Supercharge your wellness this winter

By |November 7th, 2019|

We
think this year has gone by so quickly and now we find ourselves in winter
again, we wanted to bring you some tips to supercharge your wellness this
winter! Here at Covance Leeds, we are all about health and wellbeing and we
wanted to share some wisdom with you, to make you feel better in body and mind
this

World Mental Health Day

By |October 10th, 2019|

Here at Covance, we
believe that raising awareness of mental health issues is vital. ‘World Mental
Health Day’ is this week on Thursday 10th October, and this year’s theme, set
by the ‘World Federation for Mental Health’ is suicide prevention. In 2018
there were 6507 deaths in the UK from suicide. Anybody killing themselves is
too many.

For those that may

Put the fun in to summer

By |July 31st, 2019|

Summer is here at last and there has been a welcome heatwave
lately which has made us feel the summer vibes more than ever! Here at Covance
Leeds we wanted to put together a few ideas for how to add some fun to your
summer, which are sure to make it even more special.

Host a picnic.

Why not host

Wellbeing Week

By |July 2nd, 2019|

It is World
Wellbeing Week and here at Covance Leeds we wanted to share some important tips
with you on how to boost your wellbeing! Life is often so busy nowadays that we
can easily neglect our own wellbeing in favour of keeping up with work, life
and family commitments. Why not try these ideas to make your wellbeing

Spring clean your wellbeing

By |May 7th, 2019|

This is the time of year when many of us think about spring
cleaning our homes and getting everything nice and tidy, but what about some
simple ideas for spring cleaning your wellbeing too? Here at Covance Leeds, we
have put together some tips for how you can inject some new energy in to your
daily routine just in

What’s happening in February

By |January 31st, 2019|

We can’t believe that February is here already, and we thought we would have a look at some of the important and fun events taking place in the month of February.

Time to Talk Day 2019
Did you know that 7th February is ‘Time to Talk Day 2019’ which encourages people to talk about mental health. Talking

Can I be healthy and still be prescribed Statins?

By |October 30th, 2018|

From time to time, many of us become concerned about our cholesterol levels and we frequently hear the terms ‘good cholesterol’ and ‘bad cholesterol’ in the media.

High levels of ‘bad cholesterol’ in your blood can lead to fatty deposits building up in your arteries, which can increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which includes

Looking forward to Autumn

By |October 30th, 2018|

As the days get shorter and the evenings get colder it can be a little disheartening to say a final goodbye to summer, but there is so much to look forward to this autumn…

Halloween
Did you know that Halloween, which is widely celebrated on October 31st, evolved from the ancient Celtic festival ‘Samhain’. As we all

Alcohol Consumption

By |September 10th, 2018|

It is safe to say that many of us like an occasional drink to unwind, but did you know that the alcohol consumption guidelines have recently been updated? The UK Chief Medical Officers’ (CMO) alcohol guidelines for both men and women state that it is safest not to drink more than 14 units a week

10 Things you should know about HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day 2016

By |December 1st, 2016|

Throughout the 80s and 90s, the AIDS epidemic dominated headlines making this one of the most feared diseases in living memory. In recent years, the word ‘epidemic’ is perhaps more quickly associated with emerging diseases like ebola and the zika virus. But while its progress has slowed AIDS has by no means gone away, and