Category Archives: HEALTH & FITNESS

SEXUAL HEALTH CAMPAIGNER CONDEMNS LACK OF SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES IN NORTH BELFAST

A LEADING sexual health campaigner has condemned the lack of sexual health services in North Belfast. Mary Crawford, director of Brook Northern Ireland, a sexual health advice service for young people under 25, has condemned the lack of service provisions in one of Northern Ireland’s most deprived areas. Continue reading

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CALL FOR HEALTH MINISTER TO RESTRIST TOBACCO AVAILABILITY IN NI

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FOLLOWING the announcement from the Department of Health on new tobacco control measures in England and Wales, the Ulster Cancer Foundation has called on Health Minister Michael McGimpsey to restrict the availability of tobacco to young people in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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NATIONAL TREE WEEK IN BELFAST

tree1BELFAST families are invited to plant trees at Orangefield Park on Saturday November 29 to celebrate National Tree Week. The event, taking place between 12-4pm, will also be marking the first of four seasonal events planned for the park by Belfast City Council, Bloomfield Wildlife Watch and BBC Breathing Places. Continue reading

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PREGNANCY RUINS YOUR LOVE LIFE SAYS NEW REPORT

a34NEW research has revealed that couples have half the amount of sex when they are expecting a baby – slipping between the sheets less than twice a week. Continue reading

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LOCAL MAN CREATES MIRACLE MUSCLE CURE

paradox-oil4A LOCAL doctor has created a miracle cure using fish oil and extra virgin olive oil.Osteopath Dr Geoff Hayhurst developed Paradox Oil, designed to have an all over body affect, combining the health benefits of Mediterranean and Eskimo diets. Continue reading

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ALL-ISLAND CONFERENCE ADDRESSES OBESITY PROBLEM

obesity-weighingA LEADING health chief has revealed obesity causes an estimated 450 deaths a year in Northern Ireland. Health Promotion Agency Chief Executive Dr Brian Gaffney joined leading obesity experts in Belfast last week to discuss how to tackle the problem.
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GIMME, GIMME, GIMME A WORKOUT DVD

gimmeworkout1YOU love the songs and you loved the musical and now you will love the Abba work-out DVD.Crafted around Abba’s most celebrated songs, Gimme Gimme Gimme A Really Great Workout will let you enjoy high-energy dance aerobics while you bop to the Bjorn Again soundtrack. Continue reading

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