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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said he had a “great deal of sympathy” for the idea of charging alcohol-related admissions money if they end up in A&E units.
The average Briton spends almost a year of their lives nursing a hangover, a charity has said.
Public health initiatives need to focus on six key areas in particular to improve the nation’s wellbeing, according to the head of England’s national public health body.
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The number of unexplained deaths among babies is not reducing fast enough and health officials must do more to prevent cot deaths, a charity has said.
Deaths linked to legal highs could surpass those related to heroin use within just two years, according to a new report by a think-tank.
Pharmacies should be allowed to do more to tackle the obesity crisis, experts said after they found most people in the UK live within easy walking distance of a chemist.
Ministers should introduce health warnings on wine bottles in a bid to combat problem drinking, parliamentarians have said.
Not all saturated fats increase the chances of developing diabetes − and some actually protect against the disease, a study has shown.
Only patients with liver problems who are the heaviest drinkers would be affected by a minimum price for alcohol, experts have said.
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