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Playing Golf Improves Mental Health And Increases Life Expectancy, Study Finds

It may be time to hit the golf course because a study has found the sport can improve both physical and mental health. Scientists analysed findings from 5,000 studies looking at associations between golf and wellbeing and found regular playing may prevent chronic illness, improve mental health and increase life expectancy. These benefits can largely be…

Supermarkets Switch Up Aisles To Encourage Meat-Eaters To Buy More Veg

Supermarkets could soon face a huge redesign to encourage healthier, more sustainable eating habits among customers.  A new scheme, headed up by Oxford University researchers and funded by the Wellcome Trust, has proposed that supermarkets switch up their aisles containing meat products so that they also stock vegetarian alternatives.  Those who opt for meat-free alternatives…

Face Transplant Recipient Looks Unrecognisable Two Years After Life-Changing Surgery

Warning: article contains images of a medical nature. A woman whose face was disfigured by benign tumours looks unrecognisable after undergoing a face transplant. The woman, known only as Joanna, appeared at a recent press conference to reveal her new face two years after the life-changing surgery took place. Joanna suffers from neurofibromatosis, which caused…

Confidential Helpline Launched To Support Women Who Purchase Illegal Abortion Pills Online

A free, confidential telephone helpline has launched to help women who have bought illegal abortion pills online. The aftercare helpline will be run by The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) for women in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, where access to abortion services is currently highly restricted. When faced with an unwanted pregnancy,…

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