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Thursday, 23 December, 1999, 18:48 GMT
The BBC guide to Christmas health

Christmas fun: but is it healthy?


The festive season contains many hidden health hazards - and BBC News Online has compiled a guide to safe celebration.





Surviving the big day
BBC News Online's step by step plan to guide you through the health minefield that is Christmas.

Game on for injuries
Your children have unwrapped the presents - and now you want to play with them. But will using computer games all day leave you with problems?


Losing those pounds
Your New Year resolution might include dealing with the festive flab. BBC News Online has some advice for those looking to lose weight.


How to quell hangover hell
The price of over-indulgence for many is feeling rotten the next day - but there are ways to minimise the damage.


To drink or not to drink
Patients on medication have been warned no to stop taking it so they can drink over Christmas.


Anorexics face trial by Christmas
For people with eating disorders, Christmas can be the worst time of the year.

Sex and Christmas
Too much drink means many people will have unprotected sex over the festive season, warn experts.

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