Posts tagged “Cholesterol”

More pharmacies in England to offer on-the-spot heart checks

September 3rd, 2019

More pharmacies in England are set to offer on-the-spot heart checks. From October, pharmacies across the country will be providing free checks, including blood pressure and cholesterol tests.  The move is part of a broader plan to provide more services in the community and reduce pressure on GP surgeries and A&E departments. Initially, selected pharmacies […]

Canadian Women Losing The Battle

March 15th, 2011
Canadian Women Losing The Battle

It seems that Canadian women are having more trouble than most in controlling their weight. Not only are women in Canada gaining weight faster than men, they are also becoming overweight quicker than most other women in the West. This news was published in the medical journal called the Lancet, which has been tracking trends […]

Make an eye test part of your New Year health kick

December 30th, 2010
Make an eye test part of your New Year health kick

Opticians in Scotland are urging people to take advantage of the free eye tests available north of the border as part of their New Year health kick. Scots are more likely to join a gym or start a diet in the New Year than visit the dentist or have their eyes tested, yet many undetected […]

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