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    Spring is coming...

    A change in season offers the perfect opportunity to set yourself a new challenge. So why not make the most of the lighter evenings and take up a new sporting activity? Making simple changes to your lifestyle could make a big difference to your health.

    And with Easter just around the corner you'll be pleasantly surprised to discover five good reasons why chocolate can be good for you. Great news for chocolate lovers!

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Ventolin Evohaler to treat asthma symptoms.

As you may know, Ventolin is one of the branded versions of salbutamol.

My baby has silent reflux.

Correct medication in the treatment of silent reflux is important.

What are the chances of me getting MND?

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is generally caused by a combination of different triggers...

Pressure pain at the back of my head.

Headaches are often stress related, but can be caused by dehydration...

I suffered headaches whilst abroad.

Headaches are not unusual in relation to travel.

My husband has developed a skin rash.

There are a number of medical conditions these symptoms could be related to.

Coping with separation.

It is, indeed, an extremely stressful experience that can be unsettling for all parties involved.

Brits buying up Dubai homes

Britons are among the top investors in Dubai property, figures reveal.


5 fun ways to keep your memory sharp

Fun ways to keep your brain sharp right into old age.