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Boost your health at work

In 2008/09, nearly 30 million working days were lost in the UK due to workplace injury and ill-health. Read on for tips on dealing with stress, RSI, back pain, exercise, good posture and healthy eating

Living with dementia

Video: Two carers talk about their experiences of caring for someone with dementia

The diabetes blog

Our bloggers discuss hypos, mood swings, carbs, strange blood sugar levels and more

The NHS in England

All about the NHS with information on services, regulators, your rights, help with health costs, how to get involved and healthcare abroad

Open clinic on eczema

Register now to join an eczema forum from November 3-19 where you can get your questions answered by a panel of skin experts and share tips and advice with other members


New NHS Choices homepage

NHS Choices' homepage is changing. Learn about the flexible new-look page that can deliver content tailored for you

Your medicines

Get up-to-date, reliable and clear information in our Medicine Guides

Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K is a downloadable podcast running plan that aims to get beginners able to run 5km after nine weeks