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Claire King health: Emmerdale star’s diagnosis ‘I was shocked and devastated’

Claire King, 57, has played the role of Kim Tate in ITV’s Emmerdale since 1989. The actress has been open about her almost 30-year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes painful joints, as well as stiffness and swelling. The condition is something her mother Angela also has. Speaking to… Read More »

‘I wish I’d gone vegan years ago – I’ve never felt better’

It’s no longer just a millennial eating fad — the older generation is jumping on the bandwagon, too, discovers Lucy Holden It’s getting harder to escape veganism. Time was when plant-only diets were for young, idealistic world-changers. But, thanks to the popularity of initiatives such as Veganuary, there’s a new breed of meat and dairy… Read More »

Are You in Pain? Play ‘I Spy’

313 Shares — I had to stop looking. Looking for direction. Looking for answers. Looking for why. I had spent eight years looking to understand my mystery illness, my burnout, and my life. I was sick for eight years with an antibiotic-resistant staph infection in my sinuses (MARCONs) which was misdiagnosed as Lyme disease. I… Read More »

‘I was sexually abused as a child’

As a child, how do you deal with being sexually abused if you don’t understand what has actually happened to you? Katerina* tells her complicated, moving story of being sexually abused as a child. As told to Maira Hermann Zeh The NSPCC released some new statistics on child sex abuse yesterday. According to the charity, which… Read More »