Waiters, contractors and other employees of America's small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research showed.
Small-business employees less likely to get cancer screenings
Children must be taught about Britain’s rich history of immigration if Prime Minister Theresa May is to achieve her ‘mission’ of tackling racial injustice, the UK’s anti-discrimination watchdog said.
Children must be taught benefits of immigration in school
Households on low incomes are being left particularly exposed to rent increases as housing costs eat up a growing proportion of their money, a thinktank has said.
Housing benefit in UK cuts leave poor vulnerable to rent rises
A frequent question regarding domestic violence is whether or not it has a negative impact on children involved. Some hold the mistaken belief that many children are ‘too young’ to be affected, or that since children are so resilient, they are not impacted as severely by the violence.
Domestic violence and research on its effects on children
The World Health Organization said it had received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that had destroyed a store containing more than 130,000 vaccine doses against measles and polio.
WHO: Attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk
When medical errors lead to serious injuries, patients and families may feel better when doctors take the time to listen to their feelings about the mistake and explain what can be done to prevent it from happening again, a small study suggests.
After medical errors, patients want doctors to hear them out
The aim is for migration to become just one option among others for the rural population of Latin America, said Brazilian expert Luiz Carlos Beduschi, referring to an issue that causes concern in the region due to its impact on food security.
Effort to make immigration an option rather than a need in Latin America
Coffee shops are not doing enough to deal with the billions of disposable cups that are thrown away in the UK each year, an influential committee of MPs has been told.
Coffee shops not doing enough  to combat wasted cups
Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently published study suggested.
Forest grazing counteracts  effectiveness to trees to reduce flooding
China lifting more than 800 million people out of poverty since the start of its economic reform is a great story in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said today, underlining that there is ‘lessons to be learned’ from this Chinese experience.
China lifting 800m people out of poverty is historic

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