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  • Chewing tobacco kills more than 250,000 people each year:

    Smokeless tobacco, such as chewing tobacco, causes cancers of the mouth, pharynx and oesophagus as well as heart disease. And it kills hundreds of thousands across the globe.

  • New hope for those with stone man syndrome

    Researchers believe there's hope for patients with a rare genetic disorder that turns their muscle into bone. Without intervention, most patients young, starving to death after their jaws freeze shut or suffocating when new bone develops.

Why we need sugar

DietDoc explains why we need carbohydrates in our diet and why demonising sugar and carbohydrates is not useful or accurate.

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