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Some people are generally happy, only feeling unhappy or sad as a natural reaction to an event or situation. Other people often feel down or depressed with only fleeting glimpses of happiness. Why is this? What can we do about it? Research tells us more

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I’ve always been a sport enthusiast, although I count watching, not necessarily doing, sport in that wider category. After a brief secondary school foray into the cross country team running wasn’t really something I was either good at or enjoyed, unt more

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At the end of last year, Devon’s Local Nature Partnership was awarded National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver an exciting five-year programme to support people aged over fifty-five in Devon to connect actively to nature. After a busy d more

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Dr Jo Coldron explains how the medical receptionist now plays a key role in helping patients to receive the care they require. The medical training of a GP is long and varied and along the way I’ve tried my hand at surgery, anaesthetics, emergency me more

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Even in our age of advanced medicine with MRI scanners, designer drugs and robotic surgery, the day-to-day job of a GP has changed relatively little. People come to us feeling a sense of ill health, and we help steer them through a course that aims t more

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