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Back to School - Your Child's Health

Stationery supplies have been restocked and new school shoes have been purchased (those feet just won’t stop growing!) but back to school also means some predicaments that no family wants to think about such as classroom critters - head lice, worms and chickenpox - all of which have greeted several generations of children and their parents. However as preventative measures are confusing at best, here is our simple advice to stop you and child scratching your heads!

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10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

There are many people who suffer from very serious mental health conditions, but many of us can also be debilitated by feelings of anxiety or depression, including post-natal depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or simply because we are going through a difficult time.

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Sexual Health Week 2017

We have teamed up with innovative new contraception brand - HANX Official - for Sexual Health Week 2017. Read their blog here on avoiding STIs and ways to protect your sexual future.

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Dementia: The Facts

Dementia affects 47.5 million people globally, and 7.7 million new cases are diagnosed every year. There is a common misconception that dementia is a disease, when in fact dementia is caused by lots of diseases. The word dementia is an umbrella term for the symptoms caused by these diseases such as confusion, memory loss, and personality change.

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10 'Did you know' medical facts for women

1. Simple tricks like staying hydrated, could be the main eliminator of period pain and the bloated sensation a lot of women feel. It is also true that eating a small amount of dark chocolate encourages the secretion of serotonin which soothes anxiety and moodiness.

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10 Tips For Helping Your Teenager With Their Health

Being a teenager can be a stressful time whether it’s because your body is changing, you are in a permanent state of learning or because of all the pressures of modern life. Here are 10 of the best lifestyle tips you can give to your teenager.

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