It has been six weeks since New Year’s and evidence tells us that four out of five people have already failed to keep their resolutions. So, why is it that so many of us fail to reach our goals?
In February, hearts are all around us. Stores are packed with heart-shaped chocolate boxes, cards and small half-naked winged archers as we take a single day to make up for a year’s worth of disappointments. (Ok, maybe I’m a little cynical).
The treatment of chronic illnesses, like high blood pressure, often includes the use of prescription medications, which are effective in combating many illnesses. However approximately 50% of patients do not take them as prescribed. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes that improving