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Who are we protecting? Anti-Covid measures and their impact on children.

Children are a precious gift from God; they are vulnerable and need to be cared for. Jesus prioritised children in a society where they were not generally valued. Over history, Christians have campaigned for the welfare and rights of children (especially the most vulnerable), founding […]

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How to live longer, healthier and happier

It would be hard to have missed some of the recent glut of news articles on the importance of physical activity for health and wellbeing.  The latest official government press release this week, from Public Health England in partnership with the Royal College of General […]

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Time for new partnerships: the added value of Christian organisations in preventative health

Your health is your true wealth, or so the saying goes. The relationship between health and wealth is quite well established. It continues to be an intractable issue in overcoming health inequalities. But while financial wealth has an undeniable impact, social and spiritual ‘wealth’ are […]

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Regulator’s proposal to remove pharmacists’ conscience rights is unethical, unnecessary and quite possibly illegal

Should pharmacists be forced to dispense drugs for what they consider to be unethical practices – like emergency contraception, gender reassignment, abortion and assisted suicide? Or should they have the right to exercise freedom of conscience by either referring to a colleague or opting out? […]

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Sex education programmes are largely ineffectual and do not reduce teen pregnancy or STI rates, says large new research review

Newly released this week, to muted publicity, was a comprehensive, reliable and rigorous Cochrane review of studies reviewing school-based interventions on sex education. This was a large review, combining peer-reviewed data from more than 55,000 young people from around the world. Some of its conclusions […]