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Health

Welcome to the section of our website that provides information and advice on health matters in the City and County.

We aim to promote the health and well being of members of our communities as well as that of visitors to the area. These pages offer information and advice on a large range of topics and health-related issues that can affect people's everyday lives - including alcohol, smoking, sun safety and AIDS.

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Agencies in Swansea who can give you confidential help if you have problems with alcohol and/or drugs
 
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Good health is perhaps our greatest asset. There are many ways in which you can help improve your health and wellbeing in Swansea.
 
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Eating the right foods are all part of a healthy lifestyle.
 
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The Food and Safety Section receives notifications of infectious disease. These include food poisoning caused by bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. Coli 0157.
 
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Walking is known to be one of the best forms of activity, its free, accessible to all and gives you a chance to socialise and make new friends.
 
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Making decisions about your health, welfare and finances...
 
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The sooner you stop smoking the sooner you will see the benefits to your health and your wallet as well as the health of the people around you.
 
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Pollen and spores from many plants can trigger hay fever. Those who suffer from hay fever may find symptoms starting as early as January or continuing until October, depending on the pollen they are allergic to.
 
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Positive Steps - towards an active life
 
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Smoke Free Homes has been set up to support parents and caregivers across the area to provide a smoke-free environment for their children. The first step is creating a smoke free home.
 
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Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK and too much sun can increase your risk. In 2010, around 100,000 people were diagnosed with skin cancer in the UK.
 




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