:: Thursday, August 01, 2002 ::

The Herald: Scotland is sick woman of Europe

Poverty remains the common strand among risk factors and disease. Nearly half of all people in the most deprived areas still smoke. Cancer mortality is 40% higher than in affluent areas.

Finland used to have the highest rates of heart disease in Europe, until they introduced free healthy school meals for kids and the figures radically improved. See folks, voting New Labour is bad for your health.

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