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Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations –

Health Matters: Looking ahead to the health of future generations – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why taking a life course approach to health is important. It’s hard to imagine that we haven’t always known some of the things that we’ve learnt through the power of life course research. For example, just how formative the early years are for laying the foundations for our future health and wellbeing. That there are cycles of disadvantage that cascade across generations. That when health problems occur together, they often have common roots and risk factors. We’ve also learned how cost-effective early intervention and early prevention can be.
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National Child Development Study 

1970 British Cohort Study 

Next Steps (also known as the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE1)) 

Millennium Cohort Study

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'Free school meals are still the best measure of deprivation'

'Free school meals are still the best measure of deprivation' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

" It may not be the clearest way to allocate extra funds to disadvantaged pupils, but it’s the best there is, says Alex Sutherland."

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