Children’s dental health ‘a national disgrace’ – 9 hacks for healthier teeth

As a doctor warns toothbrushes are a ‘luxury’ for some families, a dental health expert tells Lisa Salmon how parents can help kids avoid tooth decay.


Beautician who shed eight stone shares 5 tips for New Year weight loss

Sinead McCarthy, 31, tipped the scales at 20st but slimmed down to 12st after committing to a diet plan of 1,700 calories plus 10,000 steps a day


Man with multiple sclerosis remortgages house in ultimate sacrifice to wife

High school sweethearts Scott and Suzanne McPhillimy had their lives upended by multiple sclerosis and a brain aneursym


Gregg Wallace motivated to keep fit by younger wife who ‘revolutionised’ his life

Wallace said he thinks there are three horsemen of the ‘get-fat apocalypse’ – snacking, takeaways and alcohol.


Marathon runner can ‘barely walk’ after being diagnosed with same one-in-a-million condition as Celine Dion

Jon Kelf, 54, from Norfolk, was a five-time marathon runner before he was diagnosed with the same one-in-a-million condition


14 symptoms of pancreatic cancer you’re most likely to ignore

A pancreatic Cancer UK specialist nurse outlines easy-to-ignore signs of the disease



5 myths about lung cancer everyone needs to stop believing

Experts debunk common misconceptions around lung cancer


How to stay motivated at the gym, according to personal trainers

Struggling to find exercise motivation? Three fitness experts share their top tips


How long it takes to see results of a new workout routine

Staying consistent, sleeping well, and eating balanced meals all play a key role


This is how many times a week you need to work out to get fit

Getting rest days in between workouts is important for recovery


Fit and healthy father diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer reveals first warning sign

Geoffrey Seymour discovered blood in his stool just before his 41st birthday, which turned out to be stage four cancer


Adele Roberts reveals chemotherapy ‘shredded’ soles of her feet

‘I finished chemo (Capecitabine) in May last year and it’s still battering my skin,’ said radio host


Teen who lost part of her leg to cancer becomes Scotland cheerleading captain

Summer Wroniecki, 14, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma the day after her third birthday


How to beat the back-to-work blues

Setting positive intentions and establishing a routine could help boost your mood this January. Prudence Wade finds out how.


Army officer given months to live after cancer misdiagnosed as genital wart

Father-of-two Gavin Brooks, 45, was repeatedly told his penile cancer was a genital wart


Rhod Gilbert ‘hasn’t worked out what to say’ about stage four cancer diagnosis

Welsh comedian says he’s written 250 pages of new material ahead of live shows this summer, in between receiving treatment for cancer


Experts warn against common New Year dieting mistake

‘Quick-fix’ weight loss advice can lead to poor health outcomes


Woman told mouth ulcers were caused by ‘working long shifts’ given devastating diagnosis

Charlotte Webster-Salter, 27, began suffering from recurring ulcers in 2018 but put it down to working long shifts as a flight attendant


Woman told mouth ulcers were caused by ‘working long shifts’ given devastating diagnosis

Charlotte Webster-Salter, 27, began suffering from recurring ulcers in 2018 but put it down to working long shifts as a flight attendant


‘Fit and healthy’ mother who fought thyroid cancer at 27 shares 4 symptoms she ignored

Christina McKnight, now 35, thought little of her symptoms and was only diagnosed after her husband ‘forced’ her to see a doctor


Epileptic mother who once had four seizures a week changes her life after losing eight stone

Nicola Atkins, 29, who is 4ft 11in tall, has always struggled with her weight, but she managed to lose eight stone with WW (formerly Weight Watchers)


4 weight loss myths we all need to stop believing

From skipping meals to cutting carbs, Lisa Salmon gets the expert take on some common weight-loss claims.


Throat cancer symptoms you should have checked by a GP

Experts run down the common misconceptions about ditching cigarettes


Woman shares how she shed 10 stone in a year after struggling to conceive

Bethan McGregor, 38, broke down after a doctor warned her her weight could prevent her from becoming a mother


Staying well-hydrated ‘may slow down ageing and prolong life’ – study

‘Staying well-hydrated may slow down the ageing process and prevent or delay chronic disease,’ researcher Natalia Dmitrieva said.


Student rushed to hospital after two bites of Christmas dinner diagnosed with incurable condition

Lucy Harman, 20, was in her first year of university in September 2020 when she noticed she was rapidly losing weight


Why walking speed is more important than hitting 10,000 steps per day

A faster pace showed positive outcomes for heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, over and above the total number of daily steps taken


Young bride dies from bowel cancer just weeks after her wedding day

Angus and Victoria Hall-Hulme met after recognising each other from a brief ‘swipe right’ moment on a dating site


Adults ‘four times more likely to be estranged from their fathers than mothers’

A new study found 26 per cent of fallouts involved fathers, compared to just six percent with mothers


‘We miss you’: David Beckham shares message for son Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve

The 23-year-old celebrated Christmas with wife Nicola Peltz’s family this year


‘Happy New Year’: Ireland Baldwin announces she’s pregnant with first child

Baldwin and her musician boyfriend RAC confirmed the news on Saturday (31 December)


Hangover cures: Alcohol recovery myths debunked and how best to rally after a heavy night

Can you eat your way back to feeling human? We asked nutritionists for the truth.


7 New Year’s resolutions that won’t make you feel terrible about yourself

Ditch goals that fixate on so-called ‘flaws’ and celebrate yourself instead. By Imy Brighty-Potts.


Experts reveal ‘proven formula’ for sticking to New Year’s 2023 resolutions

Habit stacking could help you achieve your goals – but how should you go about it? Imy Brighty-Potts asks the experts


Mum with ADHD who first went to the gym after lockdown is now a bodybuilder

Mum-of-four Kerry MacDonald, 43, only set foot in a gym for the first time in April 2021


Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Should I be worried if my smear test found HPV?

Having a HPV positive smear test can be daunting – but it doesn’t mean you’re going to get cancer. By Katie Wright.


‘Very sexy’: Jameela Jamil shows effects of her rare tissue disorder

‘Sorry I don’t talk about this more often. The internet made fun of me over my health problems,’ actor disclosed


‘Very sexy’: Jameela Jamil shows effects of her rare tissue disorder

‘Sorry I don’t talk about this more often. The internet made fun of me over my health problems,’ actor disclosed