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Call to remind teenagers about life saving vaccine

Call to remind teenagers about life saving vaccine

July 20 2017

Parents are being reminded this summer to encourage their 18 year old children to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis and septicaemia.

Fun in the sun brings health and wellbeing for children

Fun in the sun brings health and wellbeing for children

July 17 2017

The number of children doing an hour of exercise each day falls by nearly 40 per cent between the ages of five and 12 and more than one-third of children in England are overweight by the time they leave primary school.

Advice for people who work or play outdoors

Advice for people who work or play outdoors

July 13 2017

Health experts are urging men in the South who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Keeping children’s teeth healthy

Keeping children’s teeth healthy

July 11 2017

Recently the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons has published data which shows a shocking 24 per cent rise in the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under in the past decade.

Getting in the swim for better health

Getting in the swim for better health

July 4 2017

A new report, commissioned by Swim England’s Swimming and Health Commission, has confirmed the long-held belief that regular swimming is not only excellent for good physical health but also for overall wellbeing.
 

Save the lives of others, while going about yours

Save the lives of others, while going about yours

June 29 2017

National Blood Week (19-25 June) is a nationwide push to celebrate how blood donors make a difference every day, saving people whose lives depend on blood.

Know diabetes. Fight diabetes

Know diabetes. Fight diabetes

June 27 2017

Diabetes is the fastest growing health threat today. Around 11.9 million adults are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes but don’t even know it.

Don’t let your picnic end in tears

Don’t let your picnic end in tears

June 21 2017

To mark Food Safety Week (19-25 June) we look at how to ensure your alfresco dining doesn’t lead to food poisoning.Over 20 million people in the UK (40 per cent

How having a drink might keep older people out of hospital

How having a drink might keep older people out of hospital

June 20 2017

Did you know that older people are much more vulnerable to dehydration, leading to an increased risk of falling?

Stay safe and well during the heatwave

Stay safe and well during the heatwave

June 16 2017

As parts of the country are expected to see very hot and sunny weather this weekend, health experts have issued advice on how to stay safe and well.

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