Patsy Westcott

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Online health research
Health & Wellbeing

Using the internet to monitor health

How do you know if online advice is reliable? Follow this checklist to make sure.

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Protective ear equipment
Health & Wellbeing

Surprising ways to prevent hearing loss

Nine easy things you can do to help prevent hearing loss as you age.

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Couple dancing the tango
Health & Wellbeing

Dance and health

Inspired by Strictly Come Dancing? Transform your health with a rumba or salsa.

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Lung x-ray
Health & Wellbeing

Lung cancer: hope on the horizon

New treatments mean the outlook is now brighter for lung cancer patients.

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Man with shoulder pain.
Health & Wellbeing

8 surprising lung cancer symptoms

There are some unexpected, little-known signs of lung cancer. Check them out.

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Sources of Vitamin B12
Health & Wellbeing

6 reasons for forgetfulness

Getting a bit absent-minded? Find out why it may not mean you’ve got dementia.

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Mature couple sitting in a car
Motoring

Driving aids

Products to make driving easier for drivers with health problems.

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Eyesight test
Health & Wellbeing

Eyesight getting worse?

Learn more about laser eye surgery and other surgical options to improve vision.

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Changes in taste, for example a sudden sweet tooth, could be a sign of dementia.
Health & Wellbeing

6 surprising symptoms of dementia

Ask your GP for a dementia test if you experience these symptoms.

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