Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?
Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day. It seems unlikely, then, that most people would be able to reach the ten a day suggested by several pieces of research published in the last few years.
‘I can live without my breasts but my children can’t live without me’
When Laura Kyle from Limavady heard Hollywood A-Lister, Angelina Jolie, had undergone a double mastectomy after finding out she had a mutation in a gene known as BRCA1, she thought the actress had made a brave decision.
Minister’s intervention to tackle disability underspend issues welcomed
A move by Health Minister Michelle O’Neill to appoint an independent facilitator following the breakdown of talks over a reported £8m a year underfunding of disability services in the west has been welcomed.