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Angry people 'risking heart attacks'

Angry people 'risking heart attacks' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Anger may trigger a heart attack or stroke, with a "danger window" of about two hours following an outburst, say researchers.
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Smoke at home 'harms kids' arteries'

Smoke at home 'harms kids' arteries' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Exposure to passive smoking in childhood causes lasting damage to the structure of children’s arteries, say researchers.
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'Sugar Tax' Call From England Health Chief

'Sugar Tax' Call From England Health Chief | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The measure could be required to stop overweight children not living as long as their parents, England's medical chief warns.
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The people who eat pizza every day

The people who eat pizza every day | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
To eat or not to eat pizza in the US is not the question: It is how and when?
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Baby-boomer drug and alcohol warning

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There is a growing problem of drug and alcohol misuse among older people, campaigners are warning.
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Diabetes wonder drug to be available on NHS in months | Health | News | Daily Express

Diabetes wonder drug to be available on NHS in months | Health | News | Daily Express | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A PILL which slashes blood sugar levels and offers hope to millions of diabetes sufferers has been launched in the UK.
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Tweet from @IncredibleMaps

Tweet from @IncredibleMaps | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
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Kenyans get condom delivery service

Kenyans get condom delivery service | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A Kenyan businesswoman launches a condom delivery service to help tackle Aids, saying many people are too embarrassed to buy them.
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Car smoking ban 'due before 2015'

Car smoking ban 'due before 2015' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A ban on smoking in cars carrying children in England will come into force before the next general election, which is due in 2015, No 10 sources say.
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Rise in new diabetes cases

Rise in new diabetes cases | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has increased to more than 3.2m, according to figures.
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DNews: Does Shivering Help You Lose Weight? : DNews

DNews: Does Shivering Help You Lose Weight? : DNews | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The body burns energy to keep you warm through a process called "temperature training," and Trace is here to tell you how getting use to the cold will help you burn away those unwanted calories.
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Teenage smoking 'at record low'

Teenage smoking 'at record low' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Smoking among young teenagers in Scotland is at its lowest level since modern surveys began, a study by Ash Scotland suggests.
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Scots could 'sleepwalk into obesity'

Scots could 'sleepwalk into obesity' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Scots risk "sleepwalking into obesity" if they do not take more exercise, an expert from the University of South Carolina warns.
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Sugar tax may be needed, MPs told

Sugar tax may be needed, MPs told | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The introduction of a sugar tax may be necessary to curb obesity rates, the chief medical officer for England tells MPs.
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Meat And Cheese 'As Bad For You As Smoking'

Meat And Cheese 'As Bad For You As Smoking' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Scientists say eating lots of animal protein may cause serious health risks - but a dietician questions the study's validity.
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Pizza Hut's 2,880-calorie monster: a taste of a burgeoning global food crisis

Pizza Hut's 2,880-calorie monster: a taste of a burgeoning global food crisis | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
We throw away 1.3bn tonnes of food a year, and eat more than is good for us. Greed, says Jay Rayner, is creating a food security crisis that is endangering billions
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US introduces food label overhaul

US introduces food label overhaul | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
First Lady Michelle Obama unveils plans for the most sweeping overhaul of nutrition labels on US food packages in more than two decades.
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Obese 'denied' life saving treatment

Obese 'denied' life saving treatment | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Obese people in Wales are being denied access life saving treatments, according to a leading group of surgeons.
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John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar - Telegraph

John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar - Telegraph | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career?
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Is Australia facing an obesity crisis?

Is Australia facing an obesity crisis? | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Affluence, a culture of convenience and growing portion sizes are turning Australia into one of the fattest countries in the world, reports the BBC's Katie Beck.
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Boris bikes 'good for users' health'

Boris bikes 'good for users' health' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
London's cycle hire scheme has had a positive effect on the health of its users, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
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Fears for over-60s turning to drink

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A charity working with victims of alcohol abuse says its worried how many over-60s are referred for treatment for drink-related problems.
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Sugar May Boost Risk of Heart Disease, Death : DNews

Sugar May Boost Risk of Heart Disease, Death : DNews | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Eating added sugar not only increases the risk of obesity, but may also increase the risk of dying from heart disease.
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Health experts back car smoking ban

Health experts back car smoking ban | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
More than 700 doctors and other health experts put their names to a letter urging MPs to back a ban in England on smoking in cars with children.
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Three-fold increase in insulin use

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The number of people using insulin to treat diabetes trebled between 1991 and 2010, researchers from Cardiff and Bristol universities have found.
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