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Post-Olympic bike sales increase sees wheelchair manufacturers bracing themselves

Following on from the large increase in bike sales instigated by Team GB’s cycling success at the Olympics, wheelchair manufacturers are bracing themselves for increased production should British Wheelchair racers have a similar level of dominance at the Paralympics.

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Posted: Aug 26th, 2012
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Brits have a negative body image ‘because they’re fat bastards’, research finds

‘The conjunction of a large body size and a full-length mirror can often lead to the perception of negative body image.’

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Posted: May 30th, 2012
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Doctors unite to fight obesity with ridicule

no coach parties allowed in waiting roomOrganisations representing nearly every doctor in the UK have come together to promote ridicule as the most effective measure in combating obesity.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2012
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NHS proudly unveils new type 3 diabetes

eager upgraders now queueing round the blockThe National Health Service today unveiled the long-expected new type 3 diabetes to a packed press conference in Hammersmith, claiming it is the ‘best ever’ version of the disease. Simply referred to as ‘The New Diabetes’, this updated condition has already taken the US by storm, with obese people literally jumping with joy (albeit not very high) at the new features of this ailment.

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2012
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Shock report predicts 50% of all Lego figures will be obese by 2030

A five year study by Swaffham University, long recognised as the leading research institution in the country specialising in the study of children’s plastic figures, predicts that half of all Lego figures will suffer from ‘Legobesity’ by the year 2030.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2011
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