Stoptober

Stoptober

Smokers across the UK are being urged to give up smoking for 28 days from October 1st.  This is the first time an attempt on such a mass scale has been undertaken over such a long period of time. The attempt is being backed by the Cancer Research Foundation as well as...
Health and financial planning

Health and financial planning

Savings, life assurance, pensions – are these words that fill you with joy or make you put your hands over your ears? The answer to that may well be down to what stage of life you’re at. Let’s face it, few of us at 18 are planning far into the future. This is partly...
Blue September – a health event

Blue September – a health event

How has your summer been so far? Despite the rainy days here in the UK there has been some sunshine here and there, which helps to lift the mood and of course synthesize some vitamin D. And suddenly we’re into August already … how did that happen? Well, time flies by...
Online clinic on prostate disease

Online clinic on prostate disease

Prostate disease is very common, in fact according to the NHS Choices site it’s estimated for instance that a third of men over 50 have symptoms of enlarged prostate . But despite disorders being common, the prostate is something that many of us probably don’t know...
Using Online Health Resources

Using Online Health Resources

The internet is a wonderful place to learn about health – I often wonder what we did without it? From quickly checking a symptom to researching the best ways to stay fit, we have a wealth of information at our fingertips. But the breadth of information available can...
Health and wellbeing on the internet

Health and wellbeing on the internet

There are a lot of good health sites out there in cyberspace. But it always pays to be cautious about what you decide to read – for every good health site there’s probably one somewhere trying to sell snake oil and miracle powder. So what follows is a list of the...

Pin It on Pinterest