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What Are the Health Benefits of Yams?

23/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Yams are one of the most delicious vegetables you can eat, but you may not be aware that, as a root vegetable that’s been around for eons, they also have a long history of use as an alternative medicine. Modern researchers are examining…

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This Thyroid Condition Is a Top Public Health Issue

23/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Iodine deficiency and the thyroid conditions related to it are a serious public health concern. Several studies published earlier this year suggest iodine deficiency is re-emerging. While about 40 percent of the world’s population is th…

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Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses | Letters

22/07/2018 Letters 0

Philip Morris’s overture to the NHS is part of a strategy to undermine controls on tobacco, says Sandra MullinPhilip Morris International’s proposition to NHS bodies (World’s biggest tobacco firm under fire over ‘disgraceful’ PR stunt, 19 July) is not …

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Found at last: the magic money tree | Brief letters

22/07/2018 Letters 0

Spending boost | Syrian government | Disabled children in books | Birkenhead | Morris minor split | Cuts in bus servicesHave the Tories found the magic money tree or could it be something to do with Labour being ahead in the polls (Damian Hinds pledgin…

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Eleanor Wild obituary

22/07/2018 Caroline Docking 0

My daughter, Eleanor Wild, has died aged 21, just as the NHS was preparing to celebrate its 70th birthday. This seemed quite fitting for someone who benefited from, challenged and helped to improve the health service so much throughout her life.Eleanor…

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Letter: Julian Tudor Hart obituary

We were among the first patients to register with Julian Tudor Hart when he became a GP in North Kensington, west London, in the mid-1950s, and belonged to the same branch of the Communist party. He was very friendly, a vehement anti-smoking propagandi…