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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

E-cigarettes: How safe are they?

They are much less harmful than smoking, despite a ban on sales of e-cigarettes in one US city.

Care cuts inevitable in 'fragile and failing' system

Councils plan to spend £22.5bn on services but tough decisions will still have to be made.

Prostate cancer: New urine test hope

The test sorts early cancers according to risk, so many men might be spared over-treatment, researchers say.

Child obesity drive 'stalled by Brexit'

Slow progress is being made on junk food advertising restrictions and calories labelling, it is claimed.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in SN9 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

AZT Acupuncture

57 Swan Meadow, Pewsey SN9 5HP, UK – 07972 045108

Stephen Brooke Acupuncture

Equilibrium, Woodborough Garden Centre, Woodborough, Nr Pewsey SN9 5PF, UK – 07800 648397

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Wiltshire.

Alternative Medicine

Haney's Holistic Therapies

20 Easterton Ln, Pewsey SN9 5BP, UK – 07787 243480

The candles Haney’s make fill your home with wonderful aromas and last for ages.

Equilibrium

4, Nursery Farm, Woodborough, Pewsey SN9 5PF, UK – 01672 851212

Fantastic massage by Lorraine today. Her professional team always makes you feel welcome. Highly recommend.

Pewsey Surgery

18 High St, Pewsey SN9 5AQ, UK – 01672 569990

Wonderful surgery marred only by NHS underfunding and a shortage of GP's

I strongly recommend Dr Ring!

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around Upavon or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in SN9 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in SN9 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in SN9 and Upavon.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around Upavon.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.