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Mum investigated over child abuse after her baby sucked his own arm

Shocked and confused: Kirsty Clark with baby Jackson (Picture: BPM Media A mum who took her five-day-old son to hospital after she found a mark on his arm has spoken of her shock when she was ‘treated like a child abuser’. Kirsty Clark took baby Jackson to Lincoln County Hospital after worrying that a red mark on his right arm ...

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Mum wakes up from coma ‘thinking she’s 13’

Shannon, before she became ill (Picture: PA Real Life) A young mum woke up from a coma thinking she was just 13-years-old after her heart stopped during labour. Shannon Everett, 22, from Cwmbran in Gwent, South Wales suffered an amniotic fluid embolism as she gave birth to Nico in September. Investigation launched as arrested man dies after falling ill in ...

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The five most addictive substances in the world

(Picture: Getty Images/malte mueller/metro.co.uk) We’d never recommend anyone does drugs (especially the illegal ones). But if you do have your heart set on mind-altering substances, it’s probably wise to avoid these five – as they’ve been found to be the most addictive substances in the world. Oh dear. A group of addiction experts, chemists, forensic scientists, and pharmacologists, headed up ...

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My nervous breakdown ruined my career – here’s why I’m OK with it

Stress doesn’t equal success (Picture: Getty) After years of playing down my depression and anxiety issues as a ‘blip’ on the radar, I can now say with certainty that I was not OK for a long time. My failed career as a catering manager, due to my inability to work, was something I used to be bitter about, but I’ve made ...

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Today is White Ribbon Day 2017 – here’s what it is all about

He told the suspect where he could find his alleged victim – putting her and her unborn child at risk (Picture: Getty) Millions of women, men and children will be wearing a white ribbon today in support of preventing domestic violence. Police urge domestic abuse victim to get help in open letter on Twitter The day is specifically about ending ...

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Disgusting moment a doctor pops massive cyst on woman’s chest

NOPE (Picture: Caters) If you haven’t had your dinner yet, I recommend that you look away now. Stomach-churning footage has been released showing a doctor popping a huge cyst that had grown on a woman’s chest. Tiger shot dead after escaping circus and wandering around Paris The clip shows pus oozing out of the unidentified woman’s cyst, before infected tissue ...

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Son saves dad’s life after being turned away from cinema for being too young

Lifesaver: Lewis Clark and his dad Geoff (Picture: Gavin Crilly) A boy who was turned away from the cinema for being too young had a drama of his own when he went home and saved his dad’s life. If 14-year-old Lewis Clarke had got in to to see Kingsman: The Golden Circle, which is rated a 15, his dad Geoff may ...

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You’ll be able to enjoy a two-course evening meal while watching a live post-mortem next year

(Picture: Anatomy Lab Live) Dinner and a show has been taken to the extreme with a unique event that’s coming to the UK next year. If you’re into blood and gore, this event is for you – as Anatomy Lab LIVE, the world’s only interactive anatomical dinner and dissection experience, is going to be hosting a two-course evening meal which ...

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What it’s like to get ready for a night out when you have social anxiety

More than just a bit of lippie required (Picture: Getty) We all have days where we don’t feel like being around other people. But having social anxiety disorder is something more debilitating. It’s characterised by ‘overwhelming anxiety and excessive self-consciousness in everyday social situations‘ with a ‘persistent, intense, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others and of ...

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Being sexually assaulted can have long term physical effects

Sexual harassment and assault can impact your physical health as well as mental (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) Being sexually assaulted is a harrowing experience; something that leaves its survivors feeling shaken, vulnerable, angry and in pain. If the attack was violent, it can leave physical scars. We know now more than ever how emotionally destructive it can be, and ...

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