Issue : 2 October 2013
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“Wearing your belt too tight can raise your risk of getting throat cancer…as it increases your chance of suffering acid reflux,” is the unnecessarily alarmist headline in The Daily Telegraph.
Employers must understand that raising concerns is important and to be welcomed, says Kim Holt
“Exercise can be as good a medicine as pills for people with conditions such as heart disease,” BBC News reports, while The Times urges doctors “to prescribe exercise rather than drugs”.
“A baby has been born through a new technique to ‘reawaken’ the ovaries,” is the intriguing story on the BBC News website.
“People who suffer excess stress in middle age are more likely to suffer dementia in later life,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
“A cure for skin cancer,” trumpets The Mail on Sunday’s front page, with the announcement of a “historic breakthrough as ‘spectacular’ drugs bring hope to thousands”.
It’s worth persevering to get your concerns heard, says Amanda Pollard
“Children as young as five are now suffering from depression,” says The Daily Telegraph, while the Daily Mail reports on the “worrying rise in the number of children with depression,” saying that almost 80,000 children are now affected.
Students should be in no doubt that the Nursing and Midwifery Council expects them to raise concerns, says Roger Kline
While most nurses say they know what is meant by the term “duty of candour”, at least one in five may not undestand it, suggest results from a major survey by Nursing Times.