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Life expectancy in two disadvantaged areas higher than expected

Better than expected life expectancy in two disadvantaged areas in England is probably due to population change according to local residents and professionals.

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The perspectives of people during COVID-19 who experienced homelessness

SPHR research published in Advances in Dual Diagnosis has shared the findings of interviews with people affected by homelessness and mental ill health and substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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App can help people to reduce their alcohol intake

New research based on earlier SPHR research has found that a free smartphone app, Drink Less, can help people who would benefit most from reducing their alcohol consumption to do so successfully.

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