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Health and Wellbeing News Roundup

We thought we’d take a look at some of the latest health and wellbeing stories to hit the headlines during recent weeks… Flu vaccinations: Trials are underway for an injection-less flu vaccination, with a plaster sized patch being used which contains microneedles that help deliver the vaccine and then dissolve following the dose being administered. … Read moreHealth and Wellbeing News Roundup

Reducing your risk of heart attack

Reduce your risk of heart attack

  Reducing your risk of heart attack A heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) occurs when the blood supply to the heart tissue is reduced, causing the heart to fail as a pump. The leading cause of heart attack is coronary heart disease, which is where the arteries supplying blood to the heart are blocked … Read moreReducing your risk of heart attack

Workplace absenteeism and ill health

Tackle workplace absenteeism through ill-health

  Workplace absenteeism has many causes but the two that affect the vast majority of cases are stress and injury, specifically musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as upper and lower limb problems and back disorders. Together, stress and MSDs make up the bulk of the estimated £100 billion a year the UK economy loses due to absenteeism.  Looking … Read moreWorkplace absenteeism and ill health