Can Labour ‘save and transform’ the NHS?

Labour leader pledges to turn around health services Labour’s Ed Miliband has vowed to “save and transform”  the NHS, planning to reveal more details in due course. Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham is also due to speak about what a £2.5 billion annual funding boost could mean for patients, although Mr Miliband has already stated that […]

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Has e-cigarette advice been misleading?

Experts claim that the benefits outweigh the risks Researchers from the University College London team have disagreed with World Health Organisation (WHO) advice about the use of e-cigarettes, claiming current recommendations are alarmist when the devices could save lives. The health experts explained that for every million smokers who switch to e-cigarettes, more than 6,000 […]

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What would make you quit smoking?

Quit line calls up by 80% after stark health campaign Vividly haunting true stories are used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) second bout of anti-smoking advertising, with graphic images encouraging smokers to kick the habit, or face the health consequences. The ‘Tips from Former Smokers’ campaign launched yesterday in a bid to persuade […]

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