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Music has a positive effect on dementia

Anyone who’s had the chills when listening to a favourite tune knows how powerful a trigger music can be for human emotions.

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Do you know the signs of sepsis?

Around three-quarters of British people don’t know how to spot the early warning signs of sepsis, a serious complication of an infection – also sometimes called blood poisoning – suggests a survey by Manchester law firm JMW Solicitors.

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Tips to get you walking more

Each year, the charity Living Streets celebrates National Walking Month throughout the month of May.

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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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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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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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Obesity rising among reception year children

Rates of obesity in children starting school are on the rise for the second year in a row, claims Public Health England (PHE).

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‘Dippy’ eggs are back on the menu

There’s good news for pregnant women who enjoy dipping ‘soldiers’ in runny eggs. Almost 30 years since the salmonella crisis, the government’s Food Standards Agency has changed its advice about eating eggs.

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Family

How to take care of your child’s back

Back pain affects about 80 percent of the population and is one of the top common causes of absence from work in the UK, says the charity BackCare, organiser of Back Care Awareness Week. But it can also affect children.

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How to keep your children active this summer

Keeping children occupied during the school holidays can be a challenge for most parents. And this year it looks like many youngsters will be stuck to the sofa, as a survey by uSwitch.com suggests children will spend more than six entire days watching TV during the summer break.

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