Tag: month

NHS knew ‘for a MONTH’ about cervical cancer screening blunder

NHS knew ‘for a MONTH’ about cervical cancer screening blunder that saw almost 50,000 women miss out on smear test invites and results More than 4,500 women were not sent the results of their screening tests  Whereas more than 40,000 were not sent appointment invitations or reminders  The BMA has called the situation ‘incredibly serious’

Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 — Short-lasting hiccups are annoying enough, but some people get hiccups that last longer a month or more. The longest recorded case? An Iowa farmer had hiccups continually for 69 years and nine months, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. In most cases, persistent hiccups (two days or more)