From April employed parents who have lost a child will be entitled to two weeks paid leave.
Screenings check the health of the cervix to help ward off cancer before it strikes.
“Women don't need to find a voice. They have a voice. They need to feel empowered to use it, and people need to be encouraged to listen.”
Gwyneth Paltrow wants you to be better. At least, that’s the premise of her entire Goop empire, and the new six-part Netflix series based on it.
Taylor Swift has opened up about suffering from an eating disorder in her early career.In Miss Americana, the upcoming Netflix documentary about the singer, she recalls her body being scrutinised in the media.
Only five conditions have ever been declared a public health emergency, the highest alarm the World Health Organization can sound.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shocked the world when they announced their decision to step back as senior members of the royal family earlier this month.The move prompted the Queen to organise a crisis summit regarding their future roles and it has also raised a number of questions about what the exit will mean for the monarchy, from how the couple will fund their lifestyle to the impact on the line of succession.
Every year, around 3,000 new cases of cervical cancer are reported in the UK. Despite approximately 99.8 per cent of cases being preventable, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cervical cancer.Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, an annual campaign led by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, runs from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 January. Each day, The Independent will be publishing content to help raise awareness and dispel myths regarding cervical cancer. Although cervical cancer can affect anyone with a cervix the term 'women' will be used here for brevity.
The common class of viruses cause everything from mild colds to life-threatening severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars).
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 was “the deadliest in history”, infecting around 500m worldwide and killing 20-to-50m.
Coronaviruses are not new, with the class of pathogens causing everything from the common cold to epidemics like severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars).
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), an independent regulatory office that aims to “uphold information rights in the public interest”, has published a new Age Appropriate Design Code to protect children online.The code, the draft of which was first reported in April 2019, is scheduled to come into force by autumn 2021.
Social media sites, online games and streaming services used by children will have to abide by a new privacy code.
The Duchess was pictured visiting Mayhew, an animal welfare charity of which she is patron.