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Antibiotics will become less effective, say top doctors

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By Alex Worrall ENGLAND’S CHIEF medical officer has repeated her warning of an “apocalypse” over the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

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More People Die from Overdoses than Road Traffic Accidents

More People Die from Overdoses than Road Traffic Accidents

Fatal drug overdoses in the UK kill two and half times more people than road traffic accidents and there is no sign of it slowing down. More than three and a half thousand people lost their lives to drug poisoning in 2015.

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Synthetic cannabis Spice “as dangerous as heroin” say drugs workers

Synthetic cannabis Spice “as dangerous as heroin” say drugs workers

  By Leanne Simmons A TYPE of synthetic cannabis is now being compared to heroin because of its dangers. The drug, dubbed “Spice”, works on the same receptors that cannabis does, but the effects can be much worse and extreme.

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Author tells of campaign to get mental health taken more seriously

Author tells of campaign to get mental health taken more seriously

  By Tia-Jane Coyle A YORKSHIRE writer and businessman has spoken out about mental health stigma in the hope of encouraging other young people to do so. Johnathan Lee suffered from severely debilitating bouts of depression, which is where his interest in mental health began. As well as writing a column about mental health every week in the Huffington Post, Jonathan has […]

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Plans for Facebook drugs party halted in Leeds after police step in

Plans for Facebook drugs party halted in Leeds after police step in

By Mike Berriman A planned party which invited guests to bring “a bag o’ chems” to a house in Headingley has been prevented after the organisers were issued with an anti-social behaviour order. The event, which was expected to attract up to 350 people to the house on Richmond Avenue, had been advertised on Facebook. But police officers from Leeds […]

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