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Safety warning over Halloween contact lenses

Safety warning over Halloween contact lenses

The Association of Optometrists has warned that cosmetic contact lenses bought online could cause serious eye problems.

Can you reduce your risk of dementia?

Can you reduce your risk of dementia?

There’s no certain way of preventing dementia, but there’s now plenty of evidence to show that making healthy choices reduces the risk of developing the disease.

National Food Strategy calls for overhaul of the UK diet

National Food Strategy calls for overhaul of the UK diet

The National Food Strategy, released today, calls for sugar and salt tax, 30% cut to meat consumption and investment into sustainable farming

Product recall: contact lens solution, eye wash and eye lubricant

Product recall: contact lens solution, eye wash and eye lubricant

Eye care products from brands including ReNu, Boston, BioTrue, EasySept, Boots and Specsavers are subject to a voluntary recall due to a sterilisation compliance issue identified in manufacturing. Parent company...

7 myths and facts about pregnancy scans

7 myths and facts about pregnancy scans

We've asked experts from The Society and College of Radiographers and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to debunk the myths about pregnancy scans and explain the facts.

Fit for purpose?: The health apps that pose security risks

Fit for purpose?: The health apps that pose security risks

Every time you use a health app or service, you are sharing data. Some companies are hungrier for it, and less security conscious, than others.

Four fitness mistakes to avoid – and what to do instead

Four fitness mistakes to avoid – and what to do instead

We've examined five of the most common fitness mistakes and and revealed the product buying tips to help save your money and avoid dud equipment.

Five things to check before you buy a running armband

Five things to check before you buy a running armband

All running armbands are not created equal. They come in different sizes, some don't fit all phones and can lack extra storage pockets. Our testing also found some that wouldn't operate phone touchscreens.

Five ways wearable tech can help you stay healthy

Five ways wearable tech can help you stay healthy

Wearables are designed to live on your wrist 24/7, meaning they can collect more data about your body than we could have thought possible even a few years ago. Find out what health features are on offer from the likes of Apple, Fitbit, Huawei and Honor.

What’s in mouthwash and do you really need it?

What’s in mouthwash and do you really need it?

Find out the truth behind mouthwash claims, what's in the bottle, and how to use it properly. We demystify the ingredients with the help of a dental expert

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