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World Suicide Prevention Day and our response to self harm

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On a recent visit to an A&E department, Professor Louis Appleby, Chair of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Advisory Group, was shown where people are seen after overdose or self-injury. It was bright and private, with space for a patient's …

Killing me softly

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Sorry to subvert a romantic pop classic in the pursuit of sharing public health messages, but it’s long been established that second hand smoke can cause cancer. Indeed, regular exposure – so called passive smoking – can increase a non-smoker’s …