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Winter wellbeing

Date: 19 Jan 2015

Cold homes have a significant impact on people's health. One of the best ways of keeping yourself well during winter is to stay warm.

 

Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacksstrokespneumonia anddepression.

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Costs

The annual cost of sickness absence and worklessness associated with working-age ill health in the UK is put at more than £100 billion (more than Portugal's GDP).

Unhealthy Choices

Unhealthy lifestyle choices cost the NHS, employers and indivduals £17.1billion every year, according to research from health insure and provider Bupa. 

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