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Taking control of asthma

In most cases, asthma should not hold you back. With the correct medication and action plan, you can take back control says Dr Alexandra Phelan.

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12th Nov 2018
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Health > NHS repeat prescriptions with free home delivery

Arthritis symptoms and treatments

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in joints, but are there things to minimise its discomfort and reduce its progression? Dr Alexandra Phelan explains.

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Managing diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common long-term health conditions in the UK, and it can require people to use regular medication alongside changes to their diet and lifestyle as Dr Alexandra Phelan explains.

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Managing high blood pressure

Dr. Alexandra Phelan explains how regular medication and healthy lifestyle choices can help you manage high blood pressure.

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Travel > World Wide

The Meerkat OAP

Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy & Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78 year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept. Michael Edwards investigates

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12th Nov 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Wise Children

Wise Children is a love-letter to the theatre, but Emma Rice's production at the Old Vic became submerged under a welter of confusion.

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12th Nov 2018
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Finance > News & Views

“No-one told me the tide comes in”

Peter McGahan takes another look at the shifting sands beneath tech stocks (FAANGs) and how you can protect yourself against market uncertainty.

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8th Nov 2018
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Travel > Europe

Domaine de Perches

Many of us dream of that epic restoration project in rural France. Michael Edwards enjoys a sumptuous boutique hotel that escaped Grand Designs’ attention

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8th Nov 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus & poached egg

Food has a huge impact on your overall health. So why not ditch the comfort food and tcuk into this delicious buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus and poached egg?

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7th Nov 2018
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The Wild Duck

The brutality of truth-telling is explored by Ibsen in his 1884 classic The Wild Duck, which returns to the London stage in a stripped-down, ponderous production, directed by Robert Icke, at the Almeida Theatre. Laurence Green reviews.

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7th Nov 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Probate fees to soar from April 2019

Dan Atkinson of EQ Investors considers yesterday’s announcement that the cost of securing legal control over a deceased's estate will soar next April and provides a few options on what people can do.

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7th Nov 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

Tried & tested: Olverum bath oil

Made from a recipe created more than 80 years ago, Olverum bath oil is a little known treasure that will transform bathtime into a self-indulgent escape that will restore, relax and renew.

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7th Nov 2018
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Rediscovering body confidence with Slendertone

The slim and discreet abdominal toning belt that firms and tones your tummy anytime, anywhere.

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31st Oct 2018
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What's on > Theatre

Company

Marianne Elliott puts marriage under a contemporary microscope in this enjoyable re-imagining of Sondheim's Company. Indeed, this is company you should definitely keep, writes Laurence Green.

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31st Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

Backed against a wall

Back pain affects 21.9 million people in the UK, but the list of what isn’t recommended is now longer than what is…

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30th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Why eating your greens may keep you brainy

Sticking to the basics of healthy eating and adding green vegetables to your diet can help to boost your intake of nutrients that have been shown to be particularly beneficial for brain health.

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30th Oct 2018
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Finance > News & Views

FAANGS for the bites Facebook

No Halloween pun intended. Tech stocks are a very attractive option but if you think they are a safe option - think again.

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30th Oct 2018
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Health > Sex

The evolution of sex toys since the 1970s

Adult toys are hugely sophisticated, smaller and sleeker and are made to appeal to all ages. The choice is endless and the most difficult decision is where to begin!

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30th Oct 2018
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What's on > Film

Highlights of bfi London Film Festival 2018

Laurence Green rates his top picks from bfi London Film Festival 2018 including the brilliant semi-autobiographical Roma by Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron.

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26th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Our lover affair with eggs

Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan explains why we have fallen back in love with eggs and why they are so good for you.

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26th Oct 2018
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Travel > World Wide

Discovering Mauritius

Mark Twain wrote that Heaven was modelled on Mauritius. Michael Edwards discovers that Tui’s all-inclusive Sensimar Lagoon Hotel has only improved things.

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25th Oct 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is an Intraocular Lens and which one is best for me?

Selecting the Intraocular lens that suits your needs can be a daunting thought. This article will talk you through your options and help you feel prepared before your visit to the ophthalmologist.

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23rd Oct 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

California walnut and fig cake

Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber goes nutty with this delicious recipe for California walnut and fig cake.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > Pensions

Six solutions if you’re bumping up against the pensions annual allowance

Sarah Coles of Hargreaves Lansdowne looks at six ways to make the most of your pension annual allowance.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > News & Views

When a family member with dementia goes into care

It can be a daunting and emotional time for families coming to the decision to move a relative with dementia into care. Rebecca Harbron Gray answers some frequently asked questions.

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19th Oct 2018
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Finance > News & Views

Past performance a guide to the future?

Analysing the consistency of investments and opportunities is key to understanding where risk lies, writes Peter McGahan.

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18th Oct 2018
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The Height of the Storm

Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in this compassionate, deeply moving play that teases the mind, while touching the heart. Laurence Green reviews The Height of the Storm.

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17th Oct 2018
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Coming through the darkest times

Pam Craige, a 60-year-old project coordinator from Cheshire, lost her husband Bill to heart failure in August 2013. Pam was one of more than 600 people who contributed to research conducted by Compassion in Dying into their experiences of terminal illness.

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17th Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

10 Tips on how to live longer

We all want a healthy later life but sometimes old habits get in the way. Here are 10 tips that are easy to follow but could have a lasting, positive imapact on over 50s health.

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17th Oct 2018
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Food & Drink > Recipes

North African egg and butterbean salad

Packed with flavour and vegetables, this dish is not only rich in protein you will also get a large helping of vitamin D and B12 from your boiled eggs; perfect for a filling, healthy, vegetarian lunch.

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17th Oct 2018
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