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Try the Stoptober challenge

Stoptober - England’s mass 28 day stop smoking attempt - is back for its fourth year and aiming to beat its huge success last year which saw over 250,000 people across the country complete the challenge.

Smoking in vehicles

From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in any vehicle with anyone under 18 present. The law is changing to protect children and young people from the dangers of second-hand smoke.

New stroke services for patients in east Herts

A healthy BBQ – just what the doctor ordered

With hot weather forecast for tomorrow (Saturday 22 August 2015) many people will be using this opportunity for a barbeque.  But it takes more than donning a chef’s hat and apron to make sure your al fresco celebration doesn’t turn into a disaster!  

Vaccination against meningitis – now available for 17 and 18 year olds

A rapid increase in cases of a highly aggressive strain of meningococcal disease, called group W, has led to the introduction of a new vaccination against meningitis.