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A dog at work can make you more productive

Okay, it’s official, a pet in the office can make you more productive. It’s a win, win for everyone, you get to hang with a puppy all day and your boss gets more work out of you. So if you need an argument to get a poochie or kitty in your office, we have some… Read More »

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Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’

Most abnormalities found on smear tests are totally treatable Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’ Independent.ie Q I’m a middle-aged woman worried about all the things in the newspaper I’ve been reading about cervical cancer. I’m not due another smear test under CervicalCheck for another three… Read More »

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Statins ‘don’t work well for one in two people’

Cholesterol-lowering “statin” drugs taken by millions of Britons may not work well enough in about half of those prescribed them, research suggests. UK investigators looked at 165,000 patients on statins and found that for one in two, the drugs had too little effect on bad cholesterol – one of the big risk factors for heart… Read More »

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