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Sitting is the New Smoking

I read a large number of health news alerts, updates and research results related to dementia, ageing science, and public health and I have to confess this new slogan for highlighting the dangers of sedentary behaviour caught me off guard.

I think the reason ‘Sitting is the New Smoking’ is so powerful for me is that it identifies how invisible the negative impact of sitting is.  We, including me too, have a difficult time imagining that sitting more is read more…


An alternative way of keeping up with the NHS.

Alternative NHS guide-Kings Fund

Recent changes in the NHS framework have left many of us struggling to keep up.  Below is a brilliant animated guide (six and a half minute video) produced by the Kings Fund that walks us through the health systems as they are meant to support England.

Further resources can be found on the King’s Fund website.

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