Family

Time for tea?

March 12, 2018 sees the start of Nutrition and Hydration Week - a campaign that celebrates and raises awareness of food and drink as a way of maintaining health and wellbeing.

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Dental

Cut back on snacks to protect children’s teeth

Children who snack throughout the day are more likely to have the signs of tooth decay than those who just eat at meal times. And relying on brushing their teeth isn't enough to prevent the problem, say experts from the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Family

Go purple for epilepsy awareness

Every March 26th – the annual date of Purple Day – people in countries around the world wear purple and hold purple-related events in support of epilepsy awareness.

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Diabetes

Travelling with diabetes

British people take more than 60 million trips abroad every year. But being prepared for any potential health hazards that may arise while you’re away is important, and according to the NHS you should start preparing for your trip four to six weeks before you go.

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Travel

Is bladder weakness making you dread your summer hols?

While many people are looking forward to jetting away to hot and sandy destinations this summer, there’s evidence that not everyone is getting excited about going away.

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Personal Issues

Keep your tummy happy on holiday

If you’re heading off on your summer holidays soon, the last thing you need is a health problem to spoil it. But if a survey commissioned by constipation treatment Dulcolax is anything to go by, more than half of women who’ve been on holiday have had their time away affected by tummy problems such as diarrhoea, constipation and feeling bloated or bunged up.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Is your face fully protected against skin cancer?

British people aren’t applying sunscreen correctly when it comes to their faces, claims a survey by the British Association of Dermatologists.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Are you addicted to sunbeds?

With the summer sun starting to fade, some of us may be tempted to top up our tans by having regular sunbeds. But according to the latest research, one in five people who use sunbeds may be addicted to them.

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