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The Importance of Damp Experts and Effects of Damp on Health

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the effects that damp can have on your health. One of the more unexpected businesses to promote healthy living was property preservation specialist Richardson & Starling, which is a damp experts company. Many people have no idea what damp looks like and could go years without noticing its presence in their home. What’s more terrifying is most people haven’t got a clue how badly damp can affect their health. After speaking with Richardson and Starling we have gathered all the important information that you need to know about damp experts and the effects of damp on health.

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What is Damp?

Rising damp is moisture rising up through the brick of your …

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How Action for Children is Forcing the Public to Really Wake Up

Youngsters across the UK do not have a healthy environment to go to or a decent meal on the table at the end of the day. The facts regarding abuse and neglect when it comes to youngsters is appalling with 58,000 children in the UK needing protection from abuse according to a study conducted in 2017.

Action for Children

Action for Children began with the Methodist minister Thomas Stephenson discovering the terrible lives some youngsters were living right below Waterloo station. His first step was to listen to them and everything that goes on in their lives to truly understand where they are coming from. His philosophy was that every child needs to be treated differently because they all have …

How A Community Event Can Bring You And Your Neighbours Together

A community event can be the best way to get your local community to play a more active role in society, promote better health and bring you and your neighbours together. Once you have planned your event structure there will be a lot of costs to think about. This may include labour hire or planning permission. However, the benefits will vastly outweigh the small costs that you may face.

Read on and find out how a community event could benefit you and your neighbours.…

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London Charity Gives Back Big to the Homeless Community

Spitalfields Crypt Trust, a local charity based in East London, offers a wide range of different facilities to help those in need, facilities ranging from shelters, drop in’s, and supported housing in a 16 bed hostel for men recovering from addictions. They also offer work experience as many people who have went for help have recently lost their job or have been in unemployment for a long time. For over 50 years Spitalfields Crypt Trust have been offering facilities to those recovering from addiction and helping them to live a better future.

How this charity works

 

Between 2015 and 2016 around 8000 people were homeless in the London area and the numbers of homeless people are increasing each …

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Local Emergency Dentist Glasgow Warns Community About Their Diet

You may not realise it, but there are some foods that could put you in need of an emergency dentist Glasgow. From food that gets stuck in your teeth to food that is hard enough to crack them, there are many ways you can damage your teeth. These count as dental emergencies. An emergency dentist Glasgow within your community may see these kinds of problems every day. Our friends from The Berkeley Clinic have pointed them out so that you can be more careful when consuming these foods.

Read on and find out what these four foods could do to your teeth.…

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Community Health And What We Can Do To Improve It

There is a push at the moment for people to start caring more about their communities. As we find out that more and more of the older generation suffering from depression and loneliness, and the mental health of the younger generation is suffering, we need to do something about. Forming a strong and healthy support network can help. We have decided to look at community health and what can be done to improve it. These are small steps that can really help in some of your neighbours’ lives. They will overall make your local community happy and healthy.

Read on and find out about community health and what we can do to improve it.…

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Clinician Combating Mental Health with Non-Surgical Eye Lift

Mental health is a growing problem in today’s society, specifically depression and anxiety. Some people are born with mental health conditions, while others develop them later in life. Depression and anxiety in particular are on the rise and a large portion of that can be attributed to the rise in use and dependence on social media. Although we all have our own insecurities, social media promotes media determined beauty ideals in women that are unrealistic and unattainable for many, without the risk of detrimental effects on physical and mental health. Constantly keeping up with other’s career achievements or personal relationships encourages self-doubt and comparisons with other people’s success. This is an unhealthy outlook on life and leads to many more problems.…

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Dr Gayle Hann Voted Best A&E Doctor in London Community

A paediatrician in London has been voted the best A&E doctor after her endless work with victims of gang violence and children who have suffered injuries.

Working at North Middlesex Hospital, Dr Gayle Hann has spearheaded the drive to help young children coming into the hospital for treatment. Suffering brutal gang fights and kids coming in that have been in foster care need to be given more than just a patch up. They also need to be given a brighter future and Dr Hann’s final aim is to make sure they are not back in the hospital again. The hospital treats 50 or more knife attacks on teenagers and children that come from unsafe environments. Some of these knife attacks …

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UK Professor Wins Award for Work in the LGBTQ Community

Members of the LGBTQ population have always had to deal with a lack of healthcare and care that is not suited to their needs which has given rise to illnesses and conditions that could have easily been prevented has the right steps being taken.

Dr Keisa Fallin-Bennett who is an associate professor began her journey towards bringing this community better healthcare in 2016. Understanding the needs and differences for an important demographic has long been ignored and her final goal was to make healthcare accessible and catered towards them. The Transform Health initiative has been lead by Keisa which is an organization that has staff across many fields coming together to serve the LGBTQ community in the UK. The initiative …