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A charity wants more black people to donate their organs after only 17 people from the African Caribbean community donated a kidney last year. Black patients who need a kidney wait, on average, more than a year longer than white patients, says the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT).
Vaping is being outlawed in indoor public spaces in the US state of New York. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
By Imran Rahman-Jones and Will Chalk A new Netflix film, which tells the story of a woman who has anorexia, is dividing opinion. To The Bone comes out on Friday 14th July and follows 20-year-old Ellen as she's sent to an unconventional treatment centre. Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
Scientists have created eco-friendly microbeads which could replace harmful plastic ones. Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
Newsbeat has been speaking to people within combat sports to find out the scale of the problem of losing weight in an unsafe manner. Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
Sesame Street has introduced its latest muppet - a little girl called Julia, who has autism. Her introduction will attempt to explain the complex topic to a young audience. But this isn't the first time Sesame Street has been a trailblazer in introducing socially progressive characters to children. Click here to see the full story … Continue reading Sesame Street’s autistic girl isn’t the first muppet to reflect the times
Psychologists have found that young people start showing stress symptoms within minutes of being separated from their phones. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here.
Around 86,000 people in the UK will be spending Christmas Day in a very different way to the rest of the country. They will be in prison. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here.
It was just before his 25th birthday that Alex found out he was HIV positive. During national HIV awareness week, I spoke to him on the importance of getting tested. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here.