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What you need to know before going vegan

If you believe the hype, the entire world is going vegan. And who can blame them? Movies like The Game Changers tell us that quitting meat and other animal products will help us live longer, jump higher and perform better than we ever have. If you haven’t seen it, you’ve almost certainly heard of it.… Read More »

A nation of pill poppers: NHS dishes out more prescriptions than EVER before

NHS prescriptions for antidepressants DOUBLE in a decade as official figures reveal doctors are dishing out more drugs than ever Prescribing figures show the NHS cut its bill by more than £300m in 2018  Prescriptions for certain statins and antidepressants have rocketed in 10 years  High blood pressure and cholesterol cause huge numbers of prescriptions  By… Read More »

Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

An ambitious project to clean up a vast tide of ocean pollution has been sidelined. The project’s 2,000-foot-long screen — which was already failing to capture plastic while stationed more than 1,000 miles off the coast of California — broke apart just before New Year’s under the constant wind and waves of the Pacific Ocean.… Read More »

Want to quit cigarettes? Here's why you've got a better chance of succeeding than ever before

Giving up cigarettes isn’t easy. Although some can quit completely, for others it can be a hard journey. Over 60% of smokers in Great Britain want to give up*. So what’s stopping them? There are more ways than ever to help smokers quit, such as nicotine patches, gums and tablets. And there are better alternatives… Read More »