Gloucestershire antibiotic prescribing down 8%

There is real concern in the medical world that we are running out of new antibiotics and as more resistant bugs, like MRSA and clostridium difficile, emerge this could have disastrous consequences for the health of the nation. Just 100 years ago, before the widespread use of antibiotics, life expectancy was much shorter than today and people didn’t die of …

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Stopped smoking

I smoked for over 30 years but managed to give up a year ago. Since then I keep coughing up phlegm. I feel like I’m constantly trying to clear my throat! Will it get better or do I have to live with it now I don’t smoke?