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Health news

Here we share interesting stories and news from across the health and social care sectors.

Your guide to endoscopy: symptoms, types, preparation and more

Your guide to endoscopy: symptoms, types, preparation and more

January 15 2020

In the UK, endoscopies are the most performed gastrointestinal procedure, with around two million procedures performed each year.What is an endoscopy?An endosco

Causes and treatments for dandruff

Causes and treatments for dandruff

January 8 2020

Is your dandruff making you feel self-conscious?

Walk Your Dog Month

Walk Your Dog Month

January 2 2020

Kick start your New Year by getting out in the great outdoors and walking your dog. Walking your dog is a fantastic way to walk off any excess Christmas we

Dodge the stress this Christmas

Dodge the stress this Christmas

December 18 2019

We all know that Christmas can be one of the most stressful times of year.

Food poisoning at Christmas

Food poisoning at Christmas

December 12 2019

Health experts from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are urging us all not to wash our Christmas turkey before putting in the oven.Washing your turkey means that

National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 5 2019

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week which aims to raise awareness and highlight the importance of getting the influenza vaccination.Why you should

What is a phobia and how do I overcome one?

What is a phobia and how do I overcome one?

November 27 2019

Having an irrational phobia can have a negative effect on your life including avoiding certain situations or experiences where you have to face them.

The rise of antibiotic resistance and raising global awareness

The rise of antibiotic resistance and raising global awareness

November 20 2019

Antibiotics are not the wonder-drug that most people believe them to be.

Try going meat-free once a week and feel the benefits

Try going meat-free once a week and feel the benefits

November 13 2019

The world’s total meat consumption stands at more than 300 million metric tonnes per year, having risen from seven million in the 1960s.

There’s no need to be SAD: How to beat seasonal depression

There’s no need to be SAD: How to beat seasonal depression

November 6 2019

As summer fades away and we slip back into our woolly jumpers, the season change can have a negative effect on our mood.

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