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15 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Say or Do When Someone is Diagnosed With Cancer

If there’s one thing that causes awkwardness…. it’s cancer. When someone is diagnosed, granted, it’s hard knowing how to act around them or what to say. So, here's an insight into some of the things one should really try to avoid…
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10 Things to Say and Do When Your Friend Is Diagnosed With Cancer

According to new research published in The Telegraph at the end of last year, “Lonely women who have survived breast cancer are 60 per cent more likely to die from a recurrence of the disease than those more socially active.”        …
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The Perils of Christmas Bingeing

It’s fair to say that Christmas is the arch enemy of dieters worldwide. In the UK, the season “to be jolly” kicks off almost immediately after the kids go back to school in September. The dreaded sight of mince pies overtaking our supermarket…
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25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Me!

I was quite hairy when I was born but my parents thought I was the cutest baby monkey they'd ever seen. I didn't go to nursery, started school at 5, spoke only Sicilian dialect and not a word of English until then. I have Latin and…