A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar

A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar By Joanna Blythman PUBLISHED: 23:39 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:23 GMT, 5 March 2013 The obesity epidemic is worsening, with drastic consequences for the nation’s health.

Black Friday deals 2012: The sales tricks of extreme bargain hunters revealed

Lying to rival shoppers, hiding must-haves the day before, and using sign language to communicate across the store: The tricks of extreme Black Friday bargain hunters | UPDATED: 17:08 GMT, 23 November 2012 Black Friday’s extreme shoppers are coming up with such conniving ways to thwart the competition that some people decided to forgo their Thanksgiving feast altogether.

Global toll of smoking revealed as study finds women are starting to smoke at younger age

Global toll of smoking revealed as study finds women are starting habit at increasingly younger age The World Health Organisation estimates tobacco kills around 6 million people a year worldwide60% of men in Russia and 52.9% of men in China smoke Most developing nations found to have low quit rates By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:37 GMT, 17 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 17 August 2012 More women than ever are starting to smoke as earlier in life, say scientists Women are increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages, according to a large international study which found 'alarming patterns' of tobacco use.