Winter Survival Guide: Why we should wear a balaclava in bed

As our unpredictable weather continues, more and more of us are feeling a little run down. But whilst most of us can battle through and shake it off, the effects of the cold can be more dangerous for others, especially the elderly.

With research suggesting that each winter one person dies needlessly every seven minutes, Dr Chris is here to tell us exactly how to look after ourselves, our relatives and our friends this winter.

Breaking the silence on men's mental health

It’s been one of the biggest storylines of the past year, with millions of viewers watching as EastEnders' Lee Carter contemplated suicide.

The actor who plays Lee, Danny-Boy Hatchard, says it’s time we asked why so many men are at risk of taking their own life, and whether we’re doing enough to prevent the underlying mental health issues that lead to too many tragic ends.

Suicide prevention helplines

Mental health helplines

Davina's easy home workouts

Fresh from covering for Holly last week, Davina is back with us today - and ready to get the nation in shape!

From firming up those tums to getting rid of those bingo wings, Davina shows us how to flex those muscles and get toned.

'I want to give my five year old cannabis'

A mother whose son suffers from severe epilepsy claims that by denying the five year old cannabis, the NHS are going against his human rights.

Hannah Deacon's son Alfie has clusters of seizures that are so severe he is constantly in and out of hospital.

Now Hannah and her partner Drew are contemplating moving her family to America to get their son the controversial treatment legally.

Lorraine shows us how to shimmy our way to a slimmer figure

Lorraine Kelly has been part of ITV's breakfast presenting line-up for more than 30 years, and she shows no signs of slowing down!

After her first workout DVD hit the number one spot in the fitness DVD charts, she's back and looking better than ever with her second fitness DVD, to show us how to shimmy our way to a slimmer figure and blitz our Christmas jelly bellies.

Find out lots more about the Brand New You campaign here.

Jessica Knowles on her marriage split and battle with cervical cancer

She had it all - a loving husband, a beautiful baby boy and even a house in Spain. But 2016 was the year from hell for Jessica Knowles, the wife of DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles. Her three year marriage to Nick ended, she suffered a miscarriage shortly afterwards, and in July she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Following a life saving operation and receiving the all-clear Jessica briefly reunited with Nick in the hope of saving the marriage.

Sadly things did not work out, and a newly-single Jessica joins us to tell us why she and Nick have decided to part ways for the second time, and how she's adjusting to life being a single mother.

Dr Ranj invites Jeremy Hunt to shadow him on a shift to witness the 'winter crisis'

Two people have died after lengthy waits on hospital trolleys at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital while under-pressure A&E departments had to shut their doors 140 times in December, simply unable to cope with patient numbers.

Yet despite hospital executives saying the current situation is 'unprecedented', Prime Minister Theresa May and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt have denied claims the NHS is facing a 'humanitarian crisis'.

Joining us now to discuss the issue is Dr Ranj, who has experienced first-hand just how stretched the NHS is this winter.

Top tips to help you cut the sugar habit

Public Health England are warning that the average English child eats the equivalent of three cubes of sugar (11g) every morning for breakfast. Sugary cereals, fruit juice and some spreads are to blame, according to the health body's new Change4Life campaign.

Their free app, Be Food Smart, has been launched to help highlight how much sugar, salt and saturated fat can be found in your everyday food and drink.

To help us all cut down on our sugar intake, Healthy Food Guide magazine Nutrition editor Amanda Ursell shares her top five sugar swaps.