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9 hours ago
D
oes religious engagement act as a deterrent for anti-social behavior in young people? If so, what are the implications for social work? A growing body of literature suggests that religious engagement may protect youths from involvement in nonviolent and violent antisocial behavior. However, despite[...]

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5 hours ago
Discovery of method for blocking enzyme that spreads cancer cells to bones is described as ‘important progress’ in prevention of secondary stage of disease
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HealthHealth and Care
6 hours ago
Researchers say GPs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland less likely than other countries to refer possible cancer patients immediately Continue reading...
Health
8 hours ago
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict has condemned Boko Haram militias in Nigeria for “waging war on women’s physical, sexual and reproductive autonomy and rights” by repeatedly raping their female captors and treating them as vessels f[...]
Children and ParentingWomens Issues
9 hours ago
Food safety experts suggest up to 400mg a day should have no health consequences for healthy adults but more could be harmful
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HealthHealth and Care
10 hours ago
Scientists find that antiretroviral treatment should be administered before HIV virus has weakened the immune system Continue reading...
11 hours ago
MSPs vote 82-36 against bill that proposed those with terminal illnesses could seek help of doctor to end their lives, after deeply personal debate Continue reading...
12 hours ago
Young people daring each other to take excessive amounts of drug, resulting in at least one needing hospital treatment Continue reading...
HealthHealth and CareCriminal Justice
14 hours ago
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Health
15 hours ago
New bill proposes banning all psychoactive substances then expressly permitting use of government-approved drugs Continue reading...
Mental Health
17 hours ago
Laura Lee, an Irish law graduate and escort, starts legal action to change legislation she argues will place workers in danger Continue reading...
Criminal Justice
19 hours ago
If you’re taking part in anti-austerity demonstrations across the UK this summer, we’d like you to hear from you. Share your photos and experiences via GuardianWitness
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21 hours ago
A new report tells the stories of people experiencing in-work poverty in Liverpool, with further cuts only set to make it worse Continue reading...
PovertyChildrenHousing and Poverty
21 hours ago
itherbee, who earned a master’s degree in social work ... residents and took on more social service responsibilities, including reporting of elder abuse if necessary. In fact, her title was municipal agent/senior social services.
General Social WorkGerontology
22 hours ago
David Orr, chief executive of the National Housing Federation, warns that Tory plans to extend the right to buy and to lower the benefits cap threaten housing associations’ ability to build affordable homes Continue reading...
HousingHousing and Poverty
23 hours ago
Poll finds more than a quarter are told incorrectly they have a trapped nerve, with 39% of people with MS waiting over a year for correct diagnosis Continue reading...
Health
23 hours ago
If the Tories wish to upgrade public services, not just cut them, they will need to be open about pay and output – and stop trying to import hackneyed models from business Continue reading...

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9 hours ago
Does religious engagement act as a deterrent for anti-social behavior in young people? If so, what are the implications for social work? A growing body of literature suggests that religious engagement may protect youths from involvement in nonviolent and violent antisocial behavior. However, despite[...]