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Store-bought Lunches – How To Make Them Healthier

Do you know what’s really in store-bought lunches? While your high street sandwich might sound like a cheap and convenient option for your lunch, it might not be the best thing for your diet. Store-bought lunches are known to contain high levels of sugar and salt that are well above your recommended daily intake, and

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Dealing With Back Pain – Self Care Guidance

Dealing with back pain can be an ongoing nightmare for sufferers. Debilitating and painful, it can have a serious effect on a person’s ability to carry out everyday activities. While the causes of back pain vary, there are some solutions available that can help ease the pain and manage the systems, to stop it taking

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Obesity and Smoking Biggest Causes of Cancer

There are a multitude of things that can potentially cause cancer, many of which you can do little to prevent. However, two of the biggest causes of cancer are things that are, for the most part, within our control: smoking, and our weight. Cancer Research UK has found that a third of all cancer cases in the

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What Does GP Pressure Mean for Patients?

Getting an appointment at your local GP surgery is becoming increasingly difficult for many patients across the country, owing to a chronic shortage of GPs, who are facing increased workloads and spiralling numbers of consultations. A combination of government cuts and a lack of doctors in many areas – with large numbers of medical students

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New NHS England Scheme To Help Reduce Medication Usage

In England, there are currently 45,923 registered pharmacists, 19,510 pharmacy technicians and 12,042 community pharmacies offering knowledgeable healthcare advice. As part of NHS England’s Refreshing NHS Plans for 2018-19, nursing homes across the country could soon be recruiting pharmacists and pharmaceutical technicians in a bid to reduce unnecessary medication intake among residents, and utilising pharmacists to their

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