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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 | Handwashing | International
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
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
Outgoing people tend to be happier later in life
Young adults who are more outgoing or more emotionally stable, tend to be happier in later life - research result from Southampton University, England. Extroversion in youth has direct positive eff...