Health

UK homes affected by water parasite

UK homes affected by water parasite

Homes in Lancashire were forced to boil their water after a parasite was found in the supply. More than 300,000 households have been affected after routine tests by United Utilities found traces of cryptosporidium at Franklaw water treatment works outside Preston. Some customers said they were not told quickly enough and suffered from stomach cramps, diarrhea and sickness as a[Read More…]

Govt considers proposals to introduce healthcare fees in the NHS

Govt considers proposals to introduce healthcare fees in the NHS

The government is considering proposals which could spell the end of free healthcare in the UK. An inquiry has been launched quietly by the Conservative government which will look into ways to introduce charges into the service. The review entitled ‘Under Secretary of State for NHS Productivity’ will examine ways in which the NHS could be funded through user charges[Read More…]

75% of babies fall ill after receiving vaccinations in Mexico

75% of babies fall ill after receiving vaccinations in Mexico

Two babies fell died and 37 fell sick after receiving vaccinations in Mexico, it has been reported. The incident happened in the southern state of Chiapas after the children suffered what was deemed to be ‘allergic reactions’ to the injections. This equates to 75% of those who received the injections falling ill. A state health official claimed: “The Chiapas Health[Read More…]

Kam Brock

Jamaican woman sectioned for (correctly) claiming to be a businesswoman and saying Obama follows her on Twitter

A routine traffic stop turned into a nightmare for one woman in America who was locked up for 8 days in a psych ward and forcibly injected because police and then doctors did not believe she was a businesswoman. Jamaican-born Kam Brock, a 32-year old former City Banker was driving her BMW through Harlem last September when she was pulled[Read More…]

Hundreds of protesters march through Leeds to save the NHS

Hundreds of protesters march through Leeds to save the NHS

Leeds city centre was brought to a standstill yesterday (March 28th) as hundreds of protesters marched as part of an anti-privatisation march. On March 28th, hundreds of individuals and groups gathered outside Leeds art gallery and marched around the city to protest against the closure of hospitals and funding cuts that have been implemented by the coalition government over the[Read More…]