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Energising tips: 10 simple steps to revitalise your life

With Easter conjuring up images of spring, with flowers blossoming, animals breeding, and the sun shining make sure you're feeling in tip top shape to enjoy the finer things in life

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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10 steps to maintain vision

Presbyopia, or "old eyes" affects people over 40, follow these quick tips to keep your eyes in tip top shape.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Eye health in later life

Age and eyesight - over 40

When you reach your 40s your eyesight starts to change. Presbyopia, or blurred near vision, affects everyone sooner or later. Don't panic - you just need an eye test to determine which eyewear is right for you.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Eye health in later life

Age and eyesight over 60

With age eyes become more susceptible to certain problems. Find out the common sense steps you can take to safeguard your sight.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Eye health in later life

Eat to better vision

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common complaint for many older people. Here are two recipes to that can contribute to better eye health.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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What are the main causes of blindness in adults?

Eye health is often overlooked, but by ignoring symptoms you could be putting your sight at risk.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Eye health in later life

Ask the Optician

Expert optometrists answer queries and concerns on everything from older eyes to lens type and eye health conditions.

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17th Apr 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Eye health in later life

Pick the perfect frame for your glasses - Women

50connect chooses top frames from budget to designer brands, there is something here for all tastes.

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17th Apr 2012
50connect editorial
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More Active Ageing – the film of the Year!

A couple of weeks ago I was moaning about all the ‘European Years’ that had come and gone without most of us even hearing about them – particularly the 2012 Year of Active Ageing.

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29th Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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Prostate cancer awareness month

Live interactive webTV show featuring Dave Prowse discussing how prostate cancer struck him ‘out of the blue’

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1st Mar 2012
Alexander Hay
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Health > Fitness

Pilates for over 50s

Beginners introduction to Pilates method covering principles, mat work and standing exercises.

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20th Feb 2012
50connect Promotions
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Health > General Health

Make One Little Change

Have your health concerns answered at the ‘Make One Little Change’ online clinic from Monday 6th February 2012.

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6th Feb 2012
Roger Henderson
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Health > Men's Health

Prostate Cancer charity needs your help!

Watch our Web TV show to hear how you can help the fight against prostate cancer

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26th Jan 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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5 most common health complaints in UK

What you need to know, how can you prevent them and how can you get the best from your visit to your GP.

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26th Jan 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Women's Health

Cervical cancer: The realities all women should know

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week starts today with research showing almost a third of women in the UK* (29%) say they have never been for any type of health screening.

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24th Jan 2012
50connect editorial
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Health > Nutrition

New Year diet: Eat for energy

It's time to lose that Christmas pudding feeling and give your liver some TLC with a non-tox rather than de-tox.

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6th Jan 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Alternative Health

Eat yourself healthy

Traditional Chinese Medicine can teach us a thing or two about adapting our diets to help maintain a healthy weight, boost energy levels and maximise our overall wellbeing

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3rd Jan 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > General Health

Managing diabetes at Christmas

Don't allow diabetes to become a problem this Christmas.

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21st Dec 2011
50connect editorial
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Andrew Dilnot on care funding - watch web tv discussion

Why a government’s care reform advisor wants you to ‘kick a minister’

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13th Dec 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Stay warm in winter!

Examining the range of benefits, grants and schemes to help you keep your home heated this winter

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30th Nov 2011
Alexander Hay
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Top 10 memory tips

Upgrade your memory and stay sharp with these simple techniques.

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18th Nov 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Men's Health

Prostate Cancer Awareness: Know the facts!

Dr Harald Gaier discusses prostate cancer - a disease that kills one man every hour in the UK.

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17th Nov 2011
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Keep your heart healthy

Make cardiovascular exercise easy with expert advice on the best, fuss-free ways to reduce your chances of coronary heart disease.

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17th Nov 2011
Mark O'haire
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My experience with breast cancer - part two

Carole Edrich on the challenges of facing breast cancer and fighting for your right to the best care and advice possible.

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17th Oct 2011
Carole Edrich
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Health > General Health

Eye health - protect your sight

Some sight-threatening conditions have no symptoms and could cause you to lose up to 40 per cent of your sight before you even notice a difference.

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15th Oct 2011
50connect editorial
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Health > Women's Health

My experience with breast cancer

Carole Edrich talks candidly about the physical and psychological challenges of living with - and beating - breast cancer.

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10th Oct 2011
Carole Edrich
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Report on poor conditions for women in hospitals

A new report reveals that almost three in four women in the UK don't want to go to hospital any time soon – why?

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30th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Older carers need more support

Elderly carers in the UK are ignoring risks to their own health rather than neglect the wellbeing of those they care for, according to a new report.

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12th Sep 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Allsopp conquers Channel at 70

Congratulations to Roger Allsopp on completing 17-hour 50-minute crossing

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1st Sep 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Health > General Health

Elaine McDonald: Care ruling ‘shameful’

Prima ballerina loses fight for overnight care and dignity

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7th Jul 2011
Rhian Mainwaring


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