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‘The Recovery Letters’ Gives People With Depression Hope From Those Who’ve Walked In Their Shoes

When you’re in the darkest moments of depression it can be difficult to imagine a day when you’ll feel happy again. But a touching project is allowing people who have survived these feelings to tell others “things will get better”.  The project, titled ‘The Recovery Letters’, allows people who are recovering from depression help those…

Secondary1st Founder On Fulfilling His Wife’s Dying Wish To Save Others With Breast Cancer

Almost every charity has a poignant story behind it, inspired by people who demonstrated incredible acts of strength even when struck down by illness. Rosie Choueka is one of these people: her story is one of selflessness and perseverance. After realising her fight with terminal cancer was lost, she was overcome with a renewed sense of…

SynDaver Labs Synthetic Dog Could Replace Thousands Of Animals In Veterinary Training Procedures

Thousands of animals could be saved from undergoing medical procedures in veterinary training schools worldwide, thanks to a new synthetic dog model developed by scientists in the US. SynDaver Labs, a leading manufacturer of synthetic humans, has unveiled the SynDaver Synthetic Canine. The synthetic dog, which is skinless, has been designed to be a realistic…

The Cookbook Helping People With Eating Disorders Build Better Relationships With Food

Recovering from an eating disorder is difficult. And this is precisely why Francesca Baker, 29, has created a cookbook that aims to help people with eating disorders change their mindset towards food. Baker, who is in recovery from an eating disorder herself, says the book, called ‘Eating & Living: Recipes for Recovery’, is by “those who have…

Feeling Unwell? Your.MD’s New AI Facebook Chatbot Will Find Out What’s Wrong With You

Would you take medical advice from an AI? Well medical diagnosis app Your.MD is now available on Facebook Messenger and ready to hear your symptoms. It’s called OneStop Health and it’s a chatbot that brings the same AI-powered diagnosis tools to Facebook’s Messaging service. Your.MD You simply start talking to it as you would a…

How YogaBellies Founder Cheryl MacDonald Turned Redundancy Into A Business Empowering Mums

When Cheryl MacDonald gave birth to her son, Caelen, in 2009, motherhood was not the fairytale she’d imagined. She was made redundant after going on maternity leave but a bigger tragedy was to fall on the day Caelen was born. Her best friend, who was also pregnant, passed away. Feeling at her most vulnerable, MacDonald, from…

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