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  1. How To Quit Smoking: 7 Ways to Kick the Habit

    How To Quit Smoking: 7 Ways to Kick the Habit

    Smoking cigarettes is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the UK. Nearly 80,000 people die each year as a result of smoking, with thousands more living with irreversible smoking related complications.

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  2. Flu in Children: How It Spreads, Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention

    Flu in Children: How It Spreads, Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention

    Winter is coming which also means flu season is coming. While you can catch the flu (or influenza) any time of year, flu viruses are most common during the colder months. Different from stomach viruses, the influenza virus attacks your nose, throat, and lungs which make up your respiratory system.

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  3. Heart disease explained: Signs, symptoms, and how to reduce your risk

    Heart disease explained: Signs, symptoms, and how to reduce your risk

    Heart disease is on the rise in the UK, with more people diagnosed with it each year. The term ‘heart disease’ is an umbrella term for a wide range of cardiovascular issues including heart failure, coronary artery disease, and angina.

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  4. What Are Rheumatic Diseases and How to Manage Them?

    What Are Rheumatic Diseases and How to Manage Them?

    Rheumatic Diseases are inflammatory conditions that cause varying levels of pain and discomfort in the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and bones. People of any genetic makeup and background are susceptible to developing a rheumatic disease.

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  5. What Is Non-Hormonal Birth Control and How to Use It?

    What Is Non-Hormonal Birth Control and How to Use It?

    Women today have so many choices when it comes to birth control. We’re long past the days of only having ‘the pill’ as an option for family planning. While the pill is still one of the most popular methods of birth control, there are several other forms of birth control that work similarly to the pill.

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  6. World Suicide Prevention Day

    World Suicide Prevention Day

    Each year on the 10th September, people around the world gather to raise awareness about suicide prevention. By raising awareness, we are reducing the stigma around suicide.

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  7. What is Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do Women Get It?

    What is Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do Women Get It?

    Bacterial Vaginosis, or BV, is a common vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Everyone’s bodies have a certain level of harmless bacteria in them that usually don’t cause any issues unless there is an overgrowth of the bacteria. 

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  8. What to Expect with an HRT Prescription from Pharmacy Planet

    What to Expect with an HRT Prescription from Pharmacy Planet

    When you go through the menopause, your estrogen levels start to decrease and this decrease can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms. Even though the menopause is a completely natural part of ageing, many of these symptoms can be uncomfortable enough to cause serious disruptions to your daily life.

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  9. World Breast Cancer Research Day

    World Breast Cancer Research Day

    World Breast Cancer Research Day is an opportunity for us all to see how important it is to find a cure for breast cancer.

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  10. Why Does Asthma Get Worse at Night?

    Why Does Asthma Get Worse at Night?

    Many asthma sufferers will find their symptoms are worse at night. In some cases asthma only presents itself at night. This is especially true in children who often present with a night time cough.

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