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    About half of all households in the UK have a pet, with cats and dogs being the most popular. There are many benefits to having a furry four-legged family member – but did you know protecting your children against allergies is one of those benefits? That’s right, alongside being a loving companion, lowering stress, providing a more harmonious dynamic for the family and aiding in a child’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development, they also protect against allergies! Are there any negatives to having a pet? There are, of course, conflicting arguments, with some believing that exposure to pets early […]
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    Did you know your oral health is directly related to your heart health? It is. Here’s how brushing your teeth, and getting regular checkups, could reduce your risk for heart-related illness or disease. The Link and Why It Matters Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced gum disease are more likely to have a heart problem than those with health gums. Heart disease is the most common type of heart problem correlated with gum disease. Oral health studies also show that oral health can provide early warning signs for other diseases or conditions. This squares with what many […]
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    Athletes must be powered by the right fuel. It’s no good having a natural talent and flair if you don’t have the fitness levels to put this to use and those fitness levels cannot be achieved without a balanced diet that provides all the right nutrients needed to succeed. Tackling this can be a big headache for an athlete. Alongside the technical skills you require to succeed you’ll need to become an expert in balancing your diet too. Here are some top tips on how to get that right… Sensible goals Be totally focussed on what you want to achieve. […]
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    Insomnia is a frustrating condition and according to the National Sleep Foundation, women are two times more likely to suffer from the condition than men. This is due to female hormones working overtime during certain periods of their life. Despite this, many men also have insomnia and even animals can fall victim to the restless monster. There are certain aspects of living a sleepless life that only those who stay awake for the majority of their time will understand. Sunrises get old – fast. Sure, a sunrise is beautiful and romantic and all the rest of it but there comes […]
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    If everyday seems the same as the day before and life is becoming a little tedious then maybe it’s time to change your routine and add a little spice to life. There are small changes that you can make on a daily basis that might make you feel a bit brighter. Cut down your smoking If the first thing you normally do when you wake up is reach for a cigarette then try changing that habit, you can replace them with e-cigs, which you can buy from Phoenix Electronic Cigarettes. These devices are much healthier and don’t contain toxic chemicals […]
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    Until you experience it, a lot of people don’t know the facts about hearing loss. It’s not just a sign of age and it’s not just serious hearing loss that requires a hearing aid. If you’re worried about your hearing or just want the facts, take a look at hiddenhearing.co.uk. Here are some hearing loss myths and misconceptions debunked once and for all. Hearing loss only affects old people Hearing loss can affect people of all ages. While it can be a factor of getting old, there are plenty of people in different age ranges who are affected by hearing […]
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    Cigarettes can kill you – that is an undisputable fact. Despite that, according to the Daily Mail 19.3% of the UK population still smoke, although large numbers of people manage successfully to give up this noxious habit. Vaping is now increasingly popular, and here are ten reasons why it’s considered by many to be healthier than smoking:   1. Smoking kills In 2013 The Independent published an article that revealed that 1 billion people across the globe will die this century as a result of smoking cigarettes. Conditions, including heart disease, lung cancer and strokes can be caused as a […]
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    A six-pack – a lean and defined abdominal area – needn’t be the exclusive preserve of magazine cover star models. With dedication, commitment and the right training, you too can achieve tight abs. Follow the tips in this infographic guide from Newitts.com and you should be able to notice a real difference in your physique. Brought to you by Newitts

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    It’s always the unexpected problems that catch us out.  A routine visit to the opticians, for example, can prove rather costly if the results of an eye examination deem it necessary for you to need glasses. Suddenly, that bill has increased significantly from the set cost of a scheduled appointment and test, to the price of lenses, frames, fitting and further, more regular visits. It’s reported that 71% of people experience unexpected costs such as this, car repairs, household appliance breakdowns and vet bills, and with the average cost of an optician’s bill weighing in at £195, that can put […]
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    In July 2013 The Daily Mail reported that the first £1 electronic cigarette (or e-cigarette) went on sale in the UK. The e-smoking market is now worth over £2bn globally if estimation by Cannacord, the globally operating investment bank, are correct. A recent BBC article places the number of UK people now opting to use e-cigarettes at around 700,000. This figure is based on a survey carried out by health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH). Often called ‘vaping’ by users, e-smoking is on the rise with many substituting traditional tobacco cigarettes for this safer form of smoking. Some […]
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