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Adrenal fatigue: What it is and what it’s like to live with

Katie, 27, was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue around 18 months ago. She describes what it is like to live with. How did you discover you...

What is ghosting? What should you do if you’ve been ghosted

Ghosting is basically abruptly cutting off all forms of contact with someone, whether that’s a friendship, romantic or professional relationship, by no longer accepting...

Teens’ three biggest mental health concerns revealed

New research by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has revealed the three biggest mental health concerns for teens are anxiety, stress and...
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HPV vaccine successful in reducing cervical cancer rates, research shows

The HPV vaccine which is given to teenagers in the UK 'dramatically reduces cervical cancer rates' by almost 90 per cent, according to a...
Lucy Tyler on what it's like to live with arthritis

What it’s like living with arthritis in your teens and twenties

I was diagnosed with JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) when I was 14 years old. I'd never had any issues with my joints or mobility up...
Faye Cullen on anorexia

How I recovered from anorexia and how Childline can help

When I was eight years old I was diagnosed with ME and was left in a wheelchair and housebound, unable to attend school. Then when...
Florence on living with JIA

What it is like living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) at 15 years old

From the age of six, I had experienced recurrent pain in my knees that seemed to follow viral infections. We didn't know straight away...
Love Island 2020 stars Shaughna Phillips and Demi Jones come together in an emotional conversation to talk about how both have been affected by cancer and the importance of raising awareness.

Why it’s important to talk about cancer and raise awareness

Love Island star Demi Jones has revealed how going public with her cancer diagnosis has helped inspire others to get any unusual changes checked...
Jodie Hughes, founder of the charity Endometriosis South Coast.

10 things I wish I knew about endometriosis when I first started my journey

When I first started down this road at the age of 11 no one could have predicted that it would lead to me starting...