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Ever lent your phone to a friendly-looking stranger? What about to that one friend whose hygiene habits you’re not quite convinced of? Well you may want to reconsider who gets to touch your touch screen, as one study shows that 16% of phones have traces of faeces on them.

Sexual health is important for everyone, anywhere in the world; different attitudes, behaviours, norms and laws exist meaning that for many people it remains a taboo. With that in mind, and the fact that 1 million curable STIs are passed on globally every day, it is in everyone’s interest to look after their sexual health.

It’s that time of year again, the start of the university semester. For those starting their first term it means the rise in the sale of two things: tissues, as doting parents wipe away their tears as their cherubs leave the nest; and booze. Students going to university for the first time will be perusing […]

Everyone loves a holiday, and if your Instagram or Facebook feed is anything to go by, everyone is constantly on one. In reality, however, not everybody is blessed with this opportunity and it’s taking a serious toll on our health. People who aren’t able to jet off into the sunset at least once a year, […]

Even as an adult, though I use the term loosely, I hate homework. Until recently, I had been working as a language assistant, helping to teach English in a Spanish high school, or ‘instituto’. The hours are fantastic, as you are contracted to a 16 hour week with a three day weekend every week. Despite […]

Internations recently released their second edition of the ‘Expat Insider’ – an extensive survey involving 14,000 expats across the globe to find out which countries are the top destinations for expats. The survey takes an in-depth look at five key categories which contribute to a truly epic expat experience: quality of life; ease of settling […]

60 million people in Europe are currently living with diabetes. In the UK, new statistics show that the number of people living with diabetes has gone up by 60% in the past decade, reaching over 3.3 million. Importantly, 90% of these cases related to type-2 diabetes, which is typically linked to diet and obesity. Type-2 […]

I hate it. You scroll through facebook, seeing as you go countless clickbait ads and pictures of meals that someone, somewhere, took more time picking out a filter for than the actual cooking itself. Its gotten to the point where it’s surely only a matter of time before recipe books start suggesting “walden” for pasta […]

According to a new study, the use of the e-cigarettes among teens tripled between 2013 and 2014. The increase is such that e-cigarette use, or ‘vaping’, has surpassed that of cigarettes and all other tobacco products. This is also due to the decrease in use of traditional cigarettes, which fell to a reported 9.2% usage […]

Giving birth is one of the most important events of your life, and as a single, childless male I feel I can say that with quite some authority. If you are living abroad while pregnant, there is the added pressure of making the important decision of whether or not you want to have your child […]

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