Dorset health and well-being board has decided to input a new Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for 2016 to 2019.
Asbestos is a fibrous material that can be lethal if exposed to it. Here, we have a look at what it is and what the health risks are.
Although veganism is the fastest growing lifestyle movement in the UK, many people still know little about it. Here are some frequently asked questions, along with their answers. Q: What is the definition of a vegan? The Vegan Society defines veganism as a “way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible […]
Social media is helping to “remove the stigma of veganism” says Lizzi Shaw, owner of the leading vegan resource Dorset Vegan. Lizzi said that social media has helped give vegans “a voice of our own”. “Hashtags like #whatveganseat on Instagram are a perfect example of vegans using the platform to show we eat far more […]
Q: What is prostate cancer? A: Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer for men in the UK. The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis only found in men. Prostate cancer can spread to the area just outside the prostate or in more advanced cases it can spread to other places in the […]
A Westbourne woman who lost her father to prostate cancer makes her bid to spread awareness of the deadly disease to all men nationwide. This comes after statistics show Dorset has a higher percentage of men being diagnosed with prostate cancer than the UK average. Alice Dorrington, 27, has run successful campaigns for the Movember Foundation […]
She was told she’d never walk. But that didn’t stop her… This is 10-year-old Sophia Banger’s story and her battle with Cerebral Palsy.