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A sick 15-year-old boy has been robbed of much of his childhood as a result of his parents exaggerating his symptoms, a High Court judge has said. The teenager's mother had made him think he was dying, said Mr Justice Hayden. Her "bullying and bombastic" behaviour led to medics treating…
Facebook posts by the alcohol delivery service Drink Doctor have been banned over complaints that the "irresponsible" ads trivialised addiction. One of the posts for the 24-hour delivery firm read: "People are not addicted to alcohol or drugs, they are addicted to escaping reality," while another said: "According to chemistry,…
A care time bomb is ticking with the number of older people affected by chronic conditions and disability set to soar in the next eight years, experts have warned. Scientists estimate that by 2025 there could be 2.8 million people over 65 years of age needing care in England and…
Leading psychiatrists have advised parents not to hide the news of the Manchester terror attack from their children. The Royal College of Psychiatrists said it is best to be honest with youngsters about the incident. Parents should take into consideration the "age and sensitivity" of their child and let them…
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