Raynaud’s Awareness Month

  February is Raynaud's Awarness month. What is Raynaud’s Syndrome? Raynaud’s affects your blood circulation and occurs when the blood vessels in the hands and feet overreact to cold temperatures. The blood vessels are extra sensitive and become more narrow than normal, making the hands and feet very cold for a short length of time. Often there is no known ...
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Dechox in February

    This February the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is hosting a nationwide Dechox. They are challenging anyone who wants to participate to a month without chocolate. This means avoiding all forms of chocolatey treats - from sprinkles on your cappuccino, hot chocolate right through to chocolate breakfast cereals and chocolate bars.   You can choo...
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Time to Talk Day

    Statistics show that 1 in 4 of us are affected by mental health problems, however, there remains the stigma around talking about our mental health. There is also evidence that people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless. Time to Talk Day takes place on the 7th of February and sets to break down the barriers of t...
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World Cancer Day

    World Cancer Day is on the 4th of February.  This annual event is observed internationally and is dedicated to raising awareness and opening discussion about cancer.  It is aimed at saving millions of preventable deaths each year by educating and encouraging individuals to act. ​ According to the following Statistics from Cancer Research UK more than ...
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