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.
Why cold weather is a health risk for your heart and what to do to protect it.
What to watch out for in your relatives' health and what you can do to help.
Do you come down with a Christmas cold every year? Find out why and how to stop it.
Why diagnosing your health issues online could end up making your problems worse
How does being very overweight affect our bodies, and why it is so dangerous?
Find out how your local GP surgery works and the team that help keep you healthy.
What steps can you take if you are unhappy about the GP care you've received?
Have you signed up for your GP’s online services? Try it and you may never look back.
The pros and cons of changing GP practice, and what to consider if you do.