Heart

Run a marathon over a month to boost your heart health

Worldwide, physical inactivity is thought to cause more than five million deaths each year, says the health charity British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Sweet soup to keep you warm

Winter is here for a few more months, so warm yourself up with this sweet potato and orange soup – it’s the perfect comfort food on chilly days and winter nights.

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Family

Walking: a great way to burn off Easter egg calories

Despite having the best intentions, many people overindulge during the Easter holidays, with chocolate arguably the main culprit.

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Giving up Smoking

Stoptober: have you signed up yet?

Thinking of giving up smoking? Then why not join in the mass quitting challenge Stoptober, which aims to encourage the UK’s remaining smokers to quit together this October.

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Men's Health

What’s your waist size?

Belly fat is the type of fat that’s bad for your health as well as the type that men are more likely to have than women, says the Men’s Health Forum.

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First Aid

Summer activities: how to prevent sports injuries

Now that the summer weather is hotting up, many people are heading outdoors to work out and play sports. But whatever activity you take part in, there’s always a risk you could sustain a sports injury – whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned sports person.

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Giving up Smoking

Number of UK smokers still declining

The latest figures on adult smoking habits in the UK have been released by the Office for National Statistics, and it’s good news: the number of smokers is now the lowest since 2010.

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Dental

How smoking can affect your mouth

If you took part in the recent Stoptober challenge to give up smoking for 28 days during the month of October, one of the things you may have already noticed is how much better your food tastes.

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Giving up Smoking

Give up and give yourself a pay rise

It may just be a coincidence that this year’s No Smoking Day is the same day as the government’s Budget (March 8, 2017).

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Allergy

How to keep skin itch free this summer

Summer may be the ideal time to show off your skin – but not if it’s itchy, red and inflamed. Here’s a quick guide to keeping your skin itch free while the weather’s hot…

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Family

How to keep children safe in the sun

With the school holidays fast approaching, most children will soon be spending more time outdoors, either here in the UK or on holiday abroad.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Psoriasis reduces happiness

People with psoriasis are 24 percent less happy than the average Brit, says a digital study of 1,400 people with the skin condition.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Home or away, sunburn affects too many Brits

More than one in three British people have been sunburned in the last year while in the UK, with almost half of those holidaying abroad also affected by sunburn says a report by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) to mark Sun Awareness Week (May 8 - 14, 2017).

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Childhood Health Assessment

Find out how you and your child are doing with this short assessment.

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