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The pioneering contraceptive ball that could replace coils

The pioneering contraceptive ball that could replace coils »

18 Feb, 2018
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A pioneering contraceptive ball is being hailed as a safe and comfortable alternative to metal coils for thousands of British women. For

Jabs of belly fat fix faces after cancer

Jabs of belly fat fix faces after cancer »

18 Feb, 2018
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People who are left disfigured after cancer surgery are having the damage to their faces repaired by injections of stomach fat. The

Sitting is linked to 8 more cancers

Sitting is linked to 8 more cancers »

17 Feb, 2018
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Sitting for hours on end is linked to nine more cancers than we thought, according to the cancer expert who is helping

It's time to work on a rethink of the 38-hour week

It's time to work on a rethink of the 38-hour week »

17 Feb, 2018
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Illustration: Joe Benke The court that in 1947 determined to reduce weekly working hours in Australia from 44 to 40 understood that

Dear Jess: My family is addicted to our screens

Dear Jess: My family is addicted to our screens »

17 Feb, 2018
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My whole family, including myself, are addicted to screens. As working parents with a teenage son, we barely communicate with each other.

My life as a stripper

My life as a stripper »

17 Feb, 2018
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Strip down to your underwear and get up on stage," barked Rebecca. I took a deep breath and steeled myself. This was

Ita Buttrose: It would be very surprising if I married again

Ita Buttrose: It would be very surprising if I married again »

17 Feb, 2018
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Ita Buttrose Occupation: TV personality. Age: 76. Status: single. Best known as: the founding editor of Cleo magazine. Currently: panellist on Network

Weekly horoscopes for February 18-25

Weekly horoscopes for February 18-25 »

17 Feb, 2018
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Aquarius January 20 – February 18 Simple pleasures are important now, so take time to appreciate the beauty all around you. A

About last night

About last night »

17 Feb, 2018
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Q: My partner and I love spending time together, and have a great sex life, but it seems like everything I do

France is far from perfect, but it can still teach us a thing or two

France is far from perfect, but it can still teach us a thing or two »

17 Feb, 2018
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French and Australian people share a joie de vivre, an insouciant embrace of food, wine, social intercourse, cultural revelling and personal liberty.

11 Mothers on What Breastfeeding Really Feels Like

11 Mothers on What Breastfeeding Really Feels Like »

17 Feb, 2018
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For something humans have done since the dawn of time, breastfeeding can feel strange at first, and even downright painful. From nipple

Medical Journal Publishes First Article Documenting How Doctors Helped A Transgender Woman Breastfeed

Medical Journal Publishes First Article Documenting How Doctors Helped A Transgender Woman Breastfeed »

17 Feb, 2018
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A transgender woman was able to breastfeed her partner’s newborn baby for six weeks after receiving lactation therapy at a hospital in

8 Period Tracking Apps That Will Never Make You Wonder If That’s Your Period Starting or Just Discharge

8 Period Tracking Apps That Will Never Make You Wonder If That’s Your Period Starting or Just Discharge »

17 Feb, 2018
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While apps are certainly no substitute for a doctor’s opinion, period tracker apps can help you log your cycles and PMS symptoms

Tracking pigeons could help us fight disease

Tracking pigeons could help us fight disease »

17 Feb, 2018
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Pigeons have earned a robust reputation for being dirty. But scientists claim the vilified creature could protect us from disease if we

Sex tips to get pregnant

Sex tips to get pregnant »

17 Feb, 2018
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Lifting your legs, making love under a full moon, drinking cough syrup, having sex every day: there are all kinds of superstitious

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR »

17 Feb, 2018
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A few months ago, a patient I’ve known for years came to see me. I immediately knew something was wrong, and before

Best paid male NHS doctor earns 2.5 times more than female

Best paid male NHS doctor earns 2.5 times more than female »

17 Feb, 2018
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Top women doctors in the NHS earn thousands less than their male colleagues, an investigation has found. And just five of the

Patients are facing eight month wait for hip operations 

Patients are facing eight month wait for hip operations  »

17 Feb, 2018
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Patients are having to wait more than eight months in agony for hip and knee replacements, figures reveal. Waiting times have soared by

What Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux’s Pre-Breakup Body Language Said About Their Relationship

What Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux’s Pre-Breakup Body Language Said About Their Relationship »

17 Feb, 2018
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Body language can reveal many truths about relationships — but only if you know how to read it. In Celebrity Couples: Decoded

79 million women have HPV but 13% of girls have the shot

79 million women have HPV but 13% of girls have the shot »

17 Feb, 2018
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At least 79 million American women have HPV – and yet only 13 percent of under-17s are receiving the vaccine more the

How witnessing violence harms children’s mental health

How witnessing violence harms children’s mental health »

17 Feb, 2018
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When children learn about news like the deadly school shooting that claimed more than a dozen lives on February 14 2018, in

We may all have stem cells stored on CHIPS to test drugs

We may all have stem cells stored on CHIPS to test drugs »

17 Feb, 2018
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Humans may one day have personal chips containing their own stem cells for labs to test – and scientists just need to

Tinder is Making a ‘Ladies First’ Option and Coming for Bumble’s Territory

Tinder is Making a ‘Ladies First’ Option and Coming for Bumble’s Territory »

16 Feb, 2018
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Tinder is trying to stay on top of the online dating game by following in the footsteps of the women-centric app Bumble

10 Things That Change When You’re Finally In The Right Relationship

10 Things That Change When You’re Finally In The Right Relationship »

16 Feb, 2018
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1. You don’t get anxious. I once heard great philosopher Kourtney Kardashian say on Keeping Up With The Kardashians — and I’m

Adam Rippon’s Free Program Has a Deeper Story Behind It

Adam Rippon’s Free Program Has a Deeper Story Behind It »

16 Feb, 2018
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Figure skaters often try to tell stories on the ice in their programs. Whether their trying to portray the heartbreaking love story

The Norovirus That Was in the Olympic Village Has Officially Reached the Athletes

The Norovirus That Was in the Olympic Village Has Officially Reached the Athletes »

16 Feb, 2018
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Until today, it’d been reported the 194 diagnosed cases of norovirus in PyeongChang were limited to security personnel and visitors. Now, the

Forgetting forgetfulness: more likely to have dementia

Forgetting forgetfulness: more likely to have dementia »

16 Feb, 2018
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Older people unaware they have memory problems are almost three times more likely to develop dementia within the next two years, according

Secretaries drafted onto front line in NHS staffing crisis

Secretaries drafted onto front line in NHS staffing crisis »

16 Feb, 2018
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Secretaries and admin staff took on ward duties after a hospital was hit with a staffing crisis. Managers at Diana, Princess of

New Jersey girl dies despite getting flu shot

New Jersey girl dies despite getting flu shot »

16 Feb, 2018
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A six-year-old girl died of the flu on Monday, in spite of getting vaccinated against the illness.  Nevaeh Hernandez, of North Bergen,

Father’s stress changes brain development in children

Father’s stress changes brain development in children »

16 Feb, 2018
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Children of stressed fathers are at greater risk of developing PTSD and depression , according to a new study. Researchers found life’s pressures