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Five ways to boost your brain health

Ensure you’re firing on all cylinders with these top tips for looking after your brain health.

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4th May 2017
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Changes to adopt to improve happiness

Most of us could do with more happiness in our lives. Finding simple ways to feel happier can make a huge difference to our happiness levels.

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13th Apr 2017
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10 facts you may not know about women’s health

Your Doctor has provided a list of 10 common women’s health issues, some more obvious than others.

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29th Mar 2017
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Staying active if you’re living with a terminal illness

If you or someone you love is living with a terminal illness, one of the biggest challenges is adapting to the effects the illness can have on your body.

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16th Mar 2017
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10 health habits to adopt during middle age

Make the most of your later years with these top tips for a healthier lifestyle post 50.

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9th Mar 2017
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Six tips for looking after yourself if you’re caring for someone

If you’re looking after someone who is living with a terminal illness, it’s important to remember to look after your own emotional health too.

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1st Mar 2017
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Creating mindfulness: how art can make a difference

Art can help improve your mental health as well as unleashing your creativity. Read tips from a hospice art tutor for creating mindfulness through artistic expression.

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1st Mar 2017
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Coping with a terminal diagnosis

There is no right or wrong way to react to the news that your illness is terminal. This page is about how you may feel and what can help you cope.

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1st Mar 2017
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7 things I learnt from having a parent with a terminal illness

Yva McKerlich explains how bereavement and the dedication of Marie Curie nurses helped her to redefine herself and find comfort after her mother's death.

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1st Mar 2017
Gareth Hargreaves
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Reducing the power of a terminal illness through writing

Writing about your illness diminishes its hold over you and can be an empowering and liberating experience.

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1st Mar 2017
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How giving back helped with my loss

Kelvin Carter shares how the loss of his first wife, Sylvia, to liver cancer of the oesophagus, spurred him to fund raise for Marie Curie as a tribute to Sylvia and the dedication of the charity's nurses.

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1st Mar 2017
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How do you talk to a child about death?

Children and teenagers don't always express grief in the way you expect, here we look at some useful ways of encouraging them to acknowledge and understand their feelings of loss.

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1st Mar 2017
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How hospice gardens help change lives

Access to gardens and nature for people with life-limiting illnesses can restore energy and confidence. Here is how Marie Curie are working to provide safe, serene spaces.

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1st Mar 2017
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The changing face of care

Sally Monger Godfrey reflects on her 24 years as a Marie Curie nurse and the unique rewards of supporting people at end of life.

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1st Mar 2017
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Finding my voice after losing my husband to cancer

Jennie Clark's recalls the shock diagnosis of her husband's cancer and the invaluable support she received from Marie Curie nurses as he passed.

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1st Mar 2017
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Stay in control of your IBS

Digestive health expert Linda Booth offers her tips for managing IBS and explains some of the most common triggers.

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28th Feb 2017
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Health > Nutrition

Eight ways to boost your intake of vitamin D

Help keep your vitamin D levels topped up with simple tips that can be introduced into your daily routine.

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21st Feb 2017
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Health > Nutrition

Food pairings that maximise absorption

Become your own food mixologist with the help of Rob Hobson's list of food pairings that increase nutrient absorption.

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15th Feb 2017
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Health > Nutrition

Ginger the great

Ginger is wonderful for your digestion. Kim Lightbody explains why we should all be drinking ginger tea.

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7th Feb 2017
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Health > General Health

The 21st century on our eyes

The 21st century is playing havoc with our eyes but there are simple everyday changes that you can make to improve your eye health.

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3rd Feb 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Health > Fitness

DIY exercise – burn calories doing household chores

Been putting off those household jobs? Not only will your house be gleaming, you will be burning calories too.

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31st Jan 2017
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Health > Nutrition

Six foods to nourish your brain

Nutritionist Cassandra Barns reveals her six favourite foods for boosting your brain.

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25th Jan 2017
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BBC to host a season of films on mental health, across TV, Radio and online

This spring, the BBC will host a season of films on mental health, across TV, Radio and online.

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19th Jan 2017
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Health > Fitness

A get-fit guide for over 50s

A New Year's resolution that you'll be able to stick to with the help of this easy guide that allows you to get fit in the comfort of your own home.

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18th Jan 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Health > General Health

Beat those January blues

Don't let the cold and dark winter months keep you in the dumps - follow these simple steps to improve your mood this January.

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16th Jan 2017
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Feeling the strain? Try these seven ways to de-stress

Nutritional Therapist, Lily Soutter explains how simple changes this year will help you to gain back control of your stress levels.

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11th Jan 2017
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Small change, big difference

Forget complicated diets and exercise regimes. Keep resolutions simple and you are more likely to stick to them, says Rob Hobson.

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5th Jan 2017
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How to be healthy, but not miss out, this Christmas

Nutritional therapist, Emma Cockrell, shares her top tips on staying healthy this Christmas without missing out on any of the fun.

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22nd Dec 2016
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Staying active and warm through winter

Staying active and mobile during winter is essential. Grainne McCarthy, Clinical Lead at Elder shares her top tips for easy winter workouts.

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7th Dec 2016
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Your winter wellness survival guide

Stay happy and healthy during the colder weather with Healthspan's winter wellness survival guide.

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23rd Nov 2016
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