Author Archives: Sarah Smith

Medical Specialists are Getting Active with the Physical Activity Campaign.

Increasing physical activity has the potential to improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and the nation as a whole. Medical Specialists want to see more people being physically active. This campaign runs from July … Continue reading

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Can We Trust BMI to Measure Obesity?

Around 60% of adults in the UK are overweight or obese, according to a 2013 study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. They are labelled this way because of their body mass index, or BMI. We are used … Continue reading

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Smoking May Actually Cause Weight GAIN!

Many people that smoke have carried on through their life without wanting to stop smoking on fear of gaining weight. Indeed, a long popular belief from smokers is that the moment they ditch the cigarettes, they will instantly balloon. Slim … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists® Survey Reveals Shocking Festive Weight Gain Statistics

First of all, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to our thousands of patients and everybody else around the country, and hope you have now settled back into normality after a hectic festive period. … Continue reading

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Find Out The Shocking Number of Calories in Your Christmas Dinner…

Christmas Day is fast approaching – 10 days at the time of this article’s publication – and many of us will be preparing to battle the traffic in-and-out of supermarket car parks to fetch last minute Christmas gifts, buy the … Continue reading

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