This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay up

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay upJudith Hitchins, 39, had private health insurance but found it difficult to claim compensationCompany PruHealth claimed that Judith's condition was pre-existing as well as a result of child-birth and refused to pay Complete guide to avoid being ripped off on private health insurance | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 9 December 2012 The problems started a couple of months after Judith Hitchins gave birth to her second son.

My anorexia was fuelled by celebrity magazines: Victim demands ban on airbrushed photographs

My anorexia was fuelled by celebrity magazines: Victim demands ban on airbrushed photographs Rachel Johnson weighed little more than four stone during four-year battle with eating disorder 20-year-old idolised super-slim models and celebrities from the age of 13 She is now calling on the Government to ban airbrushing in magazines and adverts that are aimed at children | UPDATED: 11:48 GMT, 30 April 2012 Three years ago Rachael Johnston was given just 48 hours to live after a four-year battle with anorexia left her weighing a mere 4 stone.

I thought I was pregnant but my "bump" was a melon-sized TUMOUR

I thought I was pregnant but my 'bump' was a melon-sized TUMOUR Kayleigh Terry now hopes to start a family after recovering from having a melon-sized cancerous tumour A secretary who thought she was pregnant with her first child after piling on the pounds was terrified to discover she actually had cancer. Kayleigh Terry, 21, had also been suffering from pains and fatigue but was bemused when a pregnancy test came back negative.