Abi Millar

Abi Millar

Freelance Journalist

BA (Hons), MA

Abi is a freelance journalist with a special interest in health and medicine writing. 

She has an English degree from Cambridge University and a Science Journalism MA from City University London. She currently lives in Amsterdam. 

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Recent articles

How to handle asthma during the winter months
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How to handle asthma during the winter months Feature

Many people with asthma find their symptoms get worse in the winter months. So how can asthma be managed as the days get colder, and what can you do to avoid triggers? …

What's the link between anxiety and gut health?
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What's the link between anxiety and gut health? Feature

Many of us have first-hand experience of the way stress impacts our digestive system. But might it work the other way round too, and might improving our gut health help …

When should I worry about an insect bite?
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When should I worry about an insect bite? Feature

Insect bites are common at this time of year - but what are the signs that a bite may require medical attention, and how can you tell which insect is responsible for …

How to help your child adjust to a post-COVID world
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How to help your child adjust to a post-COVID world Feature

As we go back to some kind of normal, many parents will be worried about the ways the pandemic has affected their kids. Might school closures and social distancing have …

Are fermented foods worth the hype?
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Are fermented foods worth the hype? Feature

Foods like kombucha, kimchi and sauerkraut have been getting a lot of attention because of their potential benefits for gut (and overall) health. But what is the …

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