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# weighty issue

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Take a weight off: Definition of kilogramme set to change
Researchers are expected to approve the use of a scientific formula to define the exact weight of a kilogramme.
Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider?
A report has found that just 15% of people with a choice of waste provider have ever changed who collects their bins.
Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval?
Greyhound this month started charging extra for bin bags over a certain weight, with Panda set to follow suit in July.
Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse
A new study from The Lancet said that this will occur by 2025. Men in Ireland have the highest BMI in Europe.
Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter
An article in the British Medical Journal has kicked off a massive discussion on the way doctors treat fat people.