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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 14/10/2009 - 12:10

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Health inequalities narrow even as they widen

Latest data on mortality for common causes of death, published today, show progress on meeting most of the Department of Health mortality targets. But the way some of those targets were framed made success almost inevitable.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 17/08/2009 - 15:57

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A slice of ham from the WCRF

“Don’t give your children ham” says the World Cancer Research Fund today, claiming that 3,700 cases of bowel cancer a year could be prevented in the UK if everyone ate less than 70g of processed meat a week.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 16/07/2009 - 16:53

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Sunshine moonshine

Striving to avoid all risk can produce strange conclusions. Take some advice from the American Academy of Dermatology on vitamin D.