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World Breastfeeding Week: benefits for mums and babies

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World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August) helps to highlight an issue that is never far from the headlines, with reports of shops asking nursing mums to leave and some people outraged that breastfeeding takes place in public. Whatever your view, breastfeeding is perfectly natural and for those that can, it’s a great way to help...

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Advice on avoiding stroke

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Did you know there are around 152,000 cases of stroke each year in the UK? That’s one stroke every three minutes and 27 seconds. Or that there are 1.2 million stroke ‘survivors’? Stroke...

GPs switch to e-prescriptions. Is yours one of them?

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GP practices across the country are introducing the NHS electronic prescription service (EPS) – removing the need for the traditional green paper slip and giving patients more choice about how...

Are chickenpox parties a good idea?

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Chickenpox parties, once in vogue in the 1970s and 1980s, are seeing a resurgence, with some convinced they’re a good idea. But should youngsters be deliberately exposed to chickenpox in order...

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