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Unparliamentary language: the benefits of swearing in politics article icon

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Unparliamentary language: the benefits of swearing in politics

Getting it wrong can be career-limiting, but getting it right can be hugely advantageous says Dr Philip Seargeant.

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How afraid of death are we?

As a society, we're starting to look death in its hollow eyesockets and pull it into the light. But how scared do we remain of death - and is it healthy to have a bit of anxiety when staring into the great beyond? Jonathan Jong explores.

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Health Check: Mental illness in Hong Kong

This week Health Check explores the deep-rooted stigma of mental illness in Hong Kong

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The taboo body: How memorial practices avoid the corpse article icon

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The taboo body: How memorial practices avoid the corpse

The presence of the body is delicately avoided when people gather at a graveside to remember their lost, explains Kate Woodthorpe.

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