The UK needs to set up a specialist food crime unit following the horsemeat scandal, a Government-commissioned report has recommended.
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Monday 09 December 2013
Taking regular exercise is the most effective single lifestyle choice people can make to reduce their risk of dementia, according to one of the most extensive studies yet into people’s long-term health outcomes.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
A Parliamentary investigation has begun into the risk of hospitals spreading the human form of “mad cow” disease as a result of failing to detect the infective agent responsible for the variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) in tissue donations and on surgical instruments.
Andy McSmith's Diary: Jeremy Hunt(s) for answers to all the right questions (if they’re sent in beforehand)
Wednesday 27 November 2013
There is little spontaneity in Question Time in the House of Commons. MPs arrive with their pre-prepared questions, quite often supplied for them by the business managers.
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Needless fatalities pile pressure on Cameron and Big Six over energy price rises
Bitter conditions linked to deaths of additional 31,000 people last winter - a rise of almost one third
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Figures follow a bitterly cold start to 2013
A healthy step: Posters displaying how many calories people burn by taking the stairs in workplaces could help cut obesity
Thursday 14 November 2013
Putting up posters displaying how many calories people burn by taking the stairs in workplaces and public buildings could help cut obesity, a new Government-backed tech start-up has claimed.
Friday 11 October 2013
Coroner calls for more awareness of dangers after John Jackson ate too many Hero energy sweets
Tuesday 08 October 2013
'I'll live' said Labour MP Abbott upon hearing the news
Monday 07 October 2013
The Government has insisted it has no plans to introduce plain cigarette packaging, despite a major new study suggesting that the strategy is likely to deter young smokers.
Thursday 03 October 2013
Ireland’s health minister has outlined plans for a “tobacco-free” country by 2025.
Sunday 29 September 2013
Around 50,000 have arrived in Manchester for the first day of the Conservative Party conference to protest against austerity cuts and NHS changes.
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