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Forget swine flu - laziness epidemic sweeps across Britain
Britain’s laziness epidemic

By Alex Stevenson Britain is in the grips of a laziness epidemic from which no one – not even the government – is immune. Research by the Nuffield Trust has revealed the truth extent to which Britain has become slothful. It claims ministers’ efforts to prevent the obesity crisis escalating out of control have had… Read more »

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Laziness bad habits explain obesity crisis

By Alex Stevenson Britain has fallen into a “vicious circle of laziness” despite a £75 million government campaign to check rising obesity levels, according to a report out today. Research from independent healthcare charity the Nuffield Trust revealed what it claims are staggering levels of laziness among modern Brits. Ministers have repeatedly urged people to… Read more »