After weeks of Christmas shopping, parties and festivities, December 25 will come as a welcome reprieve from the frenetic activity.
The shops finally close as families gather together for a day off. But for one man, the hard work is just beginning. It’s Santa we’re talking about. …to read the rest of this article click here »
As the bells chime for 2014, this could be the opportunity to take the ultimate detox – by stopping smoking. Tobacco smoke is like a mini chemical factory pumping out over 4000 chemicals with every puff including toxic gases, cancer-causing agents and radioactive compounds. …to read the rest of this article click here »
At Christmas time we are full of cheer, but for the sake of your health and our safety, it is possible to drink responsibly and still have a good time. Alcohol is a drug and it can lead to both short and long term problems for your health and wellbeing. …to read the rest of this article click here »
Hot off the press, looking very smart indeed with its new A4 format and high quality design and finish, is the GASP catalogue 2014. Not only does it look glossier, it should also be a lot easier to use. GASP has grouped all the items in topics areas. …to read the rest of this article click here »
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches around the world. With their “Mo’s” men raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health in general and prostate and testicular cancer and mental health in particular. Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. …to read the rest of this article click here »
Alcohol Awareness Week (18-24 Nov 2013) encourages people to start talking about alcohol – about the health risks, social problems, how alcohol is everywhere in society.
Alcohol Concern has produced ideas and materials for organisations who want to get involved. …to read the rest of this article click here »
If you try to follow the recommended physical activity guidelines of 150 minutes of moderately intense activity per week and included housework and DIY in that, sorry but you have to think again! …to read the rest of this article click here »
A study to estimate the cost of cancer across the EU has just been published in the journal Lancet Oncology. The figure of 126 billion euros (£107bn) a year included the cost of drugs and health care as well as earnings lost through sickness or families providing care. The research was carried out by researchers the University of Oxford and King’s College London. They analysed figures from each of the 27 nations in the EU in 2009. …to read the rest of this article click here »
Public health campaigners are focusing their efforts on trying to reduce the number of young people taking up smoking. In the UK, cigarettes are commonly sold in shops in either packs of 10 or 20. But in much of the rest of the EU the smaller pack size is banned. …to read the rest of this article click here »