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    Coronavirus and What to do If you have it

    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, which cause common colds to more severe illnesses, including Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). COVID-19 is a new disease which can damage the lungs and respiratory system. This is caused by a Coronavirus. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they can spread between…

  • How to Selfcare and Isolate to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

    The NHS recommends that someone with symptoms of COVID-19 should remain at home for seven days. If you live with someone then the whole household should stay at home for 14 days to prevent the infection from spreading outside the house. If you have a fever or a new continuous cough, then stay at home…

  • Being a new dad is an amazing experience

    But it’s also exhausting. It’s something no-one can prepare you for. And at the end of a long day, there’s nothing more satisfying than to collapse on the sofa. And that’s where we need to stop you! More than 130 babies die in the UK every year as a result of unsafe sleeping. Find out…

  • skin health

    Skin Health: How Important Is It?

    Skin is the largest organ in the body, not to mention one of the most important. Consisting of three layers—epidermis, dermis and subcutis—skin acts as the first line of defence against injury and infection. It also has a range of functions that are vital in maintaining skin health and overall wellbeing, including: Regulating body temperature…

  • sun protection

    Sun Protection: Are You Using It Right?

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: an annual campaign that promotes the importance of protecting your skin from harmful UV rays to prevent skin cancer. A recent study revealed that people miss 11% of their face when they apply sunscreen and are particularly prone to missing the eyelid area. As the skin of the eyelid is very…