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“I Hope One Day We’ll no Longer Need a Day to Define Women” Says Kayla Harrison, 2X Olympic Judo Gold Medalist

Kayla Harrison is 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and Professional Fighters League Lightweight star MMA fightwho rose against all odds to achieve her dreams. She defended her Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After retiring from Judo, Kayla created the Fearless Foundation to shine a light on the darkness that is child sexual abuse and… Read More »

‘I wish I’d gone vegan years ago – I’ve never felt better’

It’s no longer just a millennial eating fad — the older generation is jumping on the bandwagon, too, discovers Lucy Holden It’s getting harder to escape veganism. Time was when plant-only diets were for young, idealistic world-changers. But, thanks to the popularity of initiatives such as Veganuary, there’s a new breed of meat and dairy… Read More »

World Aids Day – ‘I found out I was HIV positive while I was pregnant’

At 28, a routine test revealed that pregnant Florence Odabeyi was HIV positive, having contracted the virus ten years before from her first sexual partner.  On World AIDS Day Florence, now 46, tells Healthista her compelling story [embedded content] When Florence Odabeyi became pregnant at the age of 28 she was overjoyed and when during her first trimester… Read More »