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Ireland near top of child well-being list but no country doing enough – report

Children in Ireland rank fifth in a new global index which measures best chance of survival and well-being, a new report reveals today. However, no single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, the landmark report ‘A Future for the World’s Children?’, in the ‘Lancet’ journal showed. The index looked at… Read More »

Could UK HIV transmissions really go down to near-zero by 2030? The latest report suggests so

90% viral suppression rate reached in London; most people on ART now have lower death rate than the general population The latest annual report on HIV diagnosis, treatment and testing in the UK should have come out, as they normally do, in advance of World AIDS Day, 1 December last year. It did not, due… Read More »

Headache, migraine sufferers report relief after marijuana use – UPI News

Dec. 3 — Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain. The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered feedback offered by 1,300 headache sufferers and nearly 700 migraine sufferers who used marijuana to treat their head pain. “We found that self-reported headache… Read More »

Report: Health IT improvements needed to reduce clinician burnout

With clinician burnout at epidemic levels, the U.S. healthcare system must make health information technology easier to use in an increasingly stressful work environment. That’s among the recommendations of a new National Academy of Medicine report, which finds that the rates of burnout among clinicians are alarming. NAM blames the fact that between one-third and… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump is mentally unfit

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! PSYCHIATRISTS TO USE MUELLER REPORT TO ARGUE TRUMP IS MENTALLY UNFIT: House Democrats are eager to hear from former special… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Truth or Myth? Report Claims AirPods and Other Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer

An article that went viral suggests Apple AirPods and other wireless headphones could be increasing people’s risk for cancer. A recent story in Harper’s Bazaar looks into the claims.  The original article by Markham Heid was published on the blogging platform Medium. It questioned the safety of the array of Bluetooth devices that infiltrate our daily lives. The article has since been covered by news… Read More »