Climate change: a public health emergency?

An unhealthy planet means unhealthy people too, with high impact predictions on health for all unless everyone takes action. Environmental journalist Mary Griffin reports.

Child protection: joining up the dots

Many agencies bear responsibility, but the safeguarding of children can still fall short. Are local authority cutbacks solely to blame or do other barriers prevent a fully joined-up approach between health and social services? Journalist Helen Bird investigates.

Will Brexit be bad for our health?

As the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU become clearer, journalist Juliette Astrup examines what happens to medical research, as fears are raised that the end of an EU-wide approach could harm patients and public health.

Veganism: the right diet for children?

Increasing numbers of parents are opting to bring up their children on a vegan diet. But is this advisable – or sustainable? Journalist Radhika Holmström asks a panel of specialists.

Is anyone listening?

The mental and physical health of trans young people is suffering, to the point they’re even accessing healthcare less often, and they continue to face considerable stigma. What can you do to help ensure they’re as healthy and happy as they should be? Journalist Phil Harris reports.

Reading you loud and clear

When almost half of the working-age adults in England cannot decipher everyday health information, journalist Juliette Astrup examines health literacy in the UK, and what is being done to improve it

Childhood gambling: betting with their future

New figures reveal the shocking extent of gambling among children. Journalist Phil Harris asks if we need to be more vigilant.

Military families: behind the frontline

Life for military families can be difficult, and regularly disrupted. Journalist Rima Evans looks at ensuring they are given the support they need.

Supermarkets: checking out health?

As Tesco joins forces with three national charities to reduce the risk of disease by promoting healthy eating, journalist Juliette Astrup looks at the role of supermarkets in helping to improve public health.

Clinical: the eyes have it

Sticky eye and conjunctivitis are two of the most common conditions affecting children’s eyes, but what causes them, and just how serious are they, asks journalist John Windell.

Diversity in practice: Judaism

In the first of a new series on how religion and culture can impact on practice, journalist Lauren Hoffman looks at Judaism.

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