Fat is a local issue

Next month, responsibility for managing obesity as a public health problem passes from the Primary Care Trusts to the local authorities (LAs) and the National Obesity Observatory (the NOO, itself undergoing a change, as it will become part of Public Health England from April 1st) has just launched a new online resource to help LAs [read the full story…]

New online help for older drivers asking “am I still safe?”

“Old age aint no place for sissies”, as Bette Davis once said, and its challenges are many. There’s a question lots of older people, and concerned friends and family, will be asking: “is it still safe for me to drive?”. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US has now launched an online resource which aims to help [read the full story…]