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Civil War

by | 17th, February 2007

mail.jpg EVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die.

And if it can’t think any up, it looks at the latest scientific research.

Here is a selection of things that will kill you and yours from last week’s paper of doom…


“Time of the month can be a sprain as well as a pain” Dr Stephen Sandler says the female ‘time of the month’ could coincide with more injuries as bones grow brittle

“Can a marriage in which the woman earns more than the man ever be happy?” Asks Lauren Booth, half-sister to the very well paid Cherie Blair

“50pc in debt before they hit 17” In debt to their drugs dealers, right?

“LOST ART OF LOVE. Vulgar cards, over-priced, tacky gifts and crudely named cocktails. Is commercial vulgarity destroying not only Valentine’s Day…but romance itself?” Kiss Me Quick And Love Me Slow, as the words on the saucy Fifties postcards go…

“Baby girl killed by surgical blunder”

The Numbers:
10,000 Number of men who die from prostate cancer each year in the UK

“Forget cannabis and heroin. Thousands of utterly respectable Britons are in the grip of an insidious and deadly drug addiction to everyday painkillers such as Nurofen. Here, one victim tells his terrifying story… THE SILENT ADDICTION”

“For six years, I thought I was fatally ill yet I was totally healthy. So don’t tell me hypochondria is just a joke” Told you I was ill

“To the NHS, anyone over 60 is invisible”

“When they said I had cancer, I almost fainted. I came out in a cold sweat and thought: I’m

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