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What the COVID-19 vaccine means for care home residents and their families

What the COVID-19 vaccine means for care home residents and their families

The success of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in care homes has sparked hopes that families can be safely reunited in the near future. But what will change now the majority of elderly residents have had the first dose of the jab?

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Is it time to upgrade your face mask?

Is it time to upgrade your face mask?

With some countries are getting stricter about the type of mask you can wear in an attempt to fight more easily spread COVID-19 variants, we look at when to replace your mask and what to consider when buying

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Carex launches new ‘Hand & Surface’ Sanitiser Spray

Carex launches new ‘Hand & Surface’ Sanitiser Spray

Which? health experts examine the facts behind the new Carex products, and whether they're worth buying

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Pulse oximeters and COVID-19: what you need to know

Pulse oximeters and COVID-19: what you need to know

This everyday medical device is suddenly in high demand for its potential in monitoring COVID-19 symptoms - but don't rush out to buy one just yet. We get the verdict from UK health experts on if you really need one at home.

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Reviewed: Oral-B’s iO Series 7 electric toothbrush

Reviewed: Oral-B’s iO Series 7 electric toothbrush

The iO Series 7 is one of the latest smart electric toothbrushes from Oral-B, and one of the most expensive ever. Which? tested it to see if it's any good.

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Hand sanitiser containing toxic methanol recalled

Hand sanitiser containing toxic methanol recalled

Trading Standards has published recalls for two more hand sanitisers sold on online marketplaces which don't contain enough alcohol to safely kill germs, one of which also contains highly toxic methanol

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Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Coronavirus: how families and friends can support older loved ones

Last updated:11 January 2021 First published: 17 March 2020 Older people are at greater risk of serious health complications if they come into contact with coronavirus. With the continuing spread...

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Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Coping with coronavirus: practical guidance for older people

Older people are at greater risk if they come into contact with coronavirus. Here's how to stay safe and avoid feeling isolated if you have to stay at home.

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COVID-19 vaccine explained: what it means for you

COVID-19 vaccine explained: what it means for you

How soon will the vaccine be rolled out and what needs to happen first? We answer your questions about the coronavirus vaccine

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SAD lamps: do you really need one and how to buy the best

SAD lamps: do you really need one and how to buy the best

There has been increased interest in SAD lamps this year, as many people find themselves struggling with continued restrictions on daily life in the winter months, but is a SAD lamp really the right solution for you?

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