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Entertainment

Charity attacks Band Aid’s ‘helpless Africans and white saviours’

With the January sales upon us, the seasonal soundtracks have disappeared from the shops. For most of us, it will be another 11 months before we’re once more subjected to the plaintive wailing of “Do they know it’s Christmas?” Band Aid’s 1984 hit single made it more difficult for the UK public to ignore one […]

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Health

Supply of vital medical aids could disappear in Britain as costs

The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) said firms were being hit by Covid, world supply delays and post-Brexit uncertainty. Two fifths of 57 suppliers of products including beds, stairlifts and first aid equipment, told the trade body they would consider slashing the amount of stock they produce or distribute. More than a third were thinking […]

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World

Ukrainian Jews grapple with Israel’s tepid support as Iran aids

Comment on this story Comment KYIV, Ukraine — When Russia invaded Ukraine, the homeland of his parents and grandparents, David felt obligated to leave Israel and fight against Vladimir Putin, the man he views as a modern Hitler. After praying on a recent Shabbat in Kyiv’s oldest synagogue, David, 56, said he was proud to […]

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Covid-19

Mpox, AIDS and COVID-19 show the challenges of targeting public

During infectious disease outbreaks, clinicians and public health officials are tasked with providing accurate guidance for the public on how to stay safe and protect themselves and their loved ones. However, sensationalized media coverage can distort how the public perceives new emerging infections, including where they come from and how they spread. This can foster […]

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Science

Hearing Aids May Help You Avoid Dementia, Study Finds

A systematic review of the scientific literature has found preliminary evidence that hearing aids could help keep the human brain young and fit as a person ages. When researchers in Singapore reviewed eight long-term studies on adults who are hard of hearing, they found participants who wore hearing aids were 19 percent less likely to […]

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Travel

Proposed plan by Florida Forest Service aids areas of Northwest

Proposed plan by Florida Forest Service aids areas of Northwest Florida hit by wildfires WEAR Source link Related Content Leon County’s Karen Vogter named USTA Florida Tennis Volunteers 25 Best Weekend Getaways in the South FSU Wins Thriller At ITA Kickoff Cheap Europe travel: Try these low-cost airlines Crawfordville, Florida: Things To Do, Lodging, Dining, […]

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Technology

Apple Adds Devices to (PRODUCT) RED to Raise Money for World AIDS

In conjunction with World AIDS Day for 2022, Apple is helping to raise money and spread awareness through special product releases and platform promotions. To help combat AIDS and HIV on a global level, Apple has kicked-off a color-coded promotion in support of the Global Fund. As a result, several products are receiving special (PRODUCT) […]

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Technology

Apple turns (RED) to raise visibility for World AIDS Day

December 1, 2022 UPDATE Apple turns (RED) to raise visibility for World AIDS Day Apple customers have enabled care and support services for over 11 million people impacted by HIV/AIDS Over the past 16 years, Apple and its customers have been part of the global fight to end AIDS. Apple’s partnership with (RED) supports the […]

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Canada

IRCC finds no fault in Montreal AIDS summit visa debacle | CBC News

With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations that the federal immigration department’s policies are racist. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada said it found no fault in […]

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Celebrities

Freddie Mercury’s heartbreaking words to Brian May on AIDS suffering

It has been 31 years since the beloved and legendary Freddie Mercury died from complications due to AIDS. Although the Queen singer was aware of his diagnosis four years prior to his passing at the age of just 45, he spent much of those years hiding it from friends and family. And, despite his bandmates […]