How to make Christmas in hospital a little merrier

Whether you or a loved one needs to stay in hospital this festive season it doesn’t need to be strictly “treatment as usual” Here are some ways to help make it a little more enjoyable. read more

Danielle Colley
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A little less meat, perhaps?

While meat is packed full of protein and other essential nutrients, too much of it has the potential to be harmful to our health and the environment. Bupa dietitian Rosalyn D’Angelo looks at the benefits of reducing our meat intake. read more

Rosalyn D'Angelo
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Quick guide to CPR for babies

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a very useful skill for most parents to have. Even though it is hopefully unlikely that you will ever need to perform CPR on your child, it is one of those skills that is an essential part of your parenting toolbox. You never know, you may end up saving someone’s life. read more

Sarah Hunstead
Sarah Hunstead 11 November 16 Babies

Why sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory

Making a statement while saving your eyes? Now that’s a win, we look at why sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory. read more

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Danielle Colley 29 November 16 Wellness
  1. How to make Christmas in hospital a little merrier
  2. A little less meat, perhaps?
  3. Quick guide to CPR for babies
  4. Why sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory

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A little less meat, perhaps?

While meat is packed full of protein and other essential nutrients, too much of it has the potential to be harmful to our health and the environment.… read more

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How to make Christmas in hospital a little merrier

Whether you or a loved one needs to stay in hospital this festive season it doesn’t need to be strictly “treatment as usual” Here are some ways to… read more

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