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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

NHS - Winter Health

Winter Health a link to the Living Well webpage

Five ways to stay healthy over winter

It may be cold outside but winter needn't be the unhealthiest time of year for you and your family.

Keep warm, keep well

How to keep your home and family warm and healthy over the winter, plus advice on benefits.

10 winter illnesses

Find out how to protect yourself against the season's biggest ailments, including norovirus, sore throat and cold sores.

Flu and the flu vaccine

Your guide to flu symptoms and the flu vaccine, including who should have the vaccine this winter.

10 myths about flu and the flu vaccine

Find out the common myths about flu and the flu vaccine, and the truth behind them.

Loneliness in the elderly: how to help

Find ways you can do your bit to help lonely or socially isolated elderly people in your community, including how to volunteer for organisations that support older people.

5 ways to wipe out winter tiredness

Feel sleepy when the days are shorter? You're not alone. Try these 5 ways to banish winter weariness.

Running in winter

Don't let cold weather put you off running. Use these tips to stay on track in winter.

Avoid winter weight gain

Many of us get heavier as the days get colder. Here's how to combat winter weight gain and stay slim for spring.

Exercising in winter

Boost your mood and stay in shape with our winter weather exercise advice.

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