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Do You Know Your Numbers?

Approximately 16 million people in the UK have high blood pressure, and every year 125,000 adults suffer a heart attack or stroke as a result….

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Migraine Awareness

Migraine Awareness Week

More than eight million people in the UK alone suffer from migraines – that’s more than the whole population of North West England. Today marks…

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Why Quitting Smoking Is Good For You

Smoking is an addiction that affects nine million people in the UK, with 2.9 million using e-cigarettes.  Many people at this time of year have…

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Keeping a Work-life Balance

More than 9 in 10 organisations in the UK recognise that a work-life balance can affect their workforce and there are an increasing range of…

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Self Check Character

Looking After Yourself

It’s national Self Care Week and Health Shield wants to help by providing you with some more information on what self-care is and how it…

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Making You Aware of Your Cholesterol

It is overlooked how important your numbers are in relation to your cholesterol. Knowing these numbers can be a big factor in how you take…

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Back Care Awareness

Your back is an important muscle in your body, when you develop problems in your lower back, this can extend to your legs and hips,…

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Do you Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers?

Knowing your blood pressure numbers should be as important as knowing your height and weight as what you don’t know about the ins and outs…

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Reducing the Risks of Eye Disease

Of all the senses that the human body possess, sight is the one that many fear losing the most. Almost two million people in the…

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The Benefits of Reflexology

Reflexology is a complementary therapy offered on many of Health Shield’s Health Cash Plans as part of the health and wellbeing benefit, but do you…

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