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The evils of sugar: confessions of an addict
Published on: March 30, 2016 When the sugar tax hit the headlines, I was just a couple of days into an aptly timed challenge: I’d decided to quit refined sugar for lent. more »
The evils of sugar: confessions of an addict
Caught in the web – internet safety has a different meaning for children living with ill-health
Published on: March 18, 2016 The Police Community Clubs of Great Britain approached us this week to sponsor internet safety books for one of our local primary schools. We publish networking sites for people with long-term conditions so supporting internet... more »
Caught in the web – internet safety has a different meaning for children living with ill-health
The power of sharing stories and shedding labels
Published on: March 1, 2016 ‘Self-management’ and ‘patient activation’ have been buzz phrases for some time, but the evidence shows people with long-term conditions don’t always take control of their health. But why is that, does it even matter and... more »
The power of sharing stories and shedding labels
How to un-pickle an Oyster: Dry January
Published on: February 5, 2016 More than four million people signed up to Dry January this year, committing to stay off the booze for 31 days and raise money for Cancer Research and Alcohol Concern. So, in the name of... more »
How to un-pickle an Oyster: Dry January