GPs told to take pictures of suspected skin cancers on their PHONES to slash referrals

GPs told to take pictures of suspicious moles on their PHONES before sending patients for referrals Scheme applies to GPs working in four local areas in North East England Specialists will review photos and offer a urgent or routine appointment Brains behind the project claim they receive 150 urgent referrals a week  By Alexandra Thompson … Read more

Emergency room visits for suicidal children and teens have doubled since 2007, study finds

US emergency room visits for suicidal children and teens have doubled since 2007, study finds Anxiety, depression and suicide among teens have been rising steadily in recent years  In 2015, 1.12 million children and teenagers between five and 18 were seen for suicide attempts or suicidal ideation in the US  That was double the  580,000 … Read more

Guernsey mansion where Victor Hugo penned Les Miserable opens after a stunning £3.8million revamp 

Beautiful Guernsey mansion where Victor Hugo penned Les Misérables re-opens after a stunning £3.8million revamp Author and artist Victor Hugo lived at Hauteville House in Guernsey for 15 years during his exile from France It is now a museum but has been closed for the Past 18 months to undergo an extensive £3.8m restoration  Furniture … Read more

Teenager who thought her bloating was due to junk food was diagnosed with ovarian CANCER at 19

A teenager who thought her bloating was caused by eating junk food and going out too much was shocked after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.    Seren Hughes, now 23, from Ewloe, Flintshire, had just started university when symptoms first appeared. But thinking she was simply run down, she upped her gym routine and cut back … Read more

Women with Type 2 diabetes before age of 40 have greatest risk of an early death

Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before turning 40 are ‘THREE TIMES as likely to die young from a heart attack or stroke’ Type 2 diabetes rates have soared in recent years with spiralling obesity levels Glasgow University researchers looked at around 2million people for the study Those diagnosed before 40 had the greatest risk … Read more

Couple work to rescue unwanted animals and prevent them from being euthanized

An inspirational husband and wife and their team work around-the-clock saving dogs with illnesses, deformities and broken bones while juggling full-time jobs.  Heather Hernandez, 32, co-founded pet adoption and rescue organization Mutt Misfits in 2017 in order to help unwanted animals in situations that could lead to harm or euthanasia. The Oklahoma-based family-and-friend-run group – which is run … Read more