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Recycle Your Running Gear With The Sharewear No Wear To Run Campaign

Exercising outdoors has been a crucial respite from COVID-19 restrictions throughout the pandemic, with many discovering that running is a great way to look after both your mental and physical health, whether there’s a nationwide lockdown or not. But although it’s a fairly cheap sport to enjoy, you do need appropriate clothing and shoes. With […]

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Trump campaign backs off in-person events as coronavirus cases pick up

US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center on June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images With coronavirus cases on the rise, the Trump campaign is backing off its plans to resume an aggressive schedule of in-person rallies and meetups. The next planned event […]

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Trump Campaign Peeled Off Social Distancing Stickers In Arena Before Tulsa Rally: Reports

Donald Trump’s campaign removed thousands of stickers on arena seats encouraging social distancing before the president’s rally last week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Billboard and The Washington Post reported. The “Do Not Sit Here Please!” stickers were intended to help stem the spread of COVID-19 cases, which were spiking in the city at the time of the […]

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Pence Cancels Campaign Events In Florida, Arizona As States’ COVID-19 Cases Soar

Vice President Mike Pence is canceling campaign events in Florida and Arizona as COVID-19 cases in both states smash records. Pence is backing out of the scheduled appearances this coming week just a day after he crowed at a White House press briefing that the nation is “flattening the curve” in COVID-19 cases, which is […]

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Trump Campaign Says You Can’t Sue If You Get COVID-19 At His Rally

Those registering for President Donald Trump’s massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next week will notice a message on his campaign website when they sign up: You may contract COVID-19 at the rally, but it’s not Trump’s fault.  The legal disclaimer is the closest Trump has come in weeks to acknowledging that the coronavirus is still […]

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You Get Free Video Workouts And PTs Get Paid With Lucozade Sport’s Keep Us Moving Campaign

If you’ve been taking to the internet to find home workout videos during the COVID-19 lockdown then you can look forward to a new source of exercise inspiration from Monday 13th April: Lucozade’s YouTube and Instagram TV channels. These will be hosting a new 15-minute workout every day, with Lucozade putting out the call for […]

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Donald Trump Is Using An Insanely Sketchy Newsletter To Find Campaign Donors

The digital newsletter “I Love My Freedom” regularly blasts out emails hawking flagrant scams and snake oil, such as a dementia-reversing “miracle” treatment, a “diabetes destroyer” substance and a “life-saving” cancer therapy that a Nazi chemist supposedly developed at Hitler’s command. Peppered between these messages sponsored by third-party hucksters are official ads from Donald Trump’s […]

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NHS campaign for male blood sparks controversy

The NHS has revealed it is desperate for more male blood donations but the campaign has led some men to speak out about the difficulties they have experienced trying to donate. Only 41% of new blood donors in England last year were men. Certain factors mean only male blood is used in some specialist transfusions, […]

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Biggest NHS flu campaign under way

About 30 million people – nearly half the UK population – are being offered the flu vaccine, in the biggest winter vaccination campaign the NHS has seen. For the first time, all primary school pupils can have the vaccination free. Alongside children – so-called super-spreaders – the over-65s, pregnant women and those with existing illnesses […]

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Cancer: Teenage patient promotes body image for #StillMe campaign

A teenage cancer patient has joined a campaign to help other young people who are struggling with their body image during treatment. Seren Jenkins, 19, from Blackwood in Caerphilly, is in remission after treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma and wants to raise awareness of the issue. The Teenage Cancer Trust says appearance is one of the […]

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Assisted dying campaign video accused of ‘scaremongering’

A campaign group’s video of a patient dying in agony in a hospice has provoked outrage from doctors and nurses, who say it is ‘”scaremongering” and “sensationalist”. Dignity in Dying, which produced the film, said it was “a realistic portrayal” of the deaths of a minority of people in the UK. In a report, it […]

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Help Someone With A Long-Term Health Condition – Tell Them About This Campaign

One in four people in England live with a long-term health condition like diabetes, cancer, Parkinson’s or arthritis. That’s 15 million people, and the figure is expected to rise to 18 million by 2025. Regular exercise can help manage the symptoms of these conditions, as well as improving physical and mental health, but it’s harder […]

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Nadya Okamoto Announces a Year-Long Campaign to Tackle Period Poverty

Nadya Okamoto founded the nonprofit PERIOD—a youth-led “menstrual movement” dedicated to improving access to period products—when she was still in high school. And, today, the 21-year-old is announcing a new year-long campaign to tackle the issue of period poverty. To put it simply, period poverty refers to the fact that not everyone has the access […]