Andi Peters was forced to take sick leave for the first time in 20 years due to a bad case of shingles. Dr Hilary shares an insight into the symptoms to look out for and the best tips for dealing with them.
Our digital detox for January continues as we meet dentist Amarinder who has admitted that when he's not at work, he is constantly glued to his phone. Can he commit to Dr Hilary's challenge of ditching his phone for a week?
Did you know looking down at your phone may be doing more damage to your neck than you think? Dr. Hilary shares some tips on how to retain healthy posture in order to fight 'tech neck'.
Following the launch of our digital detox campaign, Ross King investigates the rise of social media addiction in LA and the extremes some people are going to. He meets a beauty influencer who has undergone five procedures in order to look like a filtered photo of herself she created on Instagram.
Do you feel dependent on your smartphone? Maybe the amount of time you spend online is affecting your relationships? Dr. Hilary gives us an insight into what excessive smartphone use can do to you both physically and psychologically and shares some tips on how to cut down the amount of time you spend online. He also sets a special challenge for Charlotte, whose husband says she spends so much time on her phone he even set up a dedicated account to document it.
Are you planning a health kick to start the new year? Dr Hilary is on hand to share his warning about fad diets and reviews the health benefits of Veganuary as Greggs and McDonald's add new vegan options to their menus.
We all eat and drink too much over Christmas, so what to do when the food and drink has its revenge?!
Dr Hilary is here with the best tips on how to deal with hangovers, and indigestion - including a questionable looking hangover cure that has to be seen to be believed.
Ahead of the festive period, when GP surgeries and pharmacies will be closed, Dr Hilary Jones details his Christmas checklist to ensure we're prepared in case illness strikes. As well as teaching the Heimlich manoeuvre and sharing the steps to take if someone is choking, he also suggests the key items that should be in your first aid kit.
Festive first aid kit checklist:
- Antiseptic cream or gel
- Rehydrating salts
- Painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen