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Health Links

Links to useful sites on health and beauty will be provided on this page. Visit it regularly to inform yourself. We also hope that, as it develops, your children will find it useful to satisfy their curiosity and to prepare projects for school.

If you want us to add links to topics in which you are particularly interested, please email us: The Rishton Pharmacist ( kotecha@provider.co.uk )

Aspirin

http://www.quido.cz/objevy/aspirin.a.htm

This site (from the Czech Republic) was designed to train proofreaders. Ask your children to see how many spelling mistakes they can find. But don't offer them more than 1/2 penny per mistake. Otherwise you'll go broke.

Cancer

Asthma

Family Doctor handouts

(information on many different health topics):

http://familydoctor.org/handouts/

Birth control advice for young people

http://www.brook.org.uk/content/M2_1_Contraception.asp

Young people (up to 25) receive free and confidential advice at the Brook Centres. There are branches in Blackburn, Burnley, Manchester, Oldham, and elsewhere.

Birth control advice for everybody

fpa = Family Planning Association

http://www.fpa.org.uk/guide/index.htm

The fpa can put you in touch with local clinics.

AIDS help organisations

The National AIDS trust:
http://www.nat.org.uk/

The Terrence Higgins Trust:
http://www.tht.org.uk/

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