Dr Zoe's lowdown on vitiligo

Vitiligo is a common disease that results in depigmented skin. Here are some key facts:

  • It is fairly common and may affect up to 1% of people. That means that we all likely know (or have at least met) somebody who has it.
  • It can develop at any age; the average age of onset is about 20 years and it’s quite rare to develop it after the age of 30

FIRST AID: How to do CPR

If an adult is unresponsive and not breathing, you’ll need to do CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

CPR involves giving someone a combination of chest compressions and rescue breaths to keep their heart and circulation going to try to save their life.

St John Ambulance trainer David explains how to do CPR.

Professor Green aims to raise £1M for trauma research

The recent terror attacks in Manchester and London have highlighted how hard the NHS staff work, but also shows how stretched they are. Trauma attacks are the biggest killer of under 40s in the UK and are also one of the most unrecognised departments.

Rap artist Professor Green is putting his star power behind the Transform Trauma campaign to raise £1 million for much-needed research after his life was saved not once, but twice, by trauma doctors.

Prof Green and Professor Karim Brohi

Prof Green is joined on the sofa by Professor Karim Brohi, a leading trauma surgeon who has been on hand for the recent terror attacks, knowing all too well how in need trauma departments are.

The healthiest way to say hello

Stop the spread of germs by refusing to shake hands! Feel rude? Try a fist-bump instead - apparently it's the healthiest greeting going.

Still not convinced? Dr Chris explains why - and we think this could catch on!

What to do when a child is choking

We never know what we might be faced with - which is why it's essential everyone knows how to perform basic life support in a moment of crisis.

Here's Dr Ranj demonstrating how to stop a child from choking.

More lifesaving videos

Essential first aid for children

How to administer basic life support for children

How to save a life with CPR

Should pregnant women eat for two?

I think there is an unstoppable force that drives you to eat when you're pregnant!

– Holly Willoughby

This health headline caught our eye - according to guidance from chief medical officers, pregnant women should 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week, as extra weight gain in pregnancy has been shown to be 'quite a bad thing'.

So does this mean an end to eating for two too? Let's get some clarification from Dr Chris.

Could drinking beer help you to live longer?

Dr Chris gives us his diagnosis on the most important health stories hitting the headlines this week - and one that caught our eye is that there are surprising health benefits to drinking beer. So should we be raising a pint to this new research Dr Chris? 🍺

I'm fat but fit - the plus size fitness crusade

She weighs 15.9 stone and is a UK size 16, but Louise Green is the new poster girl for female fitness. The plus-size personal trainer has won over an army of fans after challenging the idea you need to be slim to be healthy - instead she wants us to be the ‘healthiest version of ourselves’.

Louise wants to break the fitness industry mould

With the launch of her new book, Louise hopes to break the mould within the fitness industry and help women around the world to boost their self confidence and get in shape by striving for the perfect figure for YOU.

Louise joins us to talk about her crusade and share her tips for overweight beginners.