You’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. Deep breath. Your future self is typing this, having a coffee, and planning on going to yoga and then work later. You made it!
If you've tried doubling up on pillows or buying larger ones to no avail, then it might just be time for a new pillow – one made for sleeping on your side. We've rounded up the best pillows for side sleepers that give neck and head support.
It’s World Mental Health Day, and with it will no doubt come the usual remarks from critics around there being “more need for services than conversations” and how “mental health has become a trend”. Of course simply talking about mental health does not magically increase services – but given that MPs rely on popularity, surely awareness days can be used to actually effect change. Considering the number of people involved in supporting World Mental Health Day, I’d say that activists have got a pretty captive audience to engage with.
At least six children in Minnesota have contracted acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare disease which can mimic polio symptoms. The state’s department of health says normally it only sees about one case of the disease, which can lead to paralysis or even death in some cases, every year. Kris Ehresmann with the Minnesota Department of Health told CBS News that the disease was "very, very rare – it's about one in a million”.
Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse in a relationship. Rebecca Humphries made the end of her relationship with comedy and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ contestant Seann Walsh public, taking to Twitter to accuse her now-ex-boyfriend of ‘controlling’ behaviour. Walsh is thought to have cheated with his partner on the show, Katya Jones.
At some point in our lives, we almost all rinsed our Christmas turkey under the tap. The water droplets that come in contact with the raw meat can spread all over the sink, the tap, the towels and nearby work surfaces spreading harmful bacteria that can cause food poisoning. The turkey that we buy can carry two dangerous bacteria in their uncooked state: the first is called campylobacter, and the second, which is one you’ve probably heard about, is salmonella.