The accidental vegetarian
Are you thinking about becoming vegetarian, but not quite ready to (for)go the whole hog? Here’s how to get started
Why you should avoid hospitals in January
New medical staff start in January and may not be as skilled or adept as their predecessors, meaning more things go wrong
What to know before downloading a health app
Want to quit drinking or track whether your bowel movements are normal? There’s an app for that. But here’s what you should consider before hitting download
Why you’ll break your New Year’s resolution and what to do instead
Forget the latest fad diet, and forget all the "new year, new you" banality. Discover how to set healthy resolutions you can actually keep
How to minimise the Christmas binge
The holidays are a time of overindulgence for many of us — we share ways to avoid the Christmas bulge while still enjoying the food and festivities
I've got varicose veins. What can I do about them?
Surgical techniques for varicose veins are becoming more refined, but not all cases require surgery. Lifestyle changes can help
Quiz: How much sugar is in these foods and drinks?
Which food contains more sugar, a tub of low-fat vanilla yoghurt or a glazed doughnut? You’ll be surprised by what you discover
Should I quit sugar cold turkey?
Is a sugar detox good for you? We sift through the facts and suggest ways to cut down on your cravings
What your smile can reveal about your health
Do healthier gums mean a healthier heart? We look at the research and how you can reduce your risk
5 ways you could be damaging your hearing
Here are some key ways you could be hurting your ears and what warning signs you shouldn’t ignore