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by | 15th, April 2006

‘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.

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


“NHS cash crisis is “threat to 24,000 jobs” – So say the LibDems

“Frying can raise the risk of cancer” – Scientists say exposure to cooking oils can be damaging

“Schools could shut in bird flu alert to save 50,000” – So says chief medical officer Sir Liam Donaldson

“Children ‘put on a stone a year just watching TV’” – “Youngsters consume an extra 167 calories during typical 60 minutes glued to the screen” says a report published in the Archives of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine



“KILLED by pierced lip – When Daniel, 17, had his lip pierced with his girlfriend, his mother was furious. What happened next is a terrible warning to every teenager” – Blood poising can be lethal

“What’s lurking in your child’s fizzy drink?” – Are things put in pop bad for health? Well, are they?



“How apricot seed ‘health food’ could poison you” – Eating 20 to 30 of the seeds could result in “very serious health effects”

“Fish oil pills withdrawn over cancer chemical fear” – Boots the chemists ditches Super Strength Fish Oil Capsules with added lethal doses of dioxins

“Wards where dying OAPs are denied the best care” – older patients being overlooked

“How prostate cancer may be linked to high cholesterol” – Researcher at Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research in Milan publish research

“This boy died after he could not get an urgent brain x-ray…because the hospital doesn’t do them at weekends”



“How you can get DVT just sitting at your desk” – Sitting at your computer doesn’t just give your sore eyes and a stiff neck – it can kill you

“IT’S a medical scandal. The pharmaceutical giants are making billions by persuading us we have illnesses that only their products can cure. This is the real…DRUG ABUSE” – See Anorak “Drug abuse”′

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