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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 several types of cancer

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Getting healthy: Is two better than one?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2015

From giving up smoking to exercising more frequently – are we really more likely to be successful in a team rather than on our own?

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10 tips to keep the children healthy this summer holiday

Category: Science blog August 12, 2014

Summer is officially here, so we’ve put together a few suggestions for how you can keep children healthy this summer holiday.

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The science of healthy habits

Category: Science blog February 14, 2013

We all know the old ‘maxim prevention is better than cure’, and this is certainly true of cancer. More than 300,000 of us develop the disease in the...

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No, TV is not “giving kids cancer”

Category: Science blog January 8, 2013

“TV & COMPUTER CRAZE IS GIVING KIDS CANCER” – The front page of today’s Daily Mirror might give you terrifying visions of cancerous death rays s...

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Some inspiration for those healthy resolutions

Category: Science blog January 1, 2013

As we clean up after New Year’s Eve, our thoughts often turn to healthy resolutions The living room floor has started to accumulate worrying numbers of pi...

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Is being inactive really ‘as bad as smoking’?

Category: Science blog August 15, 2012

In July, top medical journal The Lancet published a series of articles looking the worldwide health problems caused by people being inactive, in the hope of gal...

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