Kate Huish

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Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-borne disease that wiped out a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar in one of the worst outbreaks globally in recent years, health experts have confirmed.<p>The confirmation that bubonic …

Marijuana laws around the world: what you need to know

As Uruguay passes a landmark law allowing citizens to buy, grow and use cannabis, we take a look at drug laws in other countries around the world<p>Uruguay has become the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana, but that doesn't mean there will be cannabis cafes …

The fourth wave of feminism: meet the rebel women

The campaign for women's liberation never went away, but this year a new swell built up and broke through. Since the early summer, I've been talking to feminist activists and writers for a short book, All The Rebel Women, and as I tried to keep up with the protests, marches and talks, my diary …

Why I'm eating my words on veganism – again

He did it quietly, and the decision is the better for that: Al Gore, according to reports in the US press, has gone vegan.<p>Certain things could be said about other aspects of his lifestyle: his enormous houses and occasional use of private jets, for example. While we can't demand that everyone who …

Smoking outside the hospital is a break for patients and staff. Why ban it?

Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has issued guidelines that propose banning NHS workers and patients from smoking on hospital grounds. To which I say: if they think that this is a good idea or even remotely enforceable, they must be smoking something.<p>I am not …

The Battle of Ideas: are we still able to listen to music properly?

The noise all around us is robbing us of our ability to hear, says Ivan Hewett<p>Along with all the other crises that beset us, there seems to be a crisis of listening. Many people worry that the ability to listen to <b>music</b> is fading away from our culture, amidst a sea of noise and distractions.<p>Why that …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

Test To Detect Hidden Blood Clots On The Horizon

Blood clots can be dangerous when they break off and travel to the lungs or brain, where they can cause a pulmonary embolism or stroke. But before this occurs, they are often hard to detect, especially considering symptoms vary depending on where the clot is located. But now, researchers from the …

Cold Temperatures, Spicy Food Both Burn Fat: Study

By Douglas Main, Staff Writer<p>Published: 10/18/2013 07:25 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>What do low temperatures and chili peppers have in common? They both could help burn fat, a new study shows.<p>Exposure to cold and consumption of chemicals found in chili peppers both appear to increase the number and …

Mediterranean Diet vs. Cholesterol Pills: We Have a Winner

The woman had sudden, squeezing chest pains that traveled to her arm. An intensive care nurse and the daughter of a heart patient, she knew the stakes. She informed her supervisor, summoned the elevator, and came directly to the ER, where she described her symptoms to me with seasoned calm.<p>Six …

The Power of Pride

Pride. It has a bad reputation and sometimes with good reason. If the government shutdown of the past two weeks is any indication, pride can lead to disastrous outcomes. Remember the quotes from several members of the GOP that they didn't want to loose face or be disrespected? Look how it turned …

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