How to up your vitamin D intake – from the right foods to supplements

While there’s no need to overload your body with more vitamin D than it knows what to do with, there are plenty of benefits to making sure you’re getting enough. Not only have studies indicated that healthy levels of vitamin D could help the body fight coronavirus more effectively, but it is also important for keeping your bones, teeth and […]

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Get a proper chair, don’t eat at your desk, and no phones in the loo: How to keep your home workspace safe and hygienic

The onset of COVID-19 saw a dramatic shift, with many in the workforce suddenly finding themselves working from home. As hashtags sprung up on social media documenting makeshift work-from-home setups, it rapidly became evident that for many workers, their new improvised workspace fell well short of ideal. Far from having a separate home office, it emerged many employees didn’t even […]

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DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

Should I pay privately to have my teenage son vaccinated against HPV? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions Question:  Should I pay privately to have my teenage son vaccinated against HPV? I have just read that this virus is linked to prostate cancer.  Helen Wood, by email.  Answer:  A good question. Talk of viruses and v­accination has been leading […]

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