Archives for September, 2014

Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

September 29th, 2014
Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

It is that time of the year again when all the political parties of the UK hold their conferences. With a general election just 8 months away, politicians are making their policies heard. There are still two connected topics at the top of the agenda – the NHS and migrants. For the last 4 years […]

Cosmetic Surgery Industry Hit by Breast Implant Shortages

September 25th, 2014
Cosmetic Surgery Industry Hit by Breast Implant Shortages

Cosmetic surgeons in Venezuela are reporting a shortage of breast implants, and it is impacting the industry. Cosmetic surgery is often considered to be a rite of passage for young women in the South American nation. But particular branded breast implant products are now hard to come by. There are other, equivalent products available – […]

UK Celebrity Praises Laser Eye Surgery

September 22nd, 2014
UK Celebrity Praises Laser Eye Surgery

It is thought around half the UK population wears glasses or contact lenses. Moreover, with an aging population this is likely to increase. However, growing numbers of people are opting to have some form of eye surgery to correct their vision and get rid of their spectacles. One individual who has benefited from this procedure […]

Does Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

September 18th, 2014
Does Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

With the world moving so fast these days, many people across the globe either skip breakfast or limit what they eat. However, it has been generally accepted by previous generations that eating a hearty breakfast can sustain you for the whole day till the evening meal. But some people think that by skipping breakfast,  they […]

Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

September 15th, 2014
Abortion Debate Continues in Canada

A male Canadian politician – Justin Trudeau – has championed women’s rights. Mr Trudeau recently attacked members of his Liberal Party who said that the question of abortion was a conscience issue. The politicians believe it is their right as Canadian representatives to vote according to their own conscience. However Justin Trudeau retorted saying that […]

Young People in America Warned Over Health Insurance

September 11th, 2014
Young People in America Warned Over Health Insurance

Unlike the UK which has a health service paid for through taxation and national insurance contributions, the US health care system is run by insurance companies. Young people in the US under the age of 26 who are embarking on employment are being advised that it is better to stay on their parents’ health insurance […]

Going to Extreme Lengths for Cosmetic Surgery

September 8th, 2014
Going to Extreme Lengths for Cosmetic Surgery

The recent tragic episode involving a little boy and his parents in a disagreement with the medical profession demonstrates how far people will go for medical treatment when the need arises. However, in another case, a boyfriend went to extreme measures to help fund cosmetic surgery for his girlfriend. A worker for the well-known Subway […]

Worker’s Strike Over Company’s Health Insurance Proposals

September 4th, 2014
Worker’s Strike Over Company’s Health Insurance Proposals

Employees of a leading company that manufactures military hardware components have gone on strike over the company’s proposed health insurance changes. Management at Precision Custom Components in the US State of Pennsylvania wants to change the rules of the current health insurance scheme by making employees pay ten times more for the same cover. According […]

Can Plastic Bottles Cause Infertility in Women?

September 1st, 2014
Can Plastic Bottles Cause Infertility in Women?

Researchers believe that a chemical involved in the manufacture of plastic bottle may link to infertility in women. Scientists from the University of Illinois believe that bisphenol A or BPA is damaging to the ovaries. While it has been thought for some time that BPA was having an effect on women’s fertility, researchers were unsure […]

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