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Kellie Maloney: 'My 60-year secret'

Retired boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, formerly Frank, talks about her dreams, diaries and secret dress-ups, and why it took her 60 years to come out. Las Vegas, November 1999. Lennox Lewis has just beaten Evander Holyfield to become Britain's first undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in more than 100 years.…

Keloid scars

Some scars grow lumpy and larger than the wound they're healing - this is called keloid scarring. Anyone can get a keloid scar, but they are more common in people with dark skin, such as people from Africa and African-Caribbean and south Indian communities. What…

Kidney problems

The number of people with serious kidney problems, such as kidney disease and kidney cancer, is increasing. Kidneys are vital organs that remove excess water and cleanse the blood of toxins. When the kidneys fail, waste products and fluid build up in the body, making you feel unwell,…

Knee exercises for runners

These knee strengthening exercises will help with your running, strengthen the muscles around the knee and prevent knee pain. The exercises strengthen all the muscles supporting the knee and stretch out the iliotibial band, known as the ITB, which runs down the outside of the thigh. They can be…

Knee pain and other running injuries

Running injuries can affect anyone, from experienced runners who push themselves hard, to beginners whose muscles are not used to running. Below are five of the most common running injuries. Find out how to spot the symptoms, what causes the injuries and what to do…

Know your prostate

Every man has one, it's important for their sex life, yet few men know anything about their prostate or what can go wrong with it. Better knowledge about this walnut-sized gland will help men to make better choices about testing and treatment. The prostate is located below the bladder. It…

Laser eye surgery and lens surgery

Surgery to improve your eyesight is known as "refractive surgery" or "vision correction". There are two different types: laser eye surgery and lens surgery. Both types of surgery can make you less dependent on glasses or contact lenses. Research shows that both are safe and…

Learning disabilities: coping with a diagnosis

Having a learning disability diagnosed can be difficult, and in some cases it isn't clear what the learning disability is or why it happened. However, your child's abilities and needs can be assessed to make sure they get the support they need. Learning disability diagnosis Some learning disabilities are…

Learning disabilities: help your child learn

If your child has a learning disability, there are steps you can take to help them learn. Local support services may be able to guide you along the way and help you work out how best to communicate to aid their learning. If your child…

Learning, work and volunteering (Adults)

Learning, work and volunteering Employment is a very important part of life. When people have a job, they feel part of society, they have a purpose, make new friends plus have money in their pockets to buy the things they want! These pages signpost you…
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