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‘Weird old weight loss tip’ advertised on internet turns out to be heroin addiction

choose lite‘It turns out that ‘Paul from Glasgow’ does exist and really did lose the weight, but when we found him in a bedsit he was sitting in his own filth, injecting heroin between his toes and hadn’t eaten for three days.’

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2013
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Overweight colleague to switch to skimmed milk

It was confirmed this morning that local office worker Sally Gibson is to move from semi-skimmed to skimmed milk in an effort to lose weight.

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2012
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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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