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Running to music

Music can help you run more efficiently and for longer, according to research. What effect does music have on us? Music can influence our state of mind. Not only can it enhance our mood, it can also change our mood. It can relax, and it…

Safe Journey and Better Journey Cards

First Buses cards for people with a disability First buses have produced cards for people who have a disability to use on their buses. They are called Safe Journey and Better Journey cards. First buses are promoting them on their website and the cards are…

Safe lifting tips

One of the biggest causes of back injury at work is lifting or handling objects incorrectly. Learning and following the correct method for lifting and handling heavy loads can help prevent injury and avoid back pain. Check out these safe lifting and handling tips, recommended by the…

Safe places

Safe Place is a scheme to help you if you get lost, scared or upset when you are out on your own. The Safer Places scheme is to help people when they go out. Sometimes when you go out things can happen and you may…

Safe swimming in the UK

How to avoid getting sick and other health risks from swimming in the sea, streams, rivers and lakes. Sewage in the sea Swimming in sewage-contaminated sea water can cause diarrhoea and vomiting, as well as infections of the ear, nose and throat. Many beaches in Britain have…

The Safer Places Scheme

The Safer Places scheme provides vulnerable people, particularly those with a learning disability, a safe place to go to where help can be summoned if they are feeling scared or upset while out on their own. Hampshire is a safe place to live and visit…

SAIL

  Who is SAIL? SAIL provide advice and support to people who live in their own home. The service is run by Keyring and The You Trust. What do they do? SAIL can offer advice by phone between Monday – Friday (9am to 5pm) or you…

Sally's story: post-adoption support for our children

Sally Donovan opens up about the health issues experienced by her two adopted children and the support they receive. Sally and Rob Donovan decided they wanted to start a family in their early thirties. But after years of trying, they were told that they couldn't conceive naturally,…

Salt: the facts

Find out the daily salt recommendations for adults, children and babies and learn how to use nutrition labels to spot the salt in food. A diet high in salt can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. High blood pressure…

Saving money

Saving money is a useful thing to do, and is something you can think about when you are planning your own budget.
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