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Spring cleaning for better everyday health

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
It's uncertain exactly where the tradition of spring cleaning comes from - it may go back to the practice of 'shaking the house' before the Persian New Year, which falls on the first day of Spring, or it could have come from the Jewish tradition of cleansing the house before Passover. Continue Reading

7 simple ways to take care of your health

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Helen Field
It can be easy to put off an eye test or a dental problem, especially if there's nothing causing discomfort. But when we don't keep an eye on maintaining our health, ailments can go unnoticed and can develop into a bigger health problems. Discover seven simple ways to take care of your health in this blog. Continue Reading

Three reasons to celebrate love

Posted on February 9, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson

With Valentine's Day fast approaching you may be looking forward to celebrating your relationship with a nice dinner and perhaps some flowers and chocolates, but we¿ve got an even better reason than Valentine' Day to celebrate being in love. It turns out that being in a long-term relationship, married or cohabitating, can actually be good for your health.  So take a look below at three reasons why love is good for you:

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Teeth Team

Posted on February 7, 2018 by Caroline Coleman

Last week I spoke at the launch of Teeth Team's annual report at the Houses of Parliament. Teeth Team is a well-established and nationally-recognised child dental health improvement initiative that takes dental education directly to children by going into local primary schools.

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Travel healthy with this checklist

Posted on February 5, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
While you're packing your bags you should take care to make sure you're as prepared as possible for incidents of injury or sickness - especially if you're heading to a country where they speak a different language and sell different kinds of supplies to what you're used to. Continue Reading