It also boosts community spirit among adults.
Posts Tagged: Public Health
This ‘silent killer’ leads to hundreds of hospitalisations every year, and they’re almost entirely preventable with modern technology.
The underlying motive for this tradition, though now often dressed up in quasi-medical language, is as much aesthetic as sanitary.
There is a scandal of Councils wasting huge Public Health budgets – while refusing to fund modest schemes that would provide great benefits.
Also: Welsh Government want you to tell them how they can tax you into a better person; donor transparency for Ulster; and SNP shielded from EU fine by London.
Hundreds if not thousands of pubs have disappeared because the people who used to enjoy a drink and a smoke together have gone elsewhere or stayed at home.
The Government must do more to unlock the sector’s potential – and the Conservative manifesto is a welcome start.
The social and financial costs of obesity are enormous, and fall disproportionately on the less well-off.
The relief that obese people afford public services by dying early is almost never acknowledged in the health economics literature.
Staff should be allowed to vape at their desks.
Parents and business need more help from the Government to avert a public health crisis.
Rugby, cricket and tennis clubs are looking for new members and fresh talent, but families aren’t necessarily aware of them.
New research reveals that a majority of the public believe anti-smoking measures have already gone far enough or too far.
Support and enforcement must run hand in hand to make our communities safer.
Nicola Blackwood: Our new obesity strategy isn’t nanny state, it’s a sensible plan to make children healthier
This is about encouraging industry to reduce sugar content, improve school sport and empower parents, not abolish individual responsibility.