Articles from issue : August 2020

Help STOP preventable diseases

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Is your child up to date with their routine immunisations? The pandemic has caused huge disruption to our daily lives and despite the easing of lockdown restrictions, many of us are still wary of venturing out. It’s feared that this

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Cholesterol and your diet

With BAY Cluster Network

We often hear about the risk of having high cholesterol, but how can we protect ourselves from heart disease and strokes, and what can we do to our diet to alter out cholesterol levels? Cholesterol levels can be affected by

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Back to business!

Business and career advice with Neil Franklin

After three months or so of being in lockdown, the first thing that I simply had to do, along with my two boys, was to get a haircut. I had grown a very nice 1980s “mullet” over the period and

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The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we travel out of this world to find out why half a century after Apollo 11 we no longer go to the moon. On a similar theme, if we ever found ourselves in deep space, who exactly would

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Bay Mac’s Help Desk

Bay Apple Help with Steve Paris

Helping you get the most out of your Mac, iPhone & iPad Q: I have a bad habit of not naming my documents anything useful, making it hard to find the one I need later on, and I then have to

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

The Dining Debate Much has been written in the press in recent weeks about ‘no shows’. I wrote on this subject in the March issue of Bay, when I said, “I was staggered to discover that this disgraceful lack of

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Gout: not just a pain in the toe

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

For some the condition conjures up images of overindulgence in the aristocracy of days gone by, but this painful condition is far from being a thing of the past. Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis affecting around

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A Welcome Return

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

As the country entered lockdown, surfing was one of the forms of exercise that was advised against. It was never banned outright, but as all water sports were being heavily discouraged, the majority of Wales’ surf community did the honourable thing

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