Health & wellbeing

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At the GP, I make a crucial discovery – not about my health, but my personality | Zoe Williams
Going for my over-40s MOT, I realise there is one area of my life where I have lost absolutely none of my youthful vigour, writes Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

29, Nov, 2021 @4:51 PM

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An injection of hope for pregnant women | Letter
Letter: Molly Warrington welcomes the news that women at risk of miscarriage may now be helped by progesterone injections

Letters

28, Nov, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Buzz off! Effective ways to deter bites during Australia’s monster mosquito season
Health professionals warn south-eastern Australia is facing a particularly risky summer for mosquito-borne diseases. So how do you keep them away?

Natalie Parletta

28, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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UK health trusts suspend home birth services as midwives shortage deepens
‘Crisis’ in maternity care leaves expectant mothers facing difficult births in hospital or without support at home

Hannah Summers

28, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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You be the judge: should my husband spend more time with our baby?
We air both sides of a domestic disagreement – and ask you to deliver a verdict

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

26, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The seven types of rest: I spent a week trying them all. Could they help end my exhaustion?
When we feel fatigued most of us focus on sleep problems. But proper relaxation takes many forms. I spent a week exploring what really works

Emma Beddington

25, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: In rural Britain, some signs are more polite than others
Croxton Park, Cambridgeshire: While nature reserves ask, private estates demand

Derek Niemann

24, Nov, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Fit fiftysomethings: why the hot new sex symbols are moreish middle-aged men
Whether it is Paul Rudd, Will Smith or Gareth Southgate, men who have passed their half century are having a moment. Welcome to the age of affability, steadiness and deeply desirable dependability

23, Nov, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Samantha Willis was a beloved young pregnant mother. Did bad vaccine advice cost her her life?
When the UK’s jab programme began, expectant mothers were told to steer clear – so Samantha decided to wait until she had had her baby. Two weeks after giving birth, she died in hospital

Sirin Kale

23, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Braced for impact: walking the ‘camino’ of Cumbria
The newest section of the all-encompassing England Coast Path, from Whitehaven to Silecroft, takes in beaches, blustery dune lands and bird-filled clifftops

Mike MacEacheran

22, Nov, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Glennon Doyle: ‘So many women feel caged by gender, sexuality, religion’
Glennon Doyle’s memoir inspired Adele – but do we all need to be ‘untamed’?

Joanna Moorhead

21, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Trekking the Great Ocean Walk: ‘Stand with no land mass between your sweaty skin and Antarctica’
Far less famous than its driving counterpart, this multi-day hike is no less rich for its relative obscurity – besides, you won’t spot carnivorous snails from a car

Kate Hennessy

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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