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Better together

15 June 2020 at 15:38

Better together

We're better when we're together. We can see this now more than ever before as we join forces to tackle the ongoing health crisis. Neighbourhoods are taking care of their most vulnerable and thousands across the land have signed up to volunteer. Despite our enforced physical distance, we are seeing a rise in community activities and a real sense of togetherness.

 

The belief that we stand stronger when unified is the backdrop to the creation of the Integrated Healthcare Collaborative (ICH) last year. The ICH is made up of several key organisations representing complementary, traditional and natural healthcare. And as the second largest healing system in the world, homeopathy's professional bodies are at its core.

The ICH was established on the recommendation of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Health and has a mission to build a truly integrated healthcare service in the UK. As well as improving our health and well-being, it also aims to enhance patient care, open up access to different treatments and deliver a more cost effective suite of services.

All this comes at a time when interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and an integrated approach to health is gathering pace. In Europe, 130 million people are already using homeopathy and 15 per cent of paediatric prescriptions in Spain and Germany are for homeopathic preparations. Worldwide, the figures rise to around 600 million users, and the World Health Organisation states that universal healthcare is only possible by integrating CAM services - including homeopathy - into healthcare delivery. 

Closer to home, the UK Department of Health has a focus on prevention and wellness models and the benefits of a more integrated approach are apparent. A recent study published in the British Medical Journal shows that NHS GP surgeries that employ doctors also trained in integrative and complementary medicines prescribe lower rates of antibiotics than all other GP surgeries in England. That's a win for all those patients feeling better, but also a critical tool in the global fight against growing antibiotic resistance.

Find out more about the Integrated Healthcare Collaborative here.

Let's be better, together. 

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Tags: Integrated Health | Homeopathy | complementary medicine

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World Environment Day

05 June 2020 at 15:00

Time for Nature Today is World Environment Day , the annual initiative led by the United Nations to encourage awareness and action to protect our planet.   This year’s theme ' ... [ read more ]

Tags: Environment | Sustainable healthcare

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Mental Health Awareness Week

16 May 2020 at 13:01

Mental Health Awareness Week The issue of mental health has climbed the agenda in recent years. And with one in four people estimated to suffer from mental illness at some point in their life, ... [ read more ]

Tags: Mental Health

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Homeopathy for anxiety and stress

26 March 2020 at 08:18

Homeopathy for managing anxiety and stress We’re living through challenging times right now and some people may be feeling more anxious than usual. Try homeopathy to help manage rising ... [ read more ]

Tags: Anxiety | Stress

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8 Homeopathic remedies to help with insomnia

10 October 2019 at 13:09

8 Homeopathic remedies to help with insomnia Insomnia affects about a third of the population in the UK. You might find it difficult to get to sleep initially, have trouble staying asleep, wake up ... [ read more ]

Tags: Sleep | Insomnia

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Argentum Nitricum - Homeopathic remedy picture

26 September 2019 at 11:30

Argentum Nitricum Homeopathic remedy for symptoms arising from an over-active imagination. Great fear of heights. Claustrophobia.   Anticipatory states, easily panicked when a time is ... [ read more ]

Tags: Natural remedy for panic attacks | Homeopathic first aid | Claustrophobia | Learn Homeopathy with us | School of homeopathy | Argentum Nitricum | Homeopathic remedy for anxiety

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Uncovered: 1st Australian Report

29 August 2019 at 12:09

Uncovered - 1st Australian report There is “encouraging evidence for the effectiveness of homeopathy” in five medical conditions according to the uncovered first draft of an Australian ... [ read more ]

Tags: Evidence for Homeopathy | Australian report | Ombudsman's enquiry | Misconduct | Homeopathy Research Institute | Biased report | Misuse of public funds | Natural medicine | Try Homeopathy

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Homeopathy at UK Festivals

21 August 2019 at 14:02

The TravelIing Homeopaths Collective (THC) has been going since 1990! It was setup to provide a mobile clinic to treat people with homeopathy and promote homeopathy at fairs, festivals and other ... [ read more ]

Tags: Travelling Homeopaths Collective | Acutes | Homeopathic remedies | Music festivals | Charity work | Volunteering | Practice acute prescribing | Professional homeopathy | UK Homeopathy | Try Homeopathy

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China officinalis - Free Materia Medica!

09 August 2019 at 14:00

China Officinalis Homeopathic remedy picture. This is the very first remedy ever proved by Hahnemann. He was living in Edinburgh earning money by translating at Edinburgh University when he ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathic Remedy | Free Materia Medica | Chinchona Officinalis | China | Natural remedy for bloating | Remedy for exhaustion, | Remedy for insomnia | Holistic Medicine | First aid remedy

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7 Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of eczema

18 July 2019 at 14:42

7 Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of eczema Are you looking for a natural and holistic approach to improve your skin condition? Homeopathy may be able to help!   A homoeopath ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathy for eczema | Homeopathic remedy types | Homeopathy for skin complaints

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Kali Phosphoricum - homeopathic remedy for burn-out

04 July 2019 at 09:14

Kali Phosphoricum Homeopathic remedy picture. Kali phos is often recommended for exhaustion and weak contractions during labour, especially if there are no other distinguishing symptoms. ... [ read more ]

Tags: Remedy for burnout | Remedy for mental shock | Remedy for grief | Remedy for overwork | Remedy for carers | Natural healthcare | Health and wellbeing | Heal naturally with homeopathy | Materia medica | First aid | School of homeopathy

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Homeopathy: a greener way to stay healthy

31 May 2019 at 14:58

Homeopathy: a greener way to stay healthy Already used and trusted by 450 million people the world over, homeopathy is arguably one of the greenest and most sustainable healthcare options ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathy, Healthy Planet, Healthy People, Climate Emergency, Climate Change, Sustainable Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Sustainable Living, Protect the planet, Natural Healthcare, OnePoll, Low-Carbon, Anti-microbial Resistance, Low-cost medicine

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Causticum - homeopathic remedy picture

30 May 2019 at 12:20

Causticum Homeopathic remedy picture. At the emotional level these people cannot tolerate any injustice and are susceptible to intense and long held grief that metaphorically burns into them. At ... [ read more ]

Tags: homeopathic remedy for burns, homeopathic remedy for grief, homeopathic remedy for neurological complaints,

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Good news for patients seeking affordable homeopathy

16 May 2019 at 12:59

Good news for patients seeking affordable homeopathy in the UK Affordable treatments available in Norwich and Liverpool thanks to continued funding from the British Homeopathic Association. ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathy | British Homeopathic Association | NHS

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Phytolocca- a homeopathic remedy to relieve mastitis

25 April 2019 at 13:30

Phytolacca Homeopathic remedy picture from "Get Well Soon" by Misha Norland and students of The School of Homeopathy. A good remedy in new mothers for breastfeeding problems such as cracked ... [ read more ]

Tags: Phytolocca, Homeopathy, Homeopathic remedies, Therapeutic tips, Materia Medica, Plant remedies,

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UK survey shows high level of interest in Homeopathy and CAM

10 April 2019 at 14:52

Survey confirms high level of interest in Homeopathy and CAM in the UK A third of people surveyed were open to trying Homeopathy or other alternative therapies. The survey of 2000 people ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathy | 4Homeopathy | OnePoll | Uk Health Survey | Alternative healthcare | Complementary healthcare | Cost of healthy living in the UK

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From Beckham to Blanchett - celebrities that use homeopathy

09 April 2019 at 11:28

From Beckham to Blanchett - celebrities that use homeopathy Have you tried homeopathy yet? If not, you can’t deny the growing amount of support out there, especially amongst celebrities. ... [ read more ]

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Mercurius - homeopathic remedy picture

05 April 2019 at 14:10

Mercurius Homeopathic remedy picture. Just about everything aggravates this person: heat, cold, night, covering up, uncovering and so on. Their temperature is unstable and so are their moods. At ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy set to grow by 18%

29 March 2019 at 12:44

Homeopathy set to grow by 18% Global market for homeopathy set to witness stellar growth - the homeopathy products market is forecast to expand by 18% between 2017 and 2026. This article is ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathic medicine | Homeopathy | Widespread popularity | Holistic healthcare | Modern medicine | High dilutions | Stimulate immunity

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Cutting Edge Research in Homeopathy

22 March 2019 at 12:36

HRI London 2019: The biggest HRI conference yet! We are very excited about HRI’s 4th International Research Conference which will showcase the best homeopathy research worldwide. The ... [ read more ]

Tags: Homeopathy | Research | Evidence-base | Clinical Trials | Homeopathy for health | Cutting edge scientific research | Latest scienctific trials of homeopathy

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Top 10 Homeopathic Remedies for IBS

13 March 2019 at 12:19

Top 10 Homeopathic Remedies for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or Gastritis     Tired of painful bloating, cramping and constipation? Homeopathy may be able to help. IBS, ... [ read more ]

Tags: Remedies | IBS | Holistic | Natural Medicine | Alternative Therapy | Wellbeing | Health | Homeopathy

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MPs call for natural medicine

13 December 2018 at 17:18

MPs want natural medicine & homeopathy ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP FOR INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE - PRESS RELEASE 13TH DECEMBER 2018 MPs want complementary, traditional and natural ... [ read more ]

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Apis - homeopathic remedy picture

12 December 2018 at 16:39

Apis Homeopathic remedy picture. Bee stings, or any swelling which has this look about it, of red, rosy, puffy skin under tension. Also for kidney pain, swollen glands, tonsillitis and mumps. ... [ read more ]

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Calcarea carbonica - homeopathic remedy picture

07 December 2018 at 10:13

Calcarea carbonica Homeopathic remedy picture. If your child is a late developer, has been slow to teeth, to crawl and walk - a plodder, not a pusher, then this could be their constitutional ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy vet witch-hunt

15 November 2017 at 12:23

Homeopathy vet witch-hunt A witch-hunt has been conducted on an unprecedented scale in the profession. This has been aided by the support on social media of some Past Presidents of the RCVS and ... [ read more ]

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Russell Crowe, Belinda Carlisle and Chris Evans

03 October 2017 at 11:55

Russell Crowe, Belinda Carlisle & Chris Evans talk holistic medicine on BBC Radio 2 Russell Crowe uses Yoga, Belinda Carlisle uses Chanting, Chris Evans uses Acupuncture. Chris says: ... [ read more ]

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Irrefutable evidence in Homeopathy

26 January 2017 at 10:30

Prof Wambersie's words on the work of Prof Hahn regarding the value of metaanalyses in homeopathy Comments and thoughts after reading ‘ Homeopathy: Meta-Analyses of Pooled Clinical Data ... [ read more ]

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How alternative medicine cured our precious pets:

16 December 2016 at 15:25

These doting owners swear homeopathy, reiki and aromatherapy transformed the lives of their pets. Sceptical? Read their stories and judge for yourself.   When Ruth Owen was given the ... [ read more ]

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Evidence Based Homeopathy:

17 October 2016 at 16:54

There is actually much more clinical and basic sciences evidence for homeopathy than most people realize. A leading 2014 review of clinical research in homeopathy confirmed that four of five of ... [ read more ]

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I've been a homeopathic vet for 40 years, so how can I be seen as a fraud?

18 July 2016 at 16:20

Cedric can’t explain how he is feeling. Nor can he say whether his new arthritis treatment is working. In fact, Cedric can’t talk at all. That’s because he is a horse.   ... [ read more ]

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Arlene Phillips Celebrates Homeopathy

22 January 2016 at 11:52

Arlene Phillips Celebrates Homeopathy Arlene Phillips, CBE, choreographer, Strictly Come Dancing star and former dancer, celebrated homeopathy on the red carpet last night at the National ... [ read more ]

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Arlene Phillips Attends NTAs in a living dress

21 January 2016 at 16:21

Strictly Come Dancing star Arlene Phillips walked the red carpet last night at the National Television Awards wearing a “living” dress decorated with real flowers that are all used for ... [ read more ]

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EU market for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicines grows by over 6% a year

05 January 2016 at 12:55

The market for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products in the EU is growing by 6.5% a year according to new figures from ECHAMP. It is now valued at €1.24 billion per year; this ... [ read more ]

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New behind the scenes video from Michelle Collins photoshoot

10 December 2015 at 13:00

New behind the scenes video from Michelle Collins’ photoshoot   British actress Michelle Collins, best known for her roles in EastEnders and Coronation Street, worked with us on the ... [ read more ]

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NHS seek views on Homeopathy services in Liverpool

09 December 2015 at 10:56

NHS seek views on Homeopathy services in Liverpool     We want to hear what people think about the provision of homeopathy services in the City. Homeopathy is a 'treatment' based ... [ read more ]

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Should homeopathy be blacklisted in general practice?

23 November 2015 at 15:10

I have not prescribed them myself but I know of many GPs and patients who find homeopathic preparations helpful, especially in clinical areas where there is no satisfactory conventional treatment. ... [ read more ]

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So how DO you look as classy as Katie at 45?

22 October 2015 at 11:08

So how DO you look as classy as Katie at 45? ALISON BOSHOFF examines how radio presenter manages to hold back the years with her endless legs and lithe physique     She topped the ... [ read more ]

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Warts: Treating Them with Homeopathy

30 July 2015 at 10:06

Warts appear in all shapes and sizes. Caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), they are highly contagious and while they can appear in anyone of any age, they are more likely to bother children ... [ read more ]

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Latest findings in homeopathy research to be presented in Rome

28 May 2015 at 10:04

          Latest findings in homeopathy research to be presented in Rome   London, 27 th May 2015 :  Over 250 scientists from 39 ... [ read more ]

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An Expert Guide To Treating ADHD With Homeopathy

17 January 2015 at 09:50

I would always look for a natural non-toxic solution to my health before turning to my GP, especially if I am not in imminent danger and I have time to consider my options and try other treatments. ... [ read more ]

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New Course - Homeopathy First Aid for Pets

05 December 2014 at 12:40

Learn the basics of homeopathic first aid prescribing for pets, animals and farm from the comfort of your own home. Take care of  your pets and animals health when they most need it. Course ... [ read more ]

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5 Best Homeopathic medicines for Migraine

07 November 2014 at 10:52

Migraine is a form of headache. The pain is usually throbbing, pulsating and bursting in character. At times, the pain is one sided or may involve the whole head. Such pain may last for hours or ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy the best answer to asthma

11 October 2014 at 10:47

Prevalence of asthma 100-150 million people around the globe are suffering from asthma according to World Health Organization (WHO). 15-20 million asthmatics are there in India. Worldwide ... [ read more ]

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Join us for this rare opportunity to see Massimo in the UK!

01 October 2014 at 09:40

Places are limited, so we advise you book early!   This year The School of Homeopathy is proud to present Dr Massimo Mangialavori, who will be sharing his love of the Mushrooms Remedies ... [ read more ]

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Multiple Health Problems Improve with Homeopathy Barry's Story

12 September 2014 at 11:35

Barry’s story shows the wide-spread changes that can happen when a remedy is chosen for the patient’s overall symptom complex rather than just a few isolated or separate symptoms. In ... [ read more ]

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Treating plants with homeopathy

27 August 2014 at 10:06

Treating plants with homeopathy Julian Jonas was confronted by a problem – his tomatoes had blight. Three days after spraying with a homeopathic remedy, the problem was gone. He says, ... [ read more ]

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More must be done to cut unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions

05 August 2014 at 12:13

Worst-performing GP surgeries hand out twice as many drugs for coughs and colds, finds Public Health England and UCL More must be done to curb unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics, experts ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathic healing: The stars who swear by alternative medicine

28 July 2014 at 15:53

Many celebrities and top athletes have a homeopath on speed dial and here some of them share their stories While many don’t believe it even works, more than 10 million ­people in the UK ... [ read more ]

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Michelle Collins reveals her way of conquering nerves and stress

17 July 2014 at 09:50

Coronation Street's Michelle Collins reveals her secret way of conquering nerves and stress Michelle has told how she uses homeopathy to cope with nerves and stress ahead of acting in big scenes. ... [ read more ]

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Call to update Homeopathy at Wikipedia

09 July 2014 at 12:43

As you may be aware that the Wikipedia information page on Homeopathy does not represent the true definition of the homeopathic system of medicine (Click here for Wiki page)  Rather than ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy Plus News

02 July 2014 at 09:46

Homeopathy Plus News 1. Reversing Autism with Homeopathy 2. Homeopathy for Autism FAQs 3. Homeopathic protocol used for brain tumours 4. A dog's life: Molly's mange, eczema and lack of ... [ read more ]

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The Snooks have arrived for Homeopathy Awareness Week!

14 June 2014 at 11:29

The Snooks have arrived for Homeopathy Awareness Week! Watch the fun animations and learn about homeopathy. www.youtube.com/user/FindaHomeopath This year the Snooks launch Homeopathy Awareness ... [ read more ]

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ABC Radio National - Is Complementary medicine a waste of money ?

02 June 2014 at 17:13

The medical research body has begun a series of reviews into the effectiveness of complementary medicines. So far the NHMRC has looked at homeopathy and its verdict is that there is 'no reliable ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy and the threat of endarkenment

01 May 2014 at 14:29

BY JEROME BURNE Recently a post of mine describing attacks on homeopathy as “batty and arrogant” that I wrote last year was retweeted. This meant that again homeopathy’s ... [ read more ]

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Find the Right Homeopath for You

10 February 2014 at 09:38

We only have one body, so naturally we don't want to mess it up. When it comes to dealing with health problems, most people are cautious, sticking to what is proven, trusted and true. But with the ... [ read more ]

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Dr Sara Eames Argues the Case for Homeopathy on the NHS

16 October 2013 at 09:32

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the BBC that he does not support homeopathy, choosing instead to "follow what the scientific evidence says". But Homeopathy has its coutless supporters, who ... [ read more ]

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Homeopathy Clinic Open Day and Low Cost Children's Clinic

10 September 2013 at 09:39

  Saturday 10am to 2pm!  14th Sept · 12th Oct 9th Nov ·  14th Dec · Free healthcare advice for all Free coffee & refreshments · Low ... [ read more ]

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Prince Charles in NHS Homeopathy Row

12 August 2013 at 09:37

Prince Charles has secretly lobbied the Health Secretary to back discredited homeopathic medicines. The Prince and Jeremy Hunt – both strong supporters of alternative therapies – held a ... [ read more ]

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine: an emerging resource for EU healthcare systems?

29 July 2013 at 11:05

There is agreement the EU facing a growing health crisis. An aging population, rising levels of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, mental ill-health and anti-microbial ... [ read more ]

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