Health Headlines: Alcohol warning, child health and dementia weight link

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Alcohol warning - BBC
Doctors have warned that a significant proportion of adults are risking alcohol-related health problems.
BMA Scotland warning over alcohol risks

Child health - Guardian
Six out of 1,000 British children will die before their fifth birthday and only four in five attend pre-school, says Save the Children.
UK ranks behind Slovenia in childhood wellbeing

Dementia weight link - BBC
Middle aged people who are overweight but not obese, are 71% more likely to develop dementia than those with a normal weight, according to research.
Being overweight 'linked to dementia'


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