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It’s time for your flu vaccination

It’s time for your flu vaccination

As we head into autumn, we start to notice the return of sniffs, tickly coughs and colds. In fact, October has so far found many people suffering from the symptoms of colds. October heralds the start ...
Have you had your flu jab yet?

Have you had your flu jab yet?

Flu vaccine is the best protection we have against an unpredictable virus that can cause unpleasant illness in children and severe illness and death among at-risk groups, including older people, pregn ...
Shingles linked to stroke

Shingles linked to stroke

People over 50 who catch shingles are at a 50 per cent greater risk of suffering a stroke within the next three months, warns new research. The study shows that shingles increases the short-term risk ...