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

How to get over your fear of needles
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How to get over 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 …

Are erection problems getting more common in young men?
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Are erection problems getting more common in young men? Feature

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often typified as an issue for older men. With many potential causes, ranging from high blood pressure to type 2 diabetes , it is very …

Can women take Viagra?
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Can women take Viagra? Feature

Since March this year, the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra  - formerly a prescription-only medicine - has been available to buy over the counter. According to Pfizer, …

Should you go to work when you have a cold?
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Should you go to work when you have a cold? Feature

It's a situation every employee has grappled with at some point: do you stay at home or go into work when you're feeling under the weather? Tempting though it might be …