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#IPDay2015: National Injury Prevention Day 2015

On Wednesday, (19th August), National Injury Prevention Day takes place. Since 1990, the day has sought to raise awareness for those who have suffered injuries with the aim of seeking better justice. This year, Injury Prevention Day celebrates its 25th anniversary and to mark the occasion the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is asking

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#ReadOnGetOn: Supporting Children Reading For A Better Future

Read On Get On is a national campaign that aims to get all children reading well by the age of 11. Reading plays a vital part in the social and educational development of children and is a key skill that improves their chances of having a better future. A wealth of research and studies have

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Richmond Adult Community College Launch Wellbeing Project

Richmond Adult Community College (RACC) is launching a wellbeing project that begins with a free event held this Friday (31st July) from 10am-2.30pm at the college.   If you suffer from anxiety, depression, have difficulty sleeping, or feel you are at risk of developing these, then this event is for you!   RACC has been

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#NationalKissingDay: A List of 8 Kissing Health Benefits

Yesterday saw the annual #NationalKissingDay take place. According to Happy Worker, a vigorous kiss can quicken your pulse by 100 beats a minute and burn 8-16 calories. It is also estimated that the average person spends a total of two weeks of their life kissing! So, what about the health benefits of kissing? We’ve come

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#4000voices: World Hepatitis Day 28th July 2015

“400 million people is 400 million too many”     400 million people worldwide are living with viral Hepatitis B or C, a disease that kills 1.4 million of them every year.   All of these deaths could be prevented. It just comes down to awareness, understanding and prevention – 4,000 lives a day could

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It’s National Smile Month

It takes 43 muscles to frown, but only 17 to smile…   The mouth is the window to the body, and your smile is one of your most unique and striking features. In fact, 61% of us have been attracted to someone by their smile alone. Good oral hygiene is vital to keeping a healthy

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