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Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide
Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, pr...
28 Mar '20 | Handwashing | International
COVID-19 Mental health and social impact study
Psychologists are studying the mental health and social impacts of the UK government's response to coronavirus. They hope that understanding its effects on the mental health and behaviour of UK res...
Brits walk less than one mile per day
According to recent research made available by Cancer Research UK's 'Walk All Over Cancer' campaign, on a typical weekday more than half (52%) of UK adults walk a mile or less while 17% walk less t...
25 May '17 | Healthy Exercise | UK
European Obesity Day 2017
European Obesity Day 2017 is an opportunity to raise awareness of the health issues associated with obesity and the challenges people face when trying to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
Medics plea to UK politicians: No More Games with A&E
The recent BMA plea to politicians uses the slogan: No More Games with A&E. Just weeks ahead of the UK general election on 7 May is perhaps one of the best opportunities to try to extract promises ...
25 Mar '15 | Emergency Medicine | UK