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Hero paramedic saves heart attack patient while suffering heart attack of his own

Hero paramedic saves heart attack patient while suffering heart attack of his own

One heroic paramedic has hit the headlines lately after saving the life of a heart attack patient – despite suffering from a heart attack himself at the same time. Joseph Hardman has was giving CPR to a patient, who hasn’t been named, last Friday morning when, on the way to the hospital, he began having severe chest pains. Despite realising[Read More...]

Fizzy drinks ‘boost aggression in young children’

Fizzy drinks ‘boost aggression in young children’

Sipping a can of coke has been linked to behavioural difficulties in young children, according to new research. Findings published by The Journal of Pediatrics showed that soft drinks have been associated with aggression, attention problems and withdrawal in children as young as five. Although the links between soft drinks and aggression, depression, and suicidal thoughts in adolescents has been[Read More...]

Hospital gives US teen a death sentence because of ‘low grades and non-compliance’

Hospital gives US teen a death sentence because of ‘low grades and non-compliance’

Doctors are often faced with difficult decisions regarding life and death, but what happens when those decisions are based purely upon their perception of you as a person? One young man in America has found this out to his detriment after having been denied a life-saving heart transplant because of low grades and previous trouble with police. Fifteen year-old Anthony[Read More...]

Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

A teenager from the US has become one of the youngest people to qualify for the bar, according to recent reports. High flier Gabrielle Turnquest has not only become the first person to qualify for the bar at the age of 18, she has also been given a choice of countries to practice in. Turnquest was always something of a[Read More...]

UK government to criminalise “annoying behaviour”

UK government to criminalise “annoying behaviour”

The British government is about to pass legislation which will effectively criminalise any behaviour perceived to be “annoying”, it has emerged. Under the  Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, those who gather lawfully in public places could potentially be barred by local authorities, police and even private security firms. If such orders are refused, citizens could face arrest, fines and[Read More...]