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Black women breast cancer
Health

Black women lose babies too, so why is no one talking about it?

One woman shares her story of miscarrying her child at 18 weeks.

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Almaz Ohene
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Your commute could be the equivalent of a marathon every fortnight
Mental Health

“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

One Londoner has started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day, even though she is working from home, and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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period flu
Health

Is ‘period flu’ real? We asked an expert to explain

A health expert explains why we feel run down before our periods.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Winter running
Life

9 ways to motivate yourself to work out when it’s cold outside

Lost your fitness mojo? These tips will get you back on track.

Posted by
Katharine Busby
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Lauren Geall
Published

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

A woman lying on a bed with her eyes closed
Mental Health

Frustrated and overwhelmed by the ever-changing Covid situation? You’re not alone

“The emotional load of the last 6 months is starting to take it's toll”

Posted by
Kimi Chaddah
Published
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Wellbeing

A simple guide to buying vitamins now that winter is approaching

Make sure you're getting your daily dose.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman looking lonely
Mental Health

How to let go of guilt once and for all

Feeling guilty is awful, but how can you get over it? Here, an expert helps us to navigate and overcome this difficult emotion.

Posted by
Dr Jan McGregor Hepburn
Published
Health

5 things that can boost your wellness as the seasons change

Feeling weary as the winter nights draw in?

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Tetley
Food

9 anti-inflammatory foods you should be eating and why

An expert tells us everything we need to know.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
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Wellbeing

The signs that your immune system might be low, and what you can do about it

Beat those winter colds to the punch.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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Lauren Wigley
Published

11 crystal beauty products to add magic to your make-up bag

No longer hidden gems...

Yoghurt for gut health
Strong Women

6 foods you can eat to boost your immune system, because gut health is really important

Did you know how much of an affect your digestive system has on your immunity, mood and energy levels?

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Woman exercising
Wellbeing

Experts explain the link between exercise and breast cancer

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two scientists explain how physical activity can reduce your risk.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Apple cider vinegar
Strong Women

Is drinking shots of apple cider vinegar safe?

Dr Hazel Wallace separates the fact from the fiction.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Skeletal health and bad posture
Beauty

The surprising negative impact bad posture can have on your mental health

Currently working from your sofa? Read this.

Posted by
Hanna Ibraheem
Published
As a disabled person, my healthcare has been forgotten in the pandemic
Opinion

“As a disabled person, my healthcare has been forgotten in the pandemic”

“The government needs to care for people with disabilities, otherwise coronavirus may not be the only killer illness in this pandemic.”

Posted by
Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Published
Doctor doing medical test
Opinion

A junior doctor’s experience of working in a hospital during the coronavirus pandemic

“I took on extra shifts as if somehow that would send Covid-19 packing sooner”

Posted by
Georgina Ndukwe
Published
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Chloe Gray
Published

7 simple ways to get more from your daily walks

Up the ante and get extra health benefits from your stroll.

Bowl of porridge
Strong Women

12 ways to get more vital vitamin B12

Are you getting enough?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published