Puberty blockers to be given only in clinical research
on June 9, 2023 at 6:59 pm
NHS England says the drugs will only be prescribed for those signed up to a clinical research programme.
Unite announces further ambulance and hospital staff strikes
on June 9, 2023 at 3:31 pm
Strike action by Unite union members is announced in an ongoing dispute over pay.
Heat health alert as parts of UK set for 30C
on June 9, 2023 at 6:18 am
Parts of the country are predicted to be hotter than Marbella, Ibiza and Tenerife in the coming days.
Taurine may extend life and health, scientists find
on June 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm
Researchers say the nutrient may be an "elixir of life" but warn against buying it until more research is done.
Glastonbury: Disposable vapes added to 'what not to bring' list
on June 8, 2023 at 4:57 pm
The festival extends its "reduce, reuse, recycle" slogan to "environmentally hazardous" e-cigarettes..
Are Canadian wildfires under control? Here's what to know.
on June 9, 2023 at 2:01 pm
The fires, which are still burning, brought smoke and hazardous air quality to millions of Americans this week.
Here's what to look for in an air purifier for wildfire smoke
on June 8, 2023 at 9:46 pm
A high-end device can cost over $1,000, but there are only a few features you really need, experts say.
Hazardous air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires sparks health concerns in U.S....
on June 8, 2023 at 5:37 pm
Millions of Americans are under air quality alerts as Canada's wildfires continue to burn. CBS News medical contributor and editor-at-large for Public Health at KFF, Dr. Celine Gounder, joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the health risks wildfire smoke […]
Hazardous air quality from Canadian wildfires affecting millions of Americans
on June 8, 2023 at 5:31 pm
Parts of the Northeast, including New York City, were engulfed in an orange haze Wednesday due to wildfires burning in Canada. Health officials have advised people to wear masks to protect themselves from the blanket of harmful smoke. Lilia Luciano […]
Wildfire smoke costs U.S. workers more than $100 billion a year in pay
on June 8, 2023 at 2:31 pm
Air pollution takes an $800 billion annual toll on the U.S. economy. Wildfires — worsened by climate change — are making it worse.