Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


How to prevent a decline in life expectancy

26 September 2019

“The causes of premature death are an unhealthy diet, drinking, lack of exercise, et cetera. But the causes of the causes are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age,” explains Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

Food bank in Hartlepool

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