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News Archive for October 2014

How important is social status amongst class-mates for teenage health and well-being?

Oct 24, 2014

Social status amongst class-mates may be more important than family’s status in society for teenage health and well-being, but being at the top of the pecking order isn’t always linked to good health.

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Health in Pregnancy

Oct 20, 2014

Work is underway on an 18 month project, funded by NIHR Public Health Research Board, to evaluate the Health in Pregnancy Grant in Scotland.

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Mind the Gap: Reducing Inequalities in Health and Health Care

Oct 9, 2014

Population health professionals, researchers and other stakeholders from all over Europe come together in Glasgow to discuss how health inequalities in Europe effectively can be reduced.

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Behind every great man… The role of women in the lives of the “Football Fans In Training” men

Oct 1, 2014

The Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme – a men-only weight loss and healthy living programme delivered in Scottish professional football clubs – has been acclaimed internationally for its success. But if a man wants to change his lifestyle – by eating differently or exercising more for example – what is this like for other people around him? How can family members, such as men’s partners or mothers, support men in making changes?

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