News alerts: w/b 21st January 2017
Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.
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Monday 23rd January 2017
Holyrood committee calls for action to reduce obesity
Institute of Economic Affairs reports on the costs of obesity
Wednesday 25th January 2017
ISD reports on trends in NHS dental registrations in Scotland
Thursday 26th January 2017
Study links anxiety and depression with risk of dying from cancer
Office for National Statistics reports on death rates across the UK
Royal College reports on the health of children in the UK
Profiles indicator updates: w/b 21st January 2017
- Alcohol Profile, % perceiving rowdy behaviour very/fairly common in neighbourhood
- Health & Wellbeing Profile, Babies exclusively breastfed at 6-8 weeks
For more details, including the complete list of available indicators please see ScotPHO Online Profiles Tool.