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Joint action: Holiday joint health

Whether you’re on holiday in the UK or abroad, your joints need your attention...

7 steps to deal with loneliness

Loneliness is an issue that can affect the physical and mental wellbeing...

#TRYit - #Walk30 results

We asked people to volunteer to walk for 30 minutes a day, five times a week...

Feeling sluggish? 9 pick-me-ups that are caffeine-free

Reducing your caffeine intake has various...

Home care assistance

If you require help with everyday living...

Zika Virus Outbreak – FAQs

What is the Zika virus? Where is it found? Dr Cai Glushak answers questions on the...

What is a ‘Health Check’ or medical MOT?

Find out what's involved, which conditions it aims to prevent, and who is eligible.

Health technology and older people

Health Technology – Helping add years to life and life to years

How much is too much alcohol?

In the long-term, excessive drinking of alcohol can cause many health problems...