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Half of the world's disabled children are out of school: report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least half of the world’s 65 million school-age children with disabilities are kept out of the classroom because little to no money is budgeted for their needs, disability rights groups said in a report on Monday.<p>Light for the World, a charity which …

Disabled Children

I Was Happy to Return to Work, and I Felt Like a Horrible Mother

We've all heard the joke: what are the three best reasons to become a teacher? June, July, and August. And it's funny because it's (partly) true. This summer was my first real summer "off" with my kids, and I enjoyed it immensely. We took a vacation to Florida, visited parks and the library, and …

The want-to-work mothers trapped at home by prohibitive cost of childcare

As UK nursery bills reach £11,000 a year, for many families it does not pay to work – and women are unfairly penalised<p>The cost of childcare is now so high that some working parents are struggling to break even – or paying more for it than they take home. Latest figures show the average full-time …

1st October Car Smoking Ban Offers More Than Just Health Benefits

From 1st October 2015, drivers in England and Wales will be banned from smoking in their cars whilst carrying passengers under the age of 18 in a …

Mother complains to school after 14-year-old son has e-cigarette confiscated

She claimed that her son needs it to kick his 10-a-day cigarette habit by vaping<p>Sue Dunn has spoken out after her son, Mason Dunn, had his e-cigarette confiscated after being caught 'vaping' at school.<p>The 42-year-old mother said that her son started smoking at the age of 12 after the death of his …

Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

<i>Ahead of a Science Museum Lates event on 30th September exploring the science of cravings,</i> <i>Professor Robert West from the Cancer Research UK Health</i> …

Nicotine

Will E-Cigs and Vaping End Smoking, or Just Create New Problems?

E-cigarettes could be the key to finally ending tobacco smoking and all its related diseases. Or are they delaying the goal of a smoke-free world? The scientific community hasn't rolled out the red carpet just yet.<p>We look at both sides, and talk to someone who says her life has been totally …

UK to impose new ban on smoking in cars with kids

Beginning October 1, 2015, the United Kingdom will be putting a ban on smoking in cars which have passengers below the age of 18 in them.<p>In a bid to …

Smoking & Mental Health: From Evidence to Action

The last decade has seen a rapid growth in what we know about smoking and mental health. What is more, as the evidence has grown, so has the …

Smoking and lung disease found to have genetic links

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a global public health concern, and the third leading cause of death worldwide. New research published in <i>The</i> …

Video Games Rarely Warn For Smoking The Way They Do For Violence

"The connection between viewing smoking imagery and adolescent smoking uptake has been well established by numerous studies, yet tobacco imagery in video games seems to be flying under the radar."<p>(Reuters Health) - Video games popular with children and teens often feature characters that smoke even …

Differences found between smokers and non-smokers who develop lung cancer

Major differences found in symptoms and prognoses between non-smokers and smokers with the most common form of lung cancer<p>Amsterdam, The Netherlands: …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …