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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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Dreaming A Way to Success

Did you know that 50% of people in the UK struggle to sleep and more than 74% have less than seven hours a night? Health…

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Recharging Your Team’s Health For 2018

We all feel the pinch after Christmas (and not just from our favourite pair of jeans following a month of gorging on mince pies!) and…

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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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Decembeard - Bowel Cancer

Hairy Support for Bowel Cancer

It is the time of year where all men are called upon to show their support for Decembeard in a very hairy way. Decembeard is…

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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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Cancer Awareness

Spotlight on Cancer Awareness

Whilst Movember takes the shine during November, did you also know that it is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month as well?…

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Movember Focus

Focusing on Movember

The Movember Foundation has been running its charitable month “Movember” since 2003 and every year the event continues to grow in popularity. Whilst women raise…

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