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OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 20 Oct 2014
Can foods be as potent as medicines? The second episode of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor investigates the truth about superfoods.

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Order your free health advice cards

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Order your free health advice cards Creative commons image Credit: The Open University Updated content
Updated 15 Oct 2014
Order our insightful health and wellbeing advice cards and combat the challenges associated with diet, exercise and more. 

The psychology behind a thank you

The psychology behind a thank you Creative commons image Credit: Jen Collins under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Oct 2014
Find out how saying 'thank you', making a cup of tea and The Great British Bake Off can tackle mental health issues and make people happier. 

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Health is everywhere: Unravelling the mystery of health

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
This unit considers two ideas: that health is an ever-present factor in our lives, and that health is something difficult to define. But how can we...

Finding information in health and lifestyle

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
This unit will help you to identify and use information in health and lifestyle, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with...

What's in a title: Understanding meanings in community care

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Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 Oct 2012
What do we mean by ‘community’, ‘care’ and ‘welfare’? In this unit you will explore the meanings of these words in their historical and cultural...

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Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

Certificate in Health and Social Care

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Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and huge budgets, and profoundly affects so many lives. And what...