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Flu and Covid Boosters News

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Fit to Fly and Test to Release PCR update

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6 Top Tips for Travelling with Allergies

You’ve likely heard stories of what can happen if proper precautions aren’t taken for those with a severe nut allergy, and while accidents do happen, proper planning will ensure that your holiday is the stress-free and enjoyable experience it should be. Here are some of our top tips to help you ensure your next trip is as smooth as possible.

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5 Top Tips for Staying Hydrated

If you find it difficult to keep up with your body and stay hydrated in summer, here are 5 tips to boost your water intake with ease.

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Why Daily SPF is Essential All Year Round

Living in the UK, it’s easy to become complacent, leaving our skin vulnerable to the damaging effects of UV radiation. Let’s take a look at why daily SPF is essential all year round – come rain or shine.

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What is a PCR Test & Why Do I Need One to Travel?

Over the past year, words like ‘lateral flow’, ‘PCR’ and ‘antibody testing’ have become firmly ingrained into our vocabulary. But what’s the difference, and why do you need a PCR test (or multiple) to travel, even if you’re fully vaccinated?

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It’s Time to Book your Flu Vaccination: What you Need to Know

With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to start getting prepared for colder weather and new health concerns, including seasonal flu. This year, with COVID-19 still rife throughout the UK, it’s more important than ever to consider booking a flu vaccination in Exeter if you’re eligible.

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Spotting Minor Ailments: 6 Signs of Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is an eye infection, otherwise known as pink or red eye. You may not have previously been aware that we can help you treat minor ailments in Exeter. Let’s take a look at the key symptoms of conjunctivitis to help you spot and treat it, quickly and effectively.

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5 Top Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Autumn

“There’s a lot of that going around,” is a phrase you hear a lot in winter. However, there are steps you can take that could keep you healthy and free from colds and flu. None of them are difficult and all will help you to stay fit and disease-free. Keep reading to find out how to stay healthy this autumn, including why you should get your flu vaccination in Exeter.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Checking Your Breasts, Fundraising & More

The lifetime chance of developing breast cancer for a man is 1 in 870. For women, this figure is 1 in 7. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we should all be aware of the warning signs. Keep reading to find out how you can spot your symptoms and raise breast cancer awareness in Exeter this month and beyond.

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Men’s Health Awareness Month: How To Deal With Erectile Dysfunction

Observed annually, Men's Health Month is focused on bringing out into the open health issues related to men. This also raises awareness in prevention, early detection, and treatment of the conditions.

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Is The Flu Vaccination Effective – Who should get one?

Flu or influenza is an infectious illness that attacks the respiratory system. It is a common illness that you can contract all year round, even though most cases are witnessed during winter.

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What are the Symptoms of a Sore Throat and How do You Treat them?

A sore throat can be defined as a dry, scratchy, and painful sensation in a person’s throat. Pain in the throat is one of the main signs of sore throat.

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How to Fend Off Seasonal Illnesses Like Colds and Flu

There are a number of preventive measures you can apply to avoid catching seasonal illnesses such as common colds and flu. These steps include getting vaccinated against flu.

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How to Start Weight Management Healthily

Frustrations and demoralisation may start to kick in if you don’t see any substantial results during your weight management journey. However, it can turn out to be a successful venture by improving your general health and quality of life.

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