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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Fat found in overweight people's lungs

The findings could explain why being overweight or obese increases asthma risk, researchers say.

Miscarriages: Calls for better care for women in Wales

Women who have experienced multiple losses say there is not enough support in Wales.

Suspected mumps among south Wales university students

Public Health Wales says it is investigating at least 28 possible cases of the virus.

Baby Niamh Williams' wait for Cardiff hospital bed 'horrific'

Niamh Williams has been waiting for a specialised assessment since her birth on 1 October.

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Very good general health website from the NHS information about illnesses, diseases, finding your BMI, growing old gracefully, care of the elderly, over 50s health, children's health, mens' health, women's health, addictions and much more. Really important stuff. Give it a browse and you might live longer!
British Medical Acupuncture Society. Contains information about meetings and advice for patients and health professionals plus search facility to find acupuncturists in WA2 or anywhere in the UK

Acupuncture

The Physiotherapy Clinic

21 Wilson Patten St, Warrington WA1 1PG, UK – 01925 575066

I have used the clinic twice and have been treated by both Phil's and have been very happy with the service they provide.

Marion Fisher

36 Barnes Avenue Fearnhead, Fearnhead, Warrington WA2 0BN, UK – 01925 812263

Visited Marion a few years ago and she was very helpful, thinking of going back to see her, so glad I have found her again

Chinese Medical & Skin Centre

17 Padgate Ln, Warrington WA1 3RS, UK – 01925 571333

Very good

Complementary Healthare Information Service UK with information about all sorts of alternative therapies from Acupuncture to Bowen technique to Reiki and Yoga.  Search for alternative health practitioners in Lancashire.

Alternative Medicine

Healing guidance

Huntley St, Great Sankey, Warrington WA5 1EQ, UK – 07757 363213

Sarah Delooze Reiki Master, Teacher & Healer

58 Riverside Cl, Howley, Warrington WA1 2JD, UK – 07788 230659

Clearwater Holistic

21 Craven Ct, Warrington WA2 8QU, UK – 01925 565924

Useful NHS site with information for every type of carer. It provides details of the services or benefits affecting carers, carers' workers and voluntary organisations and others. Find out if you will have to pay for your own long term care, research money and financial implications, the wellbeing of all carers, the needs of young carers. Search for carer services such as dementia care and respite breaks around Warrington or anywhere in the UK with the search facility.
This is a good NHS site for finding doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals and urgent care in WA2 or anywhere in England. It also lists Dentists accepting NHS patients!

BBC Healthy Lifestyle Website - the importance of exercise, exercise for children, diet and finess plans.
This is the NHS website with information about all sorts of mental health issues including depression, breakdowns, phobias, self-harm, over-eating and more.
Search for mental health services in WA2 or anywhere in England.
Health A to Z, conditions and illnesses, symptom checker. Online discussions and communities, news and topical articles.
NHS site for England and Wales. Health A to Z of conditions and illnesses. Information about the NHS and its services and management. Search for NHS services in WA2 and Warrington.
Health companion for travellers - offers customized medical kits and advice on medication. Check the tablet and vaccination requirements and tips.
The NHS website with advice for healthy travelling - inoculations required for travel, inflight health. Lots of stuff that you did not Know you did not Know - some of it really important!
Useful travel health website from NHS with travel advice and search facility to find where to get a yellow fever innoculation around Warrington.
For many conditions and symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS, Emotional recovery after breast cancer, redundancy, confidence & self esteem, anxiety and many more. Many on offer. Professional, caring and thoughtful company.