How ‘walking football’ is helping men with mental health problems

Walking football is helping men with mental health problems:



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  • How ‘walking football’ is helping men with mental health problems
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  • Male mental health suicide ‘rise’
  • Graham Satchell went to meet one group of men to find out how they benefit from spending time together.
  • A survey by the Mental Health Foundation suggests that relationships are fundamental to well-being, but older men in particular are less likely to recognise their importance.

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As a survey by the Mental Health Foundation suggests older men are less likely to recognise the importance of relationships, Graham Satchell meets a group of ‘walking footballers’.


How ‘walking football’ is helping men with mental health problems

Steve Prescott: Late rugby star’s pioneering surgery saves lives

Watch: Late rugby star Steve Prescott's pioneering surgery saves lives

  • Steve Prescott: Late rugby star’s pioneering surgery saves lives
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  • Prescott had been diagnosed with pseudomyxoma and volunteered to trial a multi-organ transplant.
  • Pioneering surgery that the late rugby league star Steve Prescott underwent for a rare form of abdominal cancer is saving lives.
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Pioneering surgery that the late rugby league star Steve Prescott underwent for a rare form of abdominal cancer is saving lives


Steve Prescott: Late rugby star’s pioneering surgery saves lives

Office cake culture is ‘danger to health’

Professor believes office ‘cake culture’ is leading to obesity & dental problems  @BBCNews

  • Office cake culture is ‘danger to health’
  • At the organisation’s annual dinner for dentists, he will say workplace temptation stops people losing weight.
  • And staff should be rewarded with fruit, nuts or cheese instead.
  • At the dinner, which is being rounded off with mint panna cotta, British strawberries and chocolate soil, Prof Hunt will say: “Ideally office workers should consider other alternatives altogether like fruit platters, nuts, or cheese.
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Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues’ birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.


Office cake culture is ‘danger to health’

How liquid aspirin could kill brain tumours

  • How liquid aspirin could kill brain tumours
  • Dr Kieran Breen, of Brain Tumour Research, told the Today programme about the findings.
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  • Researchers think that aspirin in its true liquid form could be a breakthrough treatment to help tackle brain tumours.
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Dr Kieran Breen explains how aspirin, in liquid form, could provide a cure for brain tumours


How liquid aspirin could kill brain tumours

Former No. 1 pick, Stanford ace out for year after elbow surgery

Former No. 1 pick, #Stanford ace out for year after elbow surgery  (@CSNPhilly) #Phillies

  • The Phillies said Appel would require four to six months of recovery.
  • In eight starts at Triple-A this season, Mark Appel posted a 4.46 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 38.1 innings pitched.
  • Appel, 24, made eight starts for Triple A Lehigh Valley before going on the disabled list in late May after a start in which his fastball velocity dropped and he did not get out of the first inning.
  • The right-hander had surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow Wednesday in Philadelphia.
  • Former No. 1 pick, Stanford ace out for year after elbow surgery

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Mark Appel, the former Stanford star and No. 1 overall pick, is done for the season after having surgery to remove bone spurs in his elbow.


Former No. 1 pick, Stanford ace out for year after elbow surgery

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children: Luke Jenkins’s parents want answers

Parents of boy who died after heart surgery 'still want answers' as review published

  • Image caption Luke Jenkins was given his own stethoscope and was fascinated with medicine
  • Luke Jenkins death: Bristol hospital staff ‘panicked’
  • As for the Jenkins family, they say: “We just wanted them [the hospital] to say sorry – we just want to remember the happy times.”
  • Luke Jenkins died of brain damage after Bristol Children’s Hospital op
  • Luke Jenkins was a happy, lively child.

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@BBCWalesNews: “Parents of boy who died after heart surgery ‘still want answers’ as review published”


The parents of a boy who died a week after heart surgery at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children in 2012 say they are still looking for answers.


Bristol Royal Hospital for Children: Luke Jenkins’s parents want answers

The Governing Cancer of Our Time

  • The antipolitics people don’t accept that politics is a limited activity.
  • Politics is a muddled activity in which people have to recognize restraints and settle for less than they want.
  • The downside of politics is that people never really get everything they want.
  • The antipolitics people elect legislators who have no political skills or experience.
  • The antipolitics people refuse compromise and so block the legislative process.

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@NevSchulman: “A simple and smart explanation of why electing professional politicians is so important, but nearly impossible.”


Donald Trump’s candidacy is the culmination of 30 years of antipolitics.


The Governing Cancer of Our Time