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How to Treat Frostbite – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance

How to Treat Frostbite – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance

In this video, a St John Ambulance trainer explains the signs frostbite, and how to help someone who is suffering from frostbite. Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. Frostbite usually affects the fingers and toes as they are the parts of the body furthest from the […]

Intermittent fasting tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular death, research shows 

Intermittent fasting tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular death, research shows 

Intermittent fasting — a diet that cycles between voluntary fasting and non-fasting periods — could be linked to a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, according to a new analysis. The analysis, first presented Monday at the American Heart Association’s scientific sessions in Chicago, found that people who limit eating food to less than eight […]

Teen pregnancy may be connected to premature death: Study

Teen pregnancy may be connected to premature death: Study

A new study found that women who were pregnant as teenagers are more likely to die in early adulthood than women who did not have teen pregnancies.   The study, published Wednesday in JAMA Network Open, found that in a sample of 2.2 million female teenagers aged 12 to 19 from Ontario, Canada, the risk […]

Coroners' death reports reveal NHS warnings rise

Coroners' death reports reveal NHS warnings rise

The 109 identified in 2023 compared with 58 in 2019, and 49 in 2018, before the pandemic. The BBC also found 62 cases in 2022, 45 cases in 2021, and 37 in 2020, when it was more likely Covid may have affected the number of inquests held and reports written. Source link