Deadly air pollution shortens lives by nearly 2 years - researchers

Air pollution, caused largely by burning fossil fuels, is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8...

Fruit and vegetables: five-a-day

Increasing the intake of fruits and vegetables will provide many nutritional and health benefits. It is important...

Vegans: why they inspire fear and loathing among meat eaters

Is there more than meets the eye when assessing the hostility they provoke?

Lack of school toilets puts 620 million children in danger

A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children...

In rural France, Macron seeks remedy for 'healthcare deserts'

France was once seen as world's top health provider

World's top aid agency to promote resilience with new body

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is to set up a new body to promote resilience, a senior...

Men should get into the habit of examining themselves

‘Movember’ is the time when men grow their moustaches to raise awareness on men’s health...

Being born working class is bad for your health

Moving up the social ladder cannot compensate for it

Two of every three smokers would like to stop

Tobacco industry price games make it even tougher to quit smoking

Physical inactivity kills more people every year than smoking

Major cause of early death

US to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

The US Food and Drug Administration next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavored electronic...

Salt: how to cut back without losing flavour

UK government trying to get people to reduce intake

'Wake-up call' as UK medics push one in five trans people to conversion therapy

10% of LGBT+ people experienced unequal treatment

Over half of care home residents prescribed unnecessary medicines

New way of monitoring could improve their lives

Taxing sausages and bacon could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year

Why not get people to pay for the health care their behaviour will require?

How innovation can help end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Most children who have their tonsils removed don't benefit

About 37,000 a year carried out in the UK

Five ways to encourage people to reduce their meat intake

Information about health and environment not enough to change behaviour

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Raising funds for cancer research

A fund-raising party in aid of Cancer Research takes place at Villa Arrigo in Naxxar on Friday at...

In UK, children account for almost half of all visits to A&E for sports injuries

No clear evidence that sport - as opposed to physical activity - reduces obesity