Joanna Whitehead, The Independent

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The Independent

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Recent articles by Joanna:

Nearly three quarters of men unaware they can develop breast cancer, study reveals

Breast cancer in men usually occurs in those aged 60 and above, but can occasionally affect younger men → Read More

‘People aren’t willing to listen’: What it’s like to live with a stammer

A lack of awareness and visibility in public life means stammering is still considered to be a joke by many. Joanna Whitehead speaks to three people who stammer to discover the reality behind the myths → Read More

Have you got a cold or Covid? Here’s how to tell the difference

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Sober October: What are the benefits of being sober for a month?

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Google Maps quietly retires much-loved feature after Queen’s death

PegMa’am is no more – long live PegKing? → Read More

Woman who says ‘vintage Doctor Who is ruining her relationship’ told to flee

‘Give this woman an award and a more aware boyfriend’ → Read More

Megan Thee Stallion launches website with mental health support for fans

The rapper has previously spoken out about the value of seeking support for her own mental health → Read More

Babies in womb ‘smile’ for carrots and grimace for kale, study finds

The landmark study could advance understanding of how human taste and smell receptors develop → Read More

Robbie Williams reveals the secret to a happy marriage

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Is Prince Harry allowed to wear his military uniform to the Queen’s vigil?

Prince Harry’s lack of uniform has caused controversy → Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: A timeline of their royal journey

Everything that happened from the moment Harry and Meghan met until they decided to step down from their royal duties, and beyond → Read More

Hillary Clinton reveals story behind her off-the-rack wedding dress from Dillard’s

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Primark launches new menopause clothing range with cooling technology

The new range includes underwear, pyjamas, t-shirts and leggings → Read More

Meghan Markle says Archie comic books were her ‘favourite’ thing to read as a child

The Duchess insisted that the comics did not inspire the name of her son, however → Read More

Meghan Markle says she got an ‘A’ grade for planning ‘dream wedding’ at school

The Duchess said that she always wanted a ‘cookie-cutter perfect life’ → Read More

Timothée Chalamet, Simone Ashley, Sadie Sink: The best looks from the 2022 Venice Film Festival

The annual film bash has witnessed some spectacular looks on the red carpet → Read More

Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson and Julianne Moore: The best looks from the 2022 Venice Film Festival

The annual film bash has witnessed some spectacular looks on the red carpet → Read More

Selfridges aims for half of transactions to be from sustainable avenues by 2030

Sales of secondhand items at the department store rose by 240 per cent in 2021 → Read More

Jennifer Lopez says marrying Ben Affleck ‘finally felt like settling down’

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Have you got a cold or Covid? Here’s how to tell the difference

In pre-pandemic days, if you got a sniffle and a headache, you might dismiss it as an ordinary cold and carry on as normal, even if you felt a little rough around the edges. But as these symptoms are now some of the primary indicators of Covid-19 too, how can you be certain you have just caught a cold? The NHS updated its Covid information page at the start of April 2022, adding nine new… → Read More