Month / September 2016

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  • World Heart Day (29th September 2016)

      Information taken from: http://www.world-heart-federation.org/what-we-do/world-heart-day/about-world-heart-day                                              World Heart Day World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world’s…

  • Stoptober

    Stoptober: Why there’s never been a better time to quit

      The campaign for this year’s Stoptober has been widespread, returning for a fifth year in a bid to help the UK’s 7 million smokers to quit. A national initiative run by Public Health England, Stoptober not only aims to provide motivation and support for those looking to quit smoking, but offers resources and tried…

  • Vegetables you can grow

    Vegetables you can grow in any home

    Organic September has been taking place throughout the month, and is a great time to celebrate organic produce. In many cases, organic food is fresher than non-organic food and contains fewer pesticides, making it better for the environment and for local wildlife. It’s true that organic foods can be pricier, but you can grow your…

  • BERKSHIRE CANCER REHABILITATION

    The Berkshire Cancer Rehabilitation programme is a step-by-step approach to living with and beyond cancer, preparing you and your family with a range of tools and opportunities that can enhance your recovery and improve your ability to ‘tackle tomorrow’. It is available to people registered with a GP in Berkshire and is funded by Macmillan…

  • heart attacks in women

    Increased chance of misdiagnosis of heart attacks in women

    Women are 50% more likely than men to receive a wrong diagnosis following a heart attack, new research has found. Studies have shown that on average, three in 10 female patients are given different initial and final diagnoses after having a heart attack. This could lead to serious repercussions, including an increased chance of death.…