What should Fat Betty do From the baby formula diet to safflower oil shots, how women kept their weight down in the Sixties By Tamara Abraham PUBLISHED: 21:02 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 16 April 2013 Though she may no longer be quite so 'Fat Betty', Mad Men's Mrs Francis is still trying to 'reduce' in the newest episodes.
Woman suffers TWO strokes by the age of 30 (defying odds of a billion to one) – but says ordeal helped her finally find love Colette Boyd, from Glasgow, suffered her first stroke aged just 28 Against odds of a billion to one, suffered another stroke a year later Missing the buzz of working in an office, she visited an internet chatroom There met now-husband Pete, 46, who has shared love of music and football By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:41 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 20 February 2013 True love: Collette Boyd suffered TWO strokes by the age of 30, but says her ordeal helped her meet her husband Pete A woman who suffered two strokes before the age of 30 – defying odds of a billion to one – has finally found love thanks to her illness.
On your bike! Children driven to school are slower learners than those who walk or cycle Children driven or bussed to school had poorer concentration levels than those who walked or cycled Impact of exercise so big it could advance a student up to half a year in their studies | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 26 November 2012 It is common sense that children who walk or cycle to school have a lower risk of obesity than those shuttled to and fro by car.
Memo to workaholics: Go home on time tonight and have dinner with your familyToday is national Go Home On Time Day | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 26 September 2012 You”ve clocked in early to write that report, skipped lunch to finish the filing – and there’s still a pesky pile of paperwork to approve.
Boy, 6, nearly dies from brain bleed after hitting his head in the playground | UPDATED: 14:01 GMT, 12 April 2012 A six-year-old boy collapsed and almost died from a dangerous brain bleed after hitting his head in the playground.
Pictured: The seven-year-old boy with such severe narcolepsy that he couldn't kick a ball without falling asleep Reece Williams slept for up to 23 hours and fell over 25 times a dayDoctors thought it was virus until father filmed him for real diagnosisNow Reese can stop falling asleep after taking controversial drug Xyrem A boy of seven suffered from such severe narcolepsy that he couldn’t even kick a football without the sleeping disorder causing him to doze off.
Grab a sandwich… and a GP appointment: Government plan to allow patients to register for surgeries near their place of work Patients will be able to pop into their GP during their lunch-break under Government plans to make it easier to get an appointment. They will be allowed to register with a surgery close to where they work rather than having to sign up to one near their home, as is currently the case. Under plans announced by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, patients will be able to register with any practise they chose that is likely to best fit-in with their daily routines.