Just Stop Oil activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Protesters then glue themselves to wall beneath painting at National Gallery in London https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/14/just-stop-oil-activists-throw-soup-at-van-goghs-sunflowers Original article (c) Damien Gayle Fri 14 Oct 2022 15.07 BST ‘There were gasps, roars and a shout of “Oh my gosh!” in room 43 of the gallery as two young supporters of the climate protest group threw the liquid overContinue reading “Just Stop Oil activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers”

Secret footage reveals abuse of woman with dementia at luxury UK care home

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/oct/13/ann-king-video-abuse-reigate-grange-care-home-surrey Exclusive: Family of Ann King, 88, hid camera in room at Reigate Grange in Surrey amid concerns about her welfare ‘Abuse, no other word for it’: nurse analyses footage

BMI: The Mismeasure of Weight and the Mistreatment of Obesity

DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article, originally published by KHN, by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributor(s). Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News October 12, 2022 People who seek medical treatment for obesity or an eating disorder do so with the hope their health planContinue reading “BMI: The Mismeasure of Weight and the Mistreatment of Obesity”

If You’re Worried About the Environment, Consider Being Composted When You Die

DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article, originally published by KHN, by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributor(s). By Bernard J. Wolfson Would you rather be buried or cremated when you die? If you feel the way I do, the answer is neither. I cringeContinue reading “If You’re Worried About the Environment, Consider Being Composted When You Die”

Thérèse Coffey to drop smoking action plan, insiders say | Smoking | The Guardian

Officials say health secretary will not publish plan, as campaigners warn ‘smoke-free’ UK is seven years behind target — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/oct/11/therese-coffey-to-drop-smoking-action-plan-insiders-say

Embedded Bias: How Medical Records Sow Discrimination

DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article, originally published by KHN, by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributor(s). By Darius Tahir September 26, 2022 David Confer, a bicyclist and an audio technician, told his doctor he “used to be Ph.D. level” during a 2019 appointmentContinue reading “Embedded Bias: How Medical Records Sow Discrimination”

Severe Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Panics Reporter Until He Finds a Simple, No-Cost Solution

DISCLAIMER: The republication of this podcast by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributor(s). Author: Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Picture title and credit: After being diagnosed with sleep apnea, journalist Jay Hancock researched the condition and found a danger of overdiagnosis and overtreatment. (LYDIA ZURAWContinue reading “Severe Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Panics Reporter Until He Finds a Simple, No-Cost Solution”

What the Health?

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden Declares the Pandemic ‘Over’ September 22, 2022 Podcast reproduced by permission, courtesy of KHN. DISCLAIMER: The republication of this podcast by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by any of the contributors. Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen onContinue reading “What the Health?”

Backlash against Public Health in the US

Originally published by KHN on December 15, 2020. Reproduced by permission. DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributors. The above picture shows Tisha Coleman, the public health administrator for Linn County, standing in front of her office Dec.Continue reading “Backlash against Public Health in the US”

Revealed: 5,000 empty ‘ghost flights’ in UK since 2019, data shows

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/sep/28/revealed-5000-completely-empty-ghost-flights-in-uk-since-2019-data-shows

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