Coleen Nolan has said she is considering undergoing a double mastectomy in light of two of her sisters’ recent cancer diagnoses.Last week, it was reported that Linda and Anne Nolan were both receiving cancer treatment after being diagnosed days apart.
Kristen Wiig has spoken about how “isolating” she found the experience of undergoing IVF before her twins were born via surrogacy.In January, Wiig and her fiancé, actor and writer Avi Rothman, became parents to twins via a surrogate.
From Saturday 8 August, it is compulsory to wear a face mask in museums, galleries, cinemas and places of worship in England.It was already compulsory to wear a face covering when visiting a supermarket, indoor shopping centre, coffee shop, or bank in England, with those who fail to comply at risk of being fined up to £100.
CBD, short for cannabidiol, is having a moment.Used in everything from snacks to moisturisers, products containing CBD (including oils, extracts, etc) seem to be everywhere.
On 8 August, the rules on face masks in England will change once again: the public now have to wear them in all indoor settings where you may come into contact with people you “wouldn’t normally see”.The government says this includes places like cinemas, galleries, or museums, in addition to the mandatory wearing already in place in shops and on public transport.
This summer, amid the hot weather, Britons unused to the scorching weather will need to take precautionary measures to ensure they don't suffer from heat exhaustion or heatstroke when spending lots of time outside in the sun.If an individual's body is unable to cool down and they develop heatstroke, then their health could be at serious risk.
Learning how to cope in the heat can be a struggle, with the beaming rays of the sun, the inescapable humidity and the ever-rising temperatures tough to handle for many.However, if you’re finding this heatwave unbearable, just imagine how your pet may be feeling.
After being postponed in April - till 4 October - London Marathon runners have now been told that the 2020 marathon will only involve elite athletes.For the 45,000 "mass-event" runners - they will have to wait until next year before they can take to the streets again.
Katy Perry is set to give birth any moment but it seems the pop star is growing impatient.On Thursday, the “Smile” singer joked that she has “had it” with pregnancy as she awaits the birth of her daughter, who is due to arrive sometime this summer.
As temperatures rise across the UK throughout summer, many members of the public will likely be spending more time basking in the sunshine.However, amid the picnics and barbecues, the continued spread of the coronavirus remains a concern, despite the recent easing of lockdown measures in England and the devolved nations of the UK.
A programme on Channel 4 that claims it can teach viewers how to lose a stone in just 21 days has been heavily criticised on social media for promoting “unhealthy relationships with food“ and being “triggering” for people with eating disorders.The first episode of Lose a Stone in 21 Days with Michael Mosley aired on Channel 4 on Wednesday 5 August.
Alyssa Milano has discovered she had coronavirus despite testing negative three times.The Charmed star said her positive antibody results came after she previously received a series of false negatives, despite experiencing “basically every Covid symptom” in late March.
Today’s Google Doodle has issued a stark warning about the coronavirus pandemic, urging members of the public to take safeguarding measures to protect themselves and others.Since first launching in 1998, the Google Doodle has provided Internet users with amusement and education on notable dates as they browse the web.
Approximately 6,000 people die by suicide each year; it is a major public health issue.One of the critical ways of preventing suicide is by helping people feel able to talk about their suicidal feelings. For many, this can be a first stepping-stone to recovery.
Boots is selling own-brand plant-based tampons and menstrual cups in store for the first time.The high-street pharmacy has added a new sustainable range to its collection of sanitary towels, tampons and menstrual products, which are available to buy in store now.
Linda and Anne Nolan, members of Irish pop group The Nolans, have revealed they have both been undergoing treatment for cancer during lockdown.The sisters, who are aged 61 and 69 respectively, shared the news on the official Twitter account for the band.
Kate Garraway has expressed her gratitude towards Jeremy Kyle for helping out with her children while her husband remains in intensive care.Garraway’s husband, former lobbyist Derek Draper, has been in hospital since March, when he was placed in an induced coma after contracting the coronavirus.
Health officials in the UK have issued a rallying call for those who have recovered from the coronavirus to donate their plasma.On 3 August the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) unit launched an urgent appeal for more donations as the health service prepares for a potential second wave of the virus. So far more than 13,000 donations have been made, but more are urgently needed says Dr Gail Miffin, NHSBT's chief medical officer.
Hailey Bieber has spoken about how she and her husband Justin Bieber will raise any children that they have, saying they will be taught to “respect and acknowledge” others.In September 2018, Hailey and Justin were married in a private civil ceremony in New York, having announced their engagement eight months prior.
Since 16 March the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been telling countries with Covid-19 to “test, test, test” for the virus. As well as implementing strict social distancing measures and lockdown policies, experts have said a system of testing and tracking those with the virus is an essential component to recovery.Testing has been part of the UK’s “five-pillar strategy” to fight the coronavirus since March but it has frequently faced criticism over continued hurdles and problems.
Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews have revealed the name of their baby daughter, which has remained private until now.The Irish model and Made in Chelsea star welcomed their second child last month and already have a son, named Theodore, who was born in September 2018.
Lena Dunham has opened up about her harrowing experience with Covid-19, revealing how she was unable to distinguish between symptoms for the virus and those for her existing illnesses.The actor and writer suffers from Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, which is a group of rare inherited conditions that affect connective tissue, with symptoms including an increased range of joint movement and fragile skin that breaks or bruises easily.
Between 5 March, when the UK had its first coronavirus-related death, and 31 July, the nation reached an official death toll of 45,999. This is much higher than estimates given in March by both an Imperial College study, which predicted 5,700 deaths, and by health chief Stephen Powis who said keeping the deaths below 20,000 would be a “good result”.Despite the high numbers lockdown restrictions have gradually been eased. But on Friday, Boris Johnson warned that infection rates across England are slowly beginning to creep up. The prime minister described the situation as “the warning light on the dashboard” and said that it was necessary to reverse some planned measures. Chris Witty, the government’s chief medical adviser said at the same press conference, the UK was reaching “the limit of what we can do”.
Bryan Cranston is urging his followers to wear face masks after revealing he contracted coronavirus despite “adhering to the protocols.”On Thursday, the Breaking Bad star shared a video on Instagram, along with a statement in which he described himself as “one of the lucky ones” after beating the virus that has claimed so many lives around the world.
Cancer patients face a “cliff edge” decision of choosing between their health and finances as the shielding programme draws to a close, a charity has warned.Macmillan Cancer Support said that the shielding programme, whereby people classed as extremely vulnerable to the risks of coronavirus have been asked to take extra measures to protect themselves, has been a “vital lifeline”.