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Woke up, fell out of bed …

Obesity has become ‘a national threat’ to the UK like terrorism Telegraph, Friday 11th December 2015 Obesity poses such a threat to the country that it should be treated as a “national risk” alongside terrorism, the country’s most senior doctor … Continue reading

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Don’t drink too much. Then again, don’t drink too little.

The UK’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, is reviewing guidelines relating to the safe level of alcohol consumption. The current recommendation is daily consumption not exceeding three to four units for a man (equivalent to a pint of beer) … Continue reading

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