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Official site of the English NHS. Everything health, including: Health A-Z, lifestyle advice, performance data & patient ratings. Monitored weekdays 9-5.30.
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Travelling to Romania, Italy or Germany this Christmas? There are currently outbreaks of measles in these countries, so are advising people to check they are up to date with their MMR vaccines. Read about the vaccine here:
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Our interactive Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat should come from each food group:
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Christmas holidays are fast approaching! Make sure you stock up on any prescription medicines you may need over any bank holidays:
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Feeling tired? You might be mildly dehydrated. A glass of water will do the trick. More fatigue-busting tips here:
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The cold air can cause asthma symptoms to worsen. Wrap a scarf loosely over your nose and mouth – this will help to warm up the air before you breathe it in. More info on winter health risks:
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Keeping warm indoors and outdoors is important to help prevent serious health problems:
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NHS Choices Dec 12
"Alzheimer's risk 'falls by 11% for every year spent in education'," reports . Read the Behind The Headlines analysis of the study this headline was based on:
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NHS England Dec 12
As temperatures reach below freezing, are advising the public on ways to as the number of people being admitted to A&E is likely to increase significantly due to the cold weather.
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NHS Choices Dec 12
There have been confirmed cases of measles in Leeds, Liverpool, Surrey, Manchester and Birmingham. Ask your GP about the vaccine if you, or your children, haven’t had 2 doses. See the full list of symptoms of this infectious disease here:
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Department of Health Dec 12
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NHS Choices Dec 12
A cold weather alert has been issued by Public Health England this week. Looking out for those around you can help them to stay well this winter:
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London Ambulance Dec 11
Despite the , we're still getting to our sickest patients quickly. To help us, please remember to only call in a genuine emergency and use for any other health concerns
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NHS Choices Dec 11
The colder weather can lead to damp and mould forming in your home, but what are the health risks? Info:
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NHS Choices Dec 11
Did you know that it can take a few days to defrost your Christmas turkey? Follow these tips from to defrost your Christmas turkey safely.
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NHS Choices Dec 11
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NHS Choices Dec 11
Older people may be more isolated than normal due to the cold weather. Check in on an older neighbor to make sure they're ok:
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NHS Choices Dec 11
Weather warnings are still in place for large parts of England. Looking out for those around you can help them to stay well:
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NHS Choices Dec 10
Got an exercise ball kicking around? These exercises will get your blood pumping. More gym-free workouts here:
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NHS Choices Dec 10
Running tips for beginners, including safety advice, technique, staying motivated and finding a running club:
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Asthmatic? Cold weather can trigger your symptoms. Make sure to
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