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Health & Wellbeing NewsThousands of women to trial DIY home tests for early signs of cervical cancer

Thousands of women will test out DIY home kits to check for early signs of cervical cancer. The NHS is running the trial, with hopes the home tests will help to reduce cervical cancer rates among women.

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Financial NewsAre holiday-hungry Brits jumping the gun again?

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement regarding easing lockdown restrictions, airlines and travel companies have seen a surge in bookings.

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Health & Wellbeing NewsIs the Prime Minister’s lockdown plan too cautious?

People across Britain are eager to see lockdown restrictions eased. With the nation stuck in lockdown or under various restrictions for the best part of a year, people are desperate to get back to some form of normality in terms of work, their social lives, travel, and seeing loved ones.

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Lifestyle NewsHow successful will Ikea’s ‘Buy Back’ scheme be?

Last year, Swedish furniture retailer Ikea was set to launch a ‘Buy Back’ scheme that would allow shoppers to return used furniture and get cashback vouchers. However, the scheme was postponed due to the lockdown and the closure of non-essential retail.

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How much do I need in pension savings?

The subject of pension savings is something we should all consider well before retirement hits us. The earlier you start saving for your pension, the more significant your accumulated pension contributions and the greater the potential capital appreciation. While much will depend upon the standard of living you can realistically afford, there are some useful indicators about the level of pension savings required.

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How a financial advisor can help you find a savings account

When it comes to money and putting it away for your pension, it can be tempting to make savings any which way you can. However, when it comes to pensions and retirement, it can sometimes be prudent to pay for a financial advisor for their expert knowledge. Doing so can help you make the most of your funds and may ultimately leave you with more money in the long run.

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5 myths about inheritance tax

Inheritance tax is one of the most discussed taxes in the UK. While inheritance tax divides opinion, many aspects of it are still shrouded in mystery and myth. There are several persistent myths people continue to hold on to when it comes to inheritance tax.

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Guide to the Golden Globes: What to Watch

Awards season in Hollywood is upon us, and the Golden Globes is the next awards show to hit screens. The Golden Globes are now in their 78th year, and the competition is as fierce as ever. Highlighting the best of the best in film and television, the Golden Globes celebrate the last year of film and television and the casts and crews behind the masterpieces.

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Getting your garden ready for spring

At long last, spring is on its way! For sure one of gardening’s most beautiful and expressive seasons, spring will see your early winter planting efforts come to fruition.

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4 hobbies for men over 50 to do at home

What do you do when you’re bored around the house? Taking up a new hobby is an excellent way to stave off cabin fever and build useful new skills. It can transform a day spent at home and help break up your usual routine. So, where should you start?

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What causes mouth cancer?

Are you worried you, or someone you know, might have mouth cancer? Let's look at the causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment that exist for mouth cancer today.

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How to manage chronic illnesses

Have you or a loved one recently been diagnosed with a chronic illness? If so, you may be looking for tips on how to cope. You may also be looking for reassurance that while all is not well, there are ways to find comfort. If you are asking yourself, "how do you manage chronic health conditions," below you will find some answers that will hopefully reassure you.

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Why aren’t I losing weight eating a healthy diet?

You’ve cut out the takeaways, your biscuit tin is empty, and your bolognese is now served on a bed of courgettes rather than white spaghetti. So why don't you see any difference on the scales? Let's look at why you aren't losing weight while following a healthy diet.

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Why is it important to maintain a strong core?

As you age, the muscles that make up your core can weaken. This is usually down to lifestyle changes such as becoming less active, and gradual muscle loss. A weakened core can have many adverse effects on your health. In this article, we'll explain what your core is, what it does, and why it is crucial to maintain a strong core as you age.

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What impact do Covid-19 vaccines really have?

New data indicates that both the Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines being administered in the Covid-19 vaccination rollout may significantly slash the risk of both infections and transmissions. According to the data, just one shot of the two vaccines can cut Covid-19 infections and transmissions by two-thirds, with this impact seen across all age groups.

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