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The Realisation of Reality!

As many of you will know I am good at spreading the word and talking about my “extreme” resolutions. Some have gone as far to say that I am firmly stuck on my high horse now. 509 more words

Fundraising

Off-topic post about running for charity

Hi there!

I’m running a couple of half-marathons in September. I guess that’s a full marathon, split across two weeks.

I’m running for Cancer Research UK. 16 more words

Cancer Research UK

Walk All Over Cancer fundraising

As I continue to recover from glandular fever I am joining my wife Andrea in her Walk All Over Cancer fundraising. Basically you pledge to walk 10,000 steps per day during the whole of March. 110 more words

News

The Most Exciting News for Cancer Research Yet!!!

In 2015 Cancer Research UK launched a series of £20m awards for researchers attempting game changing research. These are the most ambitious grants in the world allowing international research teams to take on the biggest problems in cancer research, the Grand Challenges. 1,218 more words

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Outrage as charity bosses pocket six-figure salaries

Nine executives at Cancer Research UK earn more than the Prime Minister, including chief executive Harpal Kumar, who pockets up to £240,000 a year.

Kumar, 50, lives in a luxury £1.6m home in north-west London and does not have a mortgage. 90 more words

Features

E-Cigarettes Safer Than Smoking Says Long-Term Study

E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Scientists at UCL found that people who swapped smoking regular cigarettes for e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for at least six months, had much lower levels of toxic and cancer causing substances in their body than people who continued to use conventional cigarettes. 331 more words

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