Newsletter – December 2022 – January 2023

Keep your child safe while having fun this summer

Summer Holidays are fun for children but can be a bit stressful for parents. It is a bit easier to get them off screens when it is warm outside. Evidence increasingly shows that helicopter parenting can prevent children from gaining independence, yet equally, the days of "being home by dark" are long gone. So, what are the key issues to ensure that your child has fun and remains safe?


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Exercise reduces Dementia

Good news from the United States shows the percentage of adults with dementia is decreasing each decade.


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Consuming alcohol safely in the festive season

During the festive season, many of us can overdo it with regard to food and alcohol. There are simple things you can do to avoid this.


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Tips for Travellers

Overseas travel is back on the agenda this Christmas season, and many will seek to take to the skies to visit loved ones or travel simply for a holiday.


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Planter Fasciitis – Heel Pain

A common cause of heel pain, planyter fasciitis is an inflammation of the tissue (planter fascia) which runs along the sole of the foot connecting the heel to the toes creating the foot arch. Risk factors include age, being overweight, sports that stress the heel (e.g., running) and spending long periods on the feet.


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