The more we can predict accidents, the safer we can make our environment. The workplace, through Health and Safety regulation, has become much safer since John Lebon fell off that ladder. Most workers in skilled trades go through health and safety courses. Although this probably prevents many accidents of the ‘falling off scaffolding’ type, I worry that there is amazing carelessness about air quality in several trades.
The German Health System is 77% government-and 23% privately funded by statutory health insurance based on payments into “Krankenkassen”
Most people know that vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fats are important for our overall health, but, again, they may not know the details about why. These substances are known as micro-nutrients because we need them in really small amounts, but those small amounts pack a mighty punch. They are so important that the World Health Organisation calls them “magic wands” because they give the body what it needs to grow, develop, and function properly.
Opt out of NHS Data Grab has been a big concern on social media for privacy concerns but Big Data is vital for research
Every Doctor asks: Why hesitate to change behaviour to suppress a deadly virus by adopting a flexible, rapid response to the risks?
When we hear the word ‘malnutrition’ most people visualise stick-thin children with protruding bellies. The idea of extreme overweight being malnutrition is too unfamiliar to feel real. But malnutrition simply means too little or too much intake of energy and nutrients. It is a scale with starvation at one end and obesity at the other.
Existential crises, ie experiences that shake up our entire life are events which call what we used to take for granted into question
A Kent therapy group on how mental health in-person therapy has been halted since March 2020 and summarises the problems of virtual sessions
Magdalena Williams writes about Au Pairs, and the benefits for both young people, and host families. The Au Pair exchange programme has become increasingly difficult since Brexit though.
Opt out of job-related private health insurance – you get taxed on it, and it saps the NHS by enriching the private health companies