Boots apologises for morning-after pill response – BBC News

Boots apologises for morning-after pill response – BBC News
The branded drug costs 13.50 at Tesco and a generic version is 13.49 in Superdrug.However, Superdrug charges 27 for Levonelle and 35 for an alternative emergency contraceptive pill, EllaOne.European comparisonBPAS has lobbied Boots to reduce the cost of the pill to make it more accessible for women having difficulty getting the drug quickly on the NHS.The service also found the pills can cost up to five times more in the UK than in some parts of Europe.Previously, Boots had

I read about Bannon and Clinton so you don’t have to

I read about Bannon and Clinton so you don’t have to
(CNN)"Devil's Bargain" -- Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Joshua Green's in-depth exploration of the mind and machinations of former Breitbart News boss and Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon -- and "Shattered" -- a painstaking account of Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful campaign by Jonathan Allen, also of Bloomberg, and Amie Parnes of The Hill -- have both climbed the bestseller lists and monopolized the attention of the chattering classes since their releases. ("Shattered" was published in April; "Devil's Bargain" hit shelves this past

Oxygen therapy brings ‘remarkable’ turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Oxygen therapy brings ‘remarkable’ turnaround for toddler who fell in pool
(CNN)Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million."We're stimulating growth of tissue and inhibiting inflammation and stopping cell death," said Dr. Paul G. Harch, clinical professor and director of hyperbaric medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine. "She was profoundly injured," Harch said. The hospital sent the child home with a monitor because when she'd fall asleep, she'd stop breathing at times and needed her parents to resuscitate her. "The predictions given to the family by

Farm subsidies ‘must be earned’ – Gove – BBC News

Farm subsidies ‘must be earned’ – Gove – BBC News
He is expected to say: Leaving the EU gives us a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reform how we care for our land, our rivers and our seas, how we recast our ambition for our countrys environment, and the planet. "In short, it means delivering a Green Brexit.The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rewards size of land-holding ahead of good environmental practice, puts resources in the hands of the already wealthy, and encourages patterns of land use which are wasteful of natural

Louis Tomlinson: Arctic Monkeys inspired my lyrics – BBC News

Louis Tomlinson: Arctic Monkeys inspired my lyrics – BBC News
What he contributed, though, was songwriting - receiving credits on more One Direction songs than any of his bandmates.Appropriately for a former singer in a Green Day tribute act, he was the one who pushed the idea that a pop band could have guitar riffs. He might not have been directly responsible for sampling The Who's Baba O'Reilly in Best Song Ever, but it certainly fitted his vision for the band. "Little things like that were really important to

How A Billion-Dollar Internet Scam Is Breaking Hearts And Bank Accounts

How A Billion-Dollar Internet Scam Is Breaking Hearts And Bank Accounts
The scammers may just have lit upon the perfect crime: They sit at computers safely overseas, hunting for their prey on social networks, and they rarely get caught. The victims are often left deeply damaged both financially and psychologically and so embarrassed that theyre reluctant to come forward even when they realize theyve been scammed. 15,000 romance scam complaintsexceeded $230 millioninternational criminal networks Diana Warnack gave $18,000 to a man she met online. She knows she was scammed, but she's

Trophy Hunter Kills Cecil The Lion’s Son Outside National Park

Trophy Hunter Kills Cecil The Lion’s Son Outside National Park
Xanda, a 6-year-old lion, was fatally shot by a big game hunter outside Hwange National Park, The Telegraph reports.Oxford University researchers who monitor the lion population in the park identified Xanda due to a tracking collar that they had fitted him with. As researchers we are saddened at the death of a well-known study animal we have monitored since birth, he said in a statement. Xanda left behind a pride of three females and seven cubs. is ethical

Restoring US Forests Can Help Solve Our Water Infrastructure Crisis

Restoring US Forests Can Help Solve Our Water Infrastructure Crisis
U.S. water infrastructure got a D Grade from American Society of Civil Engineers, and it could cost more than $1 trillion over the next 25 years to maintain, repair, and expand the systems we need for safe drinking water. But these forests are at increasing risk of catastrophic fires, which over the past decade have burned an area larger than North Dakota. Wildfires can flood drinking water systems with hazardous ash, smother aquatic habitats with soot and soil, and

Body of Salvador Dali exhumed for paternity test

Body of Salvador Dali exhumed for paternity test
(CNN)The body of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali was exhumed Thursday, following a Madrid court ruling in favor of a woman who claims to be his daughter. A stone slab had to be removed before forensic scientists could access the body, which has been resting in The Dali Theatre and Museum in Figueres, Spain since Dali's death in 1989. They collected samples of DNA from the hair and teeth of the embalmed body, Abel's lawyer says. Results are expected

North Korea facing its worst drought since 2001, UN warns

North Korea facing its worst drought since 2001, UN warns
(CNN)North Korea is heading for its worst drought since 2001, the United Nations has warned, raising the possibility of increased food shortages in the rogue state."Should drought conditions persist, the food security situation is likely to further deteriorate."Millions of tons of food aid was sent to North Korea for years from countries around the world to avoid an even larger death toll."There's a chronic shortfall of food (in North Korea) ... In terms of being able to feed their

‘Too many’ patients locked in for mental health care – BBC News

‘Too many’ patients locked in for mental health care – BBC News
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) looked at all specialist mental health services across England - inspecting NHS care and services provided by the independent sector. It said almost all services were rated as good or outstanding for having caring and compassionate staff and that there were many examples of excellent care.But the report found several areas of concern. CQC chiefs said in particular that locked rehabilitation wards (of which two thirds are run by independent providers) did not provide