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The Mediterranean diet as the key for living longer

According to CNN, eating a Mediterranean diet can influence people’s lives both in quality but also in length.

A new study from Harvard Medical School shows that this type of diet can help manage weight and lower the risk of chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease when followed for long periods of time. 195 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Your Questions About Measles - Could You Recognize It?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls measles, a virus that lives in the nose and throat, the “most deadly of all childhood rash/fever illnesses”. 724 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Straight, No Chaser In the News: Measles Outbreaks and Not Getting Vaccinated

A case of measles was just confirmed in suburban Chicago. Here’s a cautionary tale to those who rely on non-medical sources to guide their health decisions.  488 more words

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Last year a pair of 4th year medical students from Kings College, London carried out a study in the practice looking at myths  that women have concerning  cervical smears. 518 more words

Training And Advice


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This week I had an email reminding me it is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week and this brought to mind the tale of a dear aunt. 647 more words

Training And Advice

The importance of Check-ups in Health Prevention

The start of a new year always brings new health goals and the promise to take a good care of body and mind.

Committing to a healthy lifestyle is the best way to start off the New Year. 230 more words



Ealing Borough has one of the highest uptakes of free NHS Health Checks in the country. That means residents are reducing their risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. 186 more words

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