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Spain’s parents SLAM school dinners as 94% say canteens ‘need improvement’ amid obesity epidemic

The findings will make tough reading for schools, as just 24% of parents said that school dinners came with information about the ingredients used

Spanish girls second most obese in Europe and boys fourth most, as Mediterranean diet in decline

A ‘decline’ in the Mediterranean diet, which includes, fish, nuts, olive oil, fruit and vegetables, has been blamed by scientists for the poor results of Spain

Spain has one of smallest number of food-related deaths in world

It comes after it emerged in February that Spain is the world’s healthiest country, following analysis by Bloomberg

Doctors in Spain launch three-year plan to eradicate Hepatitis C

According to the WHO there is no current vaccine for Hepatitis C, but in Spain a drug has been deployed since 2015 to treat over 120,000 people

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

TOXIC: Air pollution kills more than 6,000 people in Spain every year

Deaths caused by pollution are eight times higher than those caused by car accidents

Pregnant woman tests positive for Zika virus in Spain

Europe's first case confirmed in Catalunya as six more people infected in Spain

Iberico hams are becoming increasingly sought after worldwide

Spain's prized Iberico hams can’t cure fast enough for China

Bellota and serrano jamon carry no health risk, says Spanish expert

Dr Carlos Alberto Gonzalez was responding to October’s WHO report

Millions in compensation for Spanish firm wrongly accused of massive E. Coli outbreak

A German court ruled that Frunet, in Algarrobo, was wrongly blamed for an outbreak of the disease

Spanish smokers shun ‘magic wand’ e-cigarettes

Spain's venture into the world of e-cigarettes is going up in a puff of smoke.

Heavy air pollution affects 16.8 million Spaniards

A significant amount of the Spanish population are breathing in dangerous levels of pollutants

UPDATE: Hospital staff blame first European Ebola case on substandard equipment

A Spanish nurse has twice tested positive for the disease, blamed on hospital failure to follow protocol

Ebola scare in Alicante given all-clear

An emergency protocol was put in place after a Nigerian man presented symptoms of the deadly virus

Smoking linked to Alzheimer’s

Over 33% of Spain's men and one quarter of women are smokers

Spanish women live the second longest in the world

Figures show the average Spanish woman lived to the ripe-old age of 85.1 years in 2012

La Linea tops Spanish air pollution blacklist

The World Heath Organisation names and shames the most polluted cities

Health dons

Cambridge Weight Plan makes an ‘exciting’ launch in Spain

Spanish childcare case provokes international campaign

Officials criticised breastfeeding on demand by mother of child who was taken into care

Spanish noise

Many a writer on Spain has commented on what a noisy country it is. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Spain is the second noisiest country in the world after Japan

Driven barking mad

Spain still clings onto second place in world's noisiest country awards thanks to its over-zealous dogs
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