Woman who thought sports bra fit badly discovers 'tugging' feeling was cancer

Lindsey Bishop, 40, first noticed a strange ‘tugging feeling’ in her right breast back in October 2016, when she was working out to lose weight after having her daughter, Ivy. The working mum, of Altrincham, Greater Manchester assumed the nagging pain was just due to a badly fitting sports bra. Lindsey, who also has an older daughter, Isla, said: ‘I […]

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WHO says Africa escaped ‘exponential’ rise in cases

Africa has escaped the “exponential” rise in coronavirus cases seen elsewhere probably due to low population density and a hot and humid climate, the UN health agency said. Africa recorded 34,706 deaths from 1,439,657 cases, according to an AFP tally on Friday—far behind the other continents. The United States alone has 202,827 deaths from 6,979,937 cases. “The transmission of COVID-19 […]

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Are people who vote healthier than those who don’t?

A new policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that California adults who in are good health with little psychological distress are more likely to consistently vote in local, state and national elections than those with physical or psychological health issues. The brief, which uses data from the center’s 2017 and 2018 California Health Interview Survey, […]

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Oct, Nov to be ‘tougher’ with more coronavirus deaths: WHO Europe

The World Health Organization expects Europe to see a rise in the daily number of COVID-19 deaths in October and November, the head of the body’s European branch told AFP on Monday. “It’s going to get tougher. In October, November, we are going to see more mortality,” WHO Europe director Hans Kluge said, as the continent currently experiences a surge […]

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