2020-01-12: Social Media Postees

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Children in War-Torn Yemen Suffer From Malnutrition
Xinhua | telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-11
For little Radiah Nasser, there has been no New Year celebration. The 11-year-old girl was lying unconscious on a bed in the malnutrition ward of the Al-Sabeen hospital, in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. | RELATED: | 'Yemen One of The Worst Places to Be a Child': Unicef | "Radiah Nasser, suffering from a severe malnutrition and brain atrophy, was admitted to the hospital on the eve of the New Year," doctor Alaa El-Din Ghalib told Xinhua. | The civil war pushed Yemen to the brink of famine,…
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Children's mental health services are 'failing to meet need' as one in four children refused treatment
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-01-10
More than one in four children and young people referred to specialist mental health services are rejected for treatment, according to a new report.The Education Policy Institute (EPI), which carried out the study, said it was unclear what support was available to the approximately 133,000 youngsters who were turned away, with the group including children and young people who have self-harmed, experienced abuse or have eating disorders.The EPI gathered data under the Freedom of Information Act from 62 mental health providers in England out of 64.The data showed that 26% of all referrals in 2018/19 were rejected,…
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Pregnant Workers Are Still Fighting for the Right to Work
Vania Leveille | aclu.org | 2020-01-10
In 2015, | Michelle Durham, an ACLU client, was faced with an impossible choice: | continue working and risk the health of her pregnancy or give up her paycheck. | She was working | as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for Rural/Metro Corporation, a company | in Alabama that provides emergency medical care to people living in areas that | lack basic medical services. Shortly after joining Rural/Metro Corporation in | Alabama, Michelle learned she was pregnant with her first child and was advised | by her health professional not to lift more than 50 pounds. She was confident | the company would grant her a…
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Children's mental health services are 'failing to meet need' as one in four children refused treatment
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-01-10
More than one in four children and young people referred to specialist mental health services are rejected for treatment, according to a new report.The Education Policy Institute (EPI), which carried out the study, said it was unclear what support was available to the approximately 133,000 youngsters who were turned away, with the group including children and young people who have self-harmed, experienced abuse or have eating disorders.The EPI gathered data under the Freedom of Information Act from 62 mental health providers in England out of 64.The data showed that 26% of all referrals in 2018/19 were rejected,…
thecanary.co/discovery/news-discovery/2020/01/10/childrens-mental-health-services-are-failing-to-meet-need-as-one-in-four-children-refused-treatment/

After Approval by House Democrats, GOP-Controlled Senate Urged to Pass Measure to Curtail Toxic 'Forever Chemicals'
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-01-10
The legislation would require the federal government to test for health effects of PFAS. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good
John Raphling | thenation.com | 2020-01-09
High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good…
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Winter has hardly started but already A&E figures have hit an all time low
John Ranson | thecanary.co | 2020-01-09
Ten years into the Conservative Party's watch, the latest A&E stats paint a picture of an NHS on its knees.December 2019 was the NHS's busiest ever month with record numbers of A&E attendances and ambulance call-outs. And the number of patients waiting over four hours, or even over twelve hours, was at its highest yet.Record waiting times: James Illman of the Health Service Journal laid out the stark reality: | BREAKING: For major A&Es performance versus the 4 hour target has slumped to 68.6% in December. IE Type 1 performance dips into the 60s for the first time. That is AWFUL. Context: last Dec (2018) th…
thecanary.co/discovery/analysis-discovery/2020/01/09/winter-has-hardly-started-but-already-ae-figures-have-hit-an-all-time-low/

$71 Million for More Cops; Not A Dime for Jobs and Healthcare
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-08
Operation Relentless Pursuit is a Department of Justice initiative to combat crime through a "surge in federal resources." We talked with Brandon Walker of the Ujima People's Progress Party about what's really needed to combat crime and empower neighborhoods in places like Baltimore, one of the seven cities targeted by the plan.
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More international support needed to curb deadly measles outbreak in DR Congo
news.un.org | 2020-01-07
Countries are being asked to step up assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which is facing the world's worst measles epidemic, with more than 6,000 deaths since the start of last year.
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Tuesday's Daily Brief: Syria, polio, DR Congo, Sudan updates, and, the art of stealing
news.un.org | 2020-01-07
Tuesday's top stories include: A "daily nightmare" in Syria's Idlib; polio remains an international health emergency; Guterres extends condolences as Australia bushfires continue; measles in DR Congo; clashes in Darfur displace thousands; and a celebration of stolen art.
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Spread of polio still an international public health concern
news.un.org | 2020-01-07
The spread of polio internationally remains a global public health concern, experts meeting in Geneva have concluded.
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Monday's Daily Brief: Geopolitical strife, Australia bushfires, Burkina Faso, Cambodia updates
news.un.org | 2020-01-06
Monday's top stories include: UN chief's call for de-escalation in global tensions; UNICEF offers help as Australia bushfires continue to rage; condolences following Burkina Faso bus explosion; new shipping regulation to boost health of people and planet; and ILO responds to deadly Cambodia building collapse.
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NUHW workers strike for better mental health care for their patients
San Diego PSL | liberationnews.org | 2019-12-29
On Dec. 16, the National Union for Healthcare Workers began a week-long strike at Kaiser Permanente's Clairemont Mesa Blvd facility in San Diego, California.
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