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Obesity

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CPD module: Obesity

Obesity – a health issue for our times.

Covid has sparked healthier behaviours, reveals study

Eight in 10 adults have changed their lifestyle and seven in 10 said Covid motivated them to live healthier lives.

Child obesity on the increase in England, warns report

Obesity among children in England is on the rise according to a government report.  

300k people use diabetes risk checker tool

Some 291,325 people used the Diabetes UK ‘Know Your Risk’ tool to check their risk of type 2 diabetes online since the end of July.

PHE launches nationwide campaign to tackle health issues

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a nationwide adult health campaign to help people live healthier lives after Covid-19.

RPS urges ministers to ensure pharmacy has big obesity role

The RPS says the government’s strategy on tackling obesity will succeed if community pharmacies play a key role.

Fitness app nears 1 million downloads during lockdown

Public Health England’s (PHE) Couch to 5k fitness app has reached nearly one million downloads. 

UK should be smoke-free by 2030, says PHE

A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.  

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

The fat of the land

There’s no disputing the facts: Britain is overweight. In December 2015, in her annual report, England’s Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, said obesity was the biggest threat to women’s health. Of course, not only women are affected by obesity. In its 2014 report on obesity, Public Health England noted a number of very worrying trends ...



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