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Jumpstart January.

Start the new year happy and healthy with Jumpstart January. Regular activities and exercise not only improve your health — they help you feel better and meet new people. Suffolk Libraries will be working in partnership with Wellbeing Suffolk … Read Article about Jumpstart January.

NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Blood pressure health checks will be available from October at all NHS high street pharmacies in England. High street pharmacies are to start offering heart health check-ups in a move that could save thousands of lives every year. From … Read Article about NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to … Read Article about Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

Better Health campaign This January, lots of us are thinking about what we can do for a boost. So, if there’s something you’d like to change in your life right now, like losing a bit of weight, getting active, sleeping better/improving your … Read Article about Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

Guide to having your flu jab during the coronavirus pandemic

Cold weather and flu can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications, especially if you are 65 or older, or if you have a long-term health condition. The best way to avoid getting flu is to have a flu vaccine, which is … Read Article about Guide to having your flu jab during the coronavirus pandemic

Fitness Studio exercise videos

The NHS website now includes some exercise videos, made by fitness experts, InstructorLive. Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos across our aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga categories. The workouts range … Read Article about Fitness Studio exercise videos

Flu vaccination: easy-read flu resources

What is flu? Isn’t it just a heavy cold? Flu occurs every year, usually in the winter, which is why it’s sometimes called seasonal flu. It’s a highly infectious disease with symptoms that come on very quickly. Colds are much less serious and … Read Article about Flu vaccination: easy-read flu resources

Guidance and updates for Coronavirus at-risk patients

A letter has been sent to a group of people whose physical health conditions mean they are at the greatest risk from Coronavirus. Please help us to share this with people who may be in the highest risk group and have received the original letter. … Read Article about Guidance and updates for Coronavirus at-risk patients