Could Facebook help predict obesity hotspots? Areas where people "like" TV more than sport are less healthy

Could Facebook help predict obesity hotspots Areas where people 'like' TV more than sport are less healthy People with television-related Facebook 'interests' more likely to be obeseThose related to a healthy lifestyle are less likely to have weight issues People's online ‘interests’ could help predict and map obesity rates by area By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:27 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 25 April 2013 Facebook could be a key tool in mapping which geographical areas have the most overweight and obese people.

Using illegal drugs "is like eating junk food or gambling": Row as charity calls for a softer line on cannabis

Using illegal drugs 'is like eating junk food or gambling': Row as charity calls for a softer line on cannabis Taking cannabis classed as another 'risky' behaviour like a poor diet, finds the UK Drug Policy CommissionIndependent advisory body say growing cannabis for personal use should not be a criminal offence | UPDATED: 07:11 GMT, 15 October 2012 Taking drugs is just like eating junk food, a controversial report claims today.

“Killer whales at Seaworld had teeth removed with power drills and were left to mourn on own after being separated from young”, claims shocking new book

“Killer whales at Seaworld had teeth removed with power drills and were left to mourn on own after being separated from young”, claims shocking new book. A new book examining the dark side of keeping killer whales in captivity has slammed SeaWorld for its treatment of the enormous beasts and for massive safety failings which still haunt the world famous marine parks.

Secret corpse flights, pizza boy delivery routes and the daily commute: Stunning aerial images reveal never-before-seen side of America

The art of GPS: Secret corpse flights, pizza boy delivery routes and the daily commute revealed in never-before-seen side of America. Extraordinary pictures show America as it has never been seen before.

"EU to blame for Europe"s growing obesity epidemic," says study

EU to blame for Europe's growing obesity epidemic 'by encouraging import of cheap calorie-laden food' 27 member states have high supplies of meat and dairyLower prices on calorie-laden goodsMore than half the EU population are now overweight A study has found the EU could be to blame for Europe's growing obesity epidemic The EU could be to blame for Europe's growing obesity epidemic, say scientists.