Facebook and our identity short article

Health & Tech Writer Nicola Hasted

Here’s an interesting article looking at how social media, and in particular Facebook, have become integrated into our online identities. So much in fact, that despite the data scandals in 2018, we have not quit our accounts in any significant number. You can read the full article, republished on my LinkedIn profile here.

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How does Facebook influence our identities

Career Guide for Pharmacists

Career guide for pharmacists by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer

Pharmacy is a much-overlooked profession. Pharmacists a frontline healthcare providers and are often the first contact a patient has with the healthcare system. Researching this career guide for Locate a Locum has given me a new respect for the profession and the people who don the white coats and hand out the prescriptions. Below is an extract from the guide but you can read it in full here.

Career guide for pharmacists by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer
Career guide for pharmacists by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer

Article on Recovering from Tennis Elbow

Tennis racquet and ball against a blue sky

This article was written for BodyICE.com – a sports recovery product designed to speed up the recovery process. It took me back to my days of studying human physiology AND when I used to play rugby… The article needed to be properly researched and provide useful and accurate advice on how to recover from this kind of tendonitis. Click here to view the published article.

Sports injury recovery blog by freelance writer Nicola Hasted
Sports injury recovery blog by freelance writer Nicola Hasted

How to protect your laptop from malicious attacks

Writing this article for Storm Internet really took me back to my days working in software development and IT project management. Kingston Locks! Aw, happy days. It’s great when a project teaches you something new as well. If I owned a laptop it would be the securist laptop ever. Plus my husband is an AWS architect and is pretty hot on infosec.

Laptop Security by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer
Laptop Security by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer

Health Benefits of Dancing

Health Benefits of Dancing by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer

Dancing is my passion. It’s my social life, my escape and my cure-all for aches and stress. It’s my happy place. So it was important for me to communicate the importance of dance and the power of dance in this article from my own blog. Writing it was a breeze but I still got my research, stats and evidence right – no cutting corners.

Health Benefits of Dancing by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer
Health Benefits of Dancing by Nicola Hasted Health & Tech Writer

Sustainability of Bamboo

Bamboo blog post series by Nicola Hasted health & tech writer

I just love an article that requires research. And this article on bamboo required just that. We see so many plastic-replacing products made from bamboo that is made me think is this the right alternative? You reduce your plastic consumption (which is great) but at what cost? Read all about bamboo here. Don’t forget to read the follow-up blog post on bamboo fabric too which includes the summary infographic – also by me – at the bottom of this page.

Bamboo sustainability article by Nicola Hasted health & tech writer
Bamboo sustainability article by Nicola Hasted health & tech writer

 

Bamboo sustainability infographic by Nicola Hasted health & tech writer
Bamboo sustainability infographic by Nicola Hasted health & tech writer