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Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:43
Now is the right time to quit. Every cigarette causes you real harm and quitting smoking is healthier for you and your family. There's lots of free support to help you quit now.
Millions of people have used Smokefree to help them stop smoking. Sign up now to increase your chances of success, even if you're already using e-cigarettes or stop smoking medication.
Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:53
Do you know someone over the age of 65 who continues to excel in the world of sport and physical activity? Nominate them for the 2017 Feel Alive From 65 Celebration. They can be a lifelong participator or a newcomer, lets recognise their achievements!
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:12
Did you know that a brisk 10 minute walk counts as exercise? Whether you're popping to the shops, walking the dog, or just getting to work, you can easily fit some exercise into your day.
Brisk walks can boost your energy, clear your head and lift your mood. They're also good for your long-term health as they can reduce your risk of serious illnesses like heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
It's easy to get started with the free Active 10 app, which shows you how much brisk walking you're doing and when you can do more.
Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:49
Join in the nationwide celebration of cycling on Wednesday 13th September 2017. Here are six reasons to get geared up for Cycle to Work Day…
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:53
Mental health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK today. Over 91 million productive days are lost, costing UK businesses an estimated £26bn each year.
Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:04
Heart disease (including heart attack and stroke) is still the leading cause of death amongst men. Lifestyle factors, like smoking or not getting enough exercise, mean many people have unhealthy hearts, which means their 'heart age' is older than their physical age.