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More pharmacies in England to offer free heart checks

More pharmacies in England will start offering people free, on-the-spot heart check-ups from next month. Shoppers would have their blood pressure and cholesterol tested. The programme, which could expand to every pharmacy in England, should prevent up to 150,000 heart attacks and strokes within a decade, say experts. It is part of the government’s plan… Read More »

No, statistics don’t show that Brexit made England more depressed

Is Brexit stressing people out?SOPA Images/Getty By Clare Wilson The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has caused a fair few headaches, not least for prime minister Theresa May, but did the referendum make the country more depressed? The number of people taking antidepressants rose after the UK’s vote for Brexit in 2016, according… Read More »