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How To Cope With A Terminal Diagnosis

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week Lynda Bellingham revealed the tragic news that she has terminal bowel cancer. Every year in the UK, around 41,500 people are diag...

Rachel Moss

Muslim Women Speak Out About Life Under Honour Culture

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every day, women around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and violence, all in the name of "honour". But now, gra...

20 Ways To Boost Your Sex Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Struggling to find the time to engage in bedroom activity of late? Don't worry, you're not alone. In fact 41% of couples in the UK have seen a dro...

Couple Tip $100 For Bad Service. The Reason Why Will Make You Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've worked in a restaurant then you'll know how stressful it can be working on a busy night, especially when staff numbers are low. And if ru...

Women-Only Carriages Won't Stop Perverts With Wandering Hands

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

As women-only carriages spread through public transport systems in Brazil, Thailand, India and Japan... it looks like the preventative, victim-blaming measure may be heading to the UK. According to transport minister Claire Perry MP, focusing energies on removing the victim from the situation rather than addressing the offender is the way to go when tackling sexual assault.

This Guy Was Glassed In The Face, Watch His Scars Heal Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Alan Crowley began creating a time-lapse video he had no idea just how dramatically his features would change in a few short months. Alan bega...

Could Eating Habits Really Help Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One in 10 people will suffer from depression during their lifetime, according to the NHS. Additionally, this year alone, a quarter of the populati...

How Powerlifting Helped This 69-Year-Old Fight Cancer

Barcroft | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Beating cancer is no mean feat, as proven by Pat Reeves who turned to healthy eating and powerlifting to help her battle brain and bone cancer. The...

Why Kate Middleton's Weight Is None Of Germaine Greer's Business

Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Does Germaine know what Kate eats? No. Would she criticise William's weight in the same way? Probably not. Unfortunately, Germaine's "too thin" comment has overshadowed the thought-provoking points she makes in the Newsweek article, where she discusses Kate's complex role as a woman, mother and wife within the Royal Family.

Heston On How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite failing his O-Level chemistry, Heston Blumenthal is famed for his scientific approach to cooking. From fish n' chips to sausage and mash, h...

Mumbai Police Will Arrest You If You Take A Selfie Out Of Wedlock

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the UK, we tend not to bat an eyelid if we see a person taking a selfie - but that's certainly not the case in other parts of the world. Police ...

Breast Cancer Drug Could Extend Patients' Lives By Almost Five Years

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new breast cancer drug could extend the lives of patients with an advanced form of the disease by almost five years, a study has found. Women wit...

Guess What's Been Named Britain's Favourite Comfort Food?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the cold weather descends, what food do you turn to for comfort? A recent poll has found the traditional Sunday roast is most people's idea of ...

Deep Fried Mars Bars Can Increase Risk Of Stroke In 90 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a fan of deep fried Mars Bars then you might want to find a new guilty pleasure, and fast. New research has found that eating the fatty f...

Young Women With Cervical Cancer Symptoms 'Delay GP Visit', But Why?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women under 25, who are too young for smear tests in most of the UK, "frequently" delay visiting their GP despite having cervical cancer symptoms. ...

How I Deal With My Problem Skin

Amy Howerska | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Howerska

I was brought up by a woman who told me that all you needed was a bit of mascara. I later came to realise that anyone who grows up with a hot/low maintenance mother is ill-equipped for life as a female. Especially if, intermittently, throughout my non-airbrushed existence, your skin is having a post-punk rock revolution all of its own...

Over 700,000 Women Are Living With This Hidden Breast Cancer Risk

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over 700,000 women in the UK could be living with a hidden breast cancer risk according to research from Breast Cancer Campaign. The charity said t...

10 Things To Do On Your Morning Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The morning commute: everybody dreads it. With the average UK employee now spending roughly 53 minutes per day (that's roughly 4 hours 40 minutes ...

Caitlin Moran On Why We Shouldn't Judge Female Celebrities Until They're 30

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From Beyoncé and Miley Cyrus to Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, female celebrities have long been put under pressure to pledge their support for "the si...

Caitlin Moran's Five Rules Of Feminism

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like the eight rules of Fight Club, feminism has its own set of rules too according to Caitlin Moran. Rule #1: Women are equal to men. Rule #2: don...

Want To Prove You've Got No STDs? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

STDs. Not necessarily the topic for first dates, or second ones for that matter. But it's still a topic that needs to be addressed at some point. T...

Male CEO Quit His Job To Spend More Time With His Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Mohamed El-Erian resigned as CEO of investment fund Pimco earlier this year, many thought it may have been down to internal politics. But it t...

Chinese Restaurant Owner Serves Opium-Laced Noodles

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes, we have such a hankering for chicken chow mein, Szechuan pork and prawn crackers that we seriously wonder if we're addicted to Chinese food...

Do You Eat Dinner While Glued To The TV? (You're Not Alone)

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Good news! Almost half of British people still eat a meal together, every day. The not-so-great news? Two-thirds of us are watching at least one sc...

How A Simple Blood Test Could Detect Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors could be able to detect a range of cancers earlier than ever before thanks to new findings. Research has shown calcium in the blood could p...