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Health news and features

  • Wednesday 1 July 2015

    All about gut microbes

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills takes a look at research into the microbiome, or gut bacteria, that reveals it is far more important than previously thought. Read On
  • Thursday 25 June 2015

    Can chocolate really be good for you?

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills takes a look at recent research claiming that chocolate is good for your health. Read On
  • Friday 19 June 2015

    Ten reasons to get a good night's sleep

    Think you can get away with just a few hours' slumber? Think again. Here are 10 very good reasons why you need to tackle your sleep problem.
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  • Wednesday 17 June 2015

    Ten ways to eat less sugar – without even noticing

    How much sugar do you consume each day? If it's more than six teaspoons, you should try to cut down, say new global health guidelines. So let's get started. Read On
  • Tuesday 16 June 2015

    Cervical cancer: when did you last get screened?

    You may feel cervical cancer doesn’t affect those of us who’ve had our 50th birthdays. But this all-too-common thinking could put you in danger, according to a new study by Keele University and a separate study by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. Read On
  • Wednesday 10 June 2015

    Lower back pain: self-help tips

    There are steps you can take to help ease your back pain. Here’s our five-point guide to managing your back pain. Read On
  • Tuesday 9 June 2015

    Don't like salmon? Try these alternatives for omega 3

    It seems salmon or the omega-3 it contains will prevent everything from Alzheimer's to heart disease. But if you don't like it, what's your alternative? Find out here. Read On
  • Friday 5 June 2015

    Seven secrets to more energy

    If you can't seem to bounce out of bed any time of day, try these techniques to up your energy levels.
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  • Thursday 4 June 2015

    Exercise in your 8th decade

    Judith Wills blog about the best ways to enjoy exercise as you get older. Read On
  • Monday 1 June 2015

    Is it normal not to want sex?

    There are times when it's natural not to want to get between the sheets with your partner. Find out why. Read On
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