Stoptober – Your Natural Guide to Quittting Smoking In October

Stoptober is a health initiative run by the NHS, encouraging people to quit smoking for 28 days during the month of October. The premise is that after abstaining for this period of time, individuals are five times more likely to quit smoking permanently. Therefore, feel healthier, save money and improving overall health and wellbeing. But […]

If You Aren’t Sleeping Enough, You Could be Putting Your Health at Risk

Cardiff is the UK city most likely to suffer from insomnia (37%), followed by Sheffield (36%), Glasgow (35%) and Newcastle (35%). It’s also no coincidence that both Cardiff and Sheffield are two of the most stressed cities in the UK according to research from Axa PPP Healthcare Throughout history, most people slept about 10 hours […]

E-cigarettes—is the UK throwing caution to the wind?

The public health implications of e-cigarettes are a highly polarised debate, with mixed, largely low-quality, evidence and fervent advocates on all sides. It is therefore surprising that the UK’s House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on e-cigarettes, released on Aug 17, contains chiefly positive testimonies from experts and organisations. If there are two […]

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Radio Sheffield Business Live Podcast

Following a successful interview with Rony Robinson on his Radio Sheffield afternoon show, I accepted an invitation from Jamie Veitch, who hosts a popular weekly slot featuring selected guests include business people sharing their tips and advice on how they have overcome challenges and inspiration on his Business Live slot on Sheffield Live. The interview covers […]