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PM urged to tackle ‘national scandal' of life expectancy gap

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Health experts call for action on poverty as research shows gulf between rich and poor Austerity blamed for life expectancy stalling for first time in century The UK's leading...
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Laschet and Merz launch bids to lead German conservatives

6 hours ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - And then there were three in the race to lead Germany's Christian Democrats. Armin Laschet, the prime minister of the populous North-Rhine Westphalia region, and...
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The Guardian view on inequality and health: a matter of life and death | Editorial

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

It is unfair that in England people in different social circumstances experience avoidable differences in health, wellbeing and length of life. But this is a political choice...
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Austerity blamed for life expectancy stalling for first time in century

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Landmark England review says policy causing unprecedented damage to health and life chances ‘National disgrace': tackle regional health inequality, PM to be told Life...
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National Trust and Cadbury end £7m Easter egg hunt deal

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

After pressure from children's health campaigners, this year's 260 trails will be the last The National Trust and Cadbury have agreed to end their 13-year partnership involving...
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Hunt is partly judging his own legacy. But the Government can still expect him to provide rigorous challenge

13 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Some eyebrows have been raised at Jeremy Hunt's election as Chairman of the Health and Social Care Select Committee. Jess Phillips, the Labour MP who was briefly a leadership...
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Three reasons why the Tories might legalise cannabis

Three reasons why the Tories might legalise cannabis

14 days ago   |   The Week

Credits Getty Images Alt Text Marijuana Potential for raising tax revenue may be among the most compelling attractions In Depth Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 8:57am Ian...
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Calls from Tories for full restoration of maternity services for Dr Gray's to benefit Moray mothers

14 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman will today visit Elgin to discuss Dr Gray's Hospital. Last night, calls were made demanding full restoration of maternity services at the Moray...
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British retailers yet to benefit from 'Boris bounce', says BRC

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

Health check of sector seems to show thrifty approach still ingrained in shoppers Britain's retailers have yet to benefit from any post-election pickup in the economy amid...
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Trump's budget built on proposals to please his conservative base in election year, Democrats claim

15 days ago   |   The Independent

Nancy Pelosi charges president with hypocrisy over State of the Union health care promises
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