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During the week, people are encouraged to take a few simple steps to improve end of life experiences.
Mental Health Awareness Week starts on the 11th of May
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May's Health in focus highlights National Walking Month, Action on Stroke Month, Mental Health Awareness Week, Hay fever: allergy to pollen and spring health.
"Mildly cold, drizzly days far deadlier than extreme temperatures," The Independent reports. An international study looking at weather-related deaths estimated that moderate cold killed far more people than extremely hot or cold temperatures.
"Paracetamol use in pregnancy may harm male foetus," The Guardian reports. Researchers found evidence that taking paracetamol for seven days may lower the amount of testosterone testicular tissue can produce – using human foetal testicular tissue grafted into mice.