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15 health myths that make doctors cringe

15 health myths that make doctors cringe

Do you believe in “base tans”? Have you sworn off bread forever? Are you logging endless kilometres on the treadmill? Read this. Now.
10 things that happen to your body when you quit coffee

10 things that happen to your body when you quit coffee

No-one's saying you should give up coffee – there are lots of health benefits to your daily java habit. But if you did want to cut back or give it up, here’s what could happen.
13 popular foods people hated eating 100 years ago

13 popular foods people hated eating 100 years ago

Culinary trends are just as fickle as fashion. Find out which of the gourmet foods you love used to be fed only to animals or prisoners.
The 10 most common weight loss tips you should ignore

The 10 most common weight loss tips you should ignore

It's time to reconsider everything you once held true about dieting.
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50 health secrets every woman over 50 should know

50 health secrets every woman over 50 should know

Learn what you need more of and what to cut out when you hit this important milestone.
12 health “myths” that turned out to be true

12 health “myths” that turned out to be true

We all used to think these were ridiculous myths. Now, new science proves they’re true. Make sure your health knowledge is up to date.
“5 obvious signs of dementia I missed in my own mother”

“5 obvious signs of dementia I missed in my own mother”

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's shed light on a decade's worth of unusual behaviour that seemed pretty harmless at the time. In hindsight, this is what I wish I knew.
How to look smart, stylish and hip at any age

How to look smart, stylish and hip at any age

Keep people guessing about your real age for years to come by avoiding these 7 style mistakes that make you look older than you really are.
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20 foods that can help unclog your arteries

20 foods that can help unclog your arteries

You’re never too young to start eating for your arteries - blockages can start early. Science shows that these foods could be your ticker’s best friend.
13 conditions you think you have - but probably don’t

13 conditions you think you have - but probably don’t

Health issues in the news can lead to incorrect self-diagnoses - and even a misdiagnosis by a doctor. Here’s what you need to know to get the right information and the right treatment.
9 surprising postmenopausal health risks you can’t ignore

9 surprising postmenopausal health risks you can’t ignore

From gum disease to sleep apnoea and more, the hormonal changes of menopause can make women more vulnerable to certain conditions. Here’s what may be in store – and what can be done about it.
13 foods you should never, ever eat past the expiration date

13 foods you should never, ever eat past the expiration date

Think the sniff test can protect you from foodborne illness? Not when these items are involved.
5 ways to trick your fat genes and keep the weight off

5 ways to trick your fat genes and keep the weight off

Groundbreaking research shows how certain foods and lifestyle changes can deactivate the genes that cause us to store fat.
14 things to NEVER lie to your doctor about

14 things to NEVER lie to your doctor about

How much you smoke, drink, eat, exercise and whether you use protection during sex or while out in the sun matters. Doctors weigh in on what matters most.

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