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Dystonia chronic pain 'completely changed my life'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 07:17
Ann Pierce-Jones used to be full of confidence but now lives "day-to-day" in chronic pain.
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Dystonia patients' 'distress' over cancelled Botox clinics

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 06:50
People with the condition require regular Botox injections to prevent painful muscle spasms.
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Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:36
Skin creams containing paraffin are a fire risk, but most products do not contain a warning.
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'I could've recovered from anorexia sooner'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 06:49
A woman says it was only when she had therapy as an adult that she started to recover from anorexia.
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Is social media causing childhood depression?

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 00:16
Do children spend too much time online and does social media use make them anxious and unhappy?
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Mum explains why she kept teen pregnancy secret

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:08
Lucy Sherwood explains why she kept her pregnancy secret at the age of 15.
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Schools struggle to get mental health help, says survey

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:46
Nearly half the 655 head teachers quizzed by a charity flagged this as an issue.
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Sexual pain

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:14
One woman's story of a decade of wrongly diagnosed sexual pain has inspired a play - and with it, the hope that other women with sexual dysfunction can be helped.
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First human eggs grown in laboratory

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:06
The feat could lead to new ways of preserving women's fertility.
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Hip fracture patients face up to 80-day wait for rehab, survey finds

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:05
People are waiting 15 days on average to receive treatment after leaving hospital, a survey finds.
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How a disabled fan became the star of Lucy Rose's new video

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:37
Zoe Schofield, who lives with Asperger's syndrome and chronic pain, stars in Lucy Rose's latest video.
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#PooWatch

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:58
Police officers are waiting for a suspected drug dealer to go to the loo. But what's it doing to his insides?
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Richard Handley: 'Gross failures' in constipation death

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:48
Richard Handley had 10kg of faeces removed from his digestive system shortly before he died.
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East of England Ambulance delay discrepancies 'worrying'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:16
An ambulance service said there were 445 handover delays, but the hospital said there were 36.
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NHS pressure: Hospital corridors 'the new emergency wards'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:50
Warning comes as figures show January was one of the worst months on record for A&Es in England.
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Lucas Warren: Baby with Down's becomes face of Gerber

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:30
Lucas Warren is the first baby with Down's syndrome to be selected as a Gerber model.
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Sex ed 'must cover respect and consent', say young mums

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:39
Former teenage mothers says revised sex education must cover issues such as saying 'no' and date-rape drugs.
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Anti-obesity programmes in primary schools 'don't work'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:21
A study of six and seven-year-olds found no benefits to diet, activity levels or weight status.
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Parents' care can help premature babies in hospital, says study

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:20
Infants in a trial put on more weight and parents suffered less stress than families not involved.
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Care sector: 'Short of nurses and other key staff'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:10
The National Audit Office says the problem is making it difficult to provide care to frail elderly and disabled people.
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