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Stay In, Work Out

Staying physically active is important. Exercising can reduce depression, brighten our mood and is good for the body. With the new Government rules in place allowing 1 outdoor exercise a day, it is time to get creative with your home exercises. Sports England now has a list of exercises so you can stay in and work

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Stop Smoking Virtual Sessions

If you are worried about coronavirus and trying to quit smoking to reduce the risk of complications, we can help you by providing virtual stop-smoking sessions. Dr Nick Hopkinson is a respiratory consultant and, in a video posted on Fresh, says quitting smoking is an important way for individuals to reduce their risk of complications

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Chase the Rainbow

If you’ve been wondering why there are rainbows popping up in windows around your local area, look no further. People everywhere are creating rainbows for their windows to brighten the day of people walking by. With the 1 exercise a day rule in place by the Government, this is a fun way to make a

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No Womb for Smoking

Protecting your baby from tobacco smoke is one of the best things you can do to give your child a healthy start in life. Every cigarette contains 4,000 chemicals which can have negative affects during pregnancy and after birth. Smoking negatively affects fertility and ease of conception in both men and women, and can affect

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The Cost of Smoking

What is the cost Smoking? As we approach national No Smoking Day on the 11th March – we ask just what is the cost of smoking? The cost of smoking to the UK Government is approximately £12.6 billion a year, made up of £1.4 billion spent on social care for smoking related care needs, £2.5 billion

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Fruity Pancakes

It’s pancake day! And also time to put away that chocolate spread and ice cream in favour of a nice healthy alternative. Serves 2, makes 4 Equipment: Mixing bowl, fork, whisk, non-stick frying pan, chopping board, knife, teaspoon Ingredients 1 large, ripe banana 2 medium eggs, beaten Pinch of baking powder 1 tsp. vegetable oil

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Smoke-Damaged Lungs Can Heal

If you’ve tried to quit smoking before but couldn’t find the motivation scientists have just found the ultimate reason. Research in the journal Nature shows that lungs have a “magical” ability to repair some of the damage caused by smoking if you stop smoking completely.  It was originally believed that the damage caused by smoking

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