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Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Six early warning signs you may have high blood sugar

Today is World Diabetes Day 2019, a day marked annually to raise awareness of the impact the condition has on families. Families are being urged to learn more about the warning signs of diabetes, and check wether they are at risk of type 2 diabetes. One in 15 people in the UK is living with […]

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Dr Hilary Jones shares details of one drink that can soothe cold symptoms

Cold and flu season is upon us, and everyone seems to be battling unpleasant symptoms. Those suffering with the common cold often feel run down with anything from a runny nose, to a sore throat, and or a cough and a headache. Plenty of rest, sleep and staying hydrated is often the recommendation until you're […]

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Minimum age to buy tobacco, e-cigarettes raised in NY state

The minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products in New York State is now 21. The new law took effect on Wednesday and officials said that state police and the Department of Health will conduct undercover investigations of retailers to enforce it, CNN reported. “The goal of this law is simple: to prevent […]

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Researchers troubleshoot barriers to HIV care and treatment after diagnosis

When an individual is diagnosed with HIV, it is important that they are enrolled in an HIV care and treatment program to get the medical and emotional support they need. Evidence shows that expansions of the anti-retroviral treatment (ART) eligibility criteria prior to the current “universal treatment” recommendation increased the amount of people initiating ART […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Experiencing this symptom in your eyes could be a warning

According to a new survey conducted by The Hospital Group, almost a third of Britons are vitamin B12 deficient and almost half are unaware of the benefits of the B12 vitamin. According to the survey of 2,000 UK adults over a third of vegans are worried they don’t consume enough vitamin B12 and a staggering […]