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Source: Global News

Trump admits climate change isn’t a hoax, is unsure of its source

Today 10:51 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.”

Trump calls out Canadians travelling to U.S. for health care at Kentucky rally. In an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the U.S. at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

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Source: The Guradian

Emaciated, mutilated, dead: the mental health scandal that rocked South Africa

Sunday 23:40 GMT

And hundreds of other patients with mental health problems who died in gruesome circumstances – has come to be known as the worst human rights scandal to hit democratic South Africa.

The former director of Gauteng’s mental health services Dr Makgabo Manamela drew up the relocation plan and was physically present at removal sites. She also allowed the organisations to begin operating even though they had not signed service contracts, which meant they went unpaid and were consequently unable to buy food or supplies for the new patients.

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Source: CBS News

Growing number of U.S. children not vaccinated against any disease

Friday 18:13 GMT

A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials.

A highly publicized outbreak linked to Disneyland in 2015 sickened dozens of people and prompted the California state epidemiologist, Dr. Gilberto Chavez to warn, "If you are not vaccinated, stay away from Disneyland."

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Source: Global News

Is the key to dieting not dieting at all?

Saturday 13:36 GMT

“I encourage people to reflect on my equation for overall health: Energy equals healthy food, plus a fitness plan, plus restful sleep.”

Dummer agreed that viewing healthy eating as part of an overall positive lifestyle is key to sticking to your wellness plan.

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Source: Washington Post

A doctor is taking over Planned Parenthood — and she’s ready to fight

Sunday 13:35 GMT

After 12 years as president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards left behind an organization that claimed nearly 12 million supporters and more popularity than Congress, but faced attacks from all sides.

She’s Leana Wen, the wunderkind daughter of Chinese immigrants who grew up poor in Compton, Calif., at one point relying on Medicaid and Planned Parenthood services herself, and a fearless advocate for women and marginalized people who once sued the Trump administration — and won.

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Source: Common Domain

Behind a GOP Congressman’s Odd Re-Election Strategy

Friday 21:53 GMT

Oct. 11, 2018. —Follow regular updates and insights from the campaign trail at WSJ.com/CampaignWire. Ohio Rep. Dave Joyce stands out in a Republican Party that acts in near-lockstep with the president: He touts himself as a check on Donald Trump

Mr. Joyce’s strategy illuminates the tricky political terrain for GOP incumbents in competitive suburban districts such as his outside Cleveland. These politicians need to keep Trump supporters in their camp while at the same time appeal to voters who have drifted away from the president and his party.

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Source: Fox News

CNN hit ‘disgusting’ new low by harping on Kanye West’s mental health and dead mother, critics say

Saturday 18:10 GMT

CNN's attacks on Kanye West hit a fever pitch Thursday following the rapper's White House appearance, with disturbing references to his race and mental health that incredulous critics called "disgusting."

The mental health of West, who has previously sought treatment for psychological issues, was repeatedly questioned by CNN personalities, with S.E. Cupp saying West is “clearly not OK” and Van Jones claiming the rapper is “not in a healthy place from a mental point of view.”

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Source: BBC

'Everybody breaks down... you are not alone'

Saturday 07:00 GMT

Arriving at the premiere of her new film, Colette, on Thursday evening, Knightley said: "Everybody, no matter who you are, has a tricky time in your life." "There should be help for children with mental health issues, there should be help for young mothers with mental health issues," Knightley told Natalie Jamieson, for BBC Radio 5 Live.

The actress revealed last week she had a mental breakdown at 22 and suffered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as she struggled with her rise to fame.

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Source: Washington Post

Diet, weight loss and sex supplements are tainted with unapproved drugs

Saturday 15:25 GMT

Researchers found unapproved and sometimes dangerous drugs in 746 dietary supplements, almost all of them marketed for sexual enhancement, weight loss or muscle growth, a new analysis published Friday shows.

The review of a Food and Drug Administration database of contaminated supplements for the years 2007 to 2016 most commonly turned up sildenafil — the drug sold as Viagra — and other erectile dysfunction drugs in sex enhancement products; sibutramine and the laxative phenolphthalein, both banned by the FDA, in weight loss supplements; and steroids or their analogues in muscle-building products.

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