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We need to start taking vaping seriously as a way to save lives

It’s an unprecedented turnaround. E-cigarettes, once painted as a new and sinister health risk, are now being promoted as a public health lifeline – in the UK, at least. Yet if we want to make the most of their potential, healthcare staff need to put aside their preconceptions and embrace them more...

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn

The UK is going backwards on preparing for the impacts of global warming and is failing to deliver adequate action to meet old climate targets, let alone its new ‘net zero’ one, government advisers have warned. In one of a pair of damning progress reports on government, the Committee on...

The scientific nutrition facts you really need to inform your diet

ONE morning a few months ago, I saw a headline that made my heart sink. It claimed that eggs can give you heart attacks. It wasn’t that I was about to eat eggs for breakfast. It was because, as a medical journalist, I knew friends and family would soon ask me what to make of this claim....

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration

PASADENA, Calif. -- Immigration policy hasn't yet become the most talked-about issue among the Democratic presidential field, but four candidates came here Friday to blast President Donald Trump's record on the issue and present their own plans. California's early March primary...