We should all definitely drink less!!

Lifestyle changes remain key in stopping a lot of the illnesses that are on the increase worldwide. What will it take for you to reduce your drinking or even stop altogether? A cancer diagnosis?? The Chief Medical Officer of UK has issued new guidelines on alcohol and the diseases it can cause.  Take a look!Continue reading “We should all definitely drink less!!”

Top Ten Women health issues

We’ve come a long way since 1995–and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. But it is also time to take stock of how women’s rights are fulfilled in the world –especially the right to health. Twenty years after countries signed pledges in the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, women stillContinue reading “Top Ten Women health issues”

Of bras, bra-fitters and skin cancer.

One of our readers sent in this article and asked me to share it on the SWN to help other women. I chuckled as I read the first part because I am one of those who have never used a bra fitter…I just sort of estimated what size will work for me and went forContinue reading “Of bras, bra-fitters and skin cancer.”

Another survivor speaks out: Lovely Nevo Burrell on surviving breast cancer.

Nevo talks us through finding out that she had breast cancer and the impact it had on her life. We often think cancer is confined to someone or some people out there. It can be an eye opener to find it so close. Especially in someone relatively young.   How often do you check yourContinue reading “Another survivor speaks out: Lovely Nevo Burrell on surviving breast cancer.”