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Lockdown ‘could kill 75,000 over five years’ – that’s the OFFICIAL projection of non-COVID deaths caused by missed cancer diagnoses, cancelled operations and health impacts of a recession. The virus death toll? 42,000

Ben Spencer and Simon Walters | dailymail.co.uk Nearly 75,000 people could die from non-Covid causes as a result of lockdown, according to devastating official figures buried in a 188-page document. The startling research, presented to the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for … Continue reading

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Elderly patients are being ‘deprived of food and drink so they die quicker and free up bed space’, claim doctors

Emily Allen Daily Mail Hospitals may be withholding food and drink from elderly patients so they die quicker to cut costs and save on bad spaces, leading doctors have warned. Thousands of terminally ill people are placed on a ‘care … Continue reading

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Arguing Atheism – A Conversation with Dr Peter Boghossian

Stefan Molyneux Freedomain Radio Dr. Peter Boghossian’s main focus is bringing the tools of professional philosophers to people in a wide variety of contexts. Peter has a teaching pedigree spanning more than 20 years and 30 thousand students–in prisons, hospitals, … Continue reading

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Top doctor’s chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year

Steve Doughty Daily Mail NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday. Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned … Continue reading

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Swiss canton to vote on assisted suicide on June 17

Michael Cook BioEdge The Swiss canton of Vaud will hold a referendum on June 17 to decide whether nursing homes and hospitals must accept assisted suicide on their premises. (Vaud is a French-speaking canton in the east, whose capital is … Continue reading

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15-year-old schoolgirl died after ‘doctor mistook tuberculosis for lovesickness’

Telegraph Alina Sarag was seen by more than five doctors at four different hospitals but medics failed to detect the curable disease. Her distraught parents even called her GP more than 50 times about their daughter’s ailing condition over a … Continue reading

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How to Overcome the Egocentric Bias

PsyBlog Most people are pretty bad at taking advice from others. People don’t mind hearing the advice, they just hate to take it.  This is one facet of what psychologists call the ‘egocentric bias’: the general rule that we think … Continue reading

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Fast Food America: Hospitals Serving Up McDonald’s to Patients

Mike Barrett Natural society It is no surprise that fast food is extremely unhealthy. On one level, the processed junk food lacks essential vitamins and nutrients, while they are also concocted with numerous health-hazardous substances and chemicals which should not … Continue reading

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Discovery offers insight into treating viral stomach flu

Melanie Bernds EurekAlert ST. LOUIS, MO, March 21, 2012—Twenty million Americans get sick from norovirus each year according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Often called vomiting illness, it can spread rapidly on cruise … Continue reading

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Elderly ‘ignored’ in UK care system

Press TV Campaigners have urged NHS practitioners to treat elderly patients with respect as it was revealed that they are treated like ‘objects’ in the current British healthcare system. In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph, a group of … Continue reading

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