Live Well

Healthy living for everyone

Passive smokers

People who breathe in secondhand smoke regularly are at risk of getting the same diseases as smokers.

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The recipe for strong bones for life

Find out what you can do to keep your bones fit for purpose whatever your age.

Why sitting too much is bad

Evidence suggests sitting for too long is bad for you, no matter how much exercise you do.

Children's teeth

From brushing to visiting the dentist, here's how to care for your child's teeth.

Meningitis jab for babies

A new vaccine to prevent meningitis B is being offered to babies aged two months.

Student healthcare

Advice on student health issues, including registering with a GP and the Disabled Students' Allowance.

BBC newsreader donates kidney to save mother

Sabet Choudhury talks about his decision to donate a kidney to save his mother's life.