Monday 17 December 2018, 16:23 GMT

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Health news round-up

On this week's show Jules Bottazzi did her round-up of this week's health news, including:

* Shocking statistics on how the average weight of a UK male has shot up in 15 years

* How having a busy social life can make your brain bigger

* How exercise can prevent mental decline in the elderly

* Why flu jabs aren't being given to the under-5s

* Free nicotine patches to help smokers kick the habit in the New Year

* How the givernment is facing increasing critiism over its treatment of the NHS


See you next week!


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