Health & wellbeing

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Urgent calls for Australia-wide register of sperm donations amid concerns about ‘prolific’ donors
Experts say informal donations a ‘huge problem’ that could lead to trauma for donor-conceived people who find they have dozens of half siblings

Tory Shepherd

07, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Forget regret! How to have a happy life – according to the world’s leading expert
For 84 years, the Harvard Study of Adult Development has tracked the lives of hundreds of Americans. Now its director, Robert Waldinger, is explaining what it has taught him about health and fulfilment

Emine Saner

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Avoid flat lemonade and don’t starve the bug: what to do when gastro strikes
Experts share their tips for treating viral gastroenteritis at home – and when it’s important to see a doctor

Lydia Hales

05, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Life on the edge: meet the man who walked around the UK
Facing financial ruin, the former paratrooper set out on a six-year, 11,000-mile trek around our entire coastline. It changed his life in more ways than he could possibly imagine. By Ella Braidwood

Ella Braidwood

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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NHS fines mothers for claiming free prescriptions while pregnant
Pregnant women are entitled to free medication, but without a maternity exemption certificate they face bills of hundreds of pounds

Anna Tims

04, Feb, 2023 @3:14 PM

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Hormone shots could be used as treatment for low sex drive
Kisspeptin found to bolster sexual responses by increasing brain activity linked to arousal and attraction

Ian Sample Science editor

03, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Have dinner for breakfast: 33 easy, expert fitness tips you will actually stick to
Big lifestyle overhauls are often doomed to fail - especially in the depths of winter. Take advice from those in the know and follow the relaxed route to healthier habits

Lizzie Cernik

01, Feb, 2023 @2:19 PM

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Self-care is important – but we shouldn’t mistake it for feminist action | Zoya Patel
As long as there is a big gap between the women who have the most freedoms, and those with the least, our work as feminists is not over

Zoya Patel

01, Feb, 2023 @1:02 AM

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If you’re up all night with a newborn, why not try these activities | Ben Jenkins
Muttering odd things, doom-scrolling social media or simply going insane are just some of the fun things you can entertain yourself with in the early hours

Ben Jenkins

30, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Desperate to get fit but hate doing it in public? Here are seven ways to beat gymtimidation
All those machines, all the mirrors, all that grunting: gyms can be offputting places if you’re just taking your first steps towards fitness. We have the answers …

Joel Snape

30, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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A new start after 60: I survived cancer – and learned to respect my amazing body
For decades Sylvie Boulay agonised about her weight, happy when it fell, miserable when it rose. After two brushes with death, she has finally found peace

Paula Cocozza

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sleeping late isn’t a sign of laziness. Stop the circadian-rhythm shaming | Matthew Cantor
Fellow night owls, take comfort: our sleep-wake schedule is part of our genetic makeup, not a moral failing

Matthew Cantor

30, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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