Archives for March, 2016

10 Reasons to Quit Smoking This No Smoking Day

March 9th, 2016
10 Reasons to Quit Smoking This No Smoking Day

Today, March 9th 2016, is No Smoking Day and what better time to try and quit for good? If you’re trying to cut down or have decided that 2016 is your year for giving up, here are 10 good reasons to spur you on! Heart health Smoking is one of the main risk factors for […]

Investigation Reveals Shamed Nurses Earning Thousands Through ‘Botox Parties’

March 7th, 2016
Investigation Reveals Shamed Nurses Earning Thousands Through ‘Botox Parties’

An investigation carried out by the BBC has revealed that two shamed nurses are making thousands of pounds out of hosting ‘Botox parties’. The investigation focused on two males who were previously registered nurses and shows them hosting ‘Botox parties’ at beauty salons and people’s homes. The former nurses are believed to be making thousands […]

‘Unhealthy Retirement’ Risk for the Middle Aged

March 7th, 2016
‘Unhealthy Retirement’ Risk for the Middle Aged

A new government campaign has warned that unhealthy middle-aged people need to make lifestyle improvements if they want to be healthy during retirement. The One You campaign, run by Public Health England, is encouraging people aged over 40 to give up smoking, drink less, exercise more and eat better. This is the UK’s first campaign […]

Is There More Salt Than You’d Expect in Your Favourite Everyday Foods?

March 1st, 2016
Is There More Salt Than You’d Expect in Your Favourite Everyday Foods?

According to shocking new figures, many everyday foods contain too much salt, despite brands voluntarily agreeing to a deal to reduce levels. The results highlighted products like chilled ready meals, tinned tomato soup and cheddar cheese as some of the most shocking. Research carried out by Cash (Consensus Action on Salt and Health) found that […]

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