Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
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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.
More hospitals are likely to be exposed for inadequate care standards, warns Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt
Thursday 19 September 2013
Jeremy Hunt announces 'robust' new failure regime for 11 NHS trusts with some of worst death rates
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Taxpayers will continue paying the price for bungled electronic patient record programme, say MPs
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Patients with rare diseases could be denied access to cutting-edge therapies because of changes to the way drugs are funded, MPs have warned.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Government plan would force GPs to do the work of immigration service, says BMA chairman
Thursday 22 August 2013
UK expertise is seen as a potentially lucrative export and trusts hope to boost income overseas
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The NHS has lost more than 5,000 nurses in just three years, official figures show. Data for May this year reveals that there were 348,311 qualified staff working in nursing, midwifery and health visiting, down 5,601 on the figure of 353,912 in May 2010.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Ultra-obese 20-year-old weighs the same as two baby elephants
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Chair of the Health Select Committee says claims amounted to 'more than anecdotal evidence' and should be urgently investigated by the Department of Health
Friday 09 August 2013
Public Health England said they 'duplicate' work already done by the organisation
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more