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Daily Wail

by | 24th, February 2007

daily-wail.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…


“The children of 12 in hospital for alcoholism” The Mail finds pre-teens being diagnosed as alcoholics

“Gun violence: The real crime is the refusal to face the truth” Melanie Phillips knows

“The 15 ways in which too much TV wrecks you child’s health” Shortsightedness (staring at the screen); Alzheimer’s; type 2 diabetes (eating junk in front of the box); Autism (lack of social interactions); and more…

“Is this how it’s all going to end?” See picture not of Tony Blair being made President but of the sun exploding

“STRICTLY PRIVATE. Thanks to the internet, your blind date can find out your most intimate secrets before you’ve even met. Worried? You should be” Just why are lonely people lonely?


“Heart disease crisis ‘will cripple the NHS’” Charity Hearth UK warns

“A 34-inch waist doubles the risk of womb cancer” Says Cancer Research UK

THE Numbers:
6,000 the number of women and children with sickle cell anaemia in the UK
40,000 the number of people diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK each year

“Is the food in your trolley as healthy as the label claims? We reveal the ploys that can trick unwary shoppers” Best stick of microwaved burgers

“Vasectomies increase risk of dementia” HEADLINE OF THE WEEK

“I had a brain tumour the size of a cricket ball and it was

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