The children wearing nappies to school

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘One boy told the whole class I wore a nappy’ “One boy told the whole class I wear nappies. Everyone looked at me and I could feel my cheeks go red.” For Gruff, double incontinence has made some days at secondary school an anxious and humiliating experience. Campaigners claim there is a lack of support in Wales, estimating that 1 in 10 UK children suffer bedwetting, daytime accidents and constipation. The Welsh Government said it expected health boards to provide specialist-led continence services for under-19s. ‘He can’t cope mentally’ “I don’t want to be wet,” said Gruff (not his real name). Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campaigners say children are suffering …

Beto Takes Primary Fight To Harris’ Turf In Unconventional California Swing

Beto O’Rourke brought his presidential campaign to California for the first time this weekend, pitching Speaking to a packed crowd at the city’s Irish Cultural Center on Sunday, the Democratic former congressman touched hard on voting, prison and immigration reform, climate change, and universal health care, an issue O’Rourke has been When asked by an audience member to support that single-payer plan championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other progressives in the race, O’Rourke pushed his own plan, “Medicare for America.” to the right of some of his strongest 2020 opponents, including Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sanders, but it aligns with one of the larger, underlying message of his campaign: He believes he can win over lifelong Republican voters. …

Los Angeles working to find missing seniors with help of ankle bracelets

SENIORS’ WEAKNESS FOR SCAMS MAY BE WARNING SIGN OF DEMENTIA One of those people included a 53-year-old woman with dementia who got lost around Christmas and wandered away from her family, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn told AP. The program started after Nancy Paulikas, a 55-year-old woman will Alzheimer’s died after wandering away from her husband during a visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in late 2016. Her husband, Kirk Moody, 60, tried everything to find her, but AP reported he grew annoyed with law enforement and other agencies due to their lack of communication. “I called every county office there is,” Moody told AP on Wednesday. “And I found myself explaining things over and over because …

Hospital’s replacement opens amid scandal over doc, dosages

GROVE CITY, Ohio – An Ohio health system is opening a new hospital in suburban Columbus as it deals with a scandal involving a doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who died. The 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City hospital opens Sunday. Mount Carmel Health System is moving inpatient services and hundreds of employees to the $361 million facility from Mount Carmel West, the flagship hospital it’s closing in the lower-income Franklinton neighborhood. That plan was underway long before West became the focus of allegations about now-fired doctor William Husel (HYOO’-suhl), who’s under investigation. In response to lawsuits, he denies negligently or intentionally causing deaths. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was …

Medicaid expansion tied to positive gains for black babies

(CNN)A major part of the Affordable Care Act — the expansion of the Medicaid program — may play a role in shrinking the gap in premature birth and low birth weight between black and white infants born in the United States, according to a new study. Black infants are about twice as likely to be born at low birth weight and 1.5 times as likely to be born prematurely than white infants. Sign up here to get The Results Are In with Dr. Sanjay Gupta every Tuesday from the CNN Health team. “Finally, we believe that important causes of all outcomes — and also causes of racial disparities in outcomes — arise from differences in women’s health before they ever …

Tracking the toxic air that’s killing millions

What does air pollution do to our bodies? The tech that could help clean dirty air Watch how pollution moves across Europe The Alan Turing Institute, a research centre specialising in data science and artificial intelligence (AI), has been developing a programme that can sift through vast quantities of real time data from more than 1,200 remote sensors across the Greater London area. This data is combined with other information about the weather, traffic flows, construction activity and street “canyons” – roads surrounded by high buildings where toxic air cannot easily dissipate. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Africa’s Johannesburg has had a big problem with air pollution IBM’s Green Horizons project, currently being trialled in Johannesburg, is tracking …

Settle in with these weekend reads

(CNN)A convicted terrorist becomes a US citizen. How deepfake videos could impact the 2020 election. Puerto Rican trap artist Bad Bunny embraces his “feminine” side. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here’s what you might have missed during a busy news week. With the 2020 US presidential election looming, a professor is building tools to detect faked videos of major political figures such as Donald Trump, Theresa May and US presidential candidates. It could help fight off the next generation of misinformation. Opinion: Royals are right to pass on photo-op British tabloids are up in arms that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have indicated that they won’t step outside for a photo shoot shortly after their baby …

This Is The Part Of ‘Medicare For All’ You Never Hear About

Sen. talk a lotMedicare for All Medicare for All would also restrict the flow of money into the rest of the hospitals, which alone account for roughly  of the nation’s health care spending. No other sector, not even pharmaceuticals, rivals it. Under the Medicare for All proposals from Sanders as well as some other potential  How Medicare For All Would Affect Hospitals Both the and a single, newly created government insurance plan that would control payments to all parts of the health care system, including for hospitals. Sanders would make this transition in four years, Jayapal in two. With the Sanders bill, the federal government would simply pay hospitals the way that Medicare does now ― which, for the most …

Inside the school for bullied children

Image caption School founder Viv Morgan, pictured here with Benji, set up Northleigh after reading about a teenager’s suicide Lily Povey had changed primary school four times as a result of bullying and had not been in mainstream education for two years when she began attending Northleigh in 2015. Image copyright Northleigh House/BBC Image caption Aaron, pictured aged 12 at Northleigh and now, said he had previously been “agitated and moody” but became much happier after changing schools Aaron Kirsch’s story is a similar one. Growing up in a small Warwickshire village, he was anxious about the move to a large senior school shortly after his 11th birthday. Diagnosed with dyslexia, he also worried about the workload. He was soon …

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland discusses self-care, finding balance amid health problems

Sarah Hyland also announced Wednesday that she is part of Olay’s Skin Transformed campaign and will be featured in a waterproof book. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) One of the things that really helps her, Hyland said, is working out, but spending so much time in the hospital and in recovery makes exercising difficult. Without working out, she told People, she’s been “in a more anxiety-ridden place.” However, she said she’s turned to skincare — something she said she hadn’t paid much attention to before. As she got older, she said, she realized she needed to be taking better care of herself such as “eating more greens than fast food and using moisturizers instead of not and really investing in myself.” …

Denver airport’s $14.5M taxpayer-funded sign busted after less than 2 years in use: reports

LAX TRAVELERS WARNED ABOUT POSSIBLE MEASLES EXPOSURE AGAIN The structure had been gradually deteriorating since being activated in 2017. The airport decided to shut off the “sticks” on April 5 until Panasonic can repair the problems, the Denver Post reported. The sign will still display advertisements on its large television screens in the meantime. Trending in US Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

‘A lot of people think influencers are obnoxious’

Huda Kattan, for example, has been described as “the Bill Gates of beauty influencers” for quitting her job and, with the help of social media, launching her own company, which is now valued at more than $1bn (£760m). So how should an influencer be defined? “It’s someone who has some influence which they can monetise,” explains SJ Nooth-Cooper, a senior manager at Models 1 Talent – an agency which now signs influencers as well as models. “And they have a USP. So whether it’s beauty, fashion, cooking, mental health, being a chef, they can use that to make a business out of it. Skip Instagram post by natashandlovu View this post on Instagram Report End of Instagram post by natashandlovu …

U.S. Files First Criminal Charges Against Major Drug Distributor For Opioid Crisis

Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed to pay a $20 million fine and enter a five-year deferred prosecution agreement to resolve charges it turned a blind eye to thousands of suspicious orders for opioids. Laurence Doud, RDC’s chief executive for more than 25 years, was charged in an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court with conspiring to distribute illegal narcotics and conspiring to defraud the United States. Another former executive, compliance chief William Pietruszewski, 53, of Oak Ridge, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to three criminal counts and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, played a role in a record 47,600 U.S. overdose deaths in 2017, according to …

Former Rwanda rebel group leader accused of war crimes dies

BERLIN – The former head of a Rwandan rebel group has died in Germany while awaiting retrial on war crimes charges, a court says. Ignace Murwanashyaka, the former president of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, was convicted by a Stuttgart court in 2015 of leading a terrorist organization and four counts of being an accessory to war crimes in eastern Congo a decade ago. He was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment, but the verdict was overturned last year and a retrial was pending. The Stuttgart court said on Wednesday that Murwanashyaka’s health deteriorated suddenly on April 11. He was transferred to a hospital, where he later died. The court declined to provide further details, citing patient confidentiality.

Trump praises Libyan general as his troops march on US backed government in Tripoli

(CNN)President Donald Trump spoke with Libyan general Khalifa Haftar Monday, praising his role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s vast oil resources even as Haftar’s troops continue their offensive against the UN and US-backed government in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. “This unilateral military campaign against Tripoli is endangering civilians and undermining prospects for a better future for all Libyans,” he added. At least 213 people have been killed and 1,009 have been injured in clashes around the Libyan capital this month, according to the World Health Organization. While the US has primarily backed the UN recognized Government of National Accord which is based in Tripoli and led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, American diplomats and military officers have maintained …