NHS 'took 18 months to help after suicide attempt'
Poor treatment for those who self-harm or attempt suicide is putting lives at risk, psychiatrists say.
bbc | Health | 37 mins ago
 
Nottingham fitness instructor 'on the pole between contractions'
Kat Bailey is pregnant with her second child and intends on continuing pole fitness until four weeks before her due date.
bbc | Health | 17 hrs ago
 
David Atherton’s recipe for cyclist’s malt loaf
The sweet potato provides slow-release carbs that make this the ideal fuel for a long cycle ride – and a tasty snack at home
theguardian | Health | 19th Feb '20
 
Ditch candlelit dinners: five activity dates to try – from bowling to board games
A hike up a rainy hillside with a fitness bore may not be your idea of romance, but a study shows that when it comes to finding love, the usual dates are out. Anyone for Scrabble?
theguardian | Health | 19th Feb '20
 
Heart doctors 'held back stent death data'
The trial suggested more people fitted with stents were dying after three years than those given surgery.
bbc | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
Comfort creep: the one aspect of your financial wellbeing you can control
After saving enough to retire by 31, Lacey Filipich suggests that cutting down on spending might be the best possible gift you can give yourself
theguardian | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
Why do we cry – and what can we learn from our tears?
Weeping is informed by everything from culture and identity to social standing – and studying it could help us better understand ourselves
theguardian | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
Jake Paul criticised after anxiety advice tweet
"Remember anxiety is created by you," the YouTuber told 3.7 million followers on Twitter.
bbc | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
Care provider Hft to shut services due to 'underfunding'
The chief executive of charity Hft said running the services was costing it £5,000 a week.
bbc | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
I laugh maniacally when I orgasm – and my boyfriend can no longer reach climax
I don’t see my laughter as a problem, but I’m worried that this will affect my relationship
theguardian | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
The Face Gym training stick: does anyone really need a face decongestant?
This handy little product aims to open up your skin and boost your exercise regime. Who knew smearing fruit stem cells over your face could be so efficacious?
theguardian | Health | 18th Feb '20
 
Delivery disaster: the hidden environmental cost of your online shopping
We love ordering goods and food at a click – but this creates mountains of packaging waste and millions of transport miles
theguardian | Health | 17th Feb '20
 
Should I act on the crush I have on my manager at work?
We have a really strong connection, but I’m unsure of their feelings and don’t know whether they see it merely as a positive working relationship
theguardian | Health | 17th Feb '20
 
Shuteye and sleep hygiene: the truth about why you keep waking up at 3am
You eschew caffeine after lunch, have stopped drinking alcohol and eat healthily. But you’re still staring at the ceiling in the small hours. Here’s why
theguardian | Health | 17th Feb '20
 
Bradford puts money on libraries to boost city's health
£700,000 could be diverted from Yorkshire council’s wellbeing budget to offset library cuts
theguardian | Health | 17th Feb '20
 
Toxic kitty? Researchers ponder link between rare venom and cat allergies
Queensland scientists are asking if cat allergies may be an evolved defence mechanism, but not all experts are convinced
theguardian | Health | 16th Feb '20
 
How to check yourself for breast cancer
Every woman is different and it’s best to get into the habit of examining yourself regularly so you can spot any changes
theguardian | Health | 16th Feb '20
 
‘I look at the clock… it’s 3am’: Why can’t women sleep
While her husband snores peacefully beside her, Mariella Frostrup, like women everywhere, is wide awake – mind spinning. But why? And what can she do about it?
theguardian | Health | 16th Feb '20
 
Missing Plot 29’s healing powers | Allan Jenkins
After enforced rest for garden and gardener, it’s time to (slowly) start spring, says Allan Jenkins
theguardian | Health | 16th Feb '20
 
My teenager doesn’t see the point of life. Is it my fault for talking politics? | Dear Mariella
Turn Radio 4 off and have some fun together, say Mariella Frostrup. It’s vital children are allowed to be frivolous
theguardian | Health | 16th Feb '20
 
Lessons from the ancient philosophers to help improve our lives today
We are meant to have desires and should worry less, said Aristotle, while Epicurus cautioned that most of the stuff we think we want won’t make us happy
theguardian | Health | 15th Feb '20
 
With trail running, you’ll be checking the scenery, not your Fitbit | Zoe Williams
If you have to look where you’re going anyway, you may as well look at the trees
theguardian | Health | 15th Feb '20
 
Five reasons to start trail running
Lace up and head into nature for a better workout with less stress
theguardian | Health | 15th Feb '20
 
Should I forgive my husband for cheating on me with his ex-wife?
Take time to ponder if you want to spend the rest of your life with someone who was never really with you in the first place, says Annalisa Barbieri
theguardian | Health | 14th Feb '20
 
Overwhelmed? Here’s how to stop your to-do list going stale | Oliver Burkeman
Focusing on a few tasks until they’re finished is the best tactic
theguardian | Health | 14th Feb '20
 
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