Tag Archives: Failing

Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Young victims of sexual assault are not being forensically examined within a critical time period at some privately-run referral centres, a BBC investigation has found. Doctors also told the BBC they had seen cases of incorrect recordings of injuries and evidence contamination. Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said the “failings” were “shocking”. NHS England – which… Read More »

'I tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever' – Aine O'Connor

Aine O’Connor. Photo: Steve Humphreys Giving up for good: Aine O’Connor, today. Photo: Steve Humphreys Aine 19 years ago. Photo: Tony Gavin ‘Ditch the calorie counter’ ‘I tried every diet known to man – and blamed everything for failing. Until one day I hit upon something that changed me forever’ – Aine O’Connor Independent.ie I… Read More »

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

Another such review examined how the number of prenatal visits affected infant mortality. Seven studies involved more than 60,000 women in countries of varying income. There was no difference in high-income countries in the number of deaths of those who had more or fewer visits (although the number of deaths over all was low). In… Read More »