Live Well

Healthy living for everyone

'Running gives me a sense of achievement'

Lorraine is one of hundreds of Couch to 5K graduates who have signed up to parkrun's increasingly popular 5km runs.

More topics

'I blew myself up at a festival'

Georgina tells how a festival camping trip nearly ended in tragedy.

Perfect picnics for summer

Food, fun and sunscreen: our guide to planning the perfect picnic.

UK insects that sting

Find out which native creatures are most likely to feast on you.

Sun protection advice

Protect your skin and eyes against sun damage and reduce your cancer risk.

Could you save a life?

You could save a life by giving blood and signing up to donate organs.

Are processed foods healthy?

Find out which processed foods to eat as part of a healthy diet.

Follow us on Twitter

Join more than 140,000 who follow @NHSChoices for the latest and best health news and lifestyle advice