HealthWatch: Dirty Shoes and Friendly Doctors
Taking your shoes off before you come inside may decrease your risk of catching viruses.
HealthWatch: Mental Health in Soldiers
American soldiers are more likely to suffer from mental disorders than civilians; a new study shows that the rate of depression is five times higher among soldiers, and the rate of PTSD is up to 15 times higher.
HealthWatch: Junk Food Ads Soon to be Removed
First Lady Michelle Obama is rolling out a proposal this week that would ban junk food ads and logos on things such as scoreboards, banners, and vending machines.
HealthWatch: Young Adults and Stroke
Roughly ten percent of strokes occur in patients 18 to 50 years old. Most doctors assume those patients have a great chance at a full recovery; however according to researchers in the Netherlands, one third of people who survive a stroke before age 50 are unable to live independently or they will need assistance with daily activities even ten years ... (more)
This is Oxfordshire
Concerns over the number of students attending A&E
A "WORRYING" number of students are visiting the John Radcliffe Hospital 's under-pressure A&E department, a major study has found.
NHS dentist problems 'massive and ongoing'
The NHS has promised to look into its dentistry service in Kirklees after a health watchdog raised a raft of concerns.
NHS England puts patient database on hold
NHS England is to delay by six months the roll-out of its controversial Care.data scheme for sharing patient records through a central database.
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New Healthwatch Rutland scheme 'will be fantastic'
A mother believes a new health watchdog will help families like her own fight for better services and get the support they need.