Obesity poised to overtake smoking as key cause of cancer – Telegraph

Laura Donnelly, Health Editor of the Telegraph reports from a Chicago conference of specialists that obesity is poised to overtake smoking as the key cause of cancer.

via Obesity poised to overtake smoking as key cause of cancer – Telegraph.

Isn’t it about time that government policy recognized more strongly the risks of obesity?

Thoughts?

Sarkozy bets on The Republicans | Europe | DW.DE | 29.05.2015

This image shows Nicolas Sarkozy who is presid...

This image shows Nicolas Sarkozy who is president of France. The image was taken on the occasion of the award of the Charlemagne Prize in 2008 in Aachen, Germany. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

This is an interesting, recommended read, published by leading German news agency, Deutsche Welle. Check it out!

via Sarkozy bets on The Republicans | Europe | DW.DE | 29.05.2015.

As I read this update on Sarkozy’s new image, I speculated on the challenges ahead. France’s politics is deeply polarized right now but I struggle to see Sarkozy able to unite France. Perhaps, Tony Blaire would stand more chance of becoming the next UK prime minister?

Thoughts?