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Many women unaware of the link between alcohol and breast cancer
"Millions at risk of breast cancer as 1 in 5 don't realise booze can be to blame," reports The Sun.
Reality TV exposing young people to alcohol and smoking
"Reality TV encourages children to drink and smoke, experts warn," The Guardian reports. A new study measured the amount of smoking and alcohol shown in the complete series of 5 reality TV programmes aired last year: Celebrity Big Brother, Made in Chelsea, The Only Way is Essex, Geordie Shore and Love Island.
Red meat linked to higher chance of dying earlier
The Daily Telegraph reports that "swapping one portion of red meat a day for fish or nuts could cut risk of early death by almost a fifth".
Warning that strobe lighting used at music festivals could trigger seizures
"Music festival lighting 'can trigger epileptic fits'," reports BBC News. Dutch researchers used records from a company providing medical services to music festivals to investigate the number of festival goers treated for epileptic seizures (fits). They looked at 28 electronic dance music festivals held in the Netherlands in 2015. They compared the number of seizures during concerts held in daylight with the number during night-time or indoor concerts, where strobe lighting is more intense.
Sleeping with light or TV on linked to weight gain in women
"Falling asleep in front of the TV could increase the risk of obesity," The Daily Telegraph reports.