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Volunteering can make a difference to people's lives

FROM lowering stress to boosting self-confidence, volunteering benefits those who undertake it as well as those at the receiving end of their efforts, something that's being celebrated this Volunteers’ Week, which begins tomorrow.

HRT: Are the risks really outweighed by the benefits?

HORMONE replacement therapy (HRT) can have a hugely beneficial effect on unpleasant menopause symptoms, reducing hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings, and improving quality of life for many of the one million women in Britain and Northern Ireland who take it.

Five easy steps to building a 20-minute walk into your day

MAY, in case you weren't aware, is Walking Month – so how are you getting on with your step counts? Walking is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways of keeping physically active, and taking Shank's mare is always more rewarding than sitting in a bus or car.

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