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Articles from Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales) (October 21, 2019)

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'...make sure that this sort of tragedy does not happen...' The dreaded flu season, which claims lives each autumn and winter, is now upon us. Here Dr Richard Roberts, head of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme at Public Health Wales, explains why Wales is a world leader in protecting its population... Dr Richard Roberts 1107
'a massive achievement for the side'. 347
'I'm 21 years old and I'm an alcoholic' Charlie-Jane Barber developed a drinking problem at the age of just 21. Here, she speaks to Mark Smith about her battle with the booze which nearly claimed her life... Charlie-Jane 770
'If I hadn't been pregnant I wouldn't have known that I had cancer...'. MARK SMITH Health correspondent 1505
'The ultimate goal, what we are fighting for, is true freedom...' Gwyn Loader, of S4C current affairs programme Y Byd ar Bedwar, has just returned from Hong Kong, which has had the biggest riots since Britain handed it over to China in 1997. 742
Agony and ecstasy as the Welsh team fight on; CAROLYN HITT reports on that nerve-shredding match which saw the nation chewing its nails down to the quick... CAROLYN HITT 1213
Air pollution - reducing the quality of life for us all; The British Lung Foundation (BLF) in Wales claims our country is facing a PS1bn toxic air crisis. Here Joseph Carter, the charity's head, outlines the detrimental impact air pollution is having on our nation's health... Joseph Carter 1622
AND BREATHE: WALES MAKE IT, BUT ONLY JUST; rugby world cup. SIMON THOMAS Rugby correspondent 1414
Be alert for people mistreating Welsh. 167
Boris Johnson's ill-fitting suits... 221
Busy social media star likes to be anonymous. ANNA LEWIS Reporter 648
Champions lose again as Wizards bag fourth win. 514
Chance to join the Metro project. 369
Cheika calls it quits after Wallabies' semi-final defeat; ENGLAND.........................40 AUSTRALIA......................16. 408
Choir helps dementia sufferers to discover support and joy. 199
Chris Bryant under fire for requesting extra payments for MPs. 374
Club pays silent tribute to Brooke. ALISON SAUNDERS Reporter 423
Coed Darcy houses are still waiting for residents to move in. 400
Collaborative approach to improve wellbeing; Some care homes in Wales are leading the way in allowing its residents to lead more healthy and active lives. Here, Mark Smith looks at one new project which is aiming to support a'culture change'within such settings... Mark Smith 709
Connecting through music - making all the difference; An increasing number of school-age children are reporting problems with their mental health. Here Elizabeth Coombes, senior lecturer in music therapy from the University of South Wales, explains how music therapy can help overcome anxiety... 811
Consolation for French stars who gave their all in the contest. 256
Could tiredness be something more serious? 297
Cycling charity criticises bypass. RHODRI CLARK 603
Daughter's fear missing dad won't be found alive. LAURA CLEMENTS Reporter 561
E-cigs - still a great alternative to cigarettes? There has been understandable concern over the number of deaths linked to e-cigarettes in the United States. Here Suzanne Cass, CEO of ASH Wales, seeks to calm the fears of vapers and explain why the devices remain a great alternative to tobacco... Suzanne Cass 881
Effective dementia treatment making a difference; Rates of dementia are predicted to soar over the next few decades. Here, HMT Sancta Maria Hospital director Geoff Bailey talks about the groundbreaking work being done to help people manage the condition and prevent its onset. Geoff Bailey 1015
Errors are costing us, says Keates after draw. 379
Expert in day-case laser prostate surgery. 211
Exporting is the key to growth for SMEs. SION BARRY Business editor 549
GlobalWelsh helps to set up its first investment deal. CHRIS PYKE Business reporter 536
Green tokenism is beating employment. 103
Heartache of teen who lost dad in chip pan fire. KELLY WILLIAMS & MARK SMITH Health Correspondent 587
How they rated. MARK ORDERS 812
How they rated. IAN MITCHELMORE 478
How to learn the skills necessary to deal with your broken heart; MIND MATTER OVER. WITH DR ELLIE HARPER 176
Increased awareness of sepsis will help to save lives; Five people are killed by sepsis every hour in the UK - many of whom are children. Here, Mark Smith explains more about what it is and how it is treated... Mark Smith 1056
Jannat discovers it really is OK to talk; Anxiety is something that affects millions of people across the UK to differing degrees. Here, Jannat Ahmed describes what it was like suffering an anxiety attack during university... 763
Johnson facing more drama over Brexit as deadline to leave looms. SHAUN CONNOLLY PA Political Correspondent 979
Kashmiri flag is hoisted in protest; WORLD BULLETINS. 108
Kurdish fighters pull out of town; WORLD BULLETINS. 115
Lallana to the rescue as leaders' winning runs ends. 386
Lebanon braced for anti-government protests. 128
Lena, 20, turns her life around and wins a Young Achiever award; From a girl in care with no qualifications, things have got a lot better for Lena Brown. Abbie Wightwick reports. Abbie Wightwick 861
Making a positive change to tackle obesity in Wales; Last week the Welsh Government launched a strategy to halt the rise of obesity in Wales. Here Andy Glyde, Cancer Research UK's public affairs manager for Wales, gives his thoughts on the plan... Andy Glyde 805
Many of us have become too reliant on antibiotics - what can we do? One of the biggest threats to global health is the resistance being built up to antibiotics. Raj Aggarwal, owner of Central Pharmacy Cardiff and Wales board member for the National Pharmacy Association, explains the potentially disastrous consequences of overusing them... Raj Aggarwal 1016
Medical advancements in atrial fibrillation treatment; The heart condition atrial fibrillation (AF) is becoming a more common health concern in Wales. Here, Spire Cardiff Hospital explains more about the condition and how it can be treated... 1056
Meeting absence 'unacceptable'. 188
MPs react to twist in the the newest BREXIT saga. IAN LEWIS Reporter 999
MRSA deaths at lowest level in more than two decades. 423
Natural assets valued at PS951bn. 242
Nomads hit the top spot thanks to winning run. 394
Nurse vacancy rate is 'damaging to morale'. MARK SMITH Health correspondent 489
Our healthcare - a constant challenge; Health correspopdent Mark Smith looks at all the different types of challenges being faced by staff across the healthcare sector. Mark Smith 467
Players' families join celebrations. 372
Please boys, keep on going for us all. 408
PM's letter 'may be in contempt of Parliament'. SHAUN CONNOLLY AND ELIZABETH ARNOLD Press Association Reporters 410
Police will get powers to tackle illegal drone use. FLORA THOMPSON 619
Praise for the people's vote rally. 226
Prepare body and mind to optimise fertility; Getting pregnant can be a frustrating and emotionally draining experience for many women and men wanting to start a family. Here, author Dr Attilio D'Alberto gives some key advice on how to prepare your body, mind and soul for optimal fertility... Dr Attilio D'Alberto 881
Presenter to give talk on suicide prevention. 359
Prostate cancer - what it is and how it can be treated; An estimated one in eight men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime. However, two pioneering technologies are detecting and treating the disease in its early stages, as Nuffield Health explains... 1164
Putting a wardrobe on display. 199
RBS boss to bow out with figures hit by PPI. 312
Representing the minority's views. 182
Roald Dahl writes about the death of his daughter Oliva from measles, aged seven. 105
Robson-Kanu's late effort keeps West Brom flying high. 407
Safe staffing levels are imperative for everyone; The Welsh NHS is currently in the midst of a recruitment and retention crisis. Here Dr David Bailey, the chairman of the British Medication Medical Association Cymru, explains why current legislation doesn't go far enough... Dr David Bailey 1183
sheehan's aim is to score more; NEWPORT COUNTY............2 SCUNTHORPE UTD.............1. 487
Smith and Starc to line up in Welsh Fire squad. 311
Spice up your life; Food with a kick could help keep you feeling on top form this season, says LIZ CONNOR. LIZ CONNOR 1257
Standing up to the Extinction bullies. 254
Succession planning needed now for consultant midwives. 477
Suicide intervention having positive effect; While suicide rates are reducing in Wales, the same cannot be said for the UK as a whole. Here, Mark Smith and Claire Miller analyse the latest statistics and highlight one example of good practice in Bridgend. 876
Swift-thinking pair saved their dad's life; The chances of surviving a cardiac arrest outside hospital are as low as 10%, which is why CPR is such a crucial skill to learn. Here, Mark Smith speaks to a police officer whose life was saved by his two heroic young children... Mark Smith 764
The challenge of prisoners with complex health needs; The healthcare needs of incarcerated people tend to be significantly higher than those in normal society. Here, the Royal College of Nursing in Wales assesses the challenge this poses to nurses working with the prison population... 1202
The tsunami of freedom in Catalonia. 224
There's a perception heart attacks only happen to men! The British Heart Foundation (BHF) claims there is gender inequality when it comes to treatment for heart attacks. Here, the charity calls for an end to the perception that heart attack is a male disease... 873
Three die as riots in Chile continue; WORLD BULLETINS. 118
Time to spare? Why not volunteer... 132
Tweets of the day as World Cup adventure continues. 288
Two boys dead after stabbing; UK BULLETINS. 151
Two in court after PS3m drugs raid; UK BULLETINS. 110
US defence chief makes journey to Afghanistan. LOLITA C BALDOR Associated Press 398
Vaccines - safe and effective; Vaccines against preventable illnesses like measles, mumps and rubella are safe and effective. But healthcare professionals still find themselves having to push back against vocal anti-vaccination campaigners, as Katy Peters explains... Katy Peters 1004
Wainwright explains that 'Movember' moustache... 297
Wales victory sets up Super Sunday double. PAUL ABBANDONATO Head of sport 305
We are all growing older - it's time to evaluate; Our population is ageing and putting a greater pressure on our health and care system. But there are fears this age group is also in danger of being rendered 'invisible', as the Older People's Commissioner for Wales explains... 901
We had to dig deep - relieved Gatland. ANDREW BALDOCK PA Rugby Writer 566
We must value and appreciate those who care for us; The care sector has been frequently described as underfunded, and its staff undervalued. Here Mario Kreft MBE, chairman of Care Forum Wales, assesses what needs to be done to protect this valued service at a time of increasing demand... Mario Kreft 961
What next after the PM is stifled by 'Super Saturday' vote? SHAUN CONNOLLY PA Political Correspondent 852
Whitelock fires out an All Blacks warning to England; NEW ZEALAND................46 IRELAND...........................14. 379
Word on the web Sporting Welsh players console defeated France. 157

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