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Bradley Wiggins: his drug use for hay fever is no doping scandal

Sir Bradley Wiggins must have been shocked at the turnaround in his fortunes last week. Not long after becoming Britain’s…

Hillary Clinton’s ill health: how serious is it?

So, Hillary Clinton’s collapse at the 9/11 memorial service on Sunday was down to ‘walking pneumonia’ diagnosed two days earlier.…

How to survive hay fever: the ultimate guide

A lot of patients have come to see me of late all saying the same thing: ‘I don’t usually have…

Fibre is essential to a healthy life. Here are tips for upping your intake

Most of us have a vague sense that fibre is a good thing to eat. But most probably don’t realise…

Londoners, beware: this hairy bug can play havoc with your health

Londoners suffering from an itchy rash over the next few weeks may be able to point to an unlikely culprit:…

Vitamins, nose sprays, or hand gels? What works (and what doesn’t) in the fight against colds

It’s that time of year again — time, according to @SoVeryBritish, for clasping your mug with both hands, apologising for…

Bacon may cause cancer but here is why you shouldn’t be worried

The presenter Karl Pilkington once said that if he could be a super hero he would like to be ‘Bullshit…

Jamie Oliver is right about the sugar crisis. Something has gone horribly wrong with our diet

In recent years there has been an astonishing trend. As obesity rates have soared so too have gym memberships, fitness…