Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years.
Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years, and has also worked for many other magazines and websites, including Sainsbury’s Magazine, Good Housekeeping, NHS Choices and Weight Watchers. Her favourite healthy habits include walking her dog, getting plenty of sleep – and just enough chocolate.
Later-age skin conditions: actinic keratoses, pruritis, eczema and psoriasis.
Protect against these skin blotches - they can lead to cancer.
A guide to pruritis, one of the most common skin problems in the over-50s. Find out what causes it and how to treat it.
Giving up smoking isn’t easy, but there’s always support and advice on hand.
Regular sight checks pick up a range of health conditions.
Our guide to some of the fats that are good for your health.
Thousands of people have coeliac disease and the numbers are increasing.
Getting treatment fast is crucial after a stroke, but so is reducing your risk.
What's involved in hip surgery and an update on metal-on-metal hip replacements.