Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 29/05/2012 - 10:45

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Changes to alcohol statistics promised

On Thursday the NHS Information Centre for health and social care will publish its annual compendium Alcohol in England. It will be here.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 22/03/2012 - 11:15

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Squinting hard at the gender pay gap

Full Fact :: Thu, 15/03/2012 - 13:52

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Director General of the ONS announces retirement


Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 29/02/2012 - 16:52

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Academics wrangle over fuel poverty and winter deaths

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 17/02/2012 - 12:21

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Retirement: rude health or decline into disability?

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 16/01/2012 - 18:09

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Death rates in a Welsh village misconstrued

Sheil Bird :: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:32

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Mephedrone and Russian roulette: are they really comparable?

Yesterday users of designer drugs including mephedrone were told they were playing Russian roulette with their lives.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 13:03

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Carbon Monoxide: the killer with no official record

Several papers yesterday headlined claims that accidental deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning rose sharply in the 12 months to the end of June 2011.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:26

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Good news: you’ll live to 100. Bad news: you’ll be skint

Everybody loves statistics about life expectancy and the ballooning number of centenarians, but is there a risk they could become too much of a good thing?