Abi Millar

Abi Millar

Freelance Journalist

BA (Hons), MA

Abi is 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

What happens to your body when you give up caffeine?
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What happens to your body when you give up caffeine? Feature

For many people, caffeine is a staple part of their day. Present in tea, coffee, energy drinks, Coca Cola and even chocolate, the substance is the planet's most popular …

Could CBD oil help your anxiety?
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Could CBD oil help your anxiety? Feature

Over the last year or so, cannabidiol (CBD) has hit the mainstream. A constituent of the cannabis plant - albeit not a psychoactive one - CBD has been billed as having …

How good is PEP for preventing HIV?
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How good is PEP for preventing HIV? Feature

These days, we all know that HIV isn't a death sentence. Thanks to modern medicine, people with HIV can live long, healthy and thoroughly normal lives - something …

Overcoming your fear of needles
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Overcoming your fear of needles Feature

It goes without saying that nobody likes injections. Faced with a routine visit to the pharmacist - be that for a travel vaccination or a flu jab - most people treat …

How to quit smoking without gaining weight
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How to quit smoking without gaining weight Feature

It's a common perception that stopping smoking leads to weight gain. As the thinking goes, while your heart and lungs may benefit from the change, your waistline …