People in North West die younger

More people die early in Manchester than anywhere else in the country according to figures released today.

People in North West die younger

If you live in the North West you are more likely to die early.

That's what a report out today is claiming - with Manchester, Blackpool, Liverpool and Salford being the unhealthiest parts of the country.

The report highlights the uphill task facing local councils as they have now taken over responsibility for public health from the NHS.

Ralph Blunsom reports

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