Daylight saving switch and lost sleep increase heart attack risk

Switching over to daylight saving time and losing one hour of sleep raised the risk of having a heart attack the following Monday by 25%, compared to other Mondays during the year, according to a new US study released on Saturday.

By contrast, heart attack risk fell 21% later in the year, on the Tuesday after […]

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The park-bench workout: five simple exercises

Head down to your local park and try out these exercises – an easy and free way to get fit and tone up.

1: Chest stretch

Stand a couple of steps away from the bench, feet hip-width apart. Lean forward and place your hands on the seat of the bench, shoulder-width apart, arms straight. Slowly lower yourself […]

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Summer style: why it’s all about comfort and joy

Dressing from the shoes up is an adage that fashion likes to trot out from time to time. And, tellingly, shoes provide everything you need to know about where fashion is at any given moment. For spring 2014, fashion editors attending the latest shows weren’t in the regulation heels that anyone who has seen The Devil Wears […]

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