Celebrity chef and CNN personality Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France of an apparent suicide, the network confirmed Friday. Bourdain’s CNN colleague Brian Stelter said on-air that Bourdain had hanged himself, just three days after celebrity designer Kate Spade took her life the same way in her New York City apartment, and one day after the CDC released a harrowing study on the rising suicide rates in the US.
Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus have been confirmed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where another two people were killed by the virus, a health official said on Thursday.
Retail sales in South Korea increased more than nine percent in November from a year earlier, led by strong demand for products sold through online malls and convenience stores, government data showed .
Homelessness among people with mental and physical health problems has increased by around 75 percent since the Conservatives came to power in 2010, and there has been a similar rise in the number of families with dependent children who are classed as homeless.
A century-long rise in life expectancy in the UK has stalled since 2010 when austerity brought about deep cuts in NHS and social care spending, according to research by a former government adviser on the links between poverty and ill-health.