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Stoptober 2018

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Stoptober is back!

Stoptober – the 28-day campaign from Public Health England that encourages and supports smokers across the country to quit smoking for good – is back for the seventh year in a row! Stoptober is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country and is based on research that if you can stop smoking for 28 days, […]

Know Your Numbers

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Know Your Numbers 2018

One You Hounslow is encouraging people to get their blood pressure checked for Blood Pressure UK’s Know Your Numbers Week which runs from Monday 10th to Sunday 16th September 2018.  More than 5 million people have high blood pressure in the UK and aren’t aware of it, that’s why it’s called the silent killer. Facts […]

The Walking Warrior Platinum Challenge

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One You Hounslow presents the Walking Warrior Platinum Challenge!

One You Hounslow wants to get people into the habit of brisk walking in Hounslow and so we have come up with the Walking Warrior Platinum Challenge!  Brisk walking daily for at least 10 minutes at a time helps to improve people’s mood, lower the risk of serious illnesses like heart disease and type 2 […]

Heart Age

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Do you know your heart age?

One You Hounslow is encouraging adults in Hounslow take a few minutes out of their day to get to know their heart age by taking a free online, ‘Heart Age Test’.  The test asks for physical and lifestyle related information, as well as blood pressure and cholesterol level (if known), and determines if someone’s heart is […]