Monthly Archives: March 2017

talkhealth

30 Mar

Anaphylaxis Campaign – Orange Wig Day Friday 19 May 2017

Living with severe allergies and being at risk of anaphylaxis (a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction) seriously affects the lives of those at risk. There is currently no cure or treatment to prevent anaphylaxis – instead people must learn …

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talkhealth

29 Mar

WellChild Awards 2017:  Nominations open for inspirational children, young people and carers

More than 100,000 children and young people are living with serious illness or exceptional health needs across the UK. Many spend months, even years in hospital simply because there is no support enabling them to leave. Do you know a …

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Julie B. Campbell

29 Mar

How I Prepare for Spring With Rosacea

Spring rosacea prevention - Rosy JulieBC

I absolutely love the spring. As someone who lives in a very snowy part of Canada, it’s such a relief to see the snow banks melting and to finally enjoy a walk that doesn’t include bitter wind whipping in my …

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Julie

26 Mar

Cod and celeriac risotto

Ingredients 200g Cod 100g ham 200g celeriac 1 glass of wine 10g thyme 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon of oil 1/2 teaspoon asafoetida 200ml of lactose free milk 2 teaspoons of cream (lactose free if needed) Method Add the cod …

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British Skin Foundation

23 Mar

Adolescent skin: 3 in 5 teenagers say acne affects self-confidence

Growing up can be hard for any teenager without the added stress of acne. Sadly acne affects around 80% of adolescents aged 13-18 years at some point. Three out of five teenagers* surveyed by the British Skin Foundation said that …

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Guest blogger

23 Mar

Top Healthcare Technology Advances to Watch Out

Healthcare organizations are searching for the best tools to improve patient care and, in some cases, reduce healthcare costs. These technology advances may replace obsolete procedures and treatments in the future. However, not all of them are as promising as …

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talkhealth contributors

23 Mar

What healthy sleep habits should you adopt?

If you want to remain healthy, and retain your levels of concentration, you need to make sure you get the right amount of sleep. Different people require different amounts of sleep, but the average adult generally needs between seven and …

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talkhealth

21 Mar

Paraffin in skin creams linked to fire deaths

You may have read in the news this week (19 March 2017) about the link between people using paraffin based skin creams and dozens of fire deaths across England. People living with conditions such as eczema and psoriasis who use paraffin based …

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Guest blogger

16 Mar

What Is the Disability Living Allowance?

The welfare system is there to help us should we end up in difficulties – it’s the rainy day fund that we all, collectively as a society, contribute to through our salaries. One way in which it’s there to help …

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British Skin Foundation

15 Mar

Brothers to brave Atlantic Ocean in row for skin cancer research

Two Lymington brothers are preparing to row the Atlantic Ocean in memory of their late father Peter Massey, who sufferer with basal cell carcinoma skin cancer and sadly passed away in 2015 aged 63. Jude Massey, 17, and Dr Greg …

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Guest blogger

13 Mar

What Steps Are Taken in a Dental Implant Procedure?

Have you had enough of not being able to smile because you’re worried about what people think of your missing teeth? If that’s the case you would have likely already heard of how getting dental implants can give you the …

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Guest blogger

7 Mar

Exploring The Major Health Risks That Are Associated With Tobacco

Did you know that each year in the United States more than 480,000 people die do to a tobacco related illness? When you factor all this up it means that 1 out of every 5 deaths in the United States …

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talkhealth

6 Mar

Quit smoking while pregnancy – No Smoking Day 8 March 2017

March 8th 2017 is national no smoking day and for the estimated 15.8 % of the UK population who regularly light up this is the day you are encouraged to kick the habit. Parents to be are one particular group who …

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talkhealth

3 Mar

Health news round up

There’s been quite a bit of interesting health news this week; from footballers and dementia, to artificial embryos and  ovarian cancer. Blood tests and ovarian cancer – doctors have revealed that a blood test every 4 months could help women that …

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Betty Hutton

1 Mar

THE GREAT PRETENDER

My Freddie Mercury (again!) – originally by The Platters (way back) After receiving such great care from The Royal Derby Hospital, I completed an on-line form to be a Volunteer Patient, partly to ‘give back’ a little and also in …

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Dean Edwards

1 Mar

Fake Tan Fail?

Some of you with eagle eyes may have noticed over the years especially during the summer months that my hands are noticeably lighter than the rest of my body. This is not the result of me washing my hands too …

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