Global burden of women’s cancers

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Every year, more than 2 million women worldwide are diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer, yet where a woman lives, her socioeconomic status, and agency largely determine whether she will develop one of these cancers and will ultimately survive. In … Continued

Selling smoking cessation

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Only about 50% of smokers attempting to quit use any type of support in their quit attempts. A recent trial has provided clear evidence on how to improve uptake of subsidised smoking cessation services. A recent paper by Cummings and Carpenter … Continued

Voluntary register for health promotion practitioners

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The UKHPR (United Kingdom Public Health Register) has announced the launch of a new voluntary register for health promotion practitioners. Sitting alongside the UKPHR’s established register for members of the core public health workforce, the new register is being opened … Continued

From 5 a day to 10 a day

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Five portions of fruit and vegetables every day is good for you but 10 is much better and could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide. This is the finding of a recent study by Imperial College London. !0 portions a … Continued

This Girl Can

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“Our new ad is here, with thanks to National Lottery players! Jiggling, sweating, lifting, taking a breather – however you do it, we think it’s phenomenal.” Watch the video>

Falls and fractures: consensus statement

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Produced by Public Health England with the National Falls Prevention Coordination Group member organisations. This document outlines approaches to interventions and activities helping prevent falls and fractures to improve health outcomes for older people. Read more>

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