Life and Style Michael Mosley holding up a piece of human tapeworm as Mosley lived with tapeworms in his guts for six weeks for a documentary

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Slim, unfit men are 'less likely' to suffer heart attacks than fit obese men

Heart attack risk is also lessened in men who exercise in their teen years

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Anything that makes divorce harder gets my vote

For the sake of their children, parents must try hard to stick together

Just when you thought Drew Barrymore’s extensive career couldn’t get any more varied, she goes and adds a high-profile job in publishing to her already over-flowing curriculum vitae

‘I'm never going to tell you to lose weight’: Drew Barrymore promises change in new high-profile editor's role. Change and egg sandwiches

The actress, director, producer, photographer and vinter adds ‘editor’ to her CV, as she takes on the role of as editor-at-large at Refinery29

A bagel contains a whole cube of sugar

'Sugar is the new tobacco': Cuts to amounts hidden in food could halt obesity epidemic, claim doctors

Experts aim to emulate the reduction in salt levels in our diet

Forget Blue Monday, BT broadband nearly drove me to Murder Wednesday

Trying to resolve problems about broadband while on the telephone to someone in India is a common frustration for people in Britain

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Scientists believe an artificial cannabis compound could help combat the pain

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‘Postcode lottery’ denies patients access to treatment despite obesity crisis, surgeons warn

Weight-loss programmes are being cut in some areas of England despite the growing obesity crisis, the Royal College of Surgeons has warned.

The help desk: How do I maintain my New Year's resolution to be more active?

Q. Every year at New Year, I swear I will exercise more, and every year I manage to stick to my resolution for only about a month. I'm 38 and starting to be aware that sitting at a desk all day is terrible for my health. I've never smoked and I hardly drink – but nor did my mother and she died of breast cancer at 59.

First Utility have suggested that customers cut down on cups of tea and coffee

Energy firm First Utility suggests clients give up tea and shower with other people to cut costs

Shadow Energy minister says advice is an 'insult' to millions of people struggling to pay their bills

Andy Murray took only 37 minutes to beat Mousa Zayed 6-0, 6-0 in the Qatar Open

Qatar Open: Andy Murray powers past Mousa Zayed in 37 minutes in return to competitive action

But fellow Briton Dan Evans lost to Latvia's Ernests Gulbis

Childhood obesity rates are rising fast

10-year-old girl weighs 22 stone as Birmingham faces obesity epidemic

A 10-year-old Birmingham schoolgirl has highlighted the obesity epidemic facing the city - weighing in at 22 stone 11 lbs.

Fast food is the 'unhealthy choice', McDonald's tells its own staff

Fast food restaurant McDonald’s has advised its own staff that a burger, fries and soft drink is an “unhealthy choice”.

One in 10 believe coffee causes cancer (it doesn’t)

Almost 10 per cent of British adults wrongly think coffee causes cancer, a new study has found.

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