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What are the kids watching?

Amy Smullen, Policy Officer at the British Heart Foundation, writes about childhood obesity and media responsibility. Children love the media in all its guises. Just … Read more → – What are the kids watching?

Change4Life: healthy habits for life

Professor Kevin Fenton, the Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England, writes about the importance of getting more children moving. We’ve got to … Read more → – Change4Life: healthy habits for life

Keeping mentally and physically healthy in East Sussex

Rotherfield St Martin is a rural community organisation based in Rotherfield, East Sussex, a small village with a large elderly population. The organisation is an … Read more → – Keeping mentally and physically healthy in East Sussex

Creating a future for people with mesothelioma

Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, writes about mesothelioma for Action Mesothelioma Day. Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer in the lining of … Read more → – Creating a future for people with mesothelioma

Why invest in workplace wellbeing?

Kate Sanger, Communications Manager at the Royal Society of Public Health, writes about the new Public Health Minister’s Award – nominate your organisation today! In … Read more → – Why invest in workplace wellbeing?

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23 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

Guardian: Loneliness and young people

Recent ONS statistics show that Britain is the loneliness capital of Europe. And 18-34-year-olds were more likely to feel lonely than the over-55s. Read more »Guardian: Loneliness and young people

23 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

BMJ: Mass treatment with statins

Ben Goldacre writes about NICE's policy of offering statins to anyone with more than a 10% 10 year risk of a heart problem or stroke. Read more »BMJ: Mass treatment with statins

23 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

BBC: Sport test

Take the test designed by Loughborough University sport scientists to find out to which sport you are best suited. Read more »BBC: Sport test

15 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

Independent: More patients suffering from 'multimorbidity'

As the population ages, researchers found that the NHS needs to improve the care it provides to patients suffering from multiple life-threatening … Read more »Independent: More patients suffering from 'multimorbidity'

14 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

FoodManufacture: Feeling full is the key to battling obesity

Unhealthy foods don’t satisfy consumers’ appetites in the same way as other foods, so they end up eating more, according to campaigners. Read more »FoodManufacture: Feeling full is the key to battling obesity

14 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

Telegraph: Lifestyle factors affect old age

The University of Zurich's 'lifestyle calculator' shows how the over-65s are affected by smoking, exercise, alcohol and fruit consumption. Read more »Telegraph: Lifestyle factors affect old age

14 Jul: Delicious/rpmp

Guardian: Just one drink could raise risk of heart disease

New research finds that even one drink can increase the risk of coronary heart disease. Read more »Guardian: Just one drink could raise risk of heart disease