Retirement aspirations rely on twin pillars of health and wealth

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Blog, Public Health | 0 comments

Workers in excellent health are more aware of the need to plan financially for retirement Only 35% of people in the UK take their health seriously by establishing good habits Only 40% consider their long-term health when making lifestyle choices  A global study looking at people’s outlook for retirement revealed that a successful and enjoyable retirement requires a focus on both good financial habits and a healthy lifestyle. The research...

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The Great British Bake – too much sun vs not enough sun

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Blog, Public Health | 0 comments

At the time of writing Britain is basking in glorious sunshine and we are in the midst of a record breaking heatwave. The media is full of “sun safety” tips and advice – but did you know hiding from the sun can be as dangerous as getting too much exposure? Most of us in the UK are Vitamin D deficient. This is mainly because during the dull and dreary months – which let’s face it, is most months – we don’t get enough sunlight. While Vitamin D...

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“Cosmetic procedures subject to same regulation as ballpoint pens” – comment from legal expert

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Blog, Public Health | 0 comments

Ruth Powell, Clinical Negligence specialist at the law firm BL Claims Solicitors, said: “Most of those people would be shocked to discover that dermal fillers are only subject to the same level of regulation in the UK as ballpoint pens and toothbrushes. When it comes to those who carry out filler procedures it’s rather like the Wild West out there – pretty much anybody can do it. “It is reported that fillers, laser hair removal and Botox...

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Leading charity calls for government to confirm plans for dementia research

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Public Health | 0 comments

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has called for the new government to renew its commitment to funding research into the condition. The charity’s call comes amid speculation that the Great Repeal Bill – aimed at ensuring EU law will no longer apply in the UK after Brexit – could see other issues fall from the political agenda. In the run-up to the election, a commitment to invest in dementia research was...

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog, Public Health | 0 comments

24% of UK workers are active for less than an hour per day- Tradespeople are active for 7 hours and burn 2,500 calories, on average-  TRADESPEOPLE are the healthiest workers in the UK, according to new research.  The survey of 2,014 UK adults by IronmongeryDirect revealed that those working in the trades such as, plumbing, construction, and electrical installation are the healthiest workers in the UK.  Due to the nature of their job, a...

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