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Heart attack fears - ibuprofen to be restricted?

Researchers have called for restrictions on sales of ibuprofen (stock image) after a study found an increased cardiac arrest risk in people taking the drug. According to researchers at the University of Copenhagen, taking ibuprofen is associated with…

Univadis, Mar 18

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Only Obeying Orders?

By Brian Langston  I write this from my cosy fireside, where even in the South of France, a biting wind is whistling across the terrace bringing with it the first snowflakes of Winter. Further North, sub-zero temperatures are already wreaking havoc…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 21

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Med diet has positive impact on brain health

A three year study has been carried out, and there is proof that a Mediterranean…

Univadis, Jan 14

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Pam’s India Trek for Macmillan cancer…

Pam Smith spends some of her year in Mons La Trivalle, l'Hérault - that's…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 10

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A new look for CSF-Languedoc

By CSF-Languedoc Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted that Cancer Support France…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 19

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New medical services in l'Hérault

This week a new and long-awaited medical practice opened in the village of Fontes,…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 5

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CSF fundraising events

Cancer Support France are running two events at the beginning of November. Please…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 21

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Refugee donations needed!

Local collection points are in desperate need of donations for pre-arranged trips…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 14

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Over 200 supporters join CSF’s Walk for…

CSF-Languedoc’s sixth Walk for Life, held on Sunday, 18 September at Domaine…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 1

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La Regime

By Ronnie Smith    When very young and under the strict supervision of…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 24

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Walk for Life 2016

This year CSF-Languedoc will be holding its sixth annual Walk for Life on 18th September.…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 6

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Support CSF with their book sale in Tourbes

There's a book sale on behalf of Cancer Support France-Languedoc, at La Maison,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29

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Physical jerks

By Languedoc Living reader, Judith Stafford  Fêtes, food and firkins…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 22

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Cancer Support France-Languedoc update

Events update and dates for your diaries  New venue for CSF-Languedoc Drop-In…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 25

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The mystery of Pont-Saint-Esprit, the CIA…

When reporting on the sad death of a woman in Pont-Saint-Esprit this week,…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 11

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Once-a-day sunscreen not effective

Using so-called once-a-day sunscreen is not fully effective against the sun's harmful…

BBC News, Jun 4

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What you see is not necessarily what you…

By Languedoc Living reader Notlostinfrance. A touch more than two years ago I was…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 30

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Off on the road to… Syria

By Rachel Thornton  Last Sunday Chris and I headed deep into the rolling hills…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 25

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Toxic caterpillars spreading fast

Toxic pine processionary caterpillars have spread further and faster across…

The Connexion, Mar 4

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Deadly acute heart failure: first advice…

The first European advice on emergency care for patients with acute heart failure…

Univadis, Feb 26

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Chronic fatigue syndrome - it’s not yuppy…

Chronic fatigue syndrome more common in teenagers than previously thought.  …

Univadis, Jan 29

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Diet may impact quality of sleep

How many of you have decided to have a dry January, or improve your diet in order…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 22

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French health insurance for everyone

Some great news! In a nutshell, from 1st January 2016, ANYONE who has moved to France…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 16

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Singing keeps you alert

For those of you who love singing carols, you can also enjoy the fact that it’s…

Univadis, Dec 18

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So it is true...is it?

2 recent studies have been singing the praises about Mediterranean diets again.…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 30

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Cancer Support France Walk for Life 2015

CSF Languedoc Walk for Life 2015 – a great day in so many ways… By…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 10

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Moderate beer consumption reduces heart…

It seems that every few months, there’s an article or a study about the benefits…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 2

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Living with gout

Gout is an excruciatingly painful inflammatory disease of the joints. It is caused…

Univadis, Sep 23

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Mediterranean diet may cut breast cancer…

Mediterranean diet that is supplemented with extra virgin olive oil may help prevent…

Univadis, Sep 18

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Bee Happy

Bee happy fruit and oil beauty treatments   By Languedoc Living reader Tanya…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 10

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Ban smoking outside?

There is a movement in some countries to ban smoking in outside areas serving food…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 27

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Tips to avoid mosquito bites

The moral of this story is to rejoice if the person sitting next to you is wearing…

BBC News, Jul 23

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Hot dogs

I know most of you dog lovers will know this already, but for those of you who are…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 2

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An incredible month for CSF!

Incredible month of awareness-raising and fundraising for Cancer Support France…

CSF-Languedoc, Jul 2

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Guilt-free chocolate!

Good news! A new study has proved that dark chocolate is actually good for the heart.…

Univadis, Jun 26

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CSF Canal du Midi bike ride

Awareness and fundraising event for Cancer Support France To raise awareness of…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 19

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Stand and walk more, guidance urges

Lisa Young, physical activity specialist for the British Heart Foundation, explained…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 19

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Allergy myths put people at risk, says guide

Urban myths and quackery have developed around allergies and put people needlessly…

Univadis, Jun 12

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Mosquito bites

It’s mosquito season now, so how can we deal with the maddening itching that…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 5

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The humble walnut, or the super nut

It’s not news that the humble walnut is classed as a ’super food’;…

LanguedocLiving, May 22

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The insidious May sun

Sunscreen products have been in the news again this week. Reports of products not…

LanguedocLiving, May 16

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How long is a piece of string?

String can assess cardiovascular risk Measuring a person’s waist with a piece…

Univadis, May 16

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Air pollution in Europe costs 1.46 trillion…

The problem of air pollution became visible recently in two of Europe's largest…

LanguedocLiving, May 8

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"Reset button" for internal body clock discovered

For those of you who travel regularly, and suffer from jet lag - there maybe an…

Univadis, May 8

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The likelihood of being bitten by a mosquito

The mosquito season is approaching. Do you get bitten, or are you one of the lucky…

Univadis, May 1

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Making bread is hazardous!

The main cause of occupational asthma in France is flour. Well we know that the…

Univadis, Apr 24

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Lettuce: the colour is essential

Based on its numerous antioxidants, lettuce with green leaves is considered to be…

Univadis, Apr 11

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The carbon footprint of a Mediterranean…

Mediterranean diet is also more environmentally friendly. A Mediterranean diet it…

Univadis, Apr 4

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Sex lives of over 70-year-olds improving

The sex life of senior citizens has greatly improved since the 1970s. Currently,…

Univadis, Apr 1

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French bid to ban ultra-skinny models derailed

French lawmakers have rejected a proposal that would have seen ultra-skinny models…

The Local, Mar 24

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Smoke Alarms Obligatory in 2015

A new law comes into effect on the 8th March 2015. All households are required to…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 20

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UK ’health tourism’ headache for ex…

In an attempt to prevent what is being tagged as ’health tourism’, the…

P-O Life, Feb 20

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High testosterone linked to love of spicy…

High testosterone linked to love of spicy food After carrying out experiments with…

The Local, Dec 27

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CSF - can you help?

Can you help? CSF Languedoc is called on more and more to support English speakers…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 1

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€20m investment at Centre Ster to attract…

The building project site started quietly, perhaps somewhat overshadowed by the…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Oct 25

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Dodgy dealings in saffron

Crocus Sativus A few weeks ago, we were at a car boot sale in the l'Hérault.…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 24

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Why don't many French women breastfeed?

French women breastfeed at a far lower rate of other European countries, a new study…

The Local, Oct 11

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CSF Languedoc Walk for Life 2014

CSF Languedoc Walk for Life 2014 – the event that had it all!  ‘Thank…

CSF-Languedoc, Oct 10

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Yes we can!

Yes we can - travelling with a wheelchair-bound passenger Thanks to Languedoc Living…

Reader, Oct 10

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Heath and well-being

Languedoc Living reader, Faith O'Reilly, has reviewed the ‘Espace Sérénité’.…

Reader, Sep 26

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How to go to the pharmacy in France

Géraldine from Comme une Française has some good advice for going…

Géraldine Lepère, Sep 19

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How not to be an AlcoholiQUE in the Languedoc

This tongue-in-cheek article was written by Languedoc Living reader Judith Stafford.…

Reader, Aug 6

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You never need be alone…

This was written by a CSF-Languedoc client who has requested that it be shared with…

CSF-Languedoc, Mar 24


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