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How to meditate in just two minutes

Curious about meditation but never found the time to do it? Wellbeing writer Rae Ritchie offers four simple ways to start – whether you have 2 or 20 minutes Most of us know that meditation lowers stress and improves our health, but trying to fit it into our busy schedules can sometimes have the opposite…
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Should I be worried about air pollution?

Air pollution is now at record levels nationwide. Health journalist Rosalind Ryan investigates how air pollution could be harming your health, with practical tips to protect yourself We’re used to seeing pictures of smog-filled foreign cities such as Beijing, but the UK doesn’t need to worry about air pollution – right? Wrong. A recent survey…
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Do I have coeliac disease?

Worried about regularly bloating? Confused between gluten-intolerance and coeliac disease? Dietician Jo Travers explains all  With 1 in 100 people suffering from coeliac disease – and nearly half a million people not realising they have it – here’s a guide to what to look for and some tips for keeping it under control. What is coeliac…
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Is stress ruling you?

With more of us struggling with daily pressures, it’s difficult to tell when stress is taking over. Health writer Helen Foster asks the experts how we can read the signs and take action April may be Stress Awareness Month, but it seems that stress is constantly on our minds. More than a third of the…
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