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'Mug's game': Inside the mind of a gambling addict

BBC Health News Feed - 24 min 56 sec ago
Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now he's at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.
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Call for more Irlen Syndrome specialists in schools

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 14 min ago
Children who are unaware they have Irlen Syndrome are "being turned off education", it is claimed.
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Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 14 min ago
Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.
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Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks to be debated

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 21 min ago
We need to stand by emergency workers who stand by us, says the MP whose law plan is debated later.
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Henna crowns: 'Hair' for cancer patient

BBC Health News Feed - 16 hours 59 min ago
For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult.
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Pollution linked to one in six deaths

BBC Health News Feed - 17 hours 49 min ago
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
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Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:56
Machete attack victim Ninsiima is given prosthetic arms made by Salford University students.
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'Handful of changes' make cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:16
It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.
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No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:38
Not a single person applied to work as a GP in the surgery which is currently staffed by locums.
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Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:21
Former Liberal leader Lord Steel says the 1967 Abortion Act is "out of date"
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Health hero

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35
The 12-year-old from the Black Country has been announced as one of BBC Radio 1's teen heroes.
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Novelty contact lenses 'can cause sight loss'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:23
Eye experts warn of nasty infections and even sight loss if they are not used safely.
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'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:17
Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.
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Hundreds of families block organ donation

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:08
Legally, consent lies with the deceased, but in practice, relatives' wishes are always respected.
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Families block organ donations from potential donors

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:06
Rachel wants to be an organ donor, but is concerned her family could override her wishes.
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Protein 'can stop viruses developing'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:51
Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland had already established the same protein can suppress cancer.
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Sex life 'dead' after mesh implant

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:29
A couple married for 40 years say it's made it "impossible" for them to be intimate.
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Women 'deserve apology' over vaginal mesh implants

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:12
Hundreds of women say the vaginal implants left them in pain and unable to walk, work or have sex.
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Anna Raeburn: I had a backstreet abortion

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:05
Writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn had an illegal abortion in 1965 when she was 21.
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Government rejects call for vaginal mesh implants ban

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:27
A group of women who say the implants wrecked their lives had called for a public inquiry and a ban.
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