Category: HP Wellbeing

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Caring for infants 0-12 months
 

Parents are always looking for their child’s next smile, laugh, and coo – reassurances that all is well. It can be bewildering to see these small, fragile beings distressed and not know what is wrong with them. Yet most are due to common ailments that are easy to remedy. Constipation Stools are a good indicator […]

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Ali Nazik (Minced Lamb and Smoked Aubergine)
 

Prep Time: 10 minutes      Cooking Time: 30 minutes                  Total Time: 40 minutes For this issue, we pass over the culinary reins to John Gregory-Smith, whose new Turkish Delights cookbook has got everyone excited about Anatolian cuisine. His regionally-inspired recipes are perfect for home cooking and this tasty aubergine-lamb dish is definitely one Naciye nene […]

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Travelling? Stay protected against malaria

Every year many hundreds of British travellers unwittingly catch malaria. In some cases, if the disease is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. A single bite is all it takes to become infected. Malaria is a parasitic disease. The parasite, known as plasmodium, is transmitted by a female anopheles mosquito biting its […]

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Why Ramazan is the holiest month of the year

  Described in Turkish as ‘12 ayın sultanı’ (the queen of 12 months), Ramazan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. During this 30-day period, Muslims fast between the hours of sunrise and sunset as they consciously reconnect with God (Allah) and their faith. Any good deeds and all prayers during this time count […]

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How to stop smoking

Every March, the UK runs its annual No Smoking Day to encourage smokers to quit. According to health charity ASH, there are some 10 million adults who smoke cigarettes – about a sixth of the total UKpopulation. It’s a big drop from 1974, when 51% of men and 41% of women smoked. Each year, 100,000 deaths are attributed […]