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All Schools in England to get Sex Education Classes

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The government has announced that sex and relationships education will soon be compulsory in all English schools. Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, says that children from the age of four upwards will be given lessons about healthy and safe relationships, and that sex will also be taught when children reach an appropriate age.  However, parents…

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Cancer Screening Tests

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If you are organising your health to-do list for this year, this cancer screening guide will help you catch the disease early in its track and treat it with the relevant treatment before it becomes fatal. Here are some essential cancer screening tests that every woman must get done. Breast Cancer A simple screening test…

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Herpes: The Facts (and What to Do About It)

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Herpes is an infection that is sexually transmitted and can affect the genitals and the cervix in addition to the skin on other areas of the body. The herpes simplex virus, to use its scientific name, comes in two different types: Herpes Type 1 (HSV-1) Herpes Type 2 (HSV-2) Herpes is a long-term condition but…

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Bacterial Vaginosis and Gardnerella

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Everything You Need to Know About Bacterial Vaginosis (Gardnerella) When it comes to vaginal health, many women shy away from the unpleasant details. Conditions that affect the look, feel or smell of the vagina can be embarrassing to talk about to a friend or partner, let alone a doctor, and so often the problem is…

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Causes of Tiredness and Exhaustion

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If you often find yourself complaining about being tired and exhausted, it is time you take these complaints more seriously, before they try to ruin your health further. Fatigue and exhaustion is quite common nowadays and with hectic schedules, people often dismiss them as part of their routine and not a medical condition that needs…

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Pain Management for Chronic Conditions

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Life isn’t without its ill-timed surprises and sugar coated pitfalls, needless to say injuries or ailments are but a small part of it. The lack of control first felt, when one accepts their predicament is indescribable. Moving on and making the right decisions from that point forth is half the battle. When injury or ailment…

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