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“Brave, political decisions” must be made to resolve the North-South death rate divide

Premature death rates in the North are alarmingly high, and co-author of the University of Manchester report that found this, Iain Buchan, tells The Mancunion that investment is needed at a national level to rectify the problem

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester

Manchester is made to feel a little better with a full schedule of SICK! events, and we’re here to give you a little preview of what’s to come this month

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Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings

Emma Shanks reports on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care hustings in the lead-up to the Mayoral Election

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Andrew Wakefield returns to UK for controversial documentary screening

Disgraced doctor, Andrew Wakefield, has returned to the UK to reignite his ‘anti-vaxx’ message with a new documentary

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Recognising a toxic friendship

Are you having doubts about whether a friend is treating you right? Shannon Winterbone looks at how to determine when a friendship’s become toxic and how you can make it better

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New Year, miserable you?

We discuss how New Year’s resolutions can do more harm than good, and why you shouldn’t wait till January 1st to make changes

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Race for Life in the New Year!

Struggling to stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Why not sign up for the Race for Life, and give yourself a goal to aim for

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‘Clean Eating’ – A Food Fad Gone Wrong?

Some of the biggest foodies of our time are turning their ethos’ on their head, but, how serious are the bad claims against ‘clean eating’?

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No willpower? Love bacon? Try flexitarianism

Eating less meat could save the planet and you some cash

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Battle of the sexes: can men handle the contraceptive heat?

A recent study into male contraceptive injections was halted when men displayed side effects such as acne, weight gain, muscle pain and mood swings and it seems women are not happy about it

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Think before you drink

Lifestyle contributor Cachella Smith talks about being sober at university — and why she still enjoys a great night out, without alcohol