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Anti-depressant use soars as doctors prescribe double what they did 10 years ago

The number of prescriptions for antidepressants is at a record high after doubling in the last decade Doctors and pharmacists gave out 71million last year, said NHS Digital. The figure has risen each year since the 36million in 2008, despite NHS bosses insisting they want to end the culture of “a pill for every ill”.… Read More »

WHO to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak as toll soars

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo’s Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern as confirmed cases and deaths from the virus spiraled. A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland,… Read More »