Travel insurance for cervical cancer

Travel insurance for cervical cancer Finding reliable travel insurance that covers cervical cancer can be very difficult. We make it easier. Most people have no idea how widespread cervical cancer is. It claims the lives of 1,000 British women every …

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Take a breather for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Take a breather for Lung Cancer Awareness Month November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The Roy Castle Lung Foundation is highlighting the need for increased awareness, funding and action. Happily, that action can take place in the kitchen. And it …

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How to give your immune system a break during air travel

How to give your immune system a break during air travel Ever wondered why people seem particularly prone to coming down with a bug while on holiday? Toilet cubicle latches crawling with bacteria, blankets and ‘comfort packs’ that are systematically …

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Why you’re more likely to get ill when you fly

Why you’re more likely to get ill when you fly Coughs and sneezes spread diseases. But doors in airports are far worse culprits. When you’ve shelled out for a holiday, the last thing you want is to become unwell during …

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Why is there no known cause for the world’s most common blood cancer?

Lymphatic cancer - Why is there no known cause for the world’s most common blood cancer? Lymphatic cancer is the UK’s most common blood cancer and the fifth most common cancer overall. Yet the cause is unknown. Its incidence is …

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Travelling while pregnant – We’ve got you covered.

Travelling while pregnant? We’ve got you covered. Should being pregnant hold you back from a holiday? We don’t think so. That’s why if you’re pregnant we’ll give you the same level of travel cover as we give to every other …

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The male law of prevention and cure

After a certain age, every man learns that prevention is preferable to cure. You start to pay attention to warranties. You get your car serviced regularly to avoid shelling out on expensive repairs. You leave yourself little reminders to record …

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It’s Charcot-Marie-Tooth Awareness Month. So, are you aware?

Most people have no idea about Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Don’t be one of them. They say that innocence is bliss. That’s simply not true when it comes to medical awareness. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is the most common inherited neurological condition in the …

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Diabetes Week 2012: does it matter?

Diabetes Week 2012: does it matter? You might be asking yourself: ‘Why is Diabetes Week important?’ Well, consider these numbers. In the UK alone, over 3.7 million people are living with diabetes. The condition is on the up in Britain …

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Be Bold in Blue this MS Awareness Week!

Be Bold in Blue this MS Awareness Week! Following our recent post about MS Week 2012, Jo Sopala from the MS Trust writes a guest post about the ins and outs of MS and reveals some creative ways you can …

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