Nearly two-thirds of the population are ignoring THE simplest step in reducing their risk of stroke, heart attack or heart failure by not knowing their blood pressure numbers – according to a new national survey by Blood Pressure UK to mark Know Your Numbers! Week 2018: 10-16th September. When it comes to knowing your blood … Continue reading Do You Know What A Healthy Blood Pressure Reading Is?
National charity, Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) has partnered with Debenhams to train its beauty hall colleagues and makeup artists on how to help customers manage some of the visible side effects of cancer treatment. The training is currently being rolled out and has seen more than 370 beauty hall colleagues in the UK and Ireland skilled to … Continue reading Look Good Feel Better Train Debenhams Beauty Hall Staff
September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM) and is a perfect time to encourage more women to learn about the five gynaecological cancers; cervical, ovarian, womb, vaginal and vulval. Only many of the UK's leading cancer charities are missing the message when it comes to vaginal and vulval cancer awareness and these women are asking … Continue reading Vulva Cancer Survivors Fight For More Awareness To Be Raised
AVON UK is continuing its promise to end violence against women and girls with the launch of its new True Colour Pro+ Nail Enamel in Arctic Steel. 1 in 4 women in the UK will be affected by domestic violence at some point in their life. And in order to tackle this AVON have provided … Continue reading AVON Reps To Start Conversation And Signpost Women In Bid To End Violence Against Women And Girls
Beauty giant AVON and breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! have launched a digital learning tool, CoppaCollege to educate women more about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Only 30% of women say they check their breasts on a monthly basis, and many say the main barrier to checking is lack of knowledge about the signs … Continue reading Avon And Coppafeel! Launch Boob Education Tool
The HPV vaccine which is currently offered through the school's immunisation programme to girls aged 12 to 13 could soon be offered to boys. The UK Government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) announced today that a universal vaccination programme protecting boys against human papillomavirus (HPV) is cost effective. This decision paves the way … Continue reading Will The HPV Vaccine Be Made Available For Boys?
Would you know your vag from your vulva? Your mons pubis from your perineum? fanny, foof, fairy… there are words galore that are used to describe female genitalia, but in 2018, it’s still a taboo subject and i say it’s time to change that! My day job is a sex and relationships educator, I spend … Continue reading Why ‘VULVA’ Needs To Be In Your Vocab!