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7 Things People Who’ve Overcome Alcohol Addiction Want You To Know

If reaching for alcohol feels like a necessity, rather than a choice, it’s a sign you’re suffering from alcohol dependence.  But with the support of friends and family, as well as organisations like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), dependence or addiction can be overcome.  To mark Alcohol Awareness Week, seven HuffPost bloggers in recovery share the things…

Government’s Child Obesity Action Plan Is ‘Severely Limited’, Medical Experts Claim

The government’s plan to prevent child obesity is “severely limited”, a team of experts has claimed in an article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).  They argued that the government has “missed an opportunity” to take global leadership of child health following the publication of its report ‘Childhood Obesity: a Plan for Action’ in…

Daughter Launches Selfie Challenge After Witnessing Father’s Heartbreaking Dementia Battle

A woman has launched a feel-good selfie challenge after watching her beloved father’s battle with Parkinson’s and dementia. Danni Tresadern, 31, from Horsham, is encouraging people across the UK to take selfies of their eyes and share them on social media to raise money for mental health charity Mind. Her father Tony Cooper was diagnosed…