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Obesity

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Hospitals faced over one million obesity-related admissions

Hospitals in England had to deal with more than one million admissions where obesity was a factor in 2019-20. 

Calorie labelling to be introduced on restaurant menus

Large restaurant businesses with over 250 employees in England to display the calorie information of non-prepacked food and soft drinks.

Diabetes diagnoses double in 15 years

Cases of diabetes diagnoses have doubled in the last 15 years, according to charity Diabetes UK. 

The weight is over

Covid-19 has focused attention on the danger of excess weight, so it could be time to review your approach to weight management

Covid has sparked healthier behaviours, reveals study

Eight in 10 adults have changed their lifestyle and seven in 10 said Covid motivated them to live healthier lives.

PHE launches nationwide campaign to tackle health issues

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a nationwide adult health campaign to help people live healthier lives after Covid-19.

RPS urges ministers to ensure pharmacy has big obesity role

The RPS says the government’s strategy on tackling obesity will succeed if community pharmacies play a key role.

Get involved to improve children’s health

Pharmacists have a unique opportunity to build trusting relationships with parents to influence the long-term health prospects of their children. Find out the most important ways you can get involved.

Let's talk about weight

Weight management services more than double what someone will lose. We look at what’s available, and a best practice pharmacy service 

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

‘Hazardous Waist’ materials available to support Men’s Health Week

With Men’s Health Week 2017 set to kick off on 12 June, the Men’s Health Forum has released materials to help spark conversations on the problem of abdominal obesity

Obesity Day to highlight growing obesity epidemic in Europe

Over 50 per cent of all Europeans will be affected by obesity by 2030, according to the WHO



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