6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014
6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014
As head of empowerment and social inclusion at the Mental Health Foundation, David Crepaz-Keay is in a good position to talk about 'living with schizophrenia', the focus of this year's World Mental Health Day on October 10.
6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014
6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014
Autumn will soon be in full swing, and it won't be long before the central heating is cranked up in many British homes. But as well as warming people up, the big switch-on could also bring with it a silent killer.
6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014
6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014
The new school year is on the horizon, and soon children up and down the country will be back in the classroom - those breeding grounds of knowledge and creativity. But, steel yourself parents, they're also prime breeding ground for the lurgy.
6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014
With British summers so unreliable, it's no wonder many of us are keen to make the most of the sunshine when it shows up, and a leisurely walk - or a strenuous hike - is a great way of getting outdoors into the fresh air.
6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014
6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014
Men are notorious for burying their heads in the sand about their health, and it seems this is especially true when it comes to things going on 'down there' potentially relating to the prostate, the gland which sits underneath men's bladders, surrounds the urethra and produces semen.
6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014
The Prime Minister has warned that antibiotic resistance could soon cast the world "back into the dark ages of medicine", and the Chief Medical Officer has said it poses a threat as important and deadly as climate change and international terrorism.
6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014
7:00am Saturday 5th July 2014
6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014
6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014
6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014
6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014
6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014
6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014
6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014
6:00am Saturday 15th March 2014
Give yourself the gift of wellbeing this Mother's Day. Experts share their personal tips with Abi Jackson - and show that you don't need fancy spas and endless spare time to boost the feel-good factor.
6:00am Saturday 8th March 2014
It's common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health - but it's not just people with heavy habits who could be puffing their way towards problems. This year's No Smoking Day is urging part-time smokers to quit too. Abi Jackson reports.
6:00am Saturday 1st March 2014
Some 2.3 million acupuncture treatments are carried out each year in the UK, making it one of the most popular complementary therapies. Ahead of Acupuncture Awareness Week (March 3-10), Abi Jackson channels her inner pin cushion to find out what it's all about.
6:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014
6:00am Saturday 15th February 2014
3:45pm Friday 7th February 2014
From gym classes to marathon training, boosting our physical fitness is often at the top of the agenda these days - but are you keeping your mind in shape too? Steve Braithwaite tells Abi Jackson how his 'Mind Fitness' philosophies can boost fulfilment and happiness.
6:00am Saturday 1st February 2014
From heart attacks to congenital defects, cardiovascular disease affects everybody in some way or other. As the British Heart Foundation's Ramp Up The Red fundraising campaign approaches, Abi Jackson looks at how the charity's work is saving - and improving - countless lives.
6:00am Saturday 25th January 2014
Exercise is vital for good health and wellbeing - and that applies to everybody. But if you're disabled, getting started with a fitness regime can be particularly challenging. Abi Jackson speaks to the people hoping this will change.
6:00am Saturday 18th January 2014
Think obesity isn't your problem? With predictions that half of the UK population will be obese by 2050, it could impact us all - and solving the problem's going to be a team effort. Abi Jackson reports.
6:00am Saturday 11th January 2014
Iron-deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional disorders, yet many people are unaware of the signs. GP Dr Shahzadi Saleem tells Sophie Herdman why pumping up our iron intake could by life-changing.
6:00am Saturday 4th January 2014
6:00am Saturday 28th December 2013
If you're determined to get active in 2014, but want something a little more exciting than the treadmill, look no further. Nel Staveley rounds up the new crazes and classes heading to a gym near you soon.
6:00am Saturday 21st December 2013
6:00am Saturday 14th December 2013
6:00am Saturday 7th December 2013
Forget the scare stories - it's time to listen to the real facts about HIV. As the National Aids Trust's #FactUp campaign highlights, the tombstone terror ads of the Eighties are long out of date. Abi Jackson reports.
6:00am Saturday 30th November 2013
6:00am Saturday 23rd November 2013
6:00am Saturday 16th November 2013
It may be known as the season of goodwill but for many families, Christmas means stress, rows and tricky relatives. A Relate counsellor shares top tips with Abi Jackson on how to banish bust-ups this winter.
6:00am Saturday 9th November 2013
A raw food diet might not sound appetising for winter, but self-confessed 'raw obsessive' Shazzie thinks it's the key to her health and wellbeing - whatever the season. The presenter and author tells Nel Staveley about the benefits of cutting cooking.
6:00am Saturday 2nd November 2013
Stress affects everybody from time to time, but taking steps to relax is vital for your physical and mental wellbeing. Ahead of Stress Awareness Day, November 6, some wellbeing experts share their personal anxiety-busting tips.
6:00am Saturday 26th October 2013
It has long been thought that pets can help improve your wellbeing, and author, illustrator and hen-owner Lauren Scheuer wholeheartedly agrees. Having just written a book, Once Upon A Flock, Scheuer tells Keeley Bolger how her group of lively birds have changed her life for the better.
6:00am Saturday 5th October 2013
6:00am Saturday 28th September 2013
6:00am Saturday 21st September 2013
It's a well known fact that Brits adore a curry, but did you know that tucking into the spicy dish could be good for you too? Ahead of National Curry Week (7-13 October) Nilima Marshall explores the hidden health benefits of the humble curry.
6:00am Saturday 14th September 2013
After decades of working in hospitals, nurse Michael Alexander wants to pass on some insider tips. Lisa Salmon scans his new e-booklet, which outlines practical steps for getting the most out of your hospital stay.
10:35am Friday 6th September 2013
TV's Michaela Strachan, who is supporting Macmillan's Big Beautiful Walks campaign, tells Gabrielle Fagan about motherhood, being a step-parent and the - often amusing - dangers of her job as a wildlife presenter.
7:00am Saturday 31st August 2013
Does anyone actually manage a blissful eight hours' shut-eye every night? Problem sleep is a modern-age plague, but before reaching for the sleeping pills, Abi Jackson sources seven simple steps to a more successful snooze.
7:00am Saturday 24th August 2013
Getting a qualification, and having fun, may be the prime objective for most students, but don't forget to incorporate some time for all-important wellbeing boosters in your timetable. Abi Jackson swots up on student health.
7:00am Saturday 17th August 2013
As one of the world's most powerful women, Huff Post founder Arianna Huffington has spent a lifetime achieving success. Now in her sixties, she's slowing down (a little bit) and wants the world to do the same, she tells Abi Jackson.
7:00am Saturday 10th August 2013
As the saying goes, to take care of others we must first take care of ourselves - and this is especially true for new mums. Experts share top tips for post-pregnancy health and wellbeing with Abi Jackson.
7:00am Saturday 3rd August 2013