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Poor in UK dying 10 years earlier than rich, despite years of government action

The life expectancy gap between rich and poor people in England is widening, despite years of government and┬áNHS action, a hard-hitting National Audit Office report reveals today. Extensive efforts have failed to reduce the wide differential, which can still be … Continue reading

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Revealed: How ‘zero-grazing’ is set to bring US-style factory farming to Britain

Plans to rear thousands of pigs and cows in huge new industrial units condemned by animal welfare charities A battle is under way in the British countryside to fight off plans for massive factory farms that would house thousands of … Continue reading

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Scottish – ‘overweight, inactive, smokers’

Almost the entire adult population of Scotland are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet, according to a new study.┬áResearchers from Glasgow studied data from more than 6500 people who took … Continue reading

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