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NI mum considered suicide due to the vaginal mesh implant

EXCLUSIVE Janette Nelson, 43, from Newtownards, Northern Ireland, battles guilt every day as she depends on her children to help her wash, dress and even catheterise. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

GF reveal what one portion of five-a-day looks like

Colour-coded graphics by BBC Good Food reveal the exact portion sizes for fruit and veg you need to eat to get closer to reaching your five-a-day. One portion is 14 cherries – or one tbsp of puree. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Toddler ravaged by flesh-eating bug after swimming in LAKE

Layne Custer (pictured in hospital) from Texas developed painful sores on his back, stomach and legs that bled and turned black He was eventually diagnosed with a deadly staph infection. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

Whether you have some extra weight in your upper arms or rear end, it makes sense that targeting those areas with exercise—curls for your arms, lunges for your butt—would slim them down. Weight-loss experts refer to this as “spot reduction.” But it turns out that in most cases, this kind of laser-focused weight loss isn’t possible. One study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that six weeks of intensive ab workouts did nothing to slim the exercisers’ midsections.... 

Test to see if you have condition where you taste words

Annie Bird, 19, from Edinburgh revealed her senses can become overloaded causing her panic attacks. The University of Sussex has devised an online diagnostic test. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Burnley wife thought her husband’s snoring woke her up

Stephen Spence, 52, from Burnley, suffered a cardiac arrest that caused him to make strange noises in the night because he struggled to breathe. His wife, Kate, assumed he had been snoring. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Lancashire mother shares picture of stillborn baby boy

EXCLUSIVE: WARNING CONTAINS IMAGE SOME MAY FIND UPSETTING: Mary Vince, 37, from Lancashire, lost baby Johnny just a week before her due date and says friends vanished. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Teen drug overdose death rates rose in 2015, the CDC said

New data from the CDC showed that the drug overdose death rate for teens increased in 2015 for the first time since 2007. The report highlights the growing opioid crisis in America. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Britain needs another 190k extra care home places by 2035

More than 71,000 new care places for over-65s will be needed in England alone by 2025 – a third more than those available in 2015, says a study carried out by researchers at Newcastle University. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

US Lesbians need improved healthcare, experts say

Experts from the Mayo Clinic say that healthcare for lesbians needs improvement. They have a higher chance of smoking and obesity than heterosexual women, according to new studies. Powered by WPeMatico  More →
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