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  • Tuesday 28 April 2015

    How to get a flatter stomach

    A simple wall is all you need for this back and stomach-strengthening body workout that will help you attain a flatter, smoother stomach. Read On
  • Tuesday 28 April 2015

    Fibre: how much do you really need?

    Are you eating enough fibre? Find out how much you should be eating and which foods will help you reach your goal with our guide. Read On
  • Tuesday 28 April 2015

    Reality check time

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills makes a heartfelt plea for a bit of common sense among diet and health gurus. Read On
  • Tuesday 28 April 2015

    Q&A with our GP: betablockers and armpit warts

    A reader asks Dr Roche if his armpit 'warts' could be connected to taking betablockers. Read On
  • Thursday 23 April 2015

    Ten reasons to eat more fish

    Not eating enough fish? You're not alone. Nearly half of us consume less than the recommended two portions a week. Here are 10 healthy reasons to up your intake... Read On
  • Tuesday 21 April 2015

    Diary of a hip replacement: week 5

    In week 5 of her diary about recovering from a hip replacement, Helen Pierce enjoys a hydrotherapy session, has the surgical dressing removed and gets used to being seen out and about with a crutch. Read On
  • Friday 17 April 2015

    Eat the rainbow: how colourful foods boost your health

    You’ve heard of the food pyramid, here’s the food rainbow - the colourful foods that will help you live longer and in better health. Read On
  • Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Bladder health: urinary tract infections

    It’s not something most people want to talk about but it can be excruciatingly painful and embarrassing. Find out what causes UTIs and how to avoid and treat them. Read On
  • Monday 13 April 2015

    Help with healthcare costs

    When you’re ill, or need an operation it doesn’t just affect your health, it can make your bank balance look pretty poorly too. There are ways to get help with your health costs – and knowing where to look is a good start.
    Read On
  • Monday 13 April 2015

    GP Q&A: sertraline side effects

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