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Stafford Hospital prosecuted over Gillian Astbury death

<b>Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust is to be prosecuted over a patient who died after entering a diabetic coma, the Health and Safety Executive has said.</b><p>Gillian Astbury, 66, died at Stafford Hospital in April 2007 when two nurses did not spot she needed insulin.<p>A Nursing and Midwifery Council panel found …

Radiation Therapy

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

Happiness

5 Sleep Apps To Help You Get More And Better Rest

We usually tell you to leave your phone outside the bedroom when it's time to hit the hay.<p>In a 2012 Time/Qualcomm poll, 68 percent of people ages 18 to 44 said they keep their phones next to their beds at night. Not only is there the urge to check nearby devices, there's also the light (and sounds) …

4 Big Reasons Why Your Relationships Fail

When you're 80 years old and facing the end of your long life -- a life hopefully well-lived -- what will have been the biggest predictor of whether you would flourish throughout your life or not? A hint: It's not money, physical or mental health or social support. It's about one highly-significant …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Aug. 30-Sep. 5)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Mindfulness

A New Theory of Elite Performance

As the kids head back to school, I'm thinking about what really leads to success -- as well as happiness. Part one in a three-part series.<p>When we look at people who are at the top of their field, what do we know about how they got there?<p>We used to think that people were successful thanks to their …

Understanding Dementia: What to Expect With Sundowning

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, there are a number of side effects that can accompany this devastating disease. One of the most important side effects to understand is something known as sundowning. This is something that impacts many but not all individuals with …

Planning a Beach Trip With Little Kids

As beach season — at least here on America’s East Coast — comes to a close (farewell, soothing surf and sand-covered watermelon slices!), I’m reflecting on how planning a beach vacation requires a different way of thinking when you have little kids. It’s less about packing the perfectly curated …

Airlines Modify Flight Routes Amid Developments in Syria

Air France has modified the timing of one of its two daily return flights between Paris and Beirut, as the specter grows of possible western military …

Google acquires Android smartwatch maker WIMM Labs

Google has acquired the smartwatch manufacturer WIMM Labs, seemingly as part of an effort to bolster its own plans for wearable devices. The acquisition was first reported by <i>GigaOM</i>, and has been confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> by a Google spokesperson. WIMM Labs released its first smartwatch back in 2011, …

Michigan Football: What to Expect from Brady Hoke, Wolverines in 2013

As Michigan prepares for Saturday's season opener against Central Michigan, expectations should be a little higher than they have been in years past.<p>The first obvious change will be a much improved offense. The Wolverines are no longer handicapped with Denard Robinson at quarterback.<p>Devin Gardner …

Road & Track: A High

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p>Car magazines are a lot like the subject they cover: This year’s models often look shiny and new, but true classics …

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …

Michael Jackson's brother: Paris has been in hospital 'much too long'

It's been two and a half months since the daughter of late pop icon Michael Jackson was hospitalized following a reported suicide attempt, and 15-year-old Paris Jackson currently remains in an undisclosed facility.<p>But now it seems not everyone in the Jackson clan is in agreement about just how her …

Michael Jackson

Flipboard Magazines for JOBS Film Launch

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>While the movie JOBS doesn’t arrive in theaters until August 16, on Flipboard the anticipation for the film that …

Brain Changes May Explain Stroke Risk In Migraine Sufferers

It was hard to ignore those headlines saying that people with migraine have brain damage, even if you're not among the 12 percent or so who do suffer from these painful, recurring headaches.<p>Don't panic, says the neurologist whose work sparked those alarming headlines. "It's still not something to …