Depression Self-Assessment Test

Could you be depressed? Find out with this short assessment.

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Top tips for marathon runners

If you’ve entered to run the London Marathon this year, you may well be be clocking up some serious hours of training right now. Preparing correctly could mean the difference between completing the course in your personal best time and ending up with a painful sports injury.

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People with tinnitus find GPs’ help ‘unsatisfactory’

Six million people in the UK have tinnitus. This is an often debilitating condition described as a sensation or awareness of sound in one or both ears or in the head – such as ringing, buzzing, whooshing or humming – when there is no corresponding external sound.

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Why Brits avoid seeing their GPs

Some health problems – including serious ones – can be easier to treat and manage if they’re diagnosed earlier rather than later.

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Exercise: not just good for keeping your weight down

If you’ve recently started a new exercise regime to help manage your weight or simply to be fitter in general, there may be an added advantage to making all that physical effort.

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10 ways to stop stressing at work

Stress can affect all areas of your life, including the time you spend at work. According to figures in the latest Labour Force Survey from the Health and Safety Executive, the number of work-related illnesses caused by stress is dropping – though according to the latest statistics from the mental health charity MIND, more than half of workers still say they find work very or fairly stressful.

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How healthy are you at work?

We all have stressful days at work from time to time. But according to the latest study from the TUC, stress at work may be more of a serious issue than we think, with results suggesting it could be a problem in up to 70 percent of workplaces.

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How to improve your work-life balance

National Work Life Week (October 3-7, 2016) is the perfect time to try to improve your work-life balance. Organised by the charity Working Families, it aims to help both workers and employers to focus on wellbeing at work too.

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Alzheimer’s: not just about memory loss

Most of us realise when someone starts having problems with their memory, it could be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia.

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Drinking Self-Assessment Test

Assess the effects of your drinking habits and get practical advice.

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Alcohol Tracker

Find out how your alcohol intake affects your health

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How to stay cool in the heat

The coming of summer is something to celebrate for most people, especially after a particularly long winter. But the hot weather can cause havoc when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, says The Sleep Council.

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