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World Hepatitis Day - Raising Awareness

28 July 2015 is World Hepatitis Day. Each day 4,000 people die because of hepatitis.

Every year the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners urge health workers, policy makers and the public to act to stop the spread of this entirely preventable disease. 207 more words

Lipodystrophy awareness

You are most likely reading this right now, after having read the title, thinking “What on earth is ‘lipodystrophy’?” I would have thought exactly the same a couple of years ago.  1,469 more words


2015 Rainbow Awards Submission

I just submitted Threefold Love for 2015’s Rainbow Awards. Each submission requires a donation to an LGBT Charity. I chose to donate to the True Colors Fund… 86 more words

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My views on 'Don't take my baby'!

So yesterday 20th July BBC THREE aired a brand new drama programme called ‘Don’t take my baby’ which is about a young disabled couple Anna who is a a wheelchair user and Tom her partner who is partially sighted as they struggle too keep their new born baby as they try to prove to social services that despite there disabilities they can take care of there child’s every need, this drama was based on a real life situation and is part of 15 other programmes on BBC THREE as part of their defying the label season that will look at life as a young disabled person. 460 more words


Designing a dementia friendly library

What enables an enjoyable experience? – people with dementia have different journeys but isolation is a common factor. The public library can be a source of companionship, motivation, knowledge and enjoyment. 339 more words

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Summer meeting of Join Dementia Research

Last Thursday was the summer meeting of Join Dementia Research (JDR). The day started off well as Virgin East coast were giving out free coffee and cake ! 714 more words

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Stop Jogging!

In the UK today there is news of the son of a television presenter, who at age 31 and a reported fitness fanatic, died whilst jogging. 286 more words

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