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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and Fr...

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No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

Category: Science blog March 9, 2016

Our new report makes some worrying predictions about how smoking will continue to affect the nation's health - but there c...

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Obesity and cancer – time for concerted action

Category: Science blog January 7, 2016

Our new report on trends in obesity contains some alarming findings. We take a look at it's key conclusions and recommenda...

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As seen on TV! Why reducing children’s exposure to junk food marketing is a good idea

Category: Science blog October 11, 2015

To mark World Obesity Day, we explore how junk food marketing affects our diet – particularly in children – and how th...

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‘Giving sugar its fix’: Public Health England recommends halving sugar consumption targets

Category: Science blog July 17, 2015

We take a look at new recommendations on sugar consumption and whether they will be enough to help the UK fight obesity ch...

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Obesity and cancer – report highlights three things the Government could do

Category: Science blog March 27, 2015

It's not just about lifestyle choices - the government should play a role in combating obesity - which is linked to severa...

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