Great debate, COPD and the use of screens before sleeping

The French want a better health care system, consuming fiber to prevent COPD and using screens before going to sleep would not impact the mental health of teens. Here is the essence of the news.

Great debate: the French want a better health system

The balance of the great national debate was presented this Monday 8 at the Grand Palais in Paris. In terms of public service, health matters. Indeed, citizens want a change in this system: 27.8% of contributors want an improvement of the system, followed by assistance to the elderly, which needs improvements according to 16.9% of participants. This prevalence of the health field can be explained by a large number of retirements of doctors who are not replaced, especially in rural areas, or by the financial difficulties of access to dental care. Click here for more information.

COPD: consuming fiber prevents disease

Fruits, cereals, vegetables, nuts: their consumption would protect the lungs. A study conducted by the Universities of Sydney and Newcastle shows that these fiber-rich foods allow the body to produce fatty acids, essential in the prevention of certain lung diseases, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is characterized by bronchial obstruction, coughing, and chronic expectoration. This disease is insidious and most patients do not notice symptoms until they are well established. In most cases, smoking is the cause. We tell you more in our article.

The time spent in front of the screens in the evening would have little impact on the well-being of teens

Is there really a link between the time spent in front of screens and the well-being of adolescents? Many parents are convinced of this, yet research by Oxford scholars has failed to provide relevant evidence on this topic. After analyzing data from more than 17,000 adolescents, they say there is no real connection. To learn more, click here.

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