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Understand the Most Common Types of Cancer

Cancer is responsible for the deaths of thousands of people each year in the UK. Cancer Research UK says that in 2012 alone, an estimated 162,000 people died from cancer - that's 254 deaths per 100,000 people. There are certain types of cancer that are more prevalent than others.  

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3 Warning Signs of Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the No. 1 killer in the UK, responsible for the deaths of an estimated 73,000 people every year, according to Heart UK. To protect yourself from CHD, it's important to recognise the symptoms. Here are three common warning signs of the condition. 

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5 Easy Ways To Become More Active

Maintaining a regular exercise routine is important for healthy ageing. Just 150 minutes per week devoted to exercise will help keep everything from your muscles and joints to your heart in good condition. However, staying physically active can prove challenging at times, especially if you aren't used to exercising regularly. Use these tips to motivate yourself and make working out easier. 

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COPD: Problems With Breathing

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung condition in which inflammation of the passageways blocks air from easily flowing into the body. The disease usually occurs later in life and currently affects more than 1 million people in the UK, accounting for an estimated 25,000 deaths every year, according to the Health and Safety Executive. World COPD Awareness Day, which took place this year on 18th November, is held annually as a day to recognise the number of people with the illness and ways in which it can be prevented.

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