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  • Domestic Violence – Love Shouldn’t Hurt

    It’s a common mantra: relationships are hard work. True as that may be, however, this can distract from legitimate causes for concern in one’s social and romantic life. Including signs that a relationship may have become, or always was, toxic.  But when does ‘Toxic behaviour’ become domestic violence?   Domestic violence refers to violent behaviour…

  • Christmas Drinking

    As Christmas approaches, it can be hard not to get carried away with the ‘good cheer.’ Christmas drinking can quickly add up.  First come the office parties. Then the Christmas catch-ups with friends, swiftly followed by family festivities – and that’s all before we get to New Year’s Eve. It’s easy to see how the…

  • Type Two Diabetes

    What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can’t work properly, or your pancreas can’t make enough insulin. This means your blood glucose (sugar) levels keep rising. Type 2 diabetes can affect all people, regardless of age. Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes may be…

  • Boost your immunity this winter

    Older people, young children, pregnant women, and those with an underlying health condition are more at risk of serious complications of flu.   The flu vaccine is the best protection from the flu virus. It is more important than ever for people. This year more people are eligible for the free flu vaccine. Protect yourself…

  • Men’s Health

    Let’s talk about men’s health. We should be talking about it all the time, not just in November. However there’s no escaping the increase in men’s facial hair at the moment, predominantly the moustache. If you haven’t already heard of Movember, the chances are you will have come face-to-face with the finished product. The Movember…