Do you really need to pay a dentist 700 to get white teeth like Holly Willoughby'sDentists claim bleaching at home is dangerous, but sky-high prices see customers turn to home kits | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Celebrity smile: Holly Willoughby has confessed to teeth whitening Thousands of Britons have their teeth bleached to emulate the dazzling smile of celebrities such as TV presenter Holly Willoughby, who recently admitted to doing so ‘years ago’.
The health MOT test you can do in your living room: From bending backwards to eating sweetcorn By Charlotte Dovey PUBLISHED: 23:41 GMT, 8 October 2012 | UPDATED: 23:57 GMT, 8 October 2012 Taking some DIY tests at home can help you take responsibility for your health A visit to the GP for a check-up is, for some, about as pleasant an experience as having a tooth pulled.
Why are you so angry The illnesses and medicines that could be to blame for your bad moods | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 20 August 2012 Feeling cantankerous While anger is a normal reaction to certain events, it can be due to something more serious.
The bunion 'surgeons' who are maiming their patients | UPDATED: 01:36 GMT, 3 July 2012 At 41, teacher Beth Day, a fit aerobics and Pilates enthusiast, would not have expected to be spending much of her day shuffling about in slippers.
Businesswoman, 34, left scarred for life after doctor botched breast enlargement operation | UPDATED: 15:23 GMT, 24 June 2012 Andrea Scott wanted to boost her bust to a F-cup and went under the knife to make her breasts more equal A consultant is facing being struck off after a businesswoman was left with horrific scars following a boob job.
Excess levels of Vitamin D linked to higher death rates Too much of the sunshine vitamin may cause almost as much harm as too little | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 30 May 2012 Excess levels of vitamin D in the blood are linked with higher death rates, warn researchers.
Having children does NOT encourage parents to eat more healthily Couples 'may be influenced by fussy children' | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 1 May 2012 Parents are known for nagging their children to eat their greens, but a new study has found they don't apply their healthy eating advice to their own plates.
No treatment for smokers or the obese: Doctors back measures to deny procedures for those with unhealthier lifestyles | UPDATED: 18:03 GMT, 29 April 2012 Treatment ban: Some doctors have called for non-emergency treatments to be banned for those who are obese More than half of doctors across the UK have backed controversial measures to withhold treatment to smokers and the obese.
They ignore alarming symptoms, rely on risibly absurd tests – and charge you a small fortune: The nutrition therapists who put your health at risk The therapist peered at my tongue.
'Damaging, unnecessary and expensive': Enraged Royal College of GPs says entire health bill should be scrapped The college, which represents more than 44,000 family doctors, said bill would cause 'irreparable damage'Letter to David Cameron says unnecessary reorganisation could leave the poorest and most vulnerable to bear the brunt The UK's largest medical royal college has called for the Prime Minister to scrap the Health and Social Care Bill, branding it 'damaging, unnecessary and expensive'.