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Why I had a breast reduction

Mary Anderson has always had big breasts. She finally got tired of it, and took action.

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Obesity raises women's risk of cancer

Obese women have a 40 percent higher risk of seven types of cancer in their lifetime, according to research.

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New tool to measure heart risk

Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on.

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Got carbs, protein and potassium?
February 18 2015 at 15:09

One "bad guy" food seems to be making a comeback, at least among athletes: milk.

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Drinking only good for older women?
February 18 2015 at 13:18

A new study claims that the benefits of moderate drinking have been overstated.

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Ibuprofen better for pain – study
February 18 2015 at 13:12

Ibuprofen has the edge on paracetamol for pain, according to scientists at Oxford University.

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Build a body to be proud of
February 17 2015 at 14:03

Theresa Smith talks to Liezel van der Westhuizen about fitness pageantry.

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Avo lowers bad cholesterol - study
February 17 2015 at 14:03

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but it’s a daily avocado we need to lower bad cholesterol, a study shows.

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Health risk lurking at intersections
February 17 2015 at 12:52

Drivers are exposed to 29 times more air pollution at red lights than in free-flowing traffic, research shows.

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Immunotherapy takes on cancer
February 16 2015 at 14:03

Activating the body’s own immune system to fight cancer is an old vision among doctors.

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Fitness apps will keep you healthy
February 16 2015 at 14:02

A new breed of hi-tech fitness websites and apps offer workouts and fitness advice.

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Are you a chocolate liar?
February 16 2015 at 14:06

You ate all the chocolate? How to explain where it went? The answer is simple...

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Glass of wine a day can raise stroke risk
February 13 2015 at 14:04

Having one large glass of wine a day in middle age raises the risk of a stroke, warn researchers.

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