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Abortion set to become legal in Northern Ireland from midnight tonight

Vigil takes place in Dublin as abortion becomes legal in Northern Ireland.  Abortion is set to become legal in Northern Ireland from midnight tonight. Meanwhile, same-sex marriage will become legal and will be introduced from January. MPs at Westminster voted to decriminalise both abortion and same-sex marriage – unless a new power-sharing government is in… Read More »

‘Orthorexia’ vying for classification as mental disorder as more people become obsessed with ‘clean eating’

Is an obsession with “clean eating” a bona fide mental disorder deserving of its own diagnosis in psychiatry’s official manual of mental illness? A flurry of new studies and reviews is breathing new life into so-called orthorexia nervosa, loosely defined as a pathological fixation on eating “pure” foods. At its extreme, adherents shun all sugar,… Read More »