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Health inequalities: Why is it harder for some people to eat healthily? 

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Health inequalities

We investigate diet inequality and its root causes with Dr Amy Yau, Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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New independent tobacco review sets roadmap for a smokefree England for all

New review sets out a roadmap the UK Government should follow to close the health inequality gap and end smoking in England.

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New analysis estimates over 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

The results of an analysis published by Cancer Research UK today estimate that more than 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

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New study identifies how obesity may increase the risk of developing womb cancer

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine.

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Health inequalities: Why do people smoke if they know it’s bad for them?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Health inequalities

For the second instalment in our health inequalities series, we’re looking at what’s behind differences in the causes of smoking.

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Bean there done that: Can swapping to pulses be the new year’s resolution that sticks?

Black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, cannellini beans… there’s a wonderful world of beans out there ready to be the main dish.

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Javid’s war on cancer can’t leave people behind

We’ve had plans before. What we need is leadership, commitment and competence. Addressing cancer inequalities and cancer prevention must be central to the plan.

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11 top tips for cutting back on alcohol

If you’re one of the many people who want to cut back on drinking this January, but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered.

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Opinion: ‘The idea that a tobacco company might profit off my disease appals me’

Hear from a policy manager at Cancer Research UK about what they think about Phillip Morris International’s bid for pharmaceutical company Vectura.

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Should alcohol marketing be dropped from televised sport?

During the 2019 Six Nations,122.4 billion Guinness-related branded impressions were delivered to the UK population who watched the coverage.

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