Awareness Days

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning […]

World Breastfeeding Week: Top 4 questions most commonly Googled

In support of World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August), a new study reveals the most frequently Googled questions around breastfeeding, along with insight from various medical experts on these commonly searched for queries.      How to breastfeed Nicola, a clinic nurse at MYA explains: “Although fundamentally the most natural of processes, it can take a […]

Celebrate Yorkshire Day with the county’s most loved pud!

Chef who gained Leeds’ first-ever Michelin star shares his foolproof recipe for the perfect Yorkshire Puddings Yorkshire Day is celebrated each year on August 1, with this year’s official civic celebrations taking place in Whitby with Mayors from the three Ridings of Yorkshire leading a procession through the town to celebrate everything Yorkshire.  But whichever […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: How to check for signs of breast cancer

New videos released this week aim to educate people on the importance of checking their breasts for signs of cancer, and how to conduct a self-examination. Created by MYA Cosmetic Surgery, the videos show that women who have had breast augmentation surgery need to check theirs slightly differently compared to those without implants. Joanne, a clinic […]


In the UK there are more than 700,000 individuals living with autism, however, less than 15% of these people are in full-time employment. This is a dispiriting figure when you consider the many skills and talents people with autism have, skills which are highly beneficial in the workplace. Autism Spectrum Disorder is not a disease […]


Put on by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action; this week marks the 25th annual celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. A global event that aims to encourage, advocate, and educate the world about the importance of breastfeeding. The decision to breastfeed is an easy one for some mothers, but it can be an agonizing choice for others. From the […]