Forget five a day: Now scientists say you"ll be healthier and happier eating SEVEN daily portions of fruit and veg

Forget five a day: Now scientists say you'll be healthier and happier eating SEVEN daily portions of fruit and veg Scientists now claim we need to eat seven portions of fruit and veg a day to stay healthy Those who eat 7-8 portions a day felt more cheerful, loved and optimistic about the future | UPDATED: 14:22 GMT, 11 October 2012 For years we’ve been told to eat at least five portions of fruit and veg a day to stay healthy.

$56 million suicide prevention programme launched as study reveals more Americans take their own lives than die in car crashes

More Americans now commit suicide than are killed in car crashes as miserable economy takes its tollDeaths from suicide up 15pc with fears more deaths go unaccounted
$56m suicide prevention plan being rolled out after shocking statisticsHarsher penalties for drink driving credited with reducing road deaths

Parents who catch illnesses from their children cost the UK economy 17 billion a year and 190 million sick days

Coughing up for poorly parents: Mums and dads who catch colds from their offspring cost UK economy 17bn a year | UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 29 March 2012 Poorly parents who pick up a cough or cold from their children take a staggering 190 million sick days a year at a cost of 17 billion to the UK economy.

Alcoholic Matt Maden, 26, who needs a new liver sits by the phone waiting for a life-saving call

'I started drinking aged 10': Alcoholic, 26, desperately in need of new liver sits by phone waiting for a life-saving callHe was drinking 16 cans and a bottle of spirits as a teenager Diagnosed with liver cirrhosis when he was 21Only stands a 20 per cent chance of getting the donor liver he needs A young man who started drinking at the age of 10 is desperately waiting for a life-saving liver transplant. /01/10/article-2084517-0F654CBA00000578-168_468x390.jpg” width=”468″ height=”390″ alt=”Matt Maden has only a 20 per cent chance of getting an organ because of the massive demand for donor livers” class=”blkBorder” /> Matt Maden has only a 20 per cent chance of getting an organ because of the massive demand for donor livers Mr Maden, from Bournemouth, Dorset, was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, as a result of alcohol abuse, when he was 21. Since then, he has had three life-threatening bleeds

I started drinking aged 10: Alcoholic, 26, who needs a new liver now sits by the phone waiting for a life-saving call

I started drinking aged 10: Alcoholic, 26, who needs a new liver now sits by the phone waiting for a life-saving callWas drinking 16 cans a day and a bottle of spiritsDiagnosed with liver cirrhosis when he was 21Only stands a 20 per cent chance of getting the donor he needs A young man who started drinking aged 10 is desperately waiting for a life-saving liver transplant. /01/10/article-2084517-0F654CBA00000578-168_468x390.jpg” width=”468″ height=”390″ alt=”Matt Maden has only a 20 per cent chance of getting an organ because of the massive demand for donor livers” class=”blkBorder” /> Matt Maden has only a 20 per cent chance of getting an organ because of the massive demand for donor livers Mr Maden, from Bournemouth, Dorset, was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, as a result of alcohol abuse, when he was 21. Since then, he has had three life threatening bleeds.