Natalie Healey

Natalie Healey

Features Editor

Recent articles

What it's like to be a breast surgeon with breast cancer

What it's like to be a breast surgeon with breast cancer Feature

As a consultant breast surgeon, Dr Liz O'Riordan was used to performing operations, reassuring frightened women and breaking bad news. What she wasn't so familiar with …

The best ways to quit smoking for good

The best ways to quit smoking for good Feature

It's never too late to quit smoking, but that doesn't make it an easy thing to do. Luckily, there are loads of support options for those who want to stop. We speak to …

What are the early warning signs of blood cancer?

What are the early warning signs of blood cancer? Feature

Blood cancers account for about 10% of all cancer cases in the UK. But although a large number of patients are diagnosed each year, there is still a general lack of …

What is a genetic disorder?

What is a genetic disorder? Feature

It's estimated that one in 25 children in the UK are affected by a genetic disorder - that's around 30,000 babies and children being newly diagnosed each year. Ahead of …

Can dandruff and an itchy scalp lead to hair loss?

Can dandruff and an itchy scalp lead to hair loss? Feature

We're all familiar with dandruff; about half of us will experience it at some point. But for some people, a flaky scalp can be more severe, causing soreness, itchiness …