Share love and affection, not infection

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Technology has transformed the way that people, particularly young people, learn about and participate in sexual relationships and it poses new challenges that healthcare professionals face in encouraging a healthy...


How Vitamins Can Help You Improve Your Health

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The general rule for keeping healthy is that we should get the nutrients we need through a balanced diet. However, sometimes that’s not possible, and vitamin supplements are a good...


10 top tips on how to eat yourself healthy

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It’s the start of a new year, and for many of us it’s a chance to kick-start our healthy lifestyle with a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. Here are...


How to beat Blue Monday

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This month brings us ‘Blue Monday’ (21st January) which is considered the most depressing day of the year. This particular date in the calendar makes it a good opportunity to...


Important tips about ‘Veganuary’

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Veganism is gaining popularity in the UK, especially in January – otherwise known as ‘Veganuary.’ Many people switch to veganism to be healthy. However, it can easily lead to deficiencies, so...


What you need to know about Vitamin D

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A report in the British Medical Journal suggests that vitamin D could protect against acute respiratory tract infections. Vitamin D also has other benefits. But are people getting enough? Recent changes...


What to do if you are unwell this Christmas

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  The festive break is a time for us to relax and enjoy ourselves. Unfortunately, illness doesn’t stop for the holidays. With the whole nation celebrating, what should you do...


World AIDS Day 2016: Tackling the myths of HIV

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HIV has been the subject of some encouraging news recently. There’s a new drug being developed in Israel which appears to cause HIV-infected cells to self-destruct without harming healthy cells. Tests...


Help to reduce drinking

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Help to reduce drinking in Alcohol Awareness Week Most of us like a drink. Whether it’s a Friday night pint with friends or a bottle of wine over dinner, alcohol is...


Men’s health in Movember

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November is officially Movember, the month of the moustache and the campaign to raise money and awareness of the conditions that affect men the most – prostate cancer, testicular cancer,...


Fertility advice for couples considering starting a family

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Many couples are fortunate enough not to have any fertility problems and are capable of conceiving without any medical intervention. However, according to Fertility UK, one in six couples face fertility...


Tackling anxiety

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Feeling worried is a natural part of life, an emotion that helps to trigger our ‘fight or flight’ response – our body’s way of preparing us for a situation when...


World Pharmacists Day: Just what the doctor ordered

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“I Care For You”, that’s the slogan of this year’s World Pharmacists Day (September 25) and I think many would agree that pharmacists nowadays, whether online or on the high...


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October 18, 2019 at 9:38am
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High cholesterol is incredibly serious and can lead to potentially life-threatening conditions. Our Superintendent Pharmacist Phil Day looks at what cholesterol is, how it’s treated and why patients often fail to take their medication as prescribed. https://t.co/OPKn589HT1