new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania uses in-depth interviews with local residents to examine perspectives on how vacant land affects community, physical, and mental health Continue reading

Reducing sibling rivalry in youth improves later health and well-being

Reducing sibling rivalry in youth improves later health and well-being

ScienceDaily (Nov. 27, 2012) — Sibling conflict represents parents’ number one concern and complaint about family life, but a new prevention program — designed and carried out by researchers at Penn State — demonstrates that siblings of elementary-school age can learn to get along Continue reading

1-in-3 diabetics ‘have NHS error’

1-in-3 diabetics ‘have NHS error’

20 November 2012 Last updated at 07:12 ET Almost one-in-three diabetic inpatients in Wales has experienced at least one NHS medication error, a new report by Diabetes UK Cymru is to reveal. The charity is concerned because the number of people with diabetes in Wales rose more than a quarter in five years. Meanwhile figures obtained by BBC Wales show only one of the seven Welsh health boards has taken on more specialist diabetic nurses in the last four years. Continue reading

Clues to cause of kids’ brain tumors

Clues to cause of kids’ brain tumors

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Smoking parents often expose children to tobacco smoke in their cars

Smoking parents often expose children to tobacco smoke in their cars

ScienceDaily (Nov. 12, 2012) — MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGH f C) investigators found that a majority of interviewed smoking parents exposed their children to tobacco smoke in their cars, even though many had smoke-free policies at home. Continue reading