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Unhealthy Intervention

The President got in a mess/ Attacking the Brits’ NHS,/ Which, though his pal Farage/ Is apt to disparage,/ The people want more of, not less./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/05/trump-pro-nhs-marches-universal-healthcare-farage-fox-friends The President got in a messAttacking the Brits' NHS,Which, though his pal FarageIs … Continue reading

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The Nose Knows Best

A fellow who stifled a sneeze/ Prevented the spread of disease/ But ruptured his throat,/ Two specialists note,/ So just use a handkerchief please./// A fellow who stifled a sneezePrevented the spread of diseaseBut ruptured his throat,Two specialists note,So just … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

The self-declared swamp-drainer Trump/ Decided he needed to dump/ Embarrassment Tom/ Whose jets cost a bomb,/ So Price was instructed to jump./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/29/tom-price-resigns-health-secretary-private-flights-trump  

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Hunt Sabotaged

A learned professor named Hawking/ Provoked ministerial squawking/ From Jeremy Hunt,/ Creating affront/ By showing what crap he’s been talking./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/19/jeremy-hunt-says-stephen-hawking-is-wrong-on-the-nhs A learned professor named HawkingProvoked ministerial squawkingFrom Jeremy Hunt,Creating affrontBy showing what crap he's been talking. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Trump Stumped

  Republican President Trump/ Made quite a big deal on the stump/ Of health reform plans/ Which, finding few fans,/ He ended up having to dump./// Republican President TrumpMade quite a big deal on the stumpOf health reform plansWhich, finding … Continue reading

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Less of the Sauce Please

The food manufacturer Mars/ Once said of its chocolate bars/ A Mars bar a day/ Helps you work rest and play/ (It’s not so for pasta sauce jars)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36051333 The food manufacturer MarsOnce said of its chocolate barsA Mars bar … Continue reading

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Chocs Away!

Researchers in Aberdeen say/ A small bar of chocolate a day/ Is good for your heart/ And may play a part/ In keeping the doctor away./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-33145215 Researchers in Aberdeen say A small bar of #chocolate a day Is good for your … Continue reading

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TV Dinners

The government health watchdog NICE/ Dispenses important advice:/ To get a flat belly/ Don’t watch so much telly/ Two hours a day should suffice./// http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29311464 The government health watchdog NICE Dispenses important advice: To get a flat belly Don't watch so much telly Two … Continue reading

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A Bit o’ Butter Makes it Better

A doctor who works on the heart/ Has welcome advice to impart/ That butter & cheese/ Don’t cause heart disease/ So gimme some more of that tart!   ///http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/top-heart-doctor-unprocessed-fatty-foods-may-actually-be-good-for-you-8897707.html   https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/392993002265653248

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Chocs Away!

Research says the average bloke/ Reduces the chance of a stroke/ By chocolate consumption/ But it’s my assumption/ It isn’t so helpful to smoke. ////http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/aug/29/chocolate-reduces-risk-of-strokes-for-men

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