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After the birth of a baby, many mothers experience the ‘baby blues’, a short period of feeling sad or tearful, which can be triggered by hormonal changes after giving birth. Sleep deprivation and anxiety, especially in first time mothers, may add to these feelings. It is a conflicting time; joy, excitement, anxiety and fear. Add to that t
Cancer seems to be such a dreaded disease that we don't even like to hear the word. So we usually don't think about it and hope it doesn't happen to us. Like anything, though, the more we understand about cancer, the less scary it becomes – and the more we realise how much we can actually do to lower the risk and possibly even cure it. So
The Festive Season is over and you may feel your waistline is as well. All is not lost however. In fact, now that we are at the beginning of the year, it is a good time to begin a new diet. By ‘diet’, we mean a healthy lifestyle eating plan. You may have tried one of the numerous crash diets that are popular. Cabbage soup anyone? Do crash
Food habits start from early childhood. If you feed your baby, toddler or child sugary drinks, crisps and sweets they will be eating and drinking them as adults. If you keep their diet free of junk food and only give them healthy food as babies you will be setting them up for a healthy life right from the start. But, what should you feed
Stress and depression can disrupt your holidays and hurt your health. If you are single and have no family, the stress and depression comes in a different form to those who are not single and do have family. Both are difficult and can become debilitating. The holiday season can be extremely difficult for people suffering from depression.
Q: What is skin cancer? A: Simply put, skin cancer is a tumour or growth of abnormal cells in our skin. The most common types of skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Of the three, malignant melanomas are the most dangerous and more likely to spread. Q: What causes skin cancer? A: Most skin