Health round-up: A look back at 2013

Can you believe it’s nearly the end of 2013 already?! I can’t quite frankly. It seems time goes quicker as each year passes; it honestly feels like yesterday when we were celebrating the beginning of 2013 and welcoming it with open arms, eager to see what the year ahead would bring. But while we look ahead…

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The day I discovered breast cancer in my family

Did you know that breast cancer can run in families? There’s been a lot being said about this in the media right now. Last week, Angelina Jolie spoke out bravely about choosing to have a double mastectomy. She’d discovered that she had a genetic fault (which can be passed down from one generation to the…

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Health round-up: Angelina Jolie, childhood cancer and diabetic recipes

You can’t have failed to notice Angelina Jolie in the news over the last few days, speaking out about her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy. She has written openly and candidly about her decision after discovering that she has a faulty gene that significantly increases her risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer.…

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