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Bacteria disrupts Northern Ireland breast milk service

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Volunteers use breast pumps to express milk and donate supplies A service supplying donated breast milk to premature and seriously ill babies across Ireland has been suspended after bacteria was found in the water supply. The Human Milk Bank moved from Irvinestown to the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen […]

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South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ruling is a victory for pro-marijuana activists South Africa’s highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted “Weed are free now” when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling. In a unanimous ruling, judges […]

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Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

Image copyright Getty Images Coca-Cola is best known for its eponymous caffeine-based drink, but the firm now appears to be experimenting with a different drug: cannabis. According to Canada’s BNN Bloomberg, the drinks giant is in talks with local producer Aurora Cannabis about developing marijuana-infused beverages. These would not aim to intoxicate consumers but to […]

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Harry from St John Ambulance teaches CPR

Knowing even a few key first aid practices can help you save a life when emergency strikes, and there’s no reason not to start young. The St John Ambulance ‘Badger’ youth programme teaches children between seven and ten skills such as how to perform CPR. Harry, nine, shows us how to do it. Source link

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Calls for abortion clinic buffer zones rejected

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAre women seeking abortions being harassed? Calls for buffer zones to be introduced outside abortion clinics to stop patients being harassed have been rejected by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. He said such protest-free areas around clinics in England and Wales “would not be a proportionate response”. A […]

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E. coli 'caused Egypt hotel couple's deaths'

Image copyright Facebook Image caption John and Susan Cooper died while staying at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel in Hurghada E. coli caused the deaths of a British couple who died after falling ill at a holiday resort in Egypt, the country’s authorities have said. John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from Burnley, […]