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Fran works six days a week in fast food, and yet she’s homeless: ‘It’s economic slavery’

Fran Marion and Bridget Hughes are leading voices in Stand Up Kansas City, part of the Fight for $15 movement that aims raise the minimum wage across the US Once a customer has barked ...

How the homophobic Muslim became a populist bogeyman | Moustafa Bayoumi

US Muslims are now more tolerant than many Christian groups. If you listened to Trump, Le Pen and Anne Marie Waters, youd believe that was impossible, writes author and academic Moustafa ...

Shadow of leprosy falls again as experts claim millions of cases go undiagnosed

Widespread belief that disease was all but beaten may have bred complacency, specialists warn, amid fears that number of cases is 50% higher than reported Millions of new leprosy cases ...

Yemen: more than one million children at risk of cholera – charity

Save The Children warning comes after UN calculated 20.7 million Yemenis are in need of assistance More than one million malnourished children aged under five in Yemen are living in ...

South Koreas inequality paradox: long life, good health and poverty

How is it possible that a country responsible for impressive gains in healthcare and nutrition finds itself with nearly half its older citizens living in relative poverty? Earlier ...

Rule that patients must finish antibiotics course is wrong, study says

Experts suggest patients should stop taking the drugs when they feel better rather than completing their prescription Telling patients to stop taking antibiotics when they feel better ...

From suburban housewife to porn star at 52: the emancipation of Morgana

Suffering from depression at the end of an unhappy marriage, Morgana Muses found a new lease on life by making body-positive, anti-ageist BDSM films A turquoise-haired woman takes ...

Cocktail of drugs could prevent 10,000 HIV deaths a year, claim scientists

As experts converge on Paris for major summit on HIV science, study highlights potential benefits of deploying low-cost drug combination in sub-Saharan Africa A package of low-cost ...

We are all mutants now: the trouble with genetic testing

The long read: With so many unknowns in our DNA, using genetics in medical testing doesnt always bring the answers sometimes it brings only doubt AnneMarie Ciccarella, a fast-talking ...

The real reason women freeze their eggs | Eva Wiseman

Its often assumed women freeze their eggs to stop the ticking of their fertility clocks so they can crack on with their careers. The truth is rather different, says Eva Wiseman Theres ...

My parents sent me to Russia for a month, aged 13 never again

Communism had fallen, and her host could offer her little food and no hot water in their freezing flat, and there were strange noises coming through the walls too When I ...

Tobacco companies tighten hold on Washington under Trump

Top White House figures including the vice-president and health secretary have deep ties to an industry whose donations began pouring in on day one Tobacco companies have moved swiftly ...
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