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There’s been so much in the press recently about the health risks of an overloaded salt and sugar diet. Woman’s Weekly GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones sifts through the claims …

Is back surgery the answer? © iStock

It’s not always the best solution for a bad back. So when is back surgery worth it and when are other options better? The five lumbar vertebrae (L1…

A mammogram can reveal whether a lump needs further examination © iStock

Nine out of 10 breast lumps aren’t cancerous, but they do need to be checked out. Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones explains why… Our breasts contain milk-producing glands, connected…

Worrying sometimes is normal, but you don't want it to become a habit © Alamy

We all worry at times but if feeling anxious becomes a habit it can lead to fatigue, anxiety, insomnia and depression Our bodies don’t know the difference…