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Brain Health

The 8 best foods for better brain power

Chocolate, coffee and blueberries can all help keep our brains sharp and preserve our memory.

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Healthy Eating

Just 4 teaspoons of olive oil a day can help your heart

How adding just a few teaspoons of olive oil a day to your diet can reduce your risk of heart disease, says new research.

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How to stop losing sleep over insomnia

It may be time to stop fretting about sleeplessness, as a new book reveals there are some surprising benefits of insomnia.

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The different words for snow and their amazing origins

Thai snow, granulated snow and snow that is as big as a dog's paw - there are hundreds of words for snow across the globe - we share some of the more unusual ones.

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Living with tinnitus: What it’s really like and how to manage it

It's a condition that affects one in seven - but it can be tricky to manage. We quizzed the experts for their top tips.

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Skin cancer: what does it look like and how to mimimise your risk

As we age the risk of skin cancer increases - we explain the signs of skin cancer and why early treatment makes such a difference.

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I had skin cancer like Fergie – don’t make the same mistake as me

In the wake of the Duchess of York’s diagnosis of a malignant melanoma, we explain why its so important to check your skin regularly - whatever your age

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Happy feet: 7 easy foot care tips from the experts

Put a spring in your step with the best advice on how to care for your feet as you get older.

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The best foods for bladder health – and what to avoid

If you're looking to improve your bladder health and reduce those frequent bathroom trips, here are some of the best foods to add to your diet.

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Failed at Dry January? Here’s why it doesn’t matter

If you’ve had a drink this month, don’t worry - Dry January might not be quite the saving grace you thought it was.