Tackling harmful use of alcohol in the EU

Tackling harmful use of alcohol in the EU

Alcohol puts a heavy burden on EU population. Alcohol is known to contribute to over 200 health conditions. Alcohol-related deaths account for around a quarter of all deaths in young men. However alcohol-related harm is not only a health issue – it also causes remarkable economic loss. A major part of it comes from crime, […]

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Catalyst: The fight against bacterial infections enters the 21st century

Catalyst: The fight against bacterial infections enters the 21st century

(bright music) – The last talk of the session will be on actually, one of the first projects that the Catalyst Program focused on. It was really a different way of looking at, and trying to analyze bacterial infections. So, it’s about a microbial cultural shift, and it’s gonna be presented by Jen Dionne and […]

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How NFL rule changes made linemen gigantic

Today’s football players are huge. It’s easy to see the difference when you look at modern players versus the old-school players side by side. This is William Heffelfinger. In 1892, he became the first person to be paid to play football. And he’s a decently big guy: 6’ 4”, 178 pounds. But compare that to […]

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Why tackling the opioid crisis requires treating addiction like any other medical condition

AMNA NAWAZ: On average, 130 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. Treating addiction is proving to be a major challenge in the states hardest hit by the crisis. Tonight’s Brief But Spectacular features clinical psychologist Dr. Navdeep Kang. He is working to make sure that those struggling with addiction in his home state of […]

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Spotlight on life expectancy and tackling health divide | ITN & Health Scotland video

Spotlight on life expectancy and tackling health divide | ITN & Health Scotland video

For people living in Scotland’s most deprived areas life expectancy is 13 years less than those living in the least deprived areas. NHS Health Scotland is working to reduce these stark health inequalities and holistically improve public health. Julie MacDonald visited Glasgow to find out more about their local and national work.>>Julie MacDonald: For decades […]

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