Alcohol Awareness Week

This week is Alcohol Awareness Week (from 19-25 November), with a theme of Change. The organisation behind it, Alcohol Change UK, is asking people to ‘get thinking about drinking’. The key message for Alcohol Awareness Week is that change is possible....

True cost of obesity

A new study in America has revealed the true cost of obesity is far higher than previously calculated, once other factors are taken into account. Official estimates are between $150 and $300  billion annually, which refers to healthcare spending.  However, the new...