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Breaking Down the Stigma: The Story of a HIV Positive Woman

April 24, 20160

Cindy* was diagnosed with HIV when she was only two. When she was told about her condition at the age of 12, her world fell apart. Terrified that her friends
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Save our NHS: St Barts Junior Doctor Strike

March 10, 20160

The Junior Doctors from St Bartholomew’s Hospital joined the third industrial action British Medical Association strike yesterday.   It was a drizzly yet impassioned scene; the steps of St Paul’s were filled
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Breathe Easy in Islington

March 1, 20160

Breathing easy has never been so simple in London. The British Lung Foundation – a charity which supports people affected by lung disease and works with “Breathe Easy” groups –
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Opinion – Why London’s Cycle Safety Needs Serious Attention

February 26, 20161

A pressing local issue; can outdated inner London road infrastructure cope with the fastest growing commuting trend in the area? My friends ask me if I get scared riding my
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Duchess of Cambridge becomes patron for Islington charity

February 22, 20160

The Duchess of Cambridge has become a Patron for the children’s mental health charity, the Anna Freud Centre. According to statistics by Young Minds, 1 in 10 children aged between 1
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Walking while you work: Clerkenwell Design Week

May 20, 20150

Graeme Stott used to play for Littleborough rugby club until he broke his back and contracted meningitis. Following his accident, he found out that he had type two diabetes and
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Feeling SAD? When the winter blues turn into something more

February 18, 20150

  When it gets colder and the days get shorter, everybody feels a little down. It’s that time of the year when you want to leave work at five, wrapped
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When it comes to skincare, is nutrition the answer?

December 1, 20140

Egyptian ruler Cleopatra, renowned for her beauty, reportedly indulged in milk and honey baths whilst the Romans used creams with oregano seeds. But what does it take nowadays to care
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Living the veggie life in Islington

June 19, 20140

In recent years, vegetarian and vegan diets have experienced a huge boost in popularity.  SJS asks local veggies and vegans about this trend

Britain can’t cook? How one Islington charity is working to reverse the trend

May 29, 20142

Sizzling pans of chilli con carne, boiling rice and ovens filled with banana muffins, that’s what’s for dinner today.  The cooks: a group of eager amateurs attending cookery lessons