The Devon Positive About Breastfeeding Scheme urges all businesses in the county to make their environment as friendly and comfortable as possible to encourage parents, and particularly breastfeeding mothers, to feel confident feeding there.
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A partnership of EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP), Devon Doctors and Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT) has been successful in its bid to deliver drug and alcohol services in communities across Devon.
Half of children’s sugar intake – currently around seven sugar cubes a day – comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, which can lead to obesity and tooth decay. A new Change4Life campaign aims to promote healthier snacks and give families easy choices to encourage their children to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets.
Groups or communities that are most at risk of contracting HIV are advised to have an HIV test at least annually.