Health Round-up: Autumnal inspiration

The first two posts that I have chosen for this month’s round-up are both though-provoking posts. Starting with Steph at Was this in the plan? In her post; I’d give you one, she talks about her own experiences of parenting a child with the life-limiting Costello Syndrome and how even though sadly her own daughter…

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Health round-up: A new year and new beginnings

Happy New Year and welcome to 2014! With the festivities and merriment of Christmas now behind us, January can seem dreary to a lot of people. Not for me though. I prefer to see January as the start of an exciting adventure, an adventure that can go anywhere I want it to and take any form…

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Helping Cancer Research UK by giving up booze

With the New Year comes the time for fresh starts and personal challenges. Giving up alcohol for January is a common goal, and Cancer Research UK is harnessing that impulse with its “Dryathlon”, in which people can raise money by banning the booze for a month. Leading the charge in our community is BritMums’ social…

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Health Round-up: OCD, hypermobility & Emma Bunton

Earlier this week, I wrote for BritMums asking if you support the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill. It gets its second reading in the House of Commons tomorrow and, in a last-minute change since I wrote that post, Lord Maurice Saatchi, who developed the Bill after his wife died of cancer, is meeting Health Secretary Jeremy…

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Do you support the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill?

“When you really believe in something, that’s when it’s really time to go for it.” – Dick Fosbury speaking in September 2013. In the 1960s, one man – Dick Fosbury – developed a new way for athletes to clear the high jump. He saw how things were done, thought there was a better way to…

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