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'Shocking' sugar levels in hot drinks

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Action on Sugar analysed 131 hot drinks from coffee shops and fast food chains There are “shocking” amounts of sugar in some hot drinks sold in High Street cafes, a campaign group has warned. Action on Sugar analysed 131 hot drinks and found a third contained at least as much sugar as a can of Pepsi or Coca-Cola, which contains nine teaspoons. The charity said in some of the worst cases the drinks contained 20 or more teaspoons of sugar. Coffee shop chains Starbucks, Costa ...

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NHS failure to probe deaths 'shocking'

NHS failure to probe deaths ‘shocking’ – Jeremy Hunt 10 December 2015 From the section Health Media captionHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt: “Our hearts go out to the families of those affected” The government is “profoundly shocked” by the findings of a report which said the NHS failed to investigate the unexpected deaths of more than 1,000 people, Jeremy Hunt has said. The health secretary spoke to the Commons in the wake of an NHS England report into mental health patients at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. He offered a “heartfelt ...

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