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Keep the passion alive

Like other parts of your relationship, your sex life needs care and attention if you want to keep it in good condition. Relate sex therapist Denise Knowles offers some tips on keeping the passion and lust alive in your sexual relationship. In the early days…

Keep track of your medicines

Going into hospital? Changing GP? If so, it's a good idea to make a complete, up-to-date list of all the medicines you take. This will help make sure you carry on getting the right medicines for you. When you change doctors, hospitals and other care providers, records…

Keep warm, keep well

Cold weather can affect your health. Find out how to keep yourself well and your home warm during winter. Why is cold weather a problem? Who is most at risk? Be prepared How to keep your home warm Protect your health in the cold Look…

Keep weight off

If you've achieved your target weight, well done! But don't undo all the good work by going back to old habits. The key to reaching your ideal weight and keeping the weight off is to make long-term changes to your diet and lifestyle that you…

Keep your bones strong over 65

It's true that our bones tend to lose strength as we get older. But even in later years there is plenty we can do to prevent falls and fractures.  Stay active Being inactive makes your muscles and bones lose strength. This increases your risk of…

Keeping safe outdoors

For most people, taking part in outdoor activities such as hiking is trouble-free, but there are potential risks. Find out how to plan ahead.  Being active is great for your health, maintaining your fitness and reducing the risk of conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. In a survey by…

Keeping your kidneys healthy

Kidneys are vital to your overall health, so it's important to look after them. Five simple lifestyle steps can help you keep them in good shape. Stay hydrated Drinking plenty of fluid will help your kidneys function properly. Your urine should be straw-coloured. If it's…

Keeping your weight up in later life

As you get older, you may start to lose weight, either through illness or loss of appetite. Maintaining a healthy body weight is important, and there are steps you can take to gain weight healthily. If you're underweight or have lost weight suddenly or for no obvious reason, see…

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…
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