Health round-up: A look back at 2013

Can you believe it’s nearly the end of 2013 already?! I can’t quite frankly. It seems time goes quicker as each year passes; it honestly feels like yesterday when we were celebrating the beginning of 2013 and welcoming it with open arms, eager to see what the year ahead would bring. But while we look ahead…

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Health round-up: Giving cancer a good kicking

This month has seen some major news in the fight against cancer. Hopefully you can’t have failed to notice the big story this week about updated guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) that recommends the use of two drugs to help prevent breast cancer in women at high risk of the…

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The day I discovered breast cancer in my family

Did you know that breast cancer can run in families? There’s been a lot being said about this in the media right now. Last week, Angelina Jolie spoke out bravely about choosing to have a double mastectomy. She’d discovered that she had a genetic fault (which can be passed down from one generation to the…

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Health round-up: Croup, cancer and some stressful blogging

Before I get going with my round-up of health-related posts from you lovely lot of bloggers, I have one health tip that I really must pass on this month. Please think long and hard about moving your blog to a self-hosted platform (if you haven’t already) – it can be hazardous to your health! I’ve…

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Health round-up: Boobs, babies and some TLC

  You may have noticed a pink tinge to most magazines this month with boobs being the talk of the town more than ever. That’s because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month (although I’m sure you already knew that). Breast Cancer is a serious issue – over 46,000 women and around 300 men are diagnosed with…

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