Tag Archives: stop

Is snacking one of your bad habits? 7 ways this behavior change expert says you can stop

Can’t stop snacking? With a second lockdown looming, it’s time we tackled our bad habits – before it’s too late. Behaviour change specialist Dr Heather McKee reveals 7 tips on how to stop snacking What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘lockdown’? Because all we hear is ‘blissful, uninterrupted… Read More »

Plexiglass barriers at Pence-Harris debate ‘are a joke,’ won’t stop coronavirus, medical experts say

The Commission on Presidential Debates is taking extra precautions at Wednesday night’s Vice Presidential debate given the coronavirus outbreak in the White House, but pictures of two curved plexiglass barriers they plan to use has some epidemiologists and airborne pathogen specialists scratching their heads. Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris will be seated more than… Read More »

‘If you’re lonely you will find it hard to stop smoking’ says Dr Miriam Stoppard

What with isolation, shielding and quarantine there’s been a frightening increase in the number of people feeling lonely, brought on or made worse by the pandemic. In fact there’s been an epidemic of loneliness. According to the Office for National Statistics, the equivalent of 7.4 million people said their wellbeing was affected through feeling lonely… Read More »

Scientists discover way to stop spread of devastating childhood cancer

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Manchester have made an important breakthrough that could lead to ‘kinder’ treatments for children with bone cancer, and save lives. Current treatment is gruelling, with outdated chemotherapy cocktails and limb amputation. But despite all of this, the five-year survival rate is poor at just 42 per… Read More »