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Healthy living for everyone

Why getting an early HIV diagnosis is vital

The sooner you are diagnosed, the better your chances of staying healthy and living a normal life span.

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Teeth whitening

We all want brighter, whiter ivories but does teeth whitening work and is it safe?

Flu and the flu vaccine

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

Calories in alcohol

Find out how many calories are in your drink and get tips on avoiding weight gain.

Cooking turkey

Serve up the perfect Christmas turkey with our health and safety tips.

Cancer and fertility

Your options to help preserve your fertility before starting treatment.

Running in the cold

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

Exercises for older people

Improve your strength, balance and flexibility with these step-by-step guides.

Washing fruit and vegetables

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

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