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Dad-to-be with morning sickness, shaming fat people 'as bad as racism' and the 'magic pill' that is walking

A round-up of the morning’s health news headlines.

A dad-to-be has become the ‘first British man signed off with morning sickness,’ the Sun reports across its front page today.

Harry Ashby, 29, has developed a phantom pregnancy which mirrors his pregnant partner’s symptoms, is eligible for sickness benefits and has even been prescribed the same drugs.

Being prejudiced towards fat people is just ‘as bad as racism’, researchers have said, adding that ‘shaming and blaming’ people for being overweight only led to them putting on more, the Times reports.

Better for your health is a daily walk, as according to the Telegraph, it is like a ‘magic pill’ to slow down ageing. Not only does it help protect against killer conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, according to scientists, it also helps with thinking and reasoning.



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