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5 Health Benefits of Strawberries

Now that summer’s here, we can enjoy a brand new variety of seasonal fruit and vegetables. One of the most popular summer fruits is the strawberry and from Wimbledon onwards, British summertime is the perfect time to enjoy this sweet berry. With plenty of excuses from picnics to classic Victoria sponge cakes and other tasty

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Chlamydia: What Do I Need To Know?

Researchers have made significant progress in finding a vaccine for Chlamydia, new studies have revealed. This would be a medical first according to the Canadian scientists who have developed the vaccine prototype. These findings have been published in the medical journal, Vaccine, and have proven that laboratory mice have been able to fight off the

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Preparing Food Safely: What You Should Know

Warnings have been issued to remind consumers of the importance of preparing food safely, particularly in relation to washing mixed salad leaves. Public Health England has put out these guidelines following a recent outbreak of E Coli which is believed to have infected more than 150 people and caused two deaths in the UK. Although

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National Parks Week – 25th-31st July

The 25th-31st of July welcomes National Parks Week, a fantastic celebration of British parks and a reminder of the many great activities we can enjoy in our free public greenspaces. With the school summer holidays looming, National Parks Week provides a great way to kickstart the holiday season, offering plenty of ways you can get

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5 Tips on Dealing with Pain

A recent study by BMJ Open has shown that almost half of people in the UK are living in pain, which is much more than previously assumed. From chronic arthritis to nerve and other kinds of pain, this is a worrying figure. Having to cope with pain on a daily basis can be debilitating and

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Too much cake at work? It might be time to re-think!

We are all probably guilty of over indulging in too many sweet treats at work from time to time. You might work with a colleague who fancies themselves as the next Mary Berry, or maybe you work in a large office and it feels like there’s always some reason to celebrate with a slice of

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Epilepsy and Pregnancy: The Facts

Epilepsy is a common illness, affecting more than 600,000 people in the UK and poses a number of risks to a pregnancy. If you suffer from epilepsy and you’re planning on becoming pregnant, it can be hard to predict the experience that each individual will have but there are a certain number of risks that

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