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Technology is supposed to make our lives easier but for criminals, it’s just another opportunity to take advantage of the unwary.

We’ve long been a nation of shed lovers but even that can’t account for the extraordinary rise of the men’s shed movement.

Air pollution from cars is estimated to cause thousands of premature deaths a year. Now researchers are calling for more people to work from home, a move they reckon could help prevent 10,000 deaths annually. Homeworker Sheena Grant looks at the evidence...

I should have known it. My washing machine, aged 22, is a mere baby compared to some out there.

Loneliness can affect anyone and has such devastating effects that doctors have called for a national public campaign to highlight the issue.

When I was at school I don’t really remember anyone having head lice. Maybe it had something to do with the ‘nit nurse’.

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

Is the way society deals with grief and bereavement damaging to recovery and is recovery really possible at all? Sheena Grant finds out about the Grief Recovery Method and learns about the six myths of loss.

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

It’s Dementia Action Week, an annual campaign to improve the lives of the UK’s 850,000 sufferers. Sheena Grant reports on a housing initiative that helps couples stay living together after a dementia diagnosis, however bad things get.

Advancing age brings all sorts of challenges that are hard for younger, more able-bodied people to fully understand, however empathetic they may be. That’s why a Suffolk home care company has bought an ‘ageing suit’ to assist staff training. Sheena Grant tried it out...

There have been a lot of Royal stories around this week ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Thrifty Living, with Sheena Grant

Between them, Roger Dunnett, Ian Lower and Ian Knights have lost an incredible 14st.

It would be easy to judge Danielle, Stacy and other women whose children have been removed from their care.

It started off with 13 pioneers in a west London park but in the space of a few short years has become an international phenomenon, with almost three million participants in 17 countries, stretching from the UK to Singapore, South Africa, Australia and America.

The power of sign language to transform the lives of children with hearing loss has been highlighted by an Oscar-winning film starring six-year-old Maisie Sly, who is profoundly deaf.

They’re on track to be the most overweight generation since records began.

Since her husband died a year ago Elene Marsden has discovered there are many ways of handling grief. She told Sheena Grant what she has learned and how she will be marking the first anniversary of his death.

We all like a holiday but when it comes in mid-winter and involves a lot of sitting around and eating it can be a recipe for physical disaster, even resulting in aching muscles and bad backs.

Campaigners are calling for a public awareness campaign to encourage more women to go for routine cervical screening after numbers attending appointments in England fell to their lowest level in two decades.

We all know people who seem to have the unerring ability to bounce back, whatever life throws at them.

If you’re someone who enjoys the annual rituals of autumn this is surely the week for you, writes Sheena Grant.

Tess Jewson often gets odd stares when she parks her car and displays her disability badge. She just doesn’t look ill a lot of the time.

My month of foraging is almost at an end but I’m not quite done yet, writes Sheena Grant.

Why are teenagers so impulsive, sleepy and emotional and how can parents held them navigate these sometimes difficult years? Expert Dr Rosemary Taylor will be giving her tips to Suffolk parents next week. She told Sheena Grant more...

Back in May, inspired by a free seeds offer in my local supermarket, I started my first ever window-sill vegetable garden, writes Sheena Grant.

Seven million people across the country are throught to have potentially-fatal high blood pressure without even realising it. Sheena Grant reports.

Drinking just one glass of wine or pint of beer is equivalent to eating half a burger when it comes to calories and is helping fuel obesity and health problems across East Anglia, say campaigners.

Keeping children safe online is one of the biggest challenges for modern parents. Sheena Grant finds out about an event this month designed to help them and talks to one of the speakers, Lorin LaFave, who set up a foundation to educate others after her son was murdered by an internet predator.

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