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Daily Echo
Sexually transmitted infections: Portswood has the most strains in Southamptonstudy was originally performed by former PhD student Clare Labiran and was carr
Daily Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
study was originally performed by former PhD student Clare Labiran and was carried out in collaboration with Public Health England and Solent NHS Trust. Clare said: "I know this vital study will help us to understand the spread of... Read more
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Pendle Today
Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say expertsZoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added
Pendle Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Zoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added: "We'd welcome the opportunity to work with Public Health England as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme rollout. "Close to 80% of eligible... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to Weight Watchers, say expertsZoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Zoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added: "We'd welcome the opportunity to work with Public Health England as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme rollout. "Close to 80% of eligible... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to Weight Watchers, say expertsZoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Zoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added: "We'd welcome the opportunity to work with Public Health England as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme rollout. "Close to 80% of eligible... Read more
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The News and Star
Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to Weight Watchers, say expertsZoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Zoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added: "We'd welcome the opportunity to work with Public Health England as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme rollout. "Close to 80% of eligible... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to Weight Watchers, say expertsZoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 hours ago
Zoe Griffiths, head of programme and public health at Weight Watchers UK, added: "We'd welcome the opportunity to work with Public Health England as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme rollout. "Close to 80% of eligible... Read more
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express
Flu jab 2017: Vaccine ‘FAILS’ to protect at-risk patients from DEADLY infectionsto get over cold and flu Flu vaccination remains the best protection we have a
express / Posted yesterday
to get over cold and flu Flu vaccination remains the best protection we have against the influenza virus, according to Public Health England. Last year, the flu jab did little to protect those over 65, it was revealed. The NHS was preparing... Read more
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Daily Mail
E-cigarettes are being adapted to smoke illegal drugsencourage smokers to use the devices instead. While the World Health Organisat
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
encourage smokers to use the devices instead. While the World Health Organisation has expressed concern over e-cigarettes, Public Health England has said vaping may be 95 per cent safer than smoking tobacco. The Government is also pushing to lift... Read more
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birminghammail
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals in bid to curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Super-sized chocolate bars to be driven out of hospitals to tackle obesitymust be 400 calories or less, and must not exceed 5g of saturated fat per 100g.
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
must be 400 calories or less, and must not exceed 5g of saturated fat per 100g. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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The News and Star
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese.
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
700,000 NHS employees out of 1.3 million are thought to be overweight or obese. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity - not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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Daily Star
Hospitals ban super-size chocolate bars in bid to tackle obesity crisis100g. And 80% of drinks must also have less than 5g of added sugar per 100ml.
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
100g. And 80% of drinks must also have less than 5g of added sugar per 100ml. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “Hospitals have an important role in addressing obesity – not just treating those suffering the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Helping keep people in need warm and well when the winter draws inuse your heating system effectively. It also signposts people to services that
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
use your heating system effectively. It also signposts people to services that help with other issues. In 2012, data from Public Health England pointed to 2.28 million fuel-poor households across England, where people on low incomes face high... Read more
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Daily Mail
KATIE HOPKINS: Why I won't let doctors give my son the flu vaccinepossibly can. Vaccinating against a flu you haven’t caught yet seems to be the
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
possibly can. Vaccinating against a flu you haven’t caught yet seems to be the opposite of this. So, I set out to speak to Public Health England, GPs, NHS staff and other mums and dads to see what they had to say. Perhaps my strongest argument of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Put down your coconut water, it's full of hidden sugar!the world, particularly among children. Average sugar intake is nearly three t
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the world, particularly among children. Average sugar intake is nearly three times the recommended limit, according to Public Health England figures. Researchers are constantly discovering sugar in seemingly guilt-free snacks and savoury... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do not touch THESE while out to avoid the killer Aussie flu and coldsyou wash your hands, she advises doing so for as long as it takes to sing Happy
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
you wash your hands, she advises doing so for as long as it takes to sing Happy Birthday to yourself twice. Public Health England (PHE) has launched its 'Stay Well This Winter' campaign to urge people who are most vulnerable to flu... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bizarre ways FALL affects our health - from nightmares to joint paindiet from foods such as oily fish, fish liver oils, animal liver, fortified mar
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
diet from foods such as oily fish, fish liver oils, animal liver, fortified margarine, eggs, butter and fortified milk, Public Health England advises that everyone takes a vitamin D supplement during fall and winter months. The suggested dose to... Read more
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Daily Echo
E. coli outbreak linked to raw milk from farmFarm have been warned to return or dispose of it following the outbreak, which
Daily Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Farm have been warned to return or dispose of it following the outbreak, which has sparked a public health investigation. Public Health England said there have been four confirmed cases of E.coli O157 and three cases of Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon babies some of the least vaccinated in the countryBabies in Croydon are some of the least vaccinated against the flu in the count
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Babies in Croydon are some of the least vaccinated against the flu in the country. New research by AstraZeneca for Public Health England shows that only 28.6 per cent of kids aged between 2-4 were vaccinated the past flu season. This is nearly a 10... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Chlamydia detection rate increases in Blackburn with Darwena year, new figures show. The borough had the highest Chlamydia detection rate
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
a year, new figures show. The borough had the highest Chlamydia detection rate in the North West in 2016, data released by Public Health England shows. For those aged 15 to 24 the detection rate was 4,173 per 100,000 compared to 2,820 per 100,000... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Chlamydia detection rate nearly doubles in Blackburn with Darwena year, new figures show. The borough had the highest Chlamydia detection rate
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
a year, new figures show. The borough had the highest Chlamydia detection rate in the North West in 2016, data released by Public Health England shows. For those aged 15 to 24 the detection rate was 4,173 per 100,000 compared to 2,820 per 100,000... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fears operations could cease for months if Aussie flu hitsadmitted that the flu vaccine given to millions of patients the previous winter
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
admitted that the flu vaccine given to millions of patients the previous winter had been ineffective. Initial analysis by Public Health England showed it worked in just 3 per cent of cases, this was later revised up to 30 per cent of... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
What is flu? And why is it important I get vaccinated?to nine have been one of the most affected groups (Image: Getty Images/iStockph
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
to nine have been one of the most affected groups (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto)What the experts say Dr Yvonne Doyle, Public Health England regional director, said: “Flu is capable of having a huge impact over the winter months, particularly... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Diabetics urged to keep close eye on their feet after figures show rise in number of amputations being carried outtheir feet after figures showed an increase in the number of amputations being
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
their feet after figures showed an increase in the number of amputations being carried out as a result of the condition. Public Health England data shows there were 186 diabetes-related amputations in East Lancashire from the years 2013 to... Read more
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This is West Country
Warnings amid teens' unquenching thirst for energy drinks - do you think they should be banned?store but a spokesman said they only sell the items and “leave policy making to
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
store but a spokesman said they only sell the items and “leave policy making to politicians and health professionals." Public Health England is working with businesses and schools to reduce the amount of sugar children are consuming after... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
No ‘stop smoking’ cash for E-cigs from county councilper cent. He estimated smoking kills 1,673 adults aged 35 and over every year
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
per cent. He estimated smoking kills 1,673 adults aged 35 and over every year in Lancashire. Dr Karunanithi agreed with Public Health England that ‘electronic cigarettes were 'significantly less harmful than tobacco’. He recommended: “Although... Read more
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Gazette
Urgent vaccination plea issued for parents and children in Gloucestershire after rapid surge in measles caseshave issued an urgent plea to parents in Gloucestershire after a total of 25 po
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
have issued an urgent plea to parents in Gloucestershire after a total of 25 potential cases of measles in the county. Public Health England officials are urging parents to check that they and their children have received two doses of the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Bury Times
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Gazette
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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guardian-series
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Harrow Times
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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This is West Country
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Gazette News
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Bolton News
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Experts urge more action on ‘great disgrace’ of child obesityto social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.”
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to social inequalities in obesity and limit how much we can reduce its burden.” Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: “It’s taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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SKY News
Global obesity levels in children rise tenfold, according to studythe NHS in the years to come and damage the health of future generations. Dr A
SKY News / Posted 6 days ago
the NHS in the years to come and damage the health of future generations. Dr Alison Tedstone, Chief Nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "It's taken many years for us to reach this point and change will not happen... Read more
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International Business Times
Wetherspoons pubs have healthier children's menus than nearly every restaurant in the UK being eaten out of the home, big business can't rest on its laurels,"said Dr Al
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
being eaten out of the home, big business can't rest on its laurels,"said Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England. "There are still too many calorie-laden desserts and over-sized main meals targeted towards children.... Read more
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