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How Your Smartphone Is Keeping You Up At Night

  • 15 Aug, 2018
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For many people across the country, it can be next to impossible to simply turn off their phones at night and get the rest they need. It's estimated that the average Briton spends up to 10 hours per day staring at screens, with 3 of those hours looking at a phone screen. Whether browsing through your Facebook feed, checking your email one last time before getting to sleep, or aimlessly binging YouTube videos, smartphones offer an endless arra...

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What kind of pain are you experiencing?

  • 14 Aug, 2018
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For some, it's a passing annoyance. For others, it is a heavy burden. Pain affects everybody differently, and there are many types of pain. In the simplest terms, pain is the body's way of telling us that something is wrong. In many cases, the cause of the pain is obvious, such as a rash or a broken bone. Occasionally it can be quite difficult to locate the source of pain, such as in the case of a slipped disc.There are three main classificat...

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How Tech Is Disrupting Healthcare

  • 02 Aug, 2018
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The technology landscape is constantly changing and improving our lives. One area technology has grown significantly in recent years is the medical fields. From the availability of online medication to the use of artificial intelligence and robots to help with surgery and diagnosis, the innovative ways in which the healthcare landscape is adopting and benefiting from these technologies is undeniably going to change lives.In a 2016 study by Pu...

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How to relieve tired and puffy eyes

  • 01 Aug, 2018
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Puffy eyes are often attributed to tiredness but this isn't always the case. Our eyes are very sensitive, not only to light but to our diet and lifestyle. Here are some effective remedies for relieving tired and puffy looking eyes.SleepSleep This one is a no-brainer. Puffy eyes can be the result of a lack of good quality sleep. If this is the case, you may want to change your bedroom routine. Try swapping your screen for a book an hour befor...

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Stop living a sedentary lifestyle - here's how!

  • 24 Jul, 2018
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A sedentary lifestyle is one of the cruxes of modern living. For many, a busy work or personal life leaves little time for exercise. But breaking this habit and moving more isn't as difficult as you might think.The weekly recommendation for adults is 150 minutes of exercise a week. This equates to approximately 20 minutes of exercise a day. However, this doesn't mean that you need a gym membership or fitness equipment to achieve an effective ...

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