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The dangers lurking in our cupboards

Out-of-date foods and medicines lurking in our cupboards

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23rd May 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Alternative Health

What’s so special about Manuka?

Studies suggest anti-bacterial, anti fungal and anti-inflammatory properties within Manuka Oil may help in the treatment of a range of health conditions.

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16th May 2014
50connect editorial
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Keeping your brain fit in later life

Dr Lynda Shaw says challenge your mental accuity and keep your brain healthy in retirement with these quick tips.

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29th Apr 2014
Lynda Shaw
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Allergy-proof your summer

The number of people with allergies has tripled over the last 20 years, and many people in their 40s and 50s are now experiencing hay fever and other allergies for the first time in their life.

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16th Apr 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Never too late to begin a healthy lifestyle

A misspent youth can sometimes lead us to think that there is no point in working on a healthy lifestyle, but research suggests this isn’t the case, particularly when it comes to brain health.

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31st Mar 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Psychology of losing weight

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at comfort eating and offers some common sense reasons to lose weight.

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19th Mar 2014
Lynda Shaw
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Health > Nutrition

health tips to boost your lifespan

Here are some simple health tips that show there's more to wellbeing than vitamin supplements and zumba.

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19th Mar 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Women's Health

10 cool ways to stop hot flushes

Feeling the heat? Dr Sarah Brewer explores the science behind hot flushes and suggests ways to cool things down…

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7th Mar 2014
50connect editorial
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10 Steps to take before you start Statins

How to keep a heathy heart, without resorting to medication

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18th Feb 2014
50connect editorial
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GP referral delays: have consultants found the answer?

Health concerns cause stress - especially when you can't see your GP. When you're worried about your health, you want to be seen by the right person as soon as possible ... and now you can be!

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10th Feb 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Fitness

Exercise as you age

Exercise doesn't have to be press ups and jogging. There are low intensity activities that will improve your flexibility, strength and stamina as you get older.

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10th Feb 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Alternative Health

Understand herbal medicine

Know the facts about herbal medicines and the many everyday health conditions they can treat.

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7th Feb 2014
50connect editorial
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Dealing with OCD

Obsessive compulsive disorder can have a massive impact on your life and, as Dr Lynda Shaw explains, it can emerge in later life through feelings of isolation and lack of purpose after retirement.

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31st Jan 2014
Lynda Shaw
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Health > Alternative Health

Middle Piccadilly in the middle of Dorset

Diane Priestley finds tranquillity and reconnects with herself at Middle Piccadilly Rural Spa Retreat in Dorset

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30th Jan 2014
Diane Priestley
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Health > Nutrition

Can looking at pictures of food actually affect your appetite?

Join in the fun with Wink Bingo's new breakfast theme - share your photos and be in with a chance to win prizes.

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20th Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Are we in denial about our health?

Skipping regular check ups can have serious implications for healthy ageing.

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20th Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Nutrition

Malnourished elderly going unnoticed says Task Force

10 tips to tackling malnutrition with food for older people

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13th Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

January detox in four easy steps

Detox your body after the December excesses and be at your healthy best in 2014.

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6th Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Health > Nutrition

Your winter wellness war chest

Boost your winter cold immunity with vitamin D3, Echinacea, Beta-Glucans and Probiotics.

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3rd Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Vitamin supplements: a waste of time?

New research suggests that for many of us, taking vitamin supplements is a waste of time. But what is the truth behind the headlines?

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20th Dec 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Libido after 50 and Vitamin D pros and cons

Health news round up - Dr Sarah Brewer examines libido in later life, while Robert Hobson asks whether Vitamin D supplements are all they're cracked up to be.

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16th Dec 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Health news - A nation of pill-poppers?

The rise of the antidepressant and simple heart health. 50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.

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2nd Dec 2013
50connect editorial
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GPs warn thousands at high risk of stroke

New research shows GP budget cuts hampering access to atrial fibrilation medication that reduces the risk of stroke by two-thirds

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28th Nov 2013
Gareth Hargreaves
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Treat yourself better without Antibiotics

With cold and flu season about to hit, a new health compaign has been launched called “Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics”. In our new weekly expert news column we look behind the headlines and what it means for us.

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21st Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

Health round-up

50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.

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15th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Nutrition

Pomegranate Power

Discover the red beauty secret and unearth the healthy properties of pomegranate

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15th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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10 Easy ways to boost energy

Feeling tired and lethargic as we head into winter? Here’s how to revive your get up and go…

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13th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > General Health

The benefits of physiotherapy for back pain

Back pain is a very common condition among older people, but simple exercise and physiotherapy can reduce its impact on your life.

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6th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Men's Health

Prostate concerns?

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. So why are so many men over 50 failing to get a health check?

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7th Oct 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Men's Health

Prostate health check

Erica Heilman reveals the prostate cancer information every man should know

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7th Oct 2013
Gareth Hargreaves


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