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6 Steps To A ‘Youthful’ Heart

To lead a long, healthy and happy life it’s important to keep your heart in good condition. Recent analysis from Public Health England (PHE) found that one in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age that’s 10 years older than their actual age. The analysis also found that many of the deaths caused by heart attacks

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Heart Health – The Greek Way

  Your health is important, especially your heart health. Poor heart health can lead to a number of conditions including heart disease, increased risk of heart attack, cancer, diabetes as well as other conditions. Nearly 7 million people in the UK battle heart and cardiovascular disease on a daily basis, yet it can be preventable

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The British Heart Foundation’s “Wear it, Beat it” day

  Heart disease is responsible for more than 25% of deaths caused in the UK each year. Statistics like this make campaigns like the British Heart Foundation’s ‘Wear It, Beat It’ Day all the more vital in ensuring the health of the nation. To raise money and awareness, schools, colleges, workplaces and more are donning

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Not Such A Sweetheart After All: The Effects Of Sugar On Heart Health

  Sugar is everywhere. From convenience food to fruit juice, it is seemingly inescapable. There are, however, some healthy replacements for sugary treats – it’s just a matter of knowing where to find them. A balanced diet should include few foods with lots of added sugar, as they can negatively affect your health, but most

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Heart Health Month

  It’s February, which means that people around the world are spreading awareness and fundraising for Heart Health Month. This is the time for us to celebrate good heart health and make changes towards living a healthier lifestyle. There are plenty of steps you can take to lower your risk of heart disease, and heart

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Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Vascular Disease Awareness Month will be taking place throughout the entire month of September. Launched by the Circulation Foundation, this campaign is dedicated to furthering the research and awareness of vascular diseases. The Circulation Foundation is the only charity in the UK which focuses solely on the treatment of cardiovascular conditions and spreading information on

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How genes could help treat cancer and heart disease

A new discovery by scientists has found that certain effects of genes could help in the treatment of cancer and heart disease, by being able to modify blood supply. The gene is related to the growth of blood vessels and could see the development of new treatments to help patients combat the diseases in different

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5 Health Benefits of Walking

Walk To Work Week takes place next week and as part of our bid to encourage as many of you as possible to make a change to your travel arrangements and walk to work, we’ve put together some of the health benefits you can expect to feel in reward for your efforts.   Perhaps you

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Keep Calm And…

Everyday stresses are all around us. Daily tests and trials come in many forms – work, money worries, chores, too many things to do and not enough time, heartache, peer pressure – the list is endless.   Finding the time to get away from it all and relax is really important for general health and

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7 Tips For A Healthy Heart

February is Healthy Heart Month and as part of our pledge to support the work of the British Heart Foundation, we wanted to provide you with 7 tips for a healthy heart and some helpful pointers on what you can do to keep your ticker tick tocking for longer!   1. Exercise It is really

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