One in three Rugby World Cup players are obese and would fail NHS fat test

  (Daily Star) : EXCLUSIVE: Rugby World Cup players are among the fittest and strongest athletes across all elite sports - but that doesn't mean they would score well on the NHS BMI fat test ..

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Texas drug recovery group awarded $800K grant from Biden admin for 'harm reduction' distributes crack pipes

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