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Amberley Davis

Amberley Davis

Senior writer

BA (Hons), CPD

Amberley is a senior writer with Patient and has written extensively on a range of health and wellbeing topics.

Amberley has a particular interest in the gender health gap, the links between human and environmental health, fertility, and longevity. She holds a first class degree in English Literature and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers.

Amberley has had work published in Digital Playmakers, Clothing Collective, TravelAddict and more. Her work was featured in the ITV documentary "Hannah Spearritt: Me & Breast Implants".

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What you eat doesn't just influence your own health. It can also be the key to keeping the planet healthy and to ensuring that nutritious food gets to more people in the world experiencing hunger and malnutrition. These are the goals of the planetary health diet.

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Stinging nettles grow widely across the UK and Europe. Whilst nettle stings aren't usually too serious, they can be in rare cases. Either way, it's important to know what to do if you or someone else is stung, to ease discomfort and to potentially save a life.

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Whether it's after work drinks, post-exam celebrations, or weekends spent in pub gardens, drinking in the sun can be a big part of summer culture. If this activity is part of your summer plans, how can you limit the dangers that accompany the sun-alcohol cocktail? And if you have a teenager, how can you keep them safe?

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Whether you're choosing your next holiday destination, planning a backpacking route, or attending Pride abroad this summer, being healthy, having fun and staying safe are top of the agenda. With help from LQBTQ+ advocate, YouTuber, and author Calum McSwiggan, we've assembled LGBTQ+ travel tips to help you protect yourself from harm in countries where discrimination persists.

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How do you measure up against the average height for men in your country? Height has been linked to life expectancy, diseases, and even academic and financial success. Here we explore what can your height and waistline can reveal about your health.

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