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John on retiring

" Leaving the work and interests of the Unit is far from easy for me, and, inevitably I still 'meddle'.
I have had a good time

David McGeorge - E&H Editor, Manager of Marketing and Publications

David came to SHEU in 2000 after working and gaining professional and academic qualifications in: health, research, education and marketing.

SHEU Views the News: #ThePubertyIssue

The Sex Education Forum have published today some notes and advice on puberty.
http://www.sexeducationforum.org.uk/policy-campaigns/the-puberty-issue.aspx
http://www.sexeducationforum.org.uk/resources/sex-educational-supplement...
We have looked at young people's engagement with the issue of puberty over the years.

Sausages: the absolute truth

The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (WHO-IARC) have just released a statement about red and processed meats ( http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2015/pdfs/pr240_E.pdf ).  They reviewed the evidence about the increased risk of things like bowel cancer, and concluded that processed meats definitely cause cancer in people, and red meat "probably" causes cancer.

What sort of story? Bullying, body image, or media studies?

I was contacted today by a journalist regarding a story about a young woman in the public eye who has had liposuction, and I was asked what I thought. This is based on my reply. I'm not going to link to the piece, for reasons that will become clear below.
We have some possibly relevant statistics:

SHEUNews : News from SHEU

SHEUNews : An occasional newsletter from SHEU. In this issue - Find out about the perception and performance figures you need to inform your JSNA; New style reports for Authorities and schools, How SHEU can help teachers with PSHE in schools; Home-made online surveys can make a monkey of us all; Young People into 2011; Smokers vs Non-smokers; survey feedback; and reports showing significant differences - all the above in pdf or ISSUU format. Follow this link

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