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Facebook may be linked to childhood obesity

 A new study claims social media sites such as Facebook may be contributing to the advertising of junk foods to young people.

Researchers at the University of Sydney analyzed 27 food and beverage companies, including Subway and Coca Cola, and found that `unhealthy food’ companies pulled in a high level of engagement on Facebook from teens and young adults through aggressive marketing.  182 more words

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John McDonnell, MP raises concerns about closure of the Heathrow Control Unit which is now desperately needed to confront Ebola

This week John McDonnell MP raised concerns in Parliament about the closure of the Heathrow Control Unit which is now desperately needed to confront Ebola. 268 more words

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Head Of Healthcare Union In South Florida Urges More Ebola Preparedness

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Federal officials held an informational conference call on Ebola Monday and among the thousands of people listening was the head of the local Healthcare Workers Union that represents 4,000 healthcare workers. 309 more words

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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health.

But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it. 90 more words

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Do video games make kids agressive?; Health effects of working nights; Exersize and depression

It’s a very controversial question–do violent visual images, like those from movies and video games, actually make children more violent and aggressive?  The truth is hard to pin down, but prevailing opinions are easier to find. 216 more words

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Health Watch Hillingdon - Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

Dear Villagers

Please see the following from the Chief Executive Officer for Health watch Hillingdon.

“I do not know if you are aware but the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment for the borough is currently being consulted upon. 189 more words

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