Health Notes with Sarah Stacey

Sarah is HFMA Health Journalist of the Year

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A new spin on statins

Q. I’m a 69-year-old man and have taken statins for several years. I am healthy with no history of heart problems. My...

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Tune in, bliss out…

TUNE IN, BLISS OUT For a unique, totally natural spa experience, Iceland is hard to beat. But it has much more to...

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Bloating: when to be concerned

Bloating is such a usual symptom for women that many take it for granted. But it is also the most common symptom of...

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Start your day the Swedish way

I love a good breakfast. And so do people in Sweden, ‘one of the healthiest countries in the world’, according to...

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Tap away anxiety

About 15 years ago, Akcelina Cvijetic, an events organiser, consulted a therapist about the chronic anxiety she was...

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10 of the best healthy holiday...

Just click on the bold name to find on-line... 1 Compeed Blister Mixed Plasters/£4.39. From blisters to corns and...

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Nice Legwork, Tess!

It’s not surprising to hear Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly talking about legs. But rather than pondering a...

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Diet, diabetes and a stubborn dad

Over three years ago, night-time security guard Geoff Whitington, then 62, was in danger of having a foot amputated due...

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Time to talk about drugs

As every parent knows, drug use among young people is a huge concern. Around one in five aged between 16 and 24 used...

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Give young skin a smooth ride

Bath time should be fun for children. But back in 2010, when Joanna Jensen’s daughters Mimi and Bella were four and...

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Plug in, pedal away

When Olympic Gold-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton holidayed in California with her mother, they hired...

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Put your best face forward

Our faces store tension and it really shows, often when you want to look your most relaxed – for a wedding, say....

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It’s cool to be kind

I always loved the story of someone asking the Dalai Lama for his philosophy. The questioner settled down to listen to...

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Calling all green goddesses

Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week starts tomorrow until 21st May, with in-store events nationwide, shopping discounts...

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The New Calm Offensive

Ask Noella Gabriel for her wellbeing tips and she’s likely to tell you, in her soothing Irish brogue, to ‘relax and...

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The hearty diet

Every year nearly 160,000 people in England and Wales die of heart-related problems, according to the British Heart...

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Discover the sandals that support your...

High heels are flattering, but they also change the alignment of your body, alter the loading on your joints and push...

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Rio’s reach-out therapy

When Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca died from breast cancer in May 2015, aged just 34, he was left a single parent to...

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Call the experts

I am sitting opposite oncologist Professor Justin Stebbing, one of the world’s leading researchers into novel cancer...

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‘I want to get everyone dancing…’

Like lots of little girls, Jen Blackwell (above) adored dancing. Her mother Sue remembers her ‘dancing while she put...