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Leading Scottish dentist blames parents for child tooth decay

Leading Scottish dentist blames parents for child tooth decay

A leading paediatric dentist in Scotland, Professor Nicola Innes, has called for parents to take more responsibility for their children’s teeth after figures showed the fight against decay in the poorest areas of Scotland has failed to hit targets. She says tooth-brushing programmes in schools have made a huge difference but more needs to be done.

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Crack down on sugary drinks and snacks in hospitals

Crack down on sugary drinks and snacks in hospitals

Hospitals will be banned from selling sugary drinks and high-calorie snacks next year unless action is taken to drastically cut their sales, health officials have said. New rules will mean that fizzy drinks, sweetened coffee made and fruit juices with extra sugar will be heavily restricted in NHS hospitals. In a separate report a link has been found between fizzy drinks and dementia.

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Phillip Gale trial: defence continues

Phillip Gale gives his defence

Phillip Gale, who is on trial at Preston Crown Court accused of inflicting life-threatening stab wounds on a man he found drinking and taking drugs with his wife in thier home, has told the jury that he was acting in self defence. He said he was scared of Andrew Smith, a drug user with a record for violence, who he had previously banned from his home in Foulridge, Lancashire.

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