Why Is Hidden Fat Dangerous?

It is not just about the presence of fat in the body but also the location and the type of fat — these characteristics are said to influence the associated health risks.

5 Facts About Baby Teething That Parents Should Know

There is no denying that newborns are the cutest things in the world. This is your opportunity to raise a life! While you’re probably proud as punch (and have every right to...

Commentary: Racial bias influences health care — and it starts in the exam room

"No doctor has ever reminded me that I am black before," the patient said, laughing and nodding his head to let me know he appreciated my advice.Just as...

After a trip to the hairdresser’s, I feel refurbished

They aren’t qualified counsellors, but could legitimately whack those skills on to their CVsThere was a time when I went years without visiting a hairdresser. I know....

Surprising Health Benefits Of Coffee

Coffee lovers know that one of the best ways to start the day is with a fresh cup of hot coffee. You might prefer an espresso, a cappuccino, or just a regular...

Fitness tips: how to get the most out of exercise classes

Have a plan and stick to it, says trainer Kate MaxeyFit in my 40s: Zoe Williams does judo, yoga and ballet in a weekGo...

Doms away! Is delayed onset muscle soreness inevitable after a workout?

Taking part in any unusual exercise can leave your muscles feeling tender and sore, but can you reduce or even prevent the pain? Experts explain what works and what doesn’t

Bigorexia: When bodybuilding goes too far

Bigger and better is the name of the game for bodybuilders. For the sake of public show, bodybuilders will adhere to a strict weight training and diet routine that most people would find unnerving.

How I accepted I’m an introvert – and learned to refuse invitations without guilt

After years of drinking through social engagements to make them bearable, I finally acknowledged my fear of talking to strangers and made peace with itIwas on holiday...

Seven ways to improve your breathing

It may be instinctive, but stress, anxiety, posture and a host of other factors can affect the quality of our breathingBecome aware of your breath

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