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    Government's 'growth-at-all-costs' agenda will damage health, says BMA

    The government must consider a healthy population as a major driver of economic success, the BMA has said calling the prime minister’s plans a ‘dash for GDP growth at all costs.’

    By Belinda Liversedge on 19 October 2022

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    Better Health campaign lists six health benefits of losing weight

    Reducing the risk of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cancer, are just some of the benefits of losing weight highlights a new government campaign.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 January 2022

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    Obesity at work: why employers should provide support

    Well-designed weight management programmes can help employees living with obesity to manage their weight more effectively and continue to make a vital contribution at work, but it’s crucial they do not stigmatise and alienate the very people they are designed to support.

    By Dr Zofia Bajorek, Institute for Employment Studies (IES) on 06 January 2022