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Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting Self Care Week 2017

Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting this year’s Self Care Week which runs from 13-19th November and is organised by the Self Care Forum. The Self Care Forum is a UK organisation formed in 2011, with the aim of embedding self-care into everyday life. With people living longer, more needs to be done to support individuals […]

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The Movember foundation

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.
From humble beginnings in Australia in 200 …

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Defibrillators in the community

Whilst many have been enjoying their summer, away on holidays and so forth the Heartstart Thatcham team have been busy supplying and organising placement of defibrillators.

The team have worked w …

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Bluebird takes shifts from ‘care home’ to ‘care at home’.

 

With an increasing population of older people across the UK, 61% of individuals with low care needs now arrange for someone to come into their own home to help look after them (Health Busine …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year, Breast Cancer Care is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the pink ribbon, a powerful symbol for millions of people affected by the disease.

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Shoulder Impingement

One of the most common conditions of the shoulder that I treat, is an impingement and they can be a nightmare!
What is it?
In our shoulder we have 4 key rotator cuff muscles that help to stabalise t …

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50th Defibrillator

Midgem

Whilst many have been enjoying their summer, away on holidays and so forth the Heartstart Thatcham team have been busy supplying and organising placement of defibrillators. The team have wor …

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Unexplained Knee pain?

Do your knee hurt and grind for no reason at all? If there hasn’t previously been a fall, knock or giving way of the knee, then it could well be linked to your back.
Over time, if we don’t use any mu …

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Have you ever wondered if the work from home opportunities actually work? Well I’m living proof that it does.

My name is Jo Scott and I’ve been running my own home based business now for three and a half years, which has paid me more income than my previous 9-5 corporate roles.  My background was in sales an …

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Celebrity packed Health and Fitness event

Dame Kelly Holmes, double Olympic Champion, England’s Strongest Woman Farah Fonseca and Clean Eating Alice are confirmed to attend Refresh Festival UK – the first outdoor health and fitness festiv …

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How To Run A Mile – Tips From Steve Cram and Wiggle

Wiggle has partnered with Strava, the social network for athletes, to get runners of all levels to run their best mile in June.

As part of the collaboration there are over 100 pairs of running shoe …

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A mosquito can detect you up to one kilometre away

A mosquito can detect you up to one kilometre away – so go incognito
Just as humans are attracted to each other’s pheromones, insects are attracted to humans by our kairomones. Most kairomones can …

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Hear Hear

So you’ve decided that you need a hearing aid. But which one? Obviously, the first thing to do is talk to an audiologist. They will assess the nature of your hearing loss, its cause, and its severity. …

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Expert Tips on Keeping Your Home Allergen-Free

The summer months are particularly bad for airborne allergy sufferers, as it is the peak of the grass pollen season, as well as the usual dust and pet allergens. However, there are many things you can …

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Don’t Let Grass Pollen Get up Your Nose!

Two main types of pollen affect hay fever sufferers in the UK – grass pollen and tree pollen. Roughly 95% of sufferers are allergic to grass and around 25% to tree pollen – which means some are al …

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How t plus drinks are shaking up the world of tea

National tea day 2017: How t plus drinks are shaking up the world of tea.
T plus drinks have launched the UK’s first range of vitamin super tea aimed at evolving the traditional world of tea. For t …

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Milk myths and scare-stories

Young people ditching dairy don’t need cow’s milk for healthy bones and misleading headlines are doing them a disservice. 
A number of newspapers are warning how young people cutting out dairy coul …

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Achoo! – Dealing with Hayfever

Hayfever affects about 1 in 5 people in the UK
Hayfever is an allergy to grass or hay pollen and can also include trees and weeds. People with asthma are likely to find their symptoms triggered by po …

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Coeliac Disease

8 – 14th May – Coeliac Disease Awareness Week
While awareness of coeliac disease and the gluten-free diet is growing, there is still low awareness of the symptoms.
The Greeks first described this di …

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Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2017

Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2017, an annual campaign run by Parkinson’s UK, from 10-16 April.

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition, which curre …

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