Terrorism is one of the most serious threats we face in the world today, but one of the hardest parts of dealing with attacks can be explaining them to children. Of course, children of different ages can handle varying amounts of information, so it’s hard to know how much to tell them. “Don't delay telling your children,” Harold Koplewicz, President of the Child Mind Institute, told Time after the Paris attacks in 2015.
As a survivor of mental illness and endometriosis, occupational therapist Hannah Daisy knows what it’s like to struggle to get out of bed in the morning. “At times I have felt very tired and even small tasks have felt overwhelming.” Daisy says. It's a feeling that many who live with an illness, disability or mental health issue can identify with.
In light of the Manchester attack exam boards have said schools in Greater Manchester can rearrange GCSEs and A-levels
Insuring your home or car is a no-brainer, but some people aren’t sure why health insurance can be a good idea. Why get private medical insurance? Health insurance is designed to ensure that if you need medical treatment in future, you won’t need to worry about NHS waiting lists or paying for the cost of the treatment.
The image, designed in 2003 by Corrine Beaumont, founder of the Worldwide Breast Cancer, visually describes breast cancer signs for the ‘Know Your Lemons’ campaign that is gaining traction on social media. The lemon metaphors present a clear visual way of showing breast cancer signifiers, helping with the difficulties of self-checking. Often women used in campaigns don’t look like ordinary women – but even those with little literacy can understand this,” Ms Beaumont told the BBC.
The adorable young royals took on the role of page boy and flower girl for their aunt's big day.
“Sweep them off their feet” or “sweep ‘em down,” as the craze is known, sees pupils using their school ties to cause accidents. Some children are being left with broken bones after falling to the ground. Year eight pupil Ellanneh was rushed to hospital and underwent surgery the next day - she’s been resting at home since and says she’s afraid to go back to her school, Oasis Academy Coulsdon.
Whether a fresher or in your final year, summer exams are never fun. According to high street health food chain Holland & Barrett, sales of the herb have increased by 187 per cent compared to the same time last year. A spokesperson for Holland & Barrett said that after the research was published: “We saw a sharp rise in customer demand.
Cutting down on meat part-time can almost halve the risk of obesity, scientists have said. Previous studies have suggested strict vegetarians tend to be slimmer on the whole, but scientists have said this new “flexitarian” approach could be a more realistic way to get people to cut down on meat, rather than asking them to forego it altogether. Professor Maira Bes-Rastrollo from the University of Navarra in Spain, who led the study, said: “It’s not a radical shift to a vegetarian diet, it’s more a gentle approximation.
It’s understandable that if you want to lose weight, you’re going to hit the gym, go to dance classes or pound the pavement, but according to Jessica Sepel, working out too often could be hindering your weight loss efforts. The Australian nutritionist and best-selling author has explained all in a new post on her blog. “From clinical and personal experience, I can tell you that over-exercising can do more harm to your weight than good,” she says.
The male councillor said Catherine Atkinson would be "too busy changing nappies" to work as an MP.
Instagram has been ranked as having the most detrimental effect on young people’s mental health, a new report has suggested. The Royal Society for Public Health and the charity Young Health Movement conducted a survey in the first few months of 2017 of almost 1,500 young people (aged between 14 and 24) in Britain surrounding their social media usage. Based on the ratings, Instagram was listed as having the most negative effect.
There are many supposed quick-fixes when it comes to losing weight. From gastric band surgery to intermittent fasting or strict diet schemes, everyone seems to have a different secret that will help you shift the pounds. 25-year-old Amber Barham, a teacher from Florida, was told by her doctor that she should have a gastric bypass after her weight crept up to 275 lbs (19.6 stone).
It might be the name of your favourite shampoo, but the Aloe Vera leaf boasts a whole host of other nutritional benefits. Nutritional therapist Libby Limon said: ‘'The active components of the inner leaf can support everything from digestion to the immune system to blood sugar balance and cholesterol. Libby Limon tells us the reason why you’re probably not drinking green tea - because you don't actually like the taste - but is here to help with a game changing tip to creating the perfect brew.
The baby's parents believed he was gluten and lactose-intolerant so fed him an alternative diet, which included quinoa milk.
A chemical in magic mushrooms could be used to treat people with depression who don’t respond to prescription drugs, according to a top psychiatrist. Psilocybin, the compound which causes people to hallucinate when they ingest magic mushrooms, is believed to easy mental illness because it triggers a sub-type of serotonin receptor in the brain. In recent years, researchers have been investigating the effects of illegal drugs with psychoactive effects, including LSD, MDMA and magic mushrooms - in what has been hailed the psychedelic renaissance.