Wales is leading the world with its new public health law

Wales is about to become the first country to put health first in all public decisions. A new act plans to make it a healthier place, where physical and mental well-being are maximised and where choices and behaviours that benefit future health are understood, reports Richard Owen

A suicide therapist's secret past

My friends called it a boxcar, the tiny cream-coloured duplex I rented in Austin 20 years ago, a long rectangle divided by doorways without doors. The oak floors were so old that the finish had long ago worn away. They were filthy. I mopped, but dirt stubbornly remained caked between the slats.

The hip pain six doctors couldn't diagnose

Annie Karp worried that the mysterious ache she'd been suffering from would spend a lifetime on her hips, until the moment a specialist found the simple solution

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