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Let's talk about sex!

There is a title to make people sit up a bit straighter on a wintery Saturday afternoon. The stereotype of the uptight English who do not talk about such things is one, sadly, that has its roots in reality. 626 more words


Cigarettes and plain packaging - a literature overview

Plain packaging for cigarettes has once more jumped up the agenda with the government apparently keen to push through legislation before the next election. Now seems as good a time as any to look at some of the key issues around plain packaging for cigarettes. 611 more words


How I Ate Chocolate Cake Without Feeling Guilty...

So, as you’ve heard, I’m planning on giving up sugar, right?

Well, yes and no.

I love the reactions people have when I tell them I am doing this, but what is best is the bemused looks from people who know me. 1,216 more words


World's Ebola Response Was a "Bit of Luck", says Bill Gates

Bill Gates has warned that the world will need to react more quickly next time there is a deadly outbreak similar to Ebola.

Gates on Thursday praised the United States and other countries for providing aid to affected countries in west Africa but said “the speed of those resources becoming available wouldn’t have been adequate if this had been more infectious”. 449 more words


The War In Ukraine Has Reached Another Critical Phase

Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight, retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. 652 more words


Ageing Gracefully My Ass

Yesterday, whilst undertaking my latest Blogging University Assignment, I stumbled onto an hilarious and cathartic website that tackles, with some relish, the thorny issue of ageing! 384 more words

Why Energy Drinks May Ruin Your Fitness Goals and Your Health

There’s been a lot of press lately concerning the potential dangers of consuming a lot of energy drinks. The World Health Organisation has recently stated… 261 more words

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