Doctors and dentists call for cigarette-style warnings for sweet packets

Doctors and dentists are calling for cigarette-style warnings on sweet packets to help warn children off sugar. The policy could see photos of rotten teeth and fat children adorn the front of sweet w...

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Pregnant women smoking rates 'concern' in England

The reduction in smoking rates among pregnant women in England has slowed down in the past year, prompting concern from health charities. NHS figures show 10.5% of women currently smoke at the time o...

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New Netflix film ‘To The Bone’ criticised for potentially ‘glamorising anorexia’

A new Netflix film has been criticised by mental health experts who say that it could risk “glamorising” and “trivialising” anorexia. To The Bone will be released via the streaming service on July 14...

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Stress and the City

The global financial crisis, the resulting meltdown, and the subsequent disruption as financial institutions have by necessity undergone rapid cultural and structural change, have pushed city stress l...

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RSPH Report: Introducing “activity equivalent” calorie labelling to tackle obesity

• Over two-thirds of adults in the UK are now overweight or obese • Most common cause of obesity is consuming more calories than you burn off • Food industry introduced nutritional labelling to aid...

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Sport - recovering from long-term injury isn’t just about the body

While the majority of Premier League footballers are switching off on holidays that perhaps do not feel long enough given the fast approaching summer tours, for some the break seems to be interminable...

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Revised education standards lack parity for mental health

A central tenet of Lord Willis’ Shape of Caring review of nurse education in 2015 was that the future registered nurse, regardless of field, would require in equal proportion a range of fundamental ph...

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Using sport to cope with life

Dallaglio RugbyWorks is an intensive, long-term skills development programme based on rugby, through which aims to get teenagers outside of mainstream education into sustained education, employment or...

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Researchers find plus-size fashion models help improve women’s psychological health

A new study by Florida State University researchers reveals women are more likely to pay attention to and remember average and plus-size models in the media compared to thin models. Women also experi...

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