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Despite overwhelming evidence of the benefits of vaccination, vaccine hesitancy remains a huge problem – more so in Europe than anywhere else. How can we combat the spread of misinformation?
Much has been made of the growing problem of depression in our societies, but to address it we need a lot less stigma and a lot more empathy.
Italy has changed its policy around childhood vaccination, provoking debate about the role of the state in enforcing public health measures.
As our understanding of health has developed over the years, the importance of wider determinants of health in the community has become clear.
Although the UK’s teenage pregnancy rate has fallen, it remains the highest in Western Europe – and cuts to services may hinder efforts to ameliorate this.
Survivorship is a crucial element of the cancer care journey. A session at this year's ESMO Congress focused on the importance of rehabilitation.
We may think we understand what health is, but is there a single, clear definition? And how has the notion of what is 'healthy' changed over time?
Science and public health policy agree that smoking is bad for health, and breastfeeding is good for health - so why don't social attitudes reflect this consensus?
Collaboration with tech companies has the potential to introduce innovation that combats barriers to accessing healthcare.
Person-centred care is fundamental to health provision, and can be particularly beneficial in mental health, empowering people to work towards recovery.
Patients with rare cancers face a common set of challenges. Sarcoma provides a model of policy initiatives that may benefit other rare cancer communities.
Heart Failure Awareness Day is designed to raise the profile of heart failure among the general public, especially the symptoms, need for a timely diagnosis and optimal treatment.