We Can Survive Singers

We Can Survive Singers

Joined together by an invisible chord, members of one Barnsley-based choir really are singing off the same hymn sheet. They’ve got all their life to live and all their love to give, they are the We Can Survive Singers. They’re not professional vocalists, they don’t read music, and they definitely...

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You and Your Health: Alcohol

You and Your Health: Alcohol

Think Before You Drink With Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Rotherham Drinking alcohol plays a part in many people’s lives; whether to celebrate a happy event – or drown sorrows – have a glass of wine with a meal among friends, or even just a sociable chat over a pint...

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You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

With pharmacist Andrew Watson of Good Measure Pharmacy, Parkgate Herbs and plants have been used for healing and medical treatment throughout human history.  In times of illness, ancient cultures relied on knowledge passed down through generations for thousands of years, with many documenting their use.   The oldest surviving example is...

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Be Cancer Safe

Be Cancer Safe

What’s your first response when you get the ‘dreaded’ cancer screening letter through the post? Do you shrug and ignore it? Act like you’ve been sent junk mail and toss it in the bin? Or do you pull on your brave breeches, call to get booked in and feel relieved...

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Helping you Breathe Easy

Helping you Breathe Easy

As you read this, stop for a moment to appreciate the continuous rise and fall in your chest; an everyday movement we often take for granted. If something as second nature as breathing was to present any challenges, the emotional impact can be as shattering as the physical one. To...

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You and Your Health: Stroke

You and Your Health: Stroke

What to do when a stroke strikes Pharmacist Andrew Watson looks at what happens to the brain in a stroke and how important it is to act FAST   A stroke is a life threatening brain attack that can change your life in an instant. It is often sudden, frightening,...

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Your MIND does matter

Your MIND does matter

When life gives you lemons, it’s human nature to feel worried, anxious or upset when dealing with the unexpected – that’s our ingrained fight or fly mechanism. But when your feelings start to seriously affect your daily life or you feel like you haven’t got the strength to overcome any...

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You and Your Health: Summertime

You and Your Health: Summertime

Pharmacist Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Parkgate looks at the joys and pitfalls of summer for our health The summer months that lie ahead have some wonderful health benefits. The sight of blue skies, green vegetation, and colourful wild and garden flowers usually cheer us up. However, while some of...

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You and Your Health: How to achieve healthy sleep

You and Your Health: How to achieve healthy sleep

Pharmacist, Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure in Parkgate looks at how to get a better night’s sleep once the clocks go forward. Most people happily anticipate the clocks going forward in March to herald the spring and give us a precious extra hour of daylight in the evening. However, because we...

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You and Your Health: The changing face of a pharmacist

You and Your Health: The changing face of a pharmacist

With Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Parkgate As we reach another year and get set for what lies ahead, I wanted to take you on a nostalgic journey looking back at the pharmacy world and the vast changes that have occurred over the past 50 years. My family have worked...

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