​UK Flu Crisis: Why Your Flu Jab Is Important

​Flu causes misery to people every year, but you can reduce your chances of catching flu this winter through having a flu jab. With reports saying that flu jab uptake was low last year, now is a good time to get a flu jab and help prevent a UK flu crisis. Getting your flu jab

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How to Avoid the Norovirus This Winter

Whether you’ve had it yourself, known someone who has, or have heard about it, you’ll know that norovirus is no joke. Also known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’, it’s something that affects people in their thousands over the winter months, causing all sorts of misery. While it’s something that usually lasts 1-2 days, it’s easily

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Improved Food Labelling – Will It Help Prevent Allergic Reactions?

In light of several widely-reported incidents of deaths by allergic reaction, new laws around food labelling are being proposed to help prevent further deaths. Current labelling laws means foods don’t necessarily feature key information for allergy sufferers, with no legal obligation to list potential allergens in foods prepared on premises. The proposed laws hope to

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Health Prevention – A 21st Century Strategy

The NHS has launched a new strategy focusing on health prevention that it hopes will reduce the pressure on hospitals. It is hoped that the 10-year plan could save 500,000 lives through providing support to those whose lifestyles could result in serious illness, that could otherwise be prevented. With a larger proportion of funding being given

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