Archive: Public Health

Price on being poor: A sugar tax on drinks is likely to hit lower income groups hardest

Budget 2016: Osborne's sugar tax is another punishment on the poor

Only in a country with no sense of class-consciousness could anyone support this hectoring, punitive attack on the poor

Opinion Former Articles

  • A vision for improving the health of the public

    The Academy of Medical Sciences’ latest report, ‘Improving the health of the public by 2040’, explores how the UK’s research environment needs to adapt to meet the complex health challenges we will face in the future.

  • Health of the public in 2040

    The Academy of Medical Sciences’ latest report, ‘Improving the health of the public by 2040’, explores how the UK’s research environment needs to adapt to meet the complex health challenges we will face in the future.

  • Rethink: People with mental health problems helped to hold health services to account

    Wednesday, 10 October - Four leading mental health charities are launching a guide today to provide practical advice for people with mental health problems and their families, on how they can have their voices heard in the mental health system and hold services to account.

  • ESRC: A picture of health in schools

    Feeling comfortable and confident in sport, health, or PE can be very difficult for some young people who can be seen as a 'risk' of becoming obese. Young people from ethnic minorities, especially girls, are more likely to be physically inactive and unhealthy.

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