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Health How to drink more mindfully Nowadays we’re taking ownership of when we want to enjoy alcohol, and when we’d rather keep a clear head Health What does red yeast rice do? A popular ingredient in Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is believed to have cholesterol-lowering, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects Health Cholesterol: do you know your number yet? Six in 10 of us have raised cholesterol, but it’s often symptom-free. Here’s how to keep it in check, according to expert Dr Dermot Neely Health What does magnesium do? From restful sleep to strong bones and migraine relief, this mineral is vital for good health Health 5 ways to lower your breast cancer risk It’s the most common cancer in the UK, yet we know four in 10 cases are preventable. Beat the odds by making these key changes, says Eluned Hughes Health Why heart health is a feminist issue Every day, two women die needlessly after a heart attack because they don’t get the same treatment as men. It’s time to end this inequality, says Dr Kamal Chitkara Health What is choline? This recently discovered nutrient is thought to aid liver health, cognitive function and foetal development. Here’s what to know Health What does iron do? A surprising number of women are deficient in this essential mineral. Here’s what you should know Health How to keep your family healthy this autumn September marks the start of coughs and colds season. We asked two experts how to fend them off Health 6 surprising headache causes (and how to solve them) We asked an expert what could really be at the root of your pain evening primrose oilHealth What does evening primrose oil do? From helping skin health to managing menopause, this herbal remedy is being taken seriously by the scientific community Health How to handle your hangover like a pro Follow our expert guide to the day after the night before Health 10 healthy sight habits From choosing the right sunglasses to make-up hygiene, there’s more to healthy eyes than regular tests... Health What do B vitamins do? Essential for keeping both body and mind sharp, here's what you need to know about B vitamins