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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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Mocktail Recipes

Everyone loves a special tipple at Christmas, but it can be very easy to over indulge. To avoid that, but still have that something special, why not try these alcohol-free mocktails. Christmas Mocktail Ingredients 4 cups cranberry juice 2 cups pineapple juice 2 cups orange juice Ice Optional Diet lemonade or sparkling water Sugar for

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Physical Activity Links and Information

Other physical activity links and information: Walking for Health – www.walkingforhealth.org.uk Parkrun – www.parkrun.org.uk Ramblers association – www.ramblers.org.uk NHS Exercise – https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/ Active 10 – https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/active10/home Active Devon – https://activedevon.org/ UK Physical Activity Guidelines –  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-physical-activity-guidelines Local activity finder – https://devon.sportsuite.co.uk/activities Travel Devon: Walking and cycling routes across Devon – https://www.traveldevon.info/ Explore Devon: Exploring Devon’s brilliant green spaces, especially for walking and cycling – https://www.exploredevon.info/

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The Risk of Drinking Too Much

Regularly drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week risks damaging your health. The recommended weekly limit of 14 units is equivalent to 6 pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine. New evidence around the health harms from regular drinking have emerged in recent years and there’s now a better understanding of the link

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