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They bring us so much joy that it’s no wonder the UK is a...

The benefits of having a pet in your life

When it comes to breast cancer, we all know that we should be checking...

Uterine cancer is on the rise – do you know the symptoms to look out for?

Dementia is not easy to diagnose as it is not a single condition and...

Early signs of dementia and what can be done

Jan Vickery, Axa PPP Healthcare’s lead physiotherapist, tells us about how bunions come about...

Bunions – all you need to know
Supporting and caring for someone with dementia

However, due to the difficult symptoms of dementia, caring for someone with this disease...

Light, sight and posture

Discover life-changing Serious Lights. Driven by an inventor’s passion and endorsed by over 500...

5 myths about measles explained

Measles cases worldwide surged more than 30% last year compared to 2016, with increases...

My weight has increased since the menopause, what can I do?

I eat healthily, exercise regularly, and swim twice a week but have still managed...

How to look after your feet

It doesn’t take much to take care of your feet and they can feel,...

Diagnosed with cancer? – How do you cope?

Evelyn Wallace, Cancer Care Operations Manager at AXA PPP Healthcare says that the shock...

Anxiety And How to Live With It

Everyone can feel anxious every now and then but those with generalised anxiety disorder...

What is a thyroid disorder?

Thyroid disorders are believed to affect around one in 20 people in the UK,...

7 surprising myths about your eyes debunked

When it comes to vision and eyesight, there are lots of rumours and ‘old...

10 Simple Tips for Boosting Your Mood

In winter, when the sun goes down early, it’s easy to let your mood...

Recognise the symptoms for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Thursday 15th November is World Pancreatic Cancer Day, an important awareness day that’s a...

Know your risks on World Diabetes Day

14 November is World Diabetes Day – an international campaign that aims to raise...

Three simple steps for quicker and safer wound healing

Cleaning and protecting minor wounds ensure you and your family can get back to...

Arlene Phillips reveals hearing loss

Earlier this year, renowned choreographer and former Strictly Come Dancing judge, Arlene Phillips noticed...

Dealing with dry skin this winter

Skin is the body’s largest organ, the protective outer layering that acts as a...

The Great British Winter Warmers

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, there’s nothing better than tucking...

Tips to keep your lungs strong and healthy

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign that aims to raise awareness of...

Raise awareness for Men’s Health Month this Movember

Movember is here – the annual campaign where men from around the world grow...

Increase your prostate cancer awareness this Movember

Movember is about to begin, a popular campaign that encourages people to raise awareness...

What to do with your leftover halloween pumpkin

It’s spooky season which can only mean one thing… pumpkins! So, get your tools...

The 4 types of wrinkles and what you can do about them

There’s been a shift in the beauty industry in recent years, away from the...

Tackling cold sores

From the second you feel that familiar tingle on your lips and you know...

NHS hearing aids available at Specsavers

Specsavers Audiologists are accredited by more than half the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in...

3 simple ways to organise your medication

But when you need to take a number of different medicines or vitamins a...

On World Menopause Day: 5 myths you really need to stop believing

When you think about the menopause, you probably think the first tell-tale signs of...

Do you understand cholesterol?

October is National Cholesterol Month, a campaign spearheaded by the cholesterol charity Heart UK....

Ear Barotrauma – Causes and Treatment

Symptoms include feelings of pressure, fullness or discomfort in the ear and some difficulty...

Practical tips for living with arthritis

12 October is World Arthritis Day.   The annual campaign aims to increase awareness...

Why would you turn this invitation down?

On my 55th birthday not only did I receive some cards in the post...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a global campaign that aims to bring awareness...

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