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Environmental impact of bottled water ‘3,500' times greater than tap water

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Small risk to health from drinking treated tap water vastly outweighed by the environmental cost of drinking bottled water, study finds
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Vitamin D deficiency: The sign on your skin you should never ignore

Vitamin D deficiency: The sign on your skin you should never ignore

VITAMIN D is one of the most common vitamins Britons lack. If you're low on vitamin D, you might be suffering from this skin condition. What is the sign of vitamin D deficiency... Read more ...

Liver failure symptoms: Four easily overlooked signs your liver could be failing

Liver failure symptoms: Four easily overlooked signs your liver could be failing

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Amy Schumer says she is 'feeling stronger and thrilled about life' after her...

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Amy Schumer shared a health update with her fans on Sunday as she recovers from her hysterectomy. The comedienne's uterus and appendix were removed during the surgery. Read more ...

Stanford Bourne obituary

Pioneering psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who specialised in studying the effects of stillbirth on women's mental health The psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Stanford Bourne, who... Read more ...

Covid test: The drinks that could lead to a false positive result, according...

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CERTAIN drinks could lead to a positive Covid test result, according to one group of scientists. They conclude daily testing is best done first thing in the morning, prior to... Read more ...

Hypertension diet: Eating just a teaspoon of this can slash risk of high...

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The Guardian view on contemplative silence: there's a lot to be said for it...

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Yes, drugs are overprescribed: but it's not the fault of GPs | Letters

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A children's ‘new deal' mustn't be limited to schools | Letter

Funding for children's mental health must extend to tackling area deprivation and a lack of services, says Prof Mike Stein As your leader suggests, it is to be hoped that the... Read more ...