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Smoking, complacency and the genetic lottery

30th September 2015

This week, findings from the Medical Research Council revealed why some smokers seems to be immune to, or at least highly unlikely to develop, lung disease. Looking at the DNA of over 50,000 people, they found that a minority of people have favourable mutations that improved the function of their lungs. This meant that some ...

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Taking healthy responsibility with a changing health service

19th August 2015

Our health is our own. And yet, increasingly our health is everyone’s business, as debates heat up about the funding of the NHS and our collective responsibility to look after ourselves. Our blog this month looks into some of the bigger issues we face in England, and the implications this has on our own health ...

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Setting goals for your health – the 30 mile challenge

8th July 2015

A slight different blog this month, taking a personal look back at my experience over Men’s Health Week.  My name’s Drew, and I support the work of the Blue Ribbon Foundation by writing news stories, blogs and social media content. Men’s Health Week was from 15th – 21st June 2015, and focussed on overall healthy living ...

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Mental wellbeing – keeping your mind healthy too

8th June 2015

This month, we’d like to tackle a more sensitive topic for the blog, mental health and wellbeing. Mental health is as important as physical health.  The two are also closely interlinked.  It’s more difficult to maintain a sunny disposition if you are physically unwell.  Likewise, our mental wellbeing can affect how well we take care of ...

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Running to keep up? Fitting exercise into a busy schedule

5th May 2015

Whether you prefer the gym, team sports or just being in the great outdoors, exercise is a vital activity for men to improve and maintain their health.  But even though we all know this, it can be a struggle to fit exercise into a busy week.  We can face legitimate restrictions on our time – ...

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Going to the doctor – like a man!

8th April 2015

Welcome to our new blog!  Each month, we will use this space to discuss a new topic around men’s health, offering insight, information and suggestions on steps every man can take to improve their health and wellbeing. For our first blog, we’ve decided to tackle a question that’s fundamental to everything else we talk about at ...

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Organisations we have worked with to promote men’s health and wellbeing

How to get in touch:

Jonathan Prince, Trustee

Crofton House, 5 Morley Close
Orpington
Kent
BR6 8JR

(t) 01689 858877

(e) enquiries@blueribbonfoundation.org.uk.

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