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Protect yourself from the flu this winter

Muriel Poland, British Lung Foundation Helpline Nurse With Christmas just around the corner the last thing anyone wants is to get the flu and not … Read more → – Protect yourself from the flu this winter

NHS Health Check research priorities

England faces an epidemic of largely preventable non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes and liver disease. The Global Burden of Disease … Read more → – NHS Health Check research priorities

Firefighting health inequalities

Sophie Taysom, Policy Lead for Making Every Contact Count, Department of Health We know that making every contact count is a way of working that … Read more → – Firefighting health inequalities

Exercise and COPD

  Teresa Burgoyne I spent 12 years as a respiratory nurse and 20 years as an intensive care sister. Helping respiratory patients has always been … Read more → – Exercise and COPD

Tackling high blood pressure

Professor Kevin Fenton Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England High blood pressure is often dubbed the silent killer because so many people … Read more → – Tackling high blood pressure

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No proof 5:2 diet prevents cancer - Health News - NHS Choices

Unravelling media headlines, 5.2 may reduce your weight but it has its limitations. Read more »No proof 5:2 diet prevents cancer - Health News - NHS Choices

10 Nov: Delicious/rpmp

BBC News - Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

Radical new Danish programme to reduce childhood obesity Read more »BBC News - Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?