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Is peppermint toothpaste, falling in love or the full moon ruining your sleep?

Reports are suggesting that there are some more surprising things keeping us awake

Iron-rich foods may lead to overeating, weight gain

High iron consumption could lead to over-eating and an increased appetite later in the day, a new study has found

We're all living longer, but we're living sicker for longer, too

A new study of all major diseases and injuries across 188 countries has shown that while global life expectancy is rising around the globe, we're also living with illness and disease for longer

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Good news Friday: You'll absorb less calories by smashing a whole block of chocolate than spacing out the squares

Don't fret if you polish off a pack of Tim Tams before you're through the Netflix opening credits

Adorable bi-lateral transplant recipient leaves hospital with two new hands

Zion was released from hospital with his hands still bandaged, but working well enough to allow him to play with action figures

Girl strips in busy London street for a cause

When Jae West stripped down to her underwear and blindfolded herself in the busy thoroughfare, clutching felt pens with her trembling hands, she did so to send a message. "I'm standing for anyone who has struggled with an eating disorder or self-esteem issues like me... To support self-acceptance, draw a heart on my body," West scrawled on a whiteboard laid at her feet. Later reflecting on her public performance in a blog post, West reveals the most inspiring moment of the whole experience: "…Listening to a father explain to his children what I was doing. He was acknowledging the fact that everyone should love themselves exactly as they are and appreciate the bodies that they are given."

Heroic Turkish governor wants employees to show up late — but only if they work out first

The campaign aims to encourage citizensto participate in a sport and connect them with a dietician to improve their nutritional habits

Surgeons perform world's first bi-lateral hand transplant on eight-year-old boy

'When I was two, I had to get my hands cut off because I was sick'

Eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy steals the show at local triathlon

Eight-year old Bailey Matthews completed triathlon and became an international inspiration in the process

Mother blames HPV vaccine for her daughter's constant, excruciating pain

Expert studies have proven it's safe and effective, but this NZ mum suspects the vaccine is behind her daughter's crippling pain and lethargy