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Act fast on the signs of stroke

Someone has a stroke in the UK every five minutes, yet few people can spot its symptoms. The Act F.A.S.T. campaign helps you to recognise the signs of stroke, and find out how to reduce your risk


Video: Asthma is a chronic condition that can be managed but not cured. This animation explains asthma in detail

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Our bloggers talk about their ups and downs as they try to lose weight the healthy way

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