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El Salvador's abortion ban: 'I was sent to prison for suffering a miscarriage'New!!

Share your expressionThe news from the US that women face tighter restrictions on abortion has been felt in El Salvador, which itself has very strict laws preventing access. In February, four women sat down before the full glare of El Salvador's press. Between them, they had served nearly 50 years in prison. Their crime was […]

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How orange juice took over the breakfast tableNew!!

Share your expressionOrange juice used to be a treat you had to squeeze out yourself. More than a century ago, an overproduction of oranges helped create the morning staple we know and love. The staid carton of orange juice has long sat next to tea and coffee at the breakfast table. It’s bright, but somewhat […]

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What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?

Share your expressionCases of monkeypox - a rare, little-known disease - are being investigated in European countries including the UK, as well as in the US, Canada and Australia. In the UK there have been more than 750 confirmed cases in recent weeks. Infections are usually mild and the risk to the general population is […]

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Student paramedics spending hours in ambulances outside A&E instead of attending calls

Share your expressionStudent paramedics are missing out on learning how to save lives because they are wasting hours in ambulances outside A&E instead of attending calls, it has been revealed. The College of Paramedics and ambulance directors say the hold-ups mean trainees are missing vital on-the-job experience, leading to fears over the safety of patients. As a result, the […]

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