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  • The energy stealer

    It’s a condition that affects around a quarter of a million people in t...

  • Infant feeding

    In this issue of All About Health our expert panel of pharmacists answer freq...

  • Walk yourself healthy

    Walking is the most popular UK outdoor recreation by far, says the charity Ra...

  • Shape up for summer

    It’s not too late to start shedding excess pounds and toning up to look...

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Allergy

Diabetes in children – know the signs

Did you know that almost one in five children with diabetes develops a dangerous complication known as diabetic ketoacidosis (a dangerous complication of diabetes caused by a lack of insulin in the body) before they’re officially diagnosed with the condition?

Asthma

Is your asthma under control?

One in every 12 adults and one in 11 children in the UK are currently receiving treatment for asthma to keep their symptoms under control. Here's what everyone with asthma should know.

Bladder Issues

What's causing your bladder weakness?

According to the NHS, between three and six million people in this country have some degree of incontinence problem. We look at the things that increase your risk of bladder weakness and what you can do about it

Cough, Colds & Flu

Battle of the bugs

Around 15 million people will be affected by cold and flu bugs this winter. If you're one of them, here's what you need to know to cope.

Diabetes

You and your diabetes

Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or you’ve been living with it for some time, here are some of the things you should know

Embarrassing Issues

Keep your feet sweet

Sweet-smelling, healthy looking feet are important, especially at this time of year. Here's how to look after them, including special footcare advice for people with diabetes

First Aid

Back to school

As the new school term approaches, we look at the essential pharmacy remedies for children all parents should keep at home

Fitness

Walk yourself healthy

Walking is the most popular UK outdoor recreation by far, says the charity Ramblers. Here’s how putting one foot in front of the other is good for your health, plus how to get started

Giving Up Smoking

10 steps to a healthier heart

There are many ways to make your heart healthier.

Here are our top 10 lifestyle steps to keep your ticker ticking over

Healthy Skin

More than skin deep

Winter can play havoc with your skin, but now summer’s here it’s time to make the most of it. Here’s how to keep your skin glowing at this time of year

Look After Your Heart

10 steps to a healthier heart

There are many ways to make your heart healthier.

Here are our top 10 lifestyle steps to keep your ticker ticking over

Men's Health

Men most at risk in the sun

Here’s another reason to slather on the sunscreen this summer. According to a study published by the British Association of Dermatologists, men are more likely to ignore sun safety advice and not use sun protection, despite being more at risk of skin cancer than women.

Pain

What’s that BUZZ?

With Tinnitus Awareness Week running from February 3–9 this year, here’s a quick guide to what it is and what you can do about it

Parenting & Family

Party Season

How to have a merry veggie Christmas

To many people, Christmas food conjures up images of a great big roast turkey with all the trimmings. But what if one of your guests this year is a vegetarian?

Pregnancy & Baby

Infant feeding

In this issue of All About Health our expert panel of pharmacists answer frequently asked questions about infant feeding

Stress

The energy stealer

It’s a condition that affects around a quarter of a million people in this country yet nobody knows exactly what causes chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Here are some of the facts you should know

Travel

Shape up for summer

It’s not too late to start shedding excess pounds and toning up to look good this summer. Here’s our guide to getting your best beach body ever

Weight Loss

Walk yourself healthy

Walking is the most popular UK outdoor recreation by far, says the charity Ramblers. Here’s how putting one foot in front of the other is good for your health, plus how to get started

Winter Health

Back to Basics

If you take regular medicines, your pharmacist can make your life easier in a number of ways. Here’s our guide to essential pharmacy services

Women's Health

The energy stealer

It’s a condition that affects around a quarter of a million people in this country yet nobody knows exactly what causes chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Here are some of the facts you should know

Health News from NHS Choices