Live Well

Healthy living for everyone

Exercises for older people

Improve your strength, balance and flexibility with these step-by-step guides, also available as printable PDFs.

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Flu and the flu vaccine

A guide to symptoms and the vaccine, plus who should get the jab this winter.

Running in the cold

Don't let cold weather put you off running. Use these tips to stay on track this winter.

Birth to five

Information, videos and interactive tools to help you through the early years of parenting.

Childhood diabetes

Information and advice if your child is diagnosed with diabetes.

Fish and shellfish

Find out why most of us should eat more fish, especially oily fish.

Is my vagina normal?

Find out about normal size, shape, discharge and when to see a doctor.

My illness won't stop me singing

Bianca Nicholas says cystic fibrosis won't stop her pursuing her dream.

Washing fruit and vegetables

Get tips on washing fruit and vegetables to prevent food poisoning, including E. coli.


Self Care Week 2011

Find out about Self Care Week 2011, including what's happening around the country to promote and explain the benefits of self care

BMI calculator and tracker iPhone app

Download the BMI healthy weight calculator and tracker app and use it to track the whole family's BMI over time

BMI iPhone app

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you

Find the sport that's right for you

Find out which sport you're best suited to with this short psychological and aptitude test

Find your sport

Health boosting tips

Ten ways to boost your health, including tips for exercising more, eating healthily and stopping smoking

Drinking and alcohol

Calculate your units, read about the health risks of drinking too much and find out where to get help and support

Home remedies for common conditions

Get practical advice to deal with the 10 most common minor health conditions

Pregnancy care planner

Whether you're planning to have a baby, are already pregnant, or your new baby has just arrived, this interactive pregnancy planner is for you