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Trouble is many of us stopped living healthily in middle-age!
Living healthily in midlife can double your chances of being healthy at 70 & beyond.  Everyday habits & behaviours, such as eating too much unhealthy food, drinking more than is recommended, continuing to smoke and not being active enough, are responsible for around 40% of all deaths in England, and cost the NHS more than £11bn a year.
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DH/PHE launches One You

LGA responds to launch of One You Campaign

We cannot afford more diabetics

Evidently it’s not just little girls that are made of ‘sugar & spice and all things nice’

NHS Chief announces plan to support ten healthy new towns

HCA:  Health & well-being to be at the heart of Northstowe

LGA:  Premature deaths: more people need to take up grassroots sports to live longer, say councils

Membership of social groups after retirement ‘boosts health & wellbeing’

40 cycling schemes underway on England’s biggest roads

New global overview of physical activity

Chronic smoking-related lung disease blights over 1m lives in England

Visits to the great outdoors reach record high, survey reveals

Encouraging physical activity

Funding for physical activity

LGA response to Health Committee report on physical activity & diet

Step into Spring with over 40 TfL free guided walks

Put your best foot forward this May

New campaign launched as dementia tops the list of health worries in Wales

Nicotine “no more harmful to health than caffeine”

Most Ethnic Groups Report Better Health than ‘White: Scottish’

New resources to improve health through the home

£50m endowment award to Centre for Ageing Better

Healthier eating made easier than ever for Scotland’s families

New NICE guidelines set out how high street dentists can promote better oral health

NICE guideline to improve quality of life for older people with multiple long-term conditions who need social care support

‘Frailty’ may be inevitable with age, but its ‘management’ can still allow an ‘active’ lifestyle

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