Monthly Archives: March 2014

Should we pay a monthly membership fee to the NHS?

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: This is an absolute nonsense.  The whole concept of the NHS is that it is built on equal access for all, everyone treated as having equal value and the whole funded … Continue reading

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Stafford Hospital campaigner Julie Bailey picks up CBE

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing NHS campaigner Julie Bailey, who helped expose failings at Stafford Hospital, describes being made a CBE as “recognition” for all health whistleblowers. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Sometimes, doing the right thing can leave you mentally … Continue reading

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‘Selfie’ club attack suspect held

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Good.  Follow-up from earlier story See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Defiant attack victim posts selfie

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Wow.  Just Wow. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Afghanistan’s first spaceman returns home

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Abdulahad Momand returned to earth from space a hero – but within three years he was forced to flee the country. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Fascinating.  See on m.bbc.co.uk

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The secret to dark chocolate’s health benefits? Gut bacteria, researchers say

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village The idea that dark chocolate is good for your health is nothing new, however the exact reason why it’s so darn beneficial has remained something of a mystery…until now. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Just … Continue reading

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Elderly couple booted from McDonald’s for overstaying land free meals for life

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village An elderly couple from Virginia, recently given a rude heave-ho by management at their local McDonald’s, are getting a free meal out of the burger chain’s admission of guilt – lots and lots of free meals that is, though … Continue reading

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Dogs die after poisoning at park

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Vile See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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St John’s wort blights contraceptive

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Although the article says St John’s Wort is taken by some as a herbal medicine for anxiety, it is actually far more frequently used as a self-medication for depression.  The idea … Continue reading

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Golden Rice Opponents Should Be Held Accountable for Health Problems Linked to Vitamain A Deficiency | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village By 2002, Golden Rice was technically ready to go. Animal testing had found no health risks. Syngenta, which had figured out how to insert the Vitamin A Kevin Friery‘s insight: "…the delayed application … Continue reading

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