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Terror survivors: Mental health services must improve 'dramatically'

BBC Health News Feed - 1 hour 42 min ago
Terror survivors say there is a severe lack of long-term support to process psychological trauma.
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Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

BBC Health News Feed - 3 hours 47 min ago
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.
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Harvey's gang: Haemophilia patient trades places with doctor

BBC Health News Feed - 4 hours 42 min ago
James McGleenan, 11, swaps places with his doctor to find out what happens when blood is taken.
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William talks of being 'tipped over the edge'

BBC Health News Feed - 5 hours 1 min ago
The Duke of Cambridge said he "felt things" he "never felt before" following 999 calls as a pilot.
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Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

BBC Health News Feed - 8 hours 32 min ago
Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m for the year.
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The hospitals that 'never treat patients on time'

BBC Health News Feed - 11 hours 31 min ago
Nearly one in five local hospital services have failed to hit their key waiting time targets for a whole year.
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I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

BBC Health News Feed - 15 hours 34 min ago
Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.
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Stress damages many people's sex life - survey

BBC Health News Feed - 15 hours 35 min ago
A 5 Live survey on attitudes to sex finds the stress of modern living is taking a toll in the bedroom.
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Blood transfusions 'absolutely critical' for Essex boy Henry

BBC Health News Feed - 17 hours 25 min ago
The parents of a boy with a rare blood disease plea for more donors over the festive period.
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The crunch of an apple makes me want to run away

BBC Health News Feed - 22 hours 5 min ago
Margot Noel has misophonia, which means "hatred of sound". Noises that may be annoying to some people cause her real distress.
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'Legal highs': Street dealers now main source of supply after ban

BBC Health News Feed - 22 hours 52 min ago
While a ban has led to a "considerable reduction" in use of the drugs, street dealers are active.
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Medication for mental health: Call to 'end pill-shaming'

BBC Health News Feed - 23 hours 15 min ago
The Royal College of Psychiatrists says it's worried some people are not getting the help they need.
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US Olympian Michael Johnson on the shock of his stroke and recovery

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:20
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.
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Deaf boy's amazing reaction to Makaton bedtime story

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:17
Mum Laura McCartney says her son Tom, who has complex medical needs, was "enthralled" to see a story told "in his language".
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Blackpool hospital medic held over 'poisoning' claims

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:05
The allegations relate to alleged mistreatment and neglect of some stroke patients in Blackpool.
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Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:22
The contact lens was designed to help people with diabetes monitor their glucose levels
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Hyponatraemia Inquiry: GMC investigates two doctors

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:57
The doctors were involved in the care of Claire Roberts who died at a Belfast hospital in 1996.
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Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:10
Emily Pratt, six, took part in the treatment trial and can now tolerate foods with traces of peanuts.
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Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:48
Noise in hospitals often exceeds harmful levels and can affect the wellbeing of patients and staff, research finds.
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Zholia Alemi: Foreign doctor checks after fake psychiatrist case

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 08:04
Some 3,000 doctors face scrutiny after an unqualified New Zealander practised in the UK for 22 years.
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