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Nov 05, 2014 16:45 GMT Allianz Insurance Wednesday 5th November is the 16th National Stress Awareness Day with the theme ‘Stress: the balancing act.’ The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the opportunities for a good work, life balance and to encourage people to think about what they could be doing to lower their own stress levels.

Tax deadline nears for health professionals

Mar 03, 2014 10:00 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Health professionals such as physiotherapists and psychologists are running out of time to bring their tax affairs up to date on the best terms possible under a campaign being run by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Jul 01, 2013 13:14 BST Timesulin Everyone's heard about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes - but have you heard about Type 1.5 diabetes? Type 1.5 (also known as LADA) is being called a pending epidemic by researchers and medical professionals because of its widespread onset and challenging diagnosis, making it one of the most important rising health crises of our time.

Jul 31, 2012 08:48 BST Atos Healthcare Following the recently aired TV programmes about ESA and the Work Capability Assessment, you may have new questions about the assessment process or want to seek reassurances about your assessment. We’re very aware that the assessments can be stressful and we believe it’s important your questions are answered properly.

Elder Care White Paper

Jul 23, 2012 08:01 BST Amanda Waring Actress, elder care campaigner and award winning filmmaker Amanda Waring provides her thoughts on the Government's new white paper.

Is the British media a help or a hindrance in breaking down stereotypes about mental illness?

May 29, 2012 17:54 BST Fishburn Hedges Mental illness and the way it is portrayed in the media has been a contentious issue for some time. Charities, such as Mind, have criticised the industry for failing to give mental health the attention it needs. Others have condemned journalists, especially tabloid writers, for using words such as ‘bonkers’ or ‘psycho’ - irresponsible reporting which they say exacerbates social stigm...

Feb 21, 2012 15:53 GMT RSA The tragedy James alludes to is that when we get this periodic glimpse of being present, at ease with the world, and available for other people, we wrongly think that drinking more will heighten the sensation. Instead, we should ask ourselves more fundamental questions about how we might live our lives, in order to experience such bliss all the time.

Niger: Leading the response

Feb 08, 2012 10:12 GMT Save the Children I knew there was no time to lose when I received the first reports of a looming food crisis in Niger. Having led our response to the food crisis in 2010, the memories are still fresh in my mind. I know the earlier we respond, the more lives we can save. I’ve worked on emergency responses for over a decade — from the earthquake in Haiti, to civil war in Sierra Leone and the Democratic...

Feb 02, 2012 16:46 GMT TeaJay Ltd Do you think tea is for old and boring people? Well think again is here.TeaJay is a funky new tea company who is taking the market by storm and has changed the notion of tea being a traditional and boring beverage with their modern and high quality flavours.

Jan 09, 2012 23:28 GMT TeaJay Ltd What Is Green Tea?In the quest for better health, there have been much advancement in innovations and ideas.Everyone wishes to live longer and have a better lifestyle and in line with this,healthier foods are being introduced into people’s diet. One of these is green tea, which has indeed become quite a phenomenon.At this point, you might be wondering what is green tea and why is it so beneficial.