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I can’t get no sleep: 84.1 million hours lost a week

UK adults lose 84.1 million hours of sleep every week as a direct result of noisy neighbours, reveals new research from Churchill Home Insurance.

How much can I expect to get from my medical negligence case?

How much can I expect to get from my medical negligence UK case? The short answer is that it depends on your case.

The wide awake club: Half of Brits struggle to sleep

The wide awake club: Half of Brits struggle to sleep

Tossing and turning night after night; it’s a lonely place to be. However, Mintel’s Sleep Aids UK 2017 Report reveals that bleary-eyed Brits are not alone, as today half (50%) of all Brits say they typically struggle to sleep.

How to prevent food contamination

Food contamination can be a complex subject to discuss, but an important one. Pathogenic (disease-causing organisms) contamination such as bacteria, viruses and parasites can be found on food that is not handled or cooked safely which puts people at risk of illness.

Will Brexit impact personal injury claims?

With Prime Minister Theresa May invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29th 2017, the UK is now working towards a date of March 29th 2019 to leave the EU.

New study finds alarming indoor CO2 levels in London

London’s dangerous levels of air pollution are constantly hitting the headlines. But, while the capital’s outdoor air gets plenty of publicity, a new study has found that indoor air pollution in London might be a much bigger worry.

How recruiting an office cleaner could save you money

Have you ever wondered why all employees seem to call in sick at once? It could be down to the cleanliness of your office.

Is the UK likely to become a smoke-free nation?

Public Health England’s annual Stoptober campaign is here, encouraging smokers to quit for 28 days with the mindset to stop all together.

One in five Brits only visits the dentist when they have problems with their teeth

One in five Brits only visits the dentist when they have problems with their teeth

While many know the drill when it comes to the importance of regular dental visits, Mintel’s Oral Care UK 2017 Report finds that almost one in five (18%) Brits only visits the dentist when they think they have a problem with their teeth.

Why the E cig industry will flourish again in 2018

E-cigarette businesses are having a successful year in 2017 and they all look set to have another cracking year going into 2018.

The trick to the perfect night’s sleep has been revealed

The trick to the perfect night’s sleep has been revealed

Research has revealed the formula for a perfect night’s sleep - a room temperature of 16 degrees Celsius, curling up on your right hand side… and a few pages of a good old fashioned book before bed.

Lagging A&E wait time targets already a concern before closures

Lagging A&E wait time targets already a concern before closures

Serving patients in need of medical treatment for a variety of health issues has always been the primary focus on the NHS.

Residents in Plymouth travel the furthest to pick up their medical prescriptions

Busy lifestyles mean that it’s harder to find the time to travel to a pharmacy before it closes. Even with an average distance of 2.4 miles* to the nearest pharmacy in the UK, it can still be inconvenient to find one which opens during hours that suit your schedule.

The 5 stages of addiction recovery

The 5 stages of addiction recovery

Behavioural change isn’t easy, particularly when a person has come to depend on something in their everyday life. Those struggling with addiction will go through a difficult process that will put a strain on both their physical and mental wellbeing.

A respite for our aging population?

A respite for our aging population?

As the aging population increases rapidly, the world population and demographic shifts are changing like never before. A sharp rise in most developed countries coupled with improved healthcare is significantly raising the average life expectancy.