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Dr Nick Brown of Rowden Surgery in Chipenham writes his weekly medical column on the issues affecting the health service and its patients.
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Before we even consider specific medical screening tests, most doctors will agree that the most important factors for a long and healthy life are lifestyle issues which revolve around the way we choose to live our lives.
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is a popular choice for many people seeking a solution to health and life style issues. 20% of the UK population try it each year, often paying for treatment privately and spending up to £200 million per year.
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Your Say Your Gazette
I refer to the article on Chippenham RFC seeking permission from the Rugby Football Union to allow their second team to be promoted to Southern Counties (level seven of the RFU league structure) should they finish top of Dorset & Wilts 1 North (level eight), (Gazette & Herald, February 28). The most interesting aspect of the article was actually what was not said by the club’s representative or was not mentioned. − Colin Brockhurst, CorshamSet up reserve league »
A newsletter hit my doormat on March 2 from ‘Nick Watts and the Lib Dem team’ headlined: Freeze Wilts council tax say Lib Dems. This document goes on to tell us that: “hard-working families cannot afford unnecessary council tax hikes in these difficult times” and so “Nick Watts and the Liberal Democrats have promised not to support any attempt by Wiltshire Conservatives to hit families by increasing council tax this year”. − Peter Kemp, ChippenhamDon't believe claims »
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