Everything you don’t know about SPF

Image: iStock Whether you find yourself bewildered in the sun care aisle or consider yourself SPF-savvy, with new research constantly being done in the field of UV damage, it’s never a bad idea to swot up. Plus, the fact remains that we, the great British …

Why We Grow Numb To Staggering Statistics — And What We Can Do About It

“People are not very good with large numbers,” says Elke Weber, a professor of psychology at Princeton University. “We don’t discriminate between 150,000 or 300,000 or 3 million.” Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop hide caption toggle caption Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop “People are not very good with large …

How to talk about sex

We’re told communication is the key to a healthy and happy sex life – but how do we actually approach that conversation? Image: iStock It’s one of life’s strange ironies that talking about sex with a partner can make you feel a whole lot more …

7 questions about cervical screenings, answered

Cervical cancer affects thousands each year – but worryingly, women are now avoiding screenings, due to coronavirus concerns. Here’s why you should honour your appointment Image: Stocksy Social distancing measures have impacted on lots of important parts of life, not least cervical screenings. Those of …

Why Forecasters Can’t Make Up Their Mind About Africa And The Coronavirus

A vendor waters fresh greens for sale at a stall in a market in Abuja, Nigeria. KC Nwakalor/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption KC Nwakalor/Bloomberg via Getty Images A vendor waters fresh greens for sale at a stall in a market in Abuja, …

Anthony Fauci: ‘Now Is The Time … To Care Selflessly About One Another’

[embedded content] YouTube Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, key member of the White House’s coronavirus task force and Brad Pitt lookalike — well, kind of — mobilized his newfound celebrity for a pair of surprise graduation messages …

About Half Of U.S. Homes Lost Wages During Pandemic, Census Bureau Finds

People wait in a long line to receive a food bank donation at the Barclays Center on May 15 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Across the country, cities and towns are dealing with the highest unemployment rates since the Great Depression. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption toggle …

From Loss Of Smell To ‘COVID Toes’: What Experts Are Learning About Symptoms

Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are emerging. megamix/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption megamix/Getty Images Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are …