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Sleeping more than eight hours ‘increases stroke risk’

People who sleep for more than eight hours a day are more likely to have a stroke, research has shown – but experts do not know why.

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Ways to reverse sun damage

The earlier you start with sun protection, the better your chances of looking younger for longer.

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Sick? It might not be flu

Researchers say that the average adult has flu just twice every decade.

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Why wealthy, single men are biggest drinkers
December 29 2014 at 13:04

Wealthy single men typically drink the equivalent of 24 small glasses of wine a week, a study found.

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Roll-up cigarettes ‘just as bad for you’
December 29 2014 at 11:04

Rolling tobacco contains just as many deadly chemicals and is not simply a more natural alternative, says a professor.

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Portrait of a (previously) fat woman
December 24 2014 at 12:37

When Jen Davis set out on a 'journey of self discovery', she discovered a side to herself she didn't know existed.

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Myth or fact: Beer makes you fat?
December 24 2014 at 12:27

Do social drinkers really carry around a few extra kilos of weight? Jill U. Adams finds out.

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Treat yourself, eat 2 biscuits a day
December 23 2014 at 13:35

Being inundated with piles of buttery, sugary morsels can be stressful for those trying to stay fit and healthy.

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Dr Oz’s advice is baseless - study
December 23 2014 at 11:43

Has 'America's doctor', who often peddles miracle cures for weight loss, swopped authenticity for entertainment value?

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Fighting cancer before it can start
December 22 2014 at 13:23

Heather Harington does not have cancer, which is what makes her story a shining example.

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The everyday stuff trying to kill you
December 22 2014 at 10:16

Wilma Stassen reviews the evidence and unpacks the carcinogenic facts and fiction.

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Where does fat go when you lose it?
December 19 2014 at 13:10

The fat fairy came and took it. You converted it to heat and radiated it into the atmosphere. None of these are true.

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‘I realised something had to change’
December 19 2014 at 13:06

All it took was one photograph to make Zintle Ntshikila decide to get healthy and lose weight, writes Nontando Mposo.

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