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    All About Anabolic Steroids

    With rigorous drug testing regimes in place, why do athletes bother to take steroids? And why are non-athletes, particularly teenagers, following their example?

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    Cauliflower A Smart Choice

    Mark Twain once described cauliflower as "cabbage with a college education". Now science has shown that cauliflower is a smart choice, along with broccoli, in an anti-cancer diet.

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Surfing Your Thoughts: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Written by Dr Stephanie Bradstock

A form of meditation known as 'mindfulness' is steadily gaining popularity for treating mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety - and preventing relapses of these illnesses.

Mindfulness meditation is a technique adapted from Buddhism. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, one of its key proponents, “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally”. Individuals learn to become more aware of changing bodily sensations, feelings and thoughts, to observe them and accept them rather than automatically react.


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