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Prescription painkillers are 'claiming more lives than heroin and cocaine', expert warns

• <b>Tramadol is currently classified as a Class C drug - among the least harmful</b>• <b><br>But a leading pathologist believes they should be upgraded to a Class</b> …

Kylie Minogue

Tell Your Story - Pablo's personal story

I am dead as a result of the abuse I have suffered. You will forgive me please as someone else gives me the voice I did not have while I was alive.<p>I …

Why is it so easy for men to ignore their own mental health, even while helping others with theirs?

Mental health affects everyone, even though some men refute such a claim.<p>It’s just as real as your physical health.<p>One thing’s for sure when it comes …

Male suicide: It's time to face the stark truth about a growing crisis

“How are you?”, or one of its many derivatives, is probably the most commonly asked question in the English language. A throw-away pleasantry usually …

Research report: Men and Suicide

How Bush's grandfather helped Hitler's rise to power

Rumours of a link between the US first family and the Nazi war machine have circulated for decades. Now the Guardian can reveal how repercussions of events that culminated in action under the Trading with the Enemy Act are still being felt by today's president<p>George Bush's grandfather, the late US …

Profit

'I've been called a racist and a bigot': Stepfather explains why he complained when school asked his girl, 12, to write a letter for homework about becoming a Muslim

• <b>Mark McLachlan's stepdaughter was asked to 'write about converting to Islam'</b>• <b><br>The 43-year-old stopped her worrying what she would find during her</b> …

Battlestar Galactica

Virginia man who joined ISIS in Syria gets 20 years in jail

A Virginia man who traveled to Syria to join the ISIS terror group was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.<p>Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 28, was convicted by a federal jury in June of providing material support to a terrorist organization. He had been captured by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters near Tal …

Peshmerga

White House Says Clinton Campaign Colluded With Russia

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday that if there were any collusion with the Russian government, it was by the Clinton campaign …

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump's connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter …

Fusion GPS

12 Things Introverts Absolutely Need to Be Happy

Introverts have somewhat different needs than extroverts. But, sadly, they may feel like they can’t say what they need.The post 12 Things Introverts …

Personality

8 Types Of Toxic People That Mentally Strong People Avoid

Share Email Comments<p>Toxic People Can Sneak Into Your Life And Damage Your Emotional And Mental Well-Being. But Mentally Strong People Know To Avoid …

17 Signs You're An INFJ, The World's Rarest Personality Type

Share Email Comments<p>INFJ, from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instrument, is believed to be the rarest personality type, and to make up less than 2% …

When making a sandwich is a crime against feminism

WHEN young Sydney mother Maddie asked her closed Facebook group of 26,186 mothers for some tasty alternatives to sandwiches for her husband’s …

Parenting

The Number of Male Domestic Abuse Victims Is Shockingly High — So Why Don’t We Hear About Them?

<i>Photo: Getty Images</i><p>When you think of a victim of domestic abuse, who comes to mind?<p>If you’re being honest, it’s probably a woman. After all, domestic …

A quarter of cancer patients use cannabis to feel better, where it's legal

Three-quarters of cancer patients would like to hear more about cannabis from their doctors.<p>Cannabis is extremely popular among cancer patients in …

The real reason the US hasn’t tried to shoot down a North Korean missile

The North Korean nuclear crisis is escalating out of control. North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong-ho recently declared that US President Donald …

North Korea

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, hedonistic symbol of sexual revolution, dead at 91

Hugh Hefner, the founder of <i>Playboy</i> magazine who turned his swinging lifestyle into a professional calling and taught Americans to be more open about …

Fidel Castro

Finding a cure for Hong Kong’s loneliness must be a priority

Hong Kong is a very lonely city and this sad epidemic is slowly sapping the life out of our young people.<p>Many Hongkongers feel isolated, even though …

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

<b>Researchers have put a financial price on an "epidemic of loneliness" - estimating it costs £6,000 per person in health costs and pressure on local services.</b><p>But the London School of Economics study of older people says for every £1 spent in preventing loneliness there are £3 of savings.<p>Deborah …

Mental Health

Loneliness in middle-aged men can shorten life span

<b>BOSTON, Mass.</b> - As men grow older, their friendships don’t multiply. They actually fade away and from a health standpoint, that’s bad. In fact it can …

Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

On August 24, 1992, in the early hours of the morning, my family and I stepped out of our temporary shelter to find our city — and our lives — forever changed. We had spent the past several hours huddled together as Hurricane Andrew battered our South Florida neighborhood with torrential rain and …

Health Care

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91

(Reuters) - Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men's magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said.<p>Hefner, once called the "prophet of pop hedonism" …

Hugh Hefner

A study in blues

New science from the Campaign to End Loneliness found that over a decade of someone’s life, loneliness could cost the NHS and other<p>health services …

Study finds antidepressants increase risk of death

This is depressing news.<p>Taking antidepressant medication increases the risk of death by 33 percent, according to a new study published …

Depression

Sepsis: the truth about this hidden killer

Sepsis is responsible for more deaths in the UK than bowel, breast and prostate cancer combined. So why is so little known about it?<p>At the end of May, the World Health Organization adopted a new resolution mandating all of its member states to have national action plans in place to tackle sepsis, a …

Medicine

Facebook Promises to Get Tougher on Hate Speech in Advertising

Facebook (fb) said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that …

Internet

ISIS is near defeat in Iraq. Now comes the hard part.

MOSUL, Iraq — The collapse of the Islamic State in its most important Iraqi strongholds has brought a rare moment of hope for a country mired in war for most of the past four decades.<p>It is also a moment of peril, as Iraq emerges from the fight against the militants only to be confronted with the …

Middle East

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge

Travellers across Britain may be exploiting thousands of victims of modern slavery “on a shocking scale”, a judge has said.<p>Timothy Spencer QC said he feared the “chilling” abuse of vulnerable men by a Lincolnshire family was being replicated at other Travellers’ sites.<p>Sentencing 11 members of the …

Sociology

Homeless man asked woman to move Porsche so he could sleep. Then she shot him, police say.

Around 3 a.m. one Saturday morning last month, Gerald Melton was trying to sleep — as he often did — on a sidewalk near Nashville’s Music Row, known as the heart of the city’s entertainment industry.<p>But the 54-year-old homeless man was “disturbed” by the smell of exhaust fumes and the sound of loud …

Crime