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70% of Bank-Holiday DIYers end up injured

Seven out of ten DIY enthusiasts will return to work after the long weekend suffering from an injury – sustained whilst carrying out home improvements. A study carried out among 2,000 adults found around eight in ten Brits got stuck into DIY jobs around the house this weekend, with painting and decorating the most common tasks [...]


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£7000 in a lifetime to hide a bad night’s sleep

The average adult can expect to shell out more than £7,000 in their lifetime – to get them through the day following a rough night’s sleep. Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found women reach for extra make-up or anti-ageing creams to cover up tied eyes and lattes to keep them going. While men are likely [...]


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$1200 annual spend on fast food for average American

The average American spends more than $1,200 on fast food EVERY YEAR, new research has shown. A study carried out among 1,000 adults found we will typically tuck into fast food on two occasions every week – shelling out around $12.50 per meal - with burgers, pizza and fried chicken the most common meals. The report also [...]


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40% of children have ‘unhealthy diets’ but parents feel powerless

Four in ten parents admit their children have an unhealthy diet – but tantrums and stubbornness are standing in the way of healthier food, a survey has found. Researchers found a large number of mums and dads believe their offspring could do with eating more fruit, drinking more water or ditching fatty treats, but most [...]


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Over half of women admit stress ‘impacts their health’

Modern women are generally more stressed than men, a new study has revealed. A study carried out among 1,000 males and 1,000 females found the typical woman endures two stressful days a week, compared to men who only suffer through one. The main causes for women’s stress emerged as heavy workloads, family life or money [...]


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Almost a quarter of our kitchen cupboards are out of date

The average kitchen cupboard is stocked up with 57 items, 13 of which are suspected of being out of date, a study has revealed. Researchers have found that items such as condiments, tinned food, dressings and dips are most likely to be out of date. While herbs and spices, vegetables and stock cubes were also [...]


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Fears of aging begin at 50

Brits start to worry about ‘getting old’ at the age of 50, a study has revealed. Researchers found the days after the milestone birthday to be the point when the average adult starts to dread ageing amid worries about health issues and fading looks. The report also revealed that one in twenty even admitted their [...]


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Drunken holiday injuries for middle-aged, not just for teenagers

Middle-aged Brits are just as likely to end up with drunken injuries on holiday as youngsters, a new study has revealed. While teenagers and twenty-somethings are thought to be the biggest culprits for drunken antics abroad, those in their late thirties and forties are suffering their fair share of mishaps after enjoying too much sangria [...]


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Majority of Brits now suffering for their ‘screen time’

Square-eyed Brits are starting to feel the ill-effects of their technology use – as research reveals the average adult now spends seven hours a day staring at a screen. A shocking 55% admit that they feel their time spent staring at screens is now affecting them, with ‘eye discomfort’ emerging as the most common symptom. [...]


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Ill health dominates fears of growing older

Health issues, a failing mind and the loss of independence are among our biggest fears about getting old, a new study has revealed. Loneliness, being a burden to others, having little money to fund their social care or being forced out of their home also feature among the top ten. It also emerged that the [...]


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