Fake psychiatrist prompts UK investigation of 3,000 foreign doctors

London (CNN)Up to 3,000 foreign doctors in the UK are having their backgrounds checked after it emerged that a fake psychiatrist with no qualifications was allowed to practice for over 22 years. “Patients deserve good care from appropriately qualified professionals and place a great deal of trust in doctors. To…

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Childhood obesity: America’s ‘true national crisis’ measured state by state

(CNN)Childhood obesity has long been a problem in the United States. The research brief, which was released on Wednesday, shows that the national obesity rate for children, aged 10 to 17, was 15.8% in combined data from 2016 and 2017, similar to the 16.1% rate found in 2016 data alone.…

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Texas water resort closed, tested for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ after man’s death

(CNN)After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what’s commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited. “There have been no reports of other illnesses, and Naegleria fowleri infection does not spread from person to person,” Brittany Behm, spokeswoman at the US…

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Air pollution particles found in mothers’ placentas, new study finds

London (CNN)Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses. The five pregnant women who took part in the study all lived in London and were scheduled to have planned cesarean section deliveries.…

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Twitter turned Fox News’ coverage of the Manafort and Cohen trials into a hilarious meme

YouTube is the latest social platform to roll out time management tools.Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google is worried about your digital health. More specifically, your addiction to watching hours upon hours of YouTube videos.  The search engine giant’s video giant, YouTube — the second most trafficked website in the…

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What does a guitar solo look like if you can’t hear? How a sign language interpreter translates concerts

(CNN)If you showed up late or missed the introduction, you might think she’s the main attraction. Rothschild-Cross travels the country each summer to interpret at festivals and concerts, while fighting against audism, a form of ableism that discriminates against deaf people. What goes into each concert is a mountain of…

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Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades

In June, a California groundskeeper will make history by taking company to trial on claims it suppressed harm of Roundup At the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live.…

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