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ESSENTIAL MEDICINES TO PACK IN YOUR TRAVEL KIT!

Going travelling? If there’s one important medical necessity you need to prepare before you go, it’s that emergency travel medicine bag! We asked our Superintendent Pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, for the essential run-down of which medicines you simply cannot travel without.

NATIONAL BLOOD WEEK: ALL ABOUT ANAEMIA

We all know how important our blood is, providing a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients to every corner of the body. As part of National Blood Week, we’ll touch on the importance on giving blood, before focusing on the most common blood disorder: Anaemia.

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HOW TO HANDLE SUNBURN

The UK is currently experiencing an incredible heat wave, with temperatures soaring as high as 30 degrees! These temperatures are a far cry from the average British weather forecast – and, quite frankly, us Brits are just not used to it! Today we’re touching on a condition close to the hearts (and shoulders/ noses) of anyone who’s seen a little too much of the sun this weekend. Yes, you guessed it, we’re talking about Sunburn!

RAISING AWARENESS OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Did you realise, there are nearly half a million people in the UK living with Rheumatoid Arthritis? More than you might have expected, for such a little-known condition! Read today’s blog for a brief insight into the condition, and the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.

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TOP TEN HEALTH TIPS FOR MEN

If there’s one article you read this week for Men’s Health 2017, it’s this one! We summarise the ten most important factors for men, to ensure their health stays in optimal condition! Most of us are guilty of neglecting numbers 3 and 4…

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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK: PROSTATE CANCER

This week (12th – 18th June) is Men’s Health Week and, as always, we’re doing our bit to help raise awareness of relevant medical conditions! Today’s article focuses on a serious condition affecting around 10% of men at some point in their lives: Prostate Cancer.

CERVICAL CANCER & THE SMEAR TEST

Are you a woman aged over 25? Are you up to date on your smear tests? Do you fully understand what smear tests look for? Today, as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Week, we give you an overview of Cervical Cancer and answer the all important associated questions.

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CERVICAL CANCER SYMPTOMS

The most important reason for promoting disease awareness is to educate the public and help them recognise the tell-tale signs to watch out for. The sooner symptoms are recognised, the sooner medical intervention can be sought, the better the prognosis. So do yourself a favour and read on!

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