Health

Obesity, food poverty and the big changes coming to supermarkets 
Food

Obesity, food poverty and the big changes coming to supermarkets 

New legislation restricting high fat, salt and sugar foods does not address the price of a healthy diet, says Sofia Antona

‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis
Big Issue

‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis

James Fairweather wants to tell his story to shine a light on brain cancer and help bring in more funds for research.

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Former Big Issue Invest CEO James Fairweather was enjoying a holiday in May. Two weeks later he had been given 12 months to live. Now, he is raising money for brain cancer research, and hopes to bring some focus to a woefully under-funded disease.

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists
Employment

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer
Health

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer

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Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit
Heatwaves

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?
Employment

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice
Health

‘It nearly destroyed my life’: Menopause activist teams up with Big Issue to give sellers crucial advice

‘Knock for a drink or an ice lolly!’: How Brits are helping those working outside in the heatwave
Heatwave

‘Knock for a drink or an ice lolly!’: How Brits are helping those working outside in the heatwave

Steve Barclay: How the new health secretary has voted on abortion, assisted dying and the NHS
Politics

Steve Barclay: How the new health secretary has voted on abortion, assisted dying and the NHS

Teenage activists deliver wheelbarrows of mud to Kellogg’s factory to protest ‘misleading’ health claims
Healthy food

Teenage activists deliver wheelbarrows of mud to Kellogg’s factory to protest ‘misleading’ health claims

What is polio and why is it back?
Polio

What is polio and why is it back?

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions

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5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof
TV

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof

‘Find and Treat’ van helping thousands of vulnerable Londoners gets upgrade for mobile diagnosis
Health

‘Find and Treat’ van helping thousands of vulnerable Londoners gets upgrade for mobile diagnosis

Health and care bill: Why are people protesting against the ‘NHS privatisation bill’?
NHS

Health and care bill: Why are people protesting against the ‘NHS privatisation bill’?

High Court to decide on ‘GP surgery privatisation’ by US healthcare giant
NHS

High Court to decide on ‘GP surgery privatisation’ by US healthcare giant

How experts think the government should actually be levelling up the country
Levelling Up

How experts think the government should actually be levelling up the country

Changemakers 2022: Health and sport
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Health and sport

Jonathan Van-Tam is stepping down – so here are his best Covid analogies
Covid-19

Jonathan Van-Tam is stepping down – so here are his best Covid analogies

Experts share the tips you need to successfully complete Dry January
DRy January

Experts share the tips you need to successfully complete Dry January

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Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late
John Puntis

Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late

Pandemic effect on deprived children’s health could last into adulthood
health inequality

Pandemic effect on deprived children’s health could last into adulthood

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

Scurvy and malnutrition in the UK have doubled since 2010
Poverty

Scurvy and malnutrition in the UK have doubled since 2010

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