Aussies are the world’s number one consumers of meat, but scientists warn our love affair with beef is killing us, and the planet. An international team of experts has put lower meat consumption at the heart of a “planetary health diet” to stave off catastrophic damage to the environment. The findings from the EAT-Lancet Commission warn the… Read More »
At least 130 people die every day in the United States from an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2017, a record year, two-thirds of the 72,000 drug overdose deaths were from opioids, and preliminary estimates signal the numbers will be even higher for 2018.
Media playback is unsupported on your device NHS bosses in England say a new 10-year plan could save up to 500,000 lives by focusing on prevention and early detection. GPs, mental health and community care will get the biggest funding increases to shift the focus away from hospitals. Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the launch… Read More »