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    Five reasons why you should care about mindfulness

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen, Dr Jonathan Leach

    Mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment, whilst at the same time accepting your feelings, thoughts, and...

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    21 Feb 2019

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    Mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment, whilst at the same time accepting your feelings, thoughts, and body’s sensations. But why does...
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    Britain's Fat Fight

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.

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    07 Jan 2019

  • Britain's Fat Fight

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2019
    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.
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    02 Jan 2019

  • Vegans: why they inspire fear and loathing among meat eaters

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Jan 2019
    Matthew Cole and Kate Stewart explore why veganism stimulates such aggressive responses. 
  • A January detox to kick-start your year

    By The OpenLearn team

    Starting to feel the effects of an over-indulgent Christmas? Here are some suggestions on how to detox this January...

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    19 Dec 2018

  • A January detox to kick-start your year

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Dec 2018
    Starting to feel the effects of an over-indulgent Christmas? Here are some suggestions on how to detox this January...
  • How Healthy Are You?

    By Julie Messenger, Professor Cathy Lloyd

    How healthy are you? Have a go at this interactive quiz on diet, physical activity and lifestyle choices and see...

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    18 Dec 2018

  • How Healthy Are You?

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    How healthy are you? Have a go at this interactive quiz on diet, physical activity and lifestyle choices and see if you need to make some personal ...
  • What Human Rights Day means to me

    By Dr Fidele Mutwarasibio

    Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo is a Visiting Research Fellow in The Open University's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership....

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    13 Dec 2018

  • What Human Rights Day means to me

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    Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo is a Visiting Research Fellow in The Open University's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership. He reflects on his own experiences...
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  • Keeping Britain Alive: Download your free 'Working to save lives' booklet

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    Download a free booklet exploring a day in the life of healthcare professionals. 
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  • An Hour to Save Your Life: Order your free Trauma booklet

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    What is trauma? How are major injuries treated? Download your free Open University booklet to learn more.
  • What do you really know about HIV and AIDS?

    By Dr Peter Keogh, Thomas Witney

    You've probably heard a lot about HIV and AIDS in the news - but can you separate the myth from the reality?...

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    01 Dec 2018

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    You've probably heard a lot about HIV and AIDS in the news - but can you separate the myth from the reality? Take our quiz to find out...
  • Is being a student good for your mental health?

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    Why do students suffer from higher levels of depression and anxiety when compared to those who are not at university?...

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    04 Oct 2018

  • Is being a student good for your mental health?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Oct 2018
    Why do students suffer from higher levels of depression and anxiety when compared to those who are not at university? Dr Jonathan Leach investigates...

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    Forensic science and fingerprints

    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some...

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    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make...
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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    The psychological aspects of sports injury

    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation...

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    26 Nov 2018

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    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a...
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    Factors that influence health: An introduction

    What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with...

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    06 Nov 2018

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    What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's...
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    Challenging the biomedical model of childbirth

    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the experiences of pregnancy and childbirth in this free course,...

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    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the...
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    Introducing ageing

    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many people are living much longer than previous generations. This is...

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    19 Jul 2018

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    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many...
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    Predictive medicine

    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed....

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    27 Jun 2018

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    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics...
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    Introducing public health

    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public health and health promotion. It considers the scope and focus of...

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    01 Jun 2018

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    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public...
  • Drug development process: combating pain

    Drug development process: combating pain, is a free course offering a brief introduction to the process of new drug discovery; from identification...

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    16 Aug 2017

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