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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK 2019: BY NUMBERS

Last week (10th – 16th June) was Men’s Health Week.  Men are supposedly obsessed with numbers but when it comes to our own health, there are quite a few we don’t know. Men’s Health Week 2019 takes up the challenge of correcting this. Men’s Health Forum …

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Body Image – Common Assumptions ….how many do you make?

Physically attractive people have it all…. The first thing people notice about others is their appearance Outward appearance is the sign of worth of the person If I could just change……………. life would be better By controlling my appearance, I can contro …

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Mental Health Awareness Week 13th-19th – Body Image

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental- …

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May is… National Walking Month!

Did you know May is National Walking Month? Get those comfortable shoes on and get walking!   There are lots of good reasons to walk more and the NHS have an interesting page on the topic which offers some useful facts and tips: Walking for health Walk …

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Allergy Awareness Week – 29th April to 3rd May 2019

The focus this year for Allergy Awareness Week is Air Quality: the allergens around us, which will focus on outdoor air quality. Allergy UK aim to raise awareness of the impact of poor air quality and the link between poor air quality and allergy. They …

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Stop Food Waste Day – 24 April 2019

Stop Food Waste Day is an international day of action in the fight against food waste which is a serious and growing problem. Roughly one-third of the food produced globally is either lost or wasted every year. On 24 April 2019 consumers, corporates an …

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week – 10th to 16th April 2019

Parkinson’s Awareness Week is our annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson’s across the UK.   To learn more and get involved go to : Parkinsons UK

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World Health Day – 7 April 2019

“Health is a human right; everyone should have the information and services they need to take care of their own health and the health of their families.” WHO 2019 To learn more: World Health Day 2019

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Walk to Work Day – 5 April

Getting involved in National Walk to Work Day on April 5, 2019 could help put you on the right track to a healthier you. Not only this, but this annual event encourages you to be mindful of your carbon footprint.

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April 2019 – Stress Awareness Month

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) state that although “stress is not a direct risk factor for heart and circulatory diseases, …it’s possible that it may contribute to your risk level. It all depends on your coping mechanisms.  Some people cope with st …

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