Food Poisoning – Causes, Symptoms & Prevention Strategies
Jan25

Food Poisoning – Causes, Symptoms & Prevention Strategies

The term Food Poisoning covers a wide range of conditions, from minor illnesses through to life-threatening or fatal infections. Generally speaking, these conditions are caused by ingesting foodstuffs that contain or have been contaminated with a harmful bacteria or virus. For most of us, a bout of food poisoning will result in at most a couple of days of discomfort, with relatively minor symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea...

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What is Teeth Whitening and How Does it Work?
Dec10

What is Teeth Whitening and How Does it Work?

With dental treatments becoming increasingly popular for cosmetic reasons, here we look at issues around teeth whitening, including what it is, how it works, the costs, benefits and any risks to health. What is Teeth Whitening? Teeth whitening is the process of altering the colour of teeth through bleaching or other methods to achieve a desired whiter shade. It is most often done for cosmetic reasons, with many people viewing whiter...

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6 Tips For Getting Rid of Work-Related Back Pain
Oct12

6 Tips For Getting Rid of Work-Related Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments in our society. The majority of the population in most western countries will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. In some cases this pain is mild and causes only little discomfort, in more serious cases the pain can be debilitating, seriously affecting a person’s quality of life.  Bad posture at work is a common cause of back pain. Keeping your neck in an unnatural position...

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Escalla eLearning Courses for Healthcare Providers in the UK
Oct13

Escalla eLearning Courses for Healthcare Providers in the UK

Based in North London, Escalla provide a wide range of elearning courses for the NHS and other healthcare providers in the UK. They aim to help NHS Trusts and other organisations to deliver effective elearning in a fast and easy to regulate manner. Their diverse course content has been developed by subject matter experts and includes modules in the following areas: Infection Control and Prevention Safeguarding or Children and Adults...

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4 Tips for Better Employee Health
Aug22

4 Tips for Better Employee Health

Providing health insurance to your staff is often used as an incentive during recruitment, and this is often a tax-efficient strategy for an employer. However, often overlooked is that the fact that a healthier workforce has been shown to be more productive, while a healthy working environment can actually lower your healthcare insurance costs. It also means reduced absenteeism due to poor health and stress. Implementing some hacks...

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