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Union will order members to wear skirts to work if porter is not reinstated after rolling up trousers

Michael Wood was sent home from work (Picture: PA) A union will tell its members to wear dresses to work if a suspended porter is not reinstated after rolling up his trousers when it was hot. Michael Wood, who works at Watford General Hospital, is currently being investigated by his employers Medirest after making the adjustment to his uniform when ...

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People are growing crazy for this grossly satisfying earwax video

If you liked Dr Pimple Popper, you’ll love Dr Mark Vaughan AKA the ear wax extractor (Picture: YouTube/Auburn Medical Group) If you’re the sort of person who loves watching gross stuff, then the internet’s really had your back lately. Former NASA scientist bashes ‘bio-frequency healing stickers’ promoted by Goop There was that guy who pooed in a supermarket, the man ...

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Former NASA scientist bashes ‘bio-frequency healing stickers’ featured on Goop

(Picture: Body Vibes) Goop promotes a lot of baffling stuff. Shoving jade eggs up your yoni, for example. Burning your bras to get over your ex. Fixing depression by walking around barefoot. 20 things you only know if you have PTSD Most recently, Goop published an article titled ‘Wearable stickers that promote healing (Really!)’, which promotes ‘healing stickers’ from Body ...

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How long does sunburn take to heal and how to get rid of it?

It can only take one bad burn to cause serious longterm damage your skin (Picture: Getty) Yes, it’s all well that we had some of the hottest weather on record this week, but did you know that it only takes one bad sunburn to cause serious long-term damages to your skin. Sunburn is skin damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light ...

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Is freelancing better or worse for your mental health than working in an office?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when the weather is this hot and you’re freelance, all your friends will be jealous. With nearly five million people now working for themselves, according to the official of national statistics, it’s more common than ever to be self employed. But how does it affect your wellbeing? Is freelancing better or worse for ...

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Yoga might be as good for your back pain as physiotherapy

(Picture: Shutterstock) If you’re one of those people who haven’t yet been swept up in the ever-popular ‘wellness’ craze, it may be finally time to get on board – especially if you suffer from an achy back. New research says that yoga – the don of all wellness activities – is actually as good as physical therapy for helping to ...

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BBC’s Hospital to show doctors’ response to Westminster attack

The programme will reveal how doctors responded to the shocking incident (Picture: BBC) The moment that doctors at a London hospital treated the people injured in March’s Westminster terror attack will be shown in a BBC documentary on Tuesday evening. The rare look inside a hospital following a horrific terror attack is only possible because the film makers of BBC ...

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Heat stroke, sunstroke and heat exhaustion symptoms and how to spot them

Tired athlete runner exhausted from exercise and high temperatures. (Picture: Shutterstock) Heat stroke is a serious medical emergency if not treated or remedied quickly and is a worry for many as the heatwave continues across the UK. Kayla Itsines says that she cried with nerves the first time she ever used a gym It is a condition that can be ...

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NHS launches urgent plea for more black blood donors

40,000 more black donors are needed (Picture: Getty) Health officials are urging more black people to give blood, to meet a growing demand for a special subtype of blood. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) said that 40,000 more black donors are needed, after the amount of Ro blood issued to hospitals in England rose by 75% between 2014 and 2016. ...

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Therapy is so much tougher than I imagined

Therapy isn’t how you picture it. It’s not lounging on a couch, telling a patient man in glasses and a tweed jacket about your parents, and having them say ‘ah, yes. But how do you feel about that?’. Never worry about sunburn again, thanks to the world’s most advanced* sun lounger It’s not just a nice chat with someone who’s paid to ...

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