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Every year around 150 people die at the coast around the UK and Ireland

Nearly half of UK boaters don’t wear a Personal Flotation Device when on the water

Research released today by global sailing brand Helly Hansen, a partner of the RNLI, has revealed that UK boaters are not taking the right precautions while out on the water, and they believe experience and age are reasons to go without a suitable Personal Flotation Device (PFD).

Most respondents to the survey think they are a good example to others when it comes to water safety (81....

One thing that worries one in five Brits is hay fever

Hay fever relief: Expert reveals how to allergy-proof your home

With the weather warming up and lockdown measures slowly easing, one thing that worries one in five Brits is hay fever.

Whatever your plans in the coming months, pollen outside and dust inside will be a growing issue for many. But there are things we can do to reduce the struggle at home!

Ivan Ivanov, spokesperson from End of Tenancy Cleaning London , has provided his top...

Regular gamblers were more than six times more likely to gamble online in the pandemic

Study shows online gambling soared during lockdown

Regular gamblers were more than six times more likely to gamble online compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.

The study, led by the University of Bristol and published on 17 May in the Journal of Gambling Studies , showed regular male gamblers were particularly prone to gambling more often online during the public lockdown in the UK, compared to their...

62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health

Two thirds of parents more worried about their children’s health than ever before

After a tumultuous year for the nation, a whopping 62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health than ever before. New research has found that over half of parents often give up the struggle to get their little ones to eat healthier, leading to stress and tears before bedtime.

The reasons for children not enjoying healthy foods will be all too familiar to...

Research reveals that up to a fifth of parents have never taken their children to get their eyes tested.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been re-released with entirely BLURRED text

The classic 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll has been re-released by The College of Optometrists in entirely blurred text, to raise awareness of the importance of children’s eye health. The new release named ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: The Blurred Edition’ has been launched after new research reveals that up to a fifth (23%) of parents have never taken their children to get their eyes...

Almost 90% of people aged 18-34 say they currently feel stressed

18-34's three times more likely to be stressed than over 65's

YOUNGER BRITS are almost THREE times more likely to say they are feeling stressed than the older generations, according to new research.

Almost 90% of people aged 18-34 say they currently feel stressed, compared to just a third of people aged 65+. Younger Brits are feeling the pressure in all parts of their lives rating their stress ‘generally’ at a 3 out of 5 in new stress-scale...

The thrill of finally being able to make plans is key for the capital

London’s Most Anticipated Post-Lockdown Activities Revealed

A survey by Addison Lee has revealed that returning to watch the next top blockbusters on the big screen and going for brunch with friends top the list of Londoners' most anticipated activities post-Lockdown. However, despite all this excitement going on, most admit they are dreading the return to the busy rush hour Tube and fighting for a pint in a crowded pub.

For the launch of...

Top tips to stay stress free

Heart Research UK Healthy tip - Stress Awareness

Healthy Tip: Stress Awareness

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. Stress typically occurs when we are unable to meet the demands being placed on us, whether this be at work or in our personal lives.

Whilst short-term stress is a normal response to pressure or increased demand, a prolonged increase in stress levels can have negative effects on our...

Spending time with family and friends revealed as the secret to happiness

New study reveals the secret to a happy life

You only get one life, so you want to make the most of it.

Happiness in life can differ from person to person. Some chase financial goals, others chase family, and some chase both!

To finally answer the old, aged question of ‘what is the secret to a happy life?’, Royal London polled Brits aged over-551 to reveal what they believe the secret to a happy life really is....

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may cause people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may stop people from returning to normal living

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ may  cause  a significant number  of people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life  as UK society returns to normal after the pandemic, says new research by London South Bank University (LSBU), in partnership with Kingston University. 

The research findings show that one in five of the 286 UK-based survey participants scored highly on the...

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