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Bolton woman’s death was caused by heart failure and not tanning injections

An inquest into the tragic death of a young woman from Bolton who collapsed at a tanning salon has heard that she passed away due to severe heart failure. Jenna Vickers, 26, was visiting the Tantastic salon on Bury Road, … Continue reading

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30-stone woman demands taxpayer-funded gastric op

A woman who weighs 30-stone and ironically married to a qualified fitness instructor, has demanded gastric surgery on the NHS after claiming she is too big to work and cannot lose the weight. Wendy Phillips, a 46-year old mother-of-three from … Continue reading

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Average Brit only diets after reaching 13st 10lbs

If you are overweight or obese and are now deciding to lose weight, what are your motivators for doing so? Maybe it’s the dangerous health risks involved with carrying extra weight such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. … Continue reading

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TV chef recipes contain more calories than ready meals

If you have ever sat down in front of the TV with a microwave ready meal and felt a degree of guilt watching one of the many celebrity chefs preaching about their ‘healthy’ meals, perhaps you don’t need to be … Continue reading

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Calculator devised that can predict childhood obesity risk at birth

Scientists at Imperial College London claim they have constructed a formula that could predict a new-born baby’s chance of becoming obese as they get older. The calculator is available online for anybody wishing to test it out, with researchers hoping … Continue reading

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