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Breast Cancer and Complementary Therapies

To mark this October as Breast Cancer Awareness month I would like to focus on the use of Complementary Therapies (as opposed to alternative therapies) for anyone dealing with Breast Cancer.   So what are Complementary Therapies?   There are literally hundreds of different complementary therapies available, but below is a list of some of…

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That just takes the gall (bladder)

Do you know where your gallbladder is and what it does? No? Then you’re not alone. Most of us have heard of people suffering from gallstones or problems with their gallbladder but unless you remember your biology you may not remember details of what it is and why we need it. The digestive system is…

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Does Breast Screening help or harm?

  Does breast screening help or harm? This seems to be one of the headlines today, on the second to last day of breast cancer awareness month.   So what is this all about then? The debate about whether an NHS Breast Screening programme is necessary and whether it helps has been hotly debated for…

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DCIS – the Controversial Breast Cancer

Everyone has heard of Breast Cancer. Those 2 words are enough to scare any of us, men or women, as we all know someone who has had a fight with this disease. With this disease everyone always thinks about lumps being detected, and then being removed followed by further treatment. How many of you have…

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My love for the NHS

  The NHS – Do you love it or do you hate it?   Personally I love it. I can’t believe that we are so fortunate to have so much free healthcare at our disposal. Recently I’ve had a number of reasons to have had to experience our NHS system more often than ever before,…

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