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Removing sweets from checkouts linked to dramatic fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Policies aimed at removing sweets and crisps from checkouts could lead to a dramatic reduction to the amount of unhealthy food purchased to eat ‘on the go’ and a significant reduction in that purchased to take home, suggests new research led by the University of Cambridge. The study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, found… Read More »

Remarkable number of women who suffer from bladder weakness – and the surprising advice which could help

It probably isn’t the first topic of conversation you’d bring up over a coffee – but millions of women across the country live with little leaks. Yes, we’re talking about the pesky problem of bladder weakness. Research shows an incredible one in three women over the age of 35 will experience the problem at some… Read More »

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout, particularly for primary care doctors such as pediatricians, family medicine physicians and general internists. Common causes of EHR-related stress include too little time for documentation, time spent at home managing records and EHR… Read More »