What Your Nails Say About Your Health

Did you know that your nails can provide insight into your overall health? Your nail health reflects what is happening in the rest of your body and can help you identify and manage certain health problems. While many nail problems are minor and don’t necessarily indicate significant medical concerns, there are some exceptions. Types of

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Breathe Easy Week: Do You Need to Get Your Breath Checked?

Breathe Easy Week is being celebrated between the 17th and 23rd of June this year. It is the British Lung Foundation’s (BLF) annual awareness week to promote the importance of lung health and inform people about the risks of lung disease. Efficient lungs support a healthy body Lungs are vital organs tasked with bringing oxygen into the body

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World Blood Donor Day: Who Can Donate?

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). This global event provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations while thanking people who have already donated. Figures from the NHS reveal that the trust needs over 200 000 new donors each year to meet future patient needs. There is currently a countrywide shortage, particularly

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How Carers Can Stay Healthy and Connected

Today, many unpaid carers are not receiving the advice and support they need. Some people don’t even realise they’re classed as carers, even though they are solely responsible for another person’s wellbeing. Taking place between 10-16 June 2019, Carers Week aims to raise awareness for carers of all ages and backgrounds. The main incentive is

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Cervical Cancer Screening Tests: Why You Shouldn’t Put Yours Off

The 10th-16th of June marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, an important annual campaign to improve and raise awareness of women’s health issues. While many women feel anxious about attending these appointments, cervical cancer screening saves lives, so putting them off can have dangerous health implications. Find out more about this vital test, including how and

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