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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is on the increase and has been significantly so for the last 3 decades. Consequently, it is now the commonest form of cancer overall, although thankfully, most types are treatable and not life-threatening. After the hottest weekend so ...

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This week is National Epilepsy Week so this blog should be very timely. As a GP, I will see many patients with epilepsy throughout my career.  Given that there are about 500,000 people with epilepsy in the UK, about 1 in 100 will be affected by ...

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Preventing Dementia With exercise

This week is Dementia Awareness Week with many charities such as the Alzheimer’s Society raising awareness of this debilitating condition. We hear a lot about the importance of mental agility and keeping our brains active in good working order as ...

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