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Hay Fever Affects Sleep of 9 out of 10 Sufferers

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Coping with a long day at work is never easy for the best of us, but if you have hay fever it can feel doubly challenging. A 2016 survey by Allergy UK shows that almost 9 out of 10 hay fever sufferers’ sleep was affected by their hay fever, affecting their functioning at work or […]

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Sun Burn and Bites Banished with Second Skin

Award-winning insect repellent brand incognito is launching a new indispensible health and beauty trio for the summer: a tri-action sun cream with built-in insect repellent and moisturiser, Hair & …

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What does a Physiotherapist do?

Physiotherapists take a science-based approach and look at the whole person including their lifestyle and general wellbeing. They educate patients so they can become involved in their own care and oft …

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Yes, that’s right! Men have pelvic floors too.

It’s common knowledge amongst women that if we don’t exercise our pelvic floor muscles they will become weak and can lead to embarrassing leaks as we mature. Standard ante-natal advice tells us to …

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Valentines Day & Teeth

‘Smiling is an expression associated to happiness, wellbeing, beauty and attractiveness.
Having a beautiful smile is one of the most powerful gifts someone can have and having healthy white teet …

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Find Love in the Gym this Valentine’s Day

UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 00.01 TUESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2017
Find love in the gym this Valentine’s Day
And you’ll be fitter than ever before
Joining a gym and working out isn’t just good for your health …

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Breathe Yourself to Sleep

With 10 million NHS prescriptions for sleep medication being handed out each year, and one in 10 of us on sleep medication*, there is no magic cure for insomnia, says Sleep Guru Anandi. Her new book B …

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How to Ditch the Sneezing this Hay Fever Season

Hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, is an allergic reaction to pollen and other airborne allergens. It is the most common and arguably the most annoying allergy, with around 15-20% of the UK pop …

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How to Stop the Spread of Head Lice Superbugs – The Natural Way

Recent national newspaper headlines have revealed that head lice are evolving into superbugs – by becoming increasingly resistant to chemical insecticide treatments.  Residue left in the hair post- …

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Bluebird Care to create 100 new jobs!

Popular home care provider, Bluebird Care is pleased to announce a whole host of new job opportunities for the year ahead.
With offices in Newbury, Bluebird Care already employ staff who provide care …

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It’s the Trees that Cause the Sneeze!

We all think of grass and flowers as setting off our hay fever in the summer, but surprisingly 1 in 4 of us are triggered by pollen from the trees as early as February or March! Trapping tree pollen b …

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Health checks all women should know about …

Midlife MOT
The NHS Health Check Programme is a free screening open to anyone aged 40 to 74. It targets the top seven causes of preventable death: high blood pressure, smoking, obesity, cholesterol, p …

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The Right Frame of Mind. . .

Top tips from Shakira
If you’ve set yourself a new year’s resolution to be more healthy and active then good on you! However, before you tackle the treadmill or whip up a few green smoothies, …

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Mental Health

A new local initiative to help tackle the rising mental health problems in Berkshire is being led across the county by Newbury MP Richard Benyon in collaboration with the BBC. Richard has already writ …

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Rosemary Appeal renal dialysis and cancer care in West Berkshire

An exciting new project has been launched for an extension at West Berkshire Community Hospital to build and equip a ground floor renal dialysis unit and, on the first floor, a centre for cancer and o …

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Skincare Tips To Get You Through Winter

With the darker nights and colder weather closing in on us and the new John Lewis advert on our screens it is safe to say that winter has officially arrived. It is at this time of year that everyone&# …

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Only 5% of UK parents can spot symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

– Shocking new research reveals the risks some UK families are taking when it comes to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning
– More than a third of UK homes (33.9%) aren’t fitted with a CO alar …

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Majority of Parents Worried About Children’s Screen Time Before Bed

• Research reveals over 90% of parents are concerned about youngsters’ screen time before bed.[2]
• Parents cite health, academic performance or exposure to inappropriate content as their main f …

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Dementia ‘Biggest Killer’, Reveals ONS – But Research Offers Hope

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that dementia accounted for more deaths in England and Wales than heart disease last year.
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s, …

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World Extreme Medicine Comes to Edinburgh

From Friday 18 to Monday 21 November the World Extreme Medicine Conference and Expo will welcome over 100 world-renowned experts who specialise in medical practice conducted away from the comfort of a …

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