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Low birth weight briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on low birth weight has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Low birth weight increases the risk of childhood mortality, developmental problems and poorer health in later life. A low ...

Adult carers briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on adult carers and carers of adults in need of care and support has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Carers or anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who, due ...

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Childhood poverty briefing paper published

Living in poverty impacts on health, education, social and psychological outcomes, limiting development and preventing people from reaching their full potential. Children from a poor background are more likely to be bottle fed, breathe second-hand ...

Childhood obesity briefing paper update

Our briefing paper on childhood obesity has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Obesity in childhood is a significant public health issue, obese children are likely to go on to be obese adults at ...
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