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World AIDS Day

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Despite major medical advances, HIV and AIDS continue to claim lives across the world. Held each year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an initiative that encourages people to unite in...


Statement

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Statement from Pharmacy2U Pharmacy2U has today issued the following statement in response to an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office and subsequent monetary penalty. Daniel Lee, Managing Director of Pharmacy2U, said: “This...


Crystal Clear News About Our Privacy Policy

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We’d like to introduce you to our new privacy policy, which we have rewritten to make it as clear as possible. The policy has been independently reviewed by Plain English Campaign...


How much calcium does the human body need?

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A huge variety of nutrients are required to keep the human body functioning healthily but calcium is the one found in most abundance. Risks for those who do not consume...


Brits back summer holiday beach smoking ban

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Staycation Brits would support beach smoking bans during the summer holidays, a national opinion poll has indicated. More than half (57%) think Brighton’s proposed no smoking beach plans should be considered for...


STI testing for people without symptoms

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Some people with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) experience no symptoms and therefore do not tend to seek a test and treatment. However, untreated STIs can lead to a number of health...


Why You Need To Come Clean About STIs

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Government statistics published last week revealed there were 440,000 diagnoses of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) last year. STIs may not be a common topic of conversation – but an STI scare...


Diabetes Week: the real story

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Diabetes affects three million people in the UK and this looks set to increase to five million by 2025. Over the next decade, it is estimated that around 400 people a...


Dr Alexandra Phelan Joins Pharmacy2u Online Doctor Service

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Dr Alexandra Phelan Joins Pharmacy2u Online Doctor Service Dr Alexandra Phelan is the latest GP to join the Pharmacy2U Online Doctor Service. With a particular interest in women’s reproductive and sexual...


Britain’s double childhood obesity epidemic

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Obesity in Britain has trebled since the 1980s – so what is fuelling it and how can we help the next generation? More than half of the nation could be obese...


Alcohol: Do You Know Your Units?

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Clocking up units is easier than you might think. Did you know how much alcohol your favourite drink contains? To find out about the risks of excessive drinking visit our alcohol...


Boozy Brits Admit Dry January Defeat

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More than half of all British drinkers who vowed to have a dry January had failed after only two weeks of abstinence, research into the nation’s boozing habits reveals. One in...


How to avoid a migraine attack this festive season

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Migraines are a common neurological condition and affect about eight million people in the UK. Christmas can sometimes bring with it a host of triggers for migraines – from rich foods,...