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What to eat: Anyone for acid-free snake oil?

The alkaline diet, the raw diet, all kinds of craziness all over the internet… the only word for it is ‘nutribollocks’

High pressure tactics

If I were to ask you to name a health problem that affects around seven million people in the UK…

A lack of sleep will make your compulsive Facebook habits worse

Compulsive social media use could be a sign that you’re not getting enough sleep, according to a study by researchers…

Ignore the cynics. A New Year’s resolution can change your life

The New Year’s resolution: to some a declaration of positive change, ushering in a new and better life, to others…

Don’t blame smartphones for young people feeling depressed. The problem goes deeper

At a student bar a few weeks ago, a friend told me they’d been struggling with depression for some time.…

Is screen time wrecking family life? To my shame I know the answer

Every now and then, amid the blizzard of health reports that bombard us on a seemingly hourly basis, one strikes…