The Stress Cure: As Stress Levels Reach New Heights, New Book Aims To Find A Solution

“If stress were a virus, we would be in the midst of a global pandemic,” writes Susannah Lawson, co-author of The Stress Cure. Written alongside nutritionist and fellow author Patrick Holford, Lawson’s book aims to be a guide to stress triggers in modern life, and how to cope better. It’s fascinating stuff for anyone who…

Morning After Pill Should Be Cheaper And Available On Supermarket Shelves, Campaigners Urge

Emergency contraception (EC) should be available on supermarket shelves at a more affordable price, a leading reproductive rights charity has urged. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has also called for an end to the mandatory consultation women must undergo before receiving EC, calling the current system “sexist”. The charity said such obstacles are putting women…

Eva Longoria: The Only Way Businesses Can Be Sustainable Is By Doing Good

Actress, producer, director, activist: Eva Longoria has a lot of strings to her bow. But the 41-year-old Latino-American is first and foremost a businesswoman. Whether it’s running her eponymous foundation, which hopes to give Latino women a brighter future, or sitting as a judge on Chivas Regal’s The Venture competition – think Dragons’ Den but…

These Young Women Around The World Are Doing Incredible Work To Improve The Lives Of Others

We don’t need to tell you it’s International Women’s Day today. But we do need to tell you about the young women around the world who are campaigning and working tirelessly to improve the lives of their local communities, their countries, and other women around the world. Here are some of those women who deserve…

How A 30-Second Chat With Your Doctor Could Help You Lose Weight

GPs should stop worrying about causing offence and take action by offering patients help with controlling their weight, experts have said. A new study from University of Oxford has found that a brief chat with a doctor could help obese patients to lose weight. “Our study found that a brief, 30-second conversation, followed by help booking the first…

Mastectomy Bras UK: These Brands Will Change Your Perception Of Mastectomy Lingerie

Lingerie brands can no longer ignore the fact that a large proportion of their customer base will have had breast cancer, as according to Cancer Research UK, one woman is diagnosed with the disease roughly every ten minutes. Surgery, including lumpectomy, reconstruction and mastectomy, is often the first line of treatment – meaning many women…

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