With Christmas just around the corner, you might think charities would be winding down to the end of the year, but in actual fact there are several big health campaigns taking place in December. Here at HealthExpress we’d like to pay tribute to the organisations behind each event, who work hard all year to raise awareness and money for their cause. We have highlighted a few events below, however there are always more than we can include in our list so...Read More
A few months ago, we arranged an exclusive interview with weight loss expert, Dannii Martin of HungryHealthyHappy. We enjoyed her company so much that we wanted our...Read More
Mouth Cancer Action Month is a campaign, run by the British Dental Health Foundation and sponsored by Denplan, which aims to raise awareness of the condition. The campaign runs throughout November and focuses on educating people about the risks...Read More
On 14th November, The Guardian held a live chat discussing the role technology can play in providing healthcare services. Hosted by Sarah Johnson from The Guardian, the panelists included experts from various areas of the healthcare sector.Read More
A month full of cravings and temptations may have proved a little too much for some smokers, but for many, Stoptober has been a great success. It has provided an opportunity for smokers up and down the country to kick the habit and, therefore, lead a healthier life. Ryan’s journey is all but complete; he filmed his last video diary today to review his time with the stop...Read More
It’s time for our monthly guide to the health events you can look out for over the next few weeks. As always we have selected our favourites from a long list, however we would like to acknowledge all of the hardworking organisations behind the various campaigns running during November. They all do an outstanding job of promoting and raising awareness for their various causes.Read on to find out more about our pick of this month’s... Read More
Ryan’s Champix Challenge for Stoptober continues to gather pace as he reaches day 23 of his Champix course of treatment. Last week, he was chuffed with his progress thus far, as he went 3 days without smoking. The question is, did he last the full week without a puff of a cigarette?
Find out in the video diary below as he runs through the general health benefits of quitting whilst offering details about his time on Champix and how it has...Read More
Welcome back to Ryan’s Stoptober Champix Challenge. In his last video diary, he detailed his progress on the lower Champix dosage and revealed he had cut down from 10 to 2 or 3 cigarettes a day.This time around, he’s increased the Champix dosage to 2 x 1mg tablets daily and dedicated a day to smoke his last cigarette.... Read More
It’s time for the second installment of Ryan’s stop smoking video diary. Last time around, we got to know a little more about the person and the reasons why he is quitting this Stoptober. Just to fill you in, he’s coming towards the end of week 1 of his Champix course of treatment and is still taking the lower dosage (2 x 0.5mg daily)....Read More
October is a great time to think about quitting smoking. The NHS ‘Stoptober’ campaign and others provide motivation and tips throughout the month to help you quit for good. This year HealthExpress is running its own stop smoking campaign, and we have taken a slightly different approach to illustrate the health risks that smokers face.