Health

Why is Gen Z catching more STIs? It's complicated
Sexual health

Why is Gen Z catching more STIs? It's complicated

Risk of dying from cancer much higher in poorer areas of England, shameful study shows
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Poverty

Risk of dying from cancer much higher in poorer areas of England, shameful study shows

Half of all homeless people have a brain injury. This project provides essential support
Illustration of a head silhouette and a brain with a red area
Health

Half of all homeless people have a brain injury. This project provides essential support

Here's the bleak truth behind TikTok's 'girl dinner' craze
A plate of unmatched food: cake, cucumber, cheese spread and wafers with cans of fanta
TikTok

Here's the bleak truth behind TikTok's 'girl dinner' craze

Disabled people are cancelling Christmas because they can’t afford it: 'We can't wait another winter'
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people are cancelling Christmas because they can’t afford it: 'We can't wait another winter'

There's a mental health crisis in NHS, says writer and comedian Adam Kay: 'So little is being done'
Adam Kay
Mental health

There's a mental health crisis in NHS, says writer and comedian Adam Kay: 'So little is being done'

'This Victorian-era law isn't fit for purpose': Is abortion finally going to be decriminalised?
A protester holds a 'My body, my choice' placard.
Abortion

'This Victorian-era law isn't fit for purpose': Is abortion finally going to be decriminalised?

Gareth Thomas on HIV, stigma and the myths people really need to unlearn: 'We still have far to go'
Seated Gareth Thomas in a navy t-shirt
World Aids Day

Gareth Thomas on HIV, stigma and the myths people really need to unlearn: 'We still have far to go'

Trans woman with HIV was given two years to live. 30 years on, she's 'speaking out for her tribe'
World AIDS Day

Trans woman with HIV was given two years to live. 30 years on, she's 'speaking out for her tribe'

'Five friends influence government' as UK inches closer to compulsory domestic abuse lessons
Education

'Five friends influence government' as UK inches closer to compulsory domestic abuse lessons

'I urinated myself in the opticians': UK's public toilet crisis makes disabled people feel like 'prisoners'
public toilet
Public toilets

'I urinated myself in the opticians': UK's public toilet crisis makes disabled people feel like 'prisoners'

Malnutrition impacts half a million and costs the NHS billions. UK government needs to 'wake up'
Reception area in an NHS hospital
Malnutrition

Malnutrition impacts half a million and costs the NHS billions. UK government needs to 'wake up'

Homeless people are 16 times more likely to die suddenly, eye-opening study finds
homelessness can lead to a greater risk of heart attacks
Homelessness

Homeless people are 16 times more likely to die suddenly, eye-opening study finds

I care for my husband and mum full-time, 24/7. The UK government thinks I'm worth £10 a day
Katy Styles

I care for my husband and mum full-time, 24/7. The UK government thinks I'm worth £10 a day

I quit work to care for my mum. Big Issue Recruit helped me find my sense of purpose again
Big Issue Recruit

I quit work to care for my mum. Big Issue Recruit helped me find my sense of purpose again

If you want to understand mysterious world of teenagers, try listening to them
A teenager blowing vape smoke
Rachel Burden

If you want to understand mysterious world of teenagers, try listening to them

Infected blood scandal victims still fighting for justice four decades on – but time is running out
Illustration of a hypodermic needle
Fight for justice

Infected blood scandal victims still fighting for justice four decades on – but time is running out

'He begged mummy to take him home': Autistic man 'abused' while being kept in mental hospital for six years
Mental Health Act

'He begged mummy to take him home': Autistic man 'abused' while being kept in mental hospital for six years

Cost of living crisis sparks troubling rise in malnutrition and return of 'Victorian' diseases
A doctor listening to a child's back through a stethoscope. Poverty
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis sparks troubling rise in malnutrition and return of 'Victorian' diseases

Kids love them. They’re an environmental disaster. Should disposable vapes be banned?
disposable vape ban
Disposable vapes

Kids love them. They’re an environmental disaster. Should disposable vapes be banned?