Is it a hurricane? Or just hurricane-force winds? What counts as a heatwave? Was 2014 the “coldest winter for 100 years”? Test your knowledge and arm yourself with the facts so you’re not caught without an umbrella the next time sensational weather stories start raining down.
There’s a huge amount of discussion about screening programmes from celebrities, campaigners and emotive media case studies. Unfortunately, a lot of this discussion is filled with misconceptions, misinformation and unrealistic expectations of what screening programmes are and what they can deliver. This has real lasting implications for patients and healthcare professionals. This needs to stop. Here’s some of the key parts of the screening conversation that you often don’t hear!
Allergies can be very frightening and seem to be getting more common. But so too is misunderstanding about allergies. This confusion is diluting essential information in a sea of over diagnosis and is putting people’s lives at risk: It needs to stop. Here’s eight common allergy myths debunked:
There’s always heated debate about crime in the media and a lot of political argument about how we should respond to it. Leading crime experts bust crime myths:
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