A lunchtime summary of content highlights on the Irish Examiner website. Delivered at 1pm each day. NEWS Government's efforts to help children of priests questioned. No evidence police helicopter was shot at, says PSNI Police have said there is no evidence to support a claim that dissident republicans fired shots at one of their helicopters.
Doctors have called for action over the risk that binge drinking teenagers pose to themselves and others. They also warned about rising numbers of drunk girls leaving themselves vulnerable to sexual attack. Last year, children aged 11 to 16 were admitted to hospital in Scotland with alcohol-related problems. Paediatricians have said they are seeing increasing numbers of intoxicated children on their wards.
Study: Texting while driving now leading cause of death for teen drivers
Every year more than 40 million people are forced into the world of human trafficking across the globe and it's someone's son or daughter that is trapped in this modern-day slavery. While awareness has been raised in recent years, most are unaware of how widespread the problem is. There was no sleep or break or anything it was just constantly being attacked by these men, and they kept giving me drugs and giving me liquor. And they just kept me hopped up.
According to a National Health Service NHS report released today, hospital admissions linked to alcohol have increased by 50 percent since Prescriptions for treating addiction to alcohol have jumped by 20 percent in the past four years, according to the NHS. The NHS report comes on the heels of a study by the U.