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Karlie Kloss was called too fat and too thin in one day

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
The 24-year-old model, who has been in the industry for a decade, recounted the infuriating comments at the Cannes Lion Festival earlier this week and explained how she coped.

Office workers are low on vitamin D and need the sunshine

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
Nine in ten office workers are low on vitamin D because they struggle to see enough of the sun. This is putting thousands at greater risk of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease.

Woman who had magic mushrooms for breakfast before work

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
Janet Lai Chang, 26, a digital marketer from San Francisco, took small traces of the drug almost daily for over a year. 'I was less anxious, less depressed, more open,' she said.

Scottish gardener suffers second degree burns in heatwave

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The gardener from Edinburgh was working overtime and has been bed bound ever since, he has temporarily signed off work.

Why do these mothers REFUSE to vaccinate their children?

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
These parents are in the small but determined minority who refuse to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases which have been largely eradicated in this country.

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older adults, according to a US study. Age-related macular degeneration gradually erodes seniors' central vision.

Store sheets in the fridge and never sleep naked

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
From frozen-pea pillows to sleeping in the garden, hundreds of people have been offering suggestions online about how to sleep in the heatwave. But does anything actually work?

Abortion and the men haunted by regret 

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
It’s thought there are now 200,000 legal abortions in Britain every year. The debate over abortion is usually focused on the woman. What’s often overlooked is the impact on the men involved.

How we're consuming 50% MORE than the safe limit

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
The average drinker is risking their health by typically consuming 21 units of alcohol a week – which is 50 per cent more than the Government's maximum safe limit.

Breastfeeding for a year reduces chances of heart attack

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
Researchers from Oxford University found that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the greater the cardiovascular health benefit appears to be. Breastfeeding cuts the risk of stroke and heart attack.

GPs and midwives miss signs of postnatal depression

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
42 per cent were not diagnosed or offered help by their GP, midwife or other health professional. Some said doctors didn’t talk to them properly or dismissed their concerns as normal (file image).

Don't let plastic surgeons prey on vulnerable teens

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
The think-tank believes children should be barred from receiving lip fillers, Botox and cheek implants, warning there is 'cause for serious concern' about the ethics of the growing cosmetic industry.

Forza Supplements reveal most common female body shapes

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
A new study has revealed the most common female body shapes in the UK. The most common is Dawn French's 'oval' figure shared by one in five women.

Self-driving clinic can see patients on the street

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
A new concept dubbed Aim hopes to harness artificial intelligence to improve everyday healthcare, using smart devices in the home, a mobile app, and an autonomous clinic.

Want to stay sharp in old age? Have more sex!

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
Researchers from the universities of Coventry and Oxford did not speculate on why regular sex boosts older people's brain function, however, past research suggests it stimulates learning.

Flu vaccine was ineffective for people 65 and older

Daily Mail (UK) - 21/06/2017
The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around.

Dying mother gets her wish to see her daughter graduate 

Daily Mail (UK) - 21/06/2017
Patricia Parrotte, a mother dying of breast cancer, got her wish to see her daughter graduate from school when officials worked to bring the ceremony to her hospital room.

People inject themselves with other people's blood

Daily Mail (UK) - 21/06/2017
Some people inject themselves with other people's blood to share a drug high, but the practice is dangerous because it can lead to the spread HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne infections.

Indian girl Roona Begum with hydrocephalus dies

Daily Mail (UK) - 21/06/2017
Roona Begum, a five-year-old girl was caught international headlines because of her severe condition, died in a remote Indian village on Sunday night after suffering breathing difficulties.

Fidget spinners are choking hazard to children

Daily Mail (UK) - 21/06/2017
Fidget spinners are potentially dangerous because they can be choking hazards, a US watchdog group claims. The toys have already been banned from schools.