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Health Secretary Hancock Statements on Vaccination Draws Attention

Health Secretary Hancock Statements on Vaccination Draws Attention

The UK Secretary of Health, Matt Hancock has made a series of startling statements regarding the need to vaccinate children, and what steps ought to be taken to ensure that parents vaccinate their children. Statistics released by Unicef claimed that only 500,000 of the United Kingdom’s youth were vaccinated for measles from 2010 to 2017.  In an interview with BBC’s[Read More…]

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Judge who jailed fracking protestors linked to oil and gas industry

Article submitted by Gabriel Otwerah At a time when environmental issues are getting alarmingly acute, a judge with a conflict of interest sentenced three fracking activists to prison for public nuisance. Some may be disconcerted to note that this is the first time environmental protesters getting jailed in the UK since 1932. It is even more alarming that the judge[Read More…]

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

Article submitted by Peter Njogu The Environmental Agency (EA) has launched an investigation into the breach of permits by the National Health Service (NHS). The news emerged after it was discovered that human body parts were piled up at disposal sites that deal with clinical waste in England. The Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) is contracted by the NHS to deal[Read More…]

Smart meters give energy giants unlimited power over customers

Smart meters give energy giants unlimited power over customers

Energy giants could use smart meters to cut switch off the power to their customers homes to force them to pay their bills, it has been revealed. Suppliers have the capacity to switch the new digital devices to a pre-payment setting without visiting the house. This would force the homeowner to top up their account before they use any gas[Read More…]

Pomegranate juice and propolis may reduce heart attacks

Pomegranate juice and propolis may reduce heart attacks

Pomegranate juice and propolis (bee glue) can significantly improve heart health, according to new research. Indeed, a study by African scientists showed that a combination of the two can indeed reduce the risk of heart attacks. The researchers made use of rats that they divided into six groups. The first group served as the negative control group, while the rest[Read More…]