You can also manually take an ECG by activating it in the menu and then placing your hand over half of the watch for 30 seconds while sitting still. An ECG is used to spot irregular rhythms in your heart rate and is becoming an increasingly common feature in high-end smartwatches where it is useful for self monitoring for heart problems. … [Read more...] about Withings ScanWatch review: health-tracking watch with 30-day battery
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'Because of ovarian cysts and endometriosis, Swank suffers from extreme and debilitating degrees of acid reflux, pelvic pain throughout her lower abdomen, bloating, cramping, and fatigue, among other symptoms. Swank has and continues to receive treatment for ovarian cysts, including monitoring their growth and treating the cysts and endometrial tissue with ultrasounds, bloodwork, aspirations, and surgery as needed,' the lawsuit stated. … [Read more...] about Hilary Swank files federal lawsuit against actors’ union health plan over coverage for ovarian cysts
The letter adds to pressure on the government from 90 parliamentarians who on Friday backed action on air pollution to help avoid a second coronavirus peak. Meanwhile, a new air pollution inquiry by MPs on the environment, food and rural affairs select committee will examine delays in the rollout of clean air zones in cities as a result of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: UK has legal duty to review air pollution targets, say lawyers
"They act like they know me and know what's best for me. They don't at all. What happened to patient voice? I'm ignored and not listened to. I'm treated like dirt. I'm left to feel unwanted. Staff are rude and blunt with me. They genuinely don't care." … [Read more...] about Student nurse wrote ‘cry for help’ letter to health board before taking her own life
"Fighting change are a few people in government who have either failed to understand that long-term exposure to air pollution is the biggest public health risk after smoking or they simply don't care and want to cover-up the issue for as long as possible. It is much worse than most of us have realised. It is one of the biggest public health failings for decades," says Simon Birkett, a former banker who set up the campaigning group Clean Air in London (CAL) in 2009. Joan Walley MP, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, despairs: "It's a scandal that the same number of people are dying of air pollution in London now as back in the 1950s. The Government needs to step in." … [Read more...] about UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis?