What’s your take on the “new year, new me” business? There are still so many people who make New Year’s Resolutions, or set goals for the year ahead, or talk about all the things they are going to do differently this year BUT don’t you think it’s also become a bit trendy to behave in a way that snubs all of this?
By Dr Tom York, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app As a doctor, I’m acutely aware of the variety and frequency of accidents which can happen to children, even at home. Every year, more than two million children under the age of 15 will see a doctor following an accident […]
Too busy to be sick? How many times have you said this, or heard other parents say this? We are all so busy these days that there really is no time to be unwell is there? Stressful jobs and a packed social life has led to Brits fearing the attack of a winter bug, as […]
No matter how healthy you are during the year, there is a mindset shift when Christmas is around the corner which can make us worried about weight gain. Sweet treats and alcoholic drinks become a regular part of your everyday life in the build-up to the ultimate, annual, food and drink binge, and all under […]
Although we all know it’s a good idea to eat fresh fruits, we can also benefit from drinking fruit juices and smoothies.There are a growing number of people who are becoming more health conscious these days. Tons of bars, cafes and restaurants these days sell fruit smoothies and juices and you even see dedicated juice […]
As a parent it can take a long time to work out what ‘works’ for your children. OK, so some children might eat and drink well and as a parent you never have any concerns…but, chatting to many parents over the years, my experience is that these are unusual situations for parents to find themselves […]
We’re all guilty of picking up a banana on the way out of the house in the morning, eating our measly sandwich at our desks at lunch – and then worst of all, sitting in front of the TV to eat our dinner. To see just how wrong we’ve got it, recipe box provider Gousto […]
It’s that time of year again when doctor’s surgeries open up their doors for specific Flu clinics to vaccinate all those considered most at risk as winter approaches. In an interview with GPOnline, Andrew Green, clinical and prescribing lead for the General Practice Committee has urged doctors to step up preparations for a possible flu […]