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Too many health warnings may be bad for you say experts

Healthier not to.Doctors have warned that an extended exposure to health warnings may be detrimental to your health and are calling for a ceiling on the number of medical scare stories to a maximum of 5 per week.

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Posted: Oct 20th, 2011
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Calling in sick to be part of National Curriculum

'Probably just a touch of ebola'‘Calling in sick is something that most people find very stressful,’ said Education Secretary Ed Balls, ‘and millions of working days a year are lost due to stress. It’s a vicious circle.’

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Posted: Oct 15th, 2009
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Chip shops to ‘hide the pies’ in bid to reduce obesity

Unhealthy foods such as pies, chips and burgers are to be kept under the counter under new proposals proposed by the Department of Health. From next year, it will be illegal to advertise or display fried foods, sugary drinks ‘or any other foodstuff likely to increase the chances of obesity.’

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2009
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