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Young people in the UK are twice as likely as older people to pray regularly. Survey

Young people in the UK are twice as likely as older people to pray regularly, a new survey has found. Some 51% of 18 to 34-year-olds polled by Savanta ComRes

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“I have a mutual respect policy”. Abdul, Jobcentre Plus Work Coach

Growing up in West Birmingham, Abdul knew from an early age that he wanted to make a difference. His passion led him to start his own youth organisation, which helped

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Have diabetes? Here’s how to keep an eye on your health

Did you know diabetes can cause sight loss? Dr Evelyn Mensah, Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust explains: “If you have diabetes, you’re at

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Bowel cancer screening has the power to change the future

Bowel cancer is the third most common type of cancer in England. While bowel cancer can affect anyone at any age, some people are at more risk and early diagnosis

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Measles is more than just a rash

As spring finally arrives in the UK, adults and parents are being warned about the increasing risk of measles. This follows an increase in the number of people with measles

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No Clues? TV detective Shivaji Satam urges free pharmacy BP checks for South Asians

TV detective Shivaji Satam is supporting a new campaign to encourage South Asians aged 40 and over to take up free blood pressure checks at their local participating pharmacy. The

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How a vaccination can reduce your risk of cancers linked to HPV

Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination reduces the risk of cervical cancer – but did you know it also reduces the risk of other HPV related cancers that can

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Community Pharmacists – pillars of the community

Services in community pharmacies are expanding, and your local pharmacist is now able to provide medication for seven common conditions, without needing a GP appointment first. Going to your local

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Eliminating cervical cancer – what everyone needs to know

In this two-part series we explore the importance of cervical screening and how vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) could eliminate cervical cancer and offer protection against some other cancers linked

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Patients with earaches, sore throats, and more can now seek treatment at over 10,000 NHS pharmacies

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Patients in England will be able to get treatment for seven common conditions at their high street pharmacy from today without needing to

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New independent chair of the Greater Manchester Ethics Committee appointed

A new independent chair of the Greater Manchester Ethics Committee, which looks into ethical policing decisions, has been appointed. Professor Dame Robina Shah will Chair the Greater Manchester Ethics Committee which

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Anxiety & depression high in South Asians, therapy offers hope (poll)

A new poll by NHS England has found that over 3 in 5 (64%) South Asians have felt concerned about their mental health in the last year*. In fact, over