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  • Strong Women

    The quick and easy recipes that the fitness team love

  • Skeletal health and bad posture
    Beauty

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

  • Zoey Deutch on coronavirus and survivor's guilt
    People

    Zoey Deutch powerfully highlights the link between coronavirus and survivor’s guilt

Latest Stories

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Life

6 of the best eco-friendly sanitary brands you need to know about

27,938 used tampons and applicators were found on the world’s beaches in a single day. Let’s change that.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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How to treat an itchy scalp and dandruff
Beauty

How to treat an itchy scalp: the surprising causes and all the best products

Your period, washing routine and even hair products could be the culprits.

Posted by
Amber Ascroft
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gut-health
Strong Women

How gut health affects our mood

There's a reason why our gut is dubbed our 'second brain.'

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Gogglebox in lockdown
People

Why the Gogglebox takedown of the government’s lockdown advice proved so illuminating

It was unconventional, granted, but it served a purpose.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Hanna Ibraheem
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Step away from the cotton buds. Here’s how to clean your ears properly

Turns out earwax is pretty useful.

Cycling tips in London.
Life

“I’ve cycled around London for years – here’s what I think new cyclists should know”

Many of us are ditching the Tube for our bikes.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

5 easy ways to protect your neck and back while working from home

11 million Brits are in pain from using their home office equipment. Here's how to instantly upgrade the safety of your home office.

Posted by
Lillian Antonio
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The physical symptoms of burnout are wide ranging.
Life

This is what happens to our bodies when we’re burnt out

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Nurses are the heroes of the coronavirus
Life

In the age of coronavirus, NHS nurses are (quite rightly) our new A-list

Celebrity updates? Forget ‘em. Nowadays, nurses and healthcare workers are the internet’s heroes.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
coronavirus isolation fatigue is making people want to break lockdown
Long Reads

This graph will help you understand your ever-changing lockdown mood

What are the 7 stages of change, and how can they help us adapt to the new normal?

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
A pile of tampons
Life

Could lockdown be affecting your period?

We asked an expert to explain.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Why the sleep we get before midnight is the most important kind, according to a sleep expert

Make 9pm the new 11:30pm.

Group of women walking
Long Reads

Why are black women so much more likely to die with Covid-19?

“It hurts like hell, but I’m not surprised the pandemic has hit my community so badly”

Posted by
Jazmin Kopotsha
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Strong Women

Vitamin D and lockdown: why this supplement is essential, according to a doctor

Here’s the science behind the supplement.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Windows in a flat block during lockdoqn
Life

How people are feeling about that “unlockdown” announcement

Boris Johnson has suggested that the coronavirus lockdown will be loosened next Monday, and people’s feelings are divided, to say the least...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
irregular periods lockdown
Long Reads

What are irregular periods, and why do we get them? A gynaecologist answers our questions

Are you experiencing irregular periods during lockdown?

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
Happiness in lockdown
Life

The secret to finding happiness in the age of Covid-19, according to a wellbeing professor

Professor Laurie Santos – the woman behind The Science of Wellbeing – has revealed her advice for getting through this coronavirus lockdown.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
NHS workers mugged.
Life

How should we feel about payouts for families of NHS staff who die of Covid-19?

The government has pledged £60,000 to families of health service workers lost to coronavirus. The public response was mixed, to say the least.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Chloe Gray
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Banana bread recipe from The Food Medic

A chocolate-coffee combo to put all other banana bread recipes to shame.

Strong Women

Best modest activewear, tried and tested

Don’t want to work out in lycra leggings and stomach baring crop tops? This edit of modest activewear is for you.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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