Health

Eilidh Johnstone: Blind skier, 10, dreams of Paralympics

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:52
Eilidh Johnstone is in training to join a visually-impaired skiing team and has big ambitions.
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Alfie Evans: Continuing life support 'futile'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 15:53
Alfie Evans' father broke down as a court heard his 20-month-old son's life expectancy was limited.
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Tallulah Self, 18, was in hospital with anorexia

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:50
Film-maker Tallulah Self said a calorie-counting campaign was sending out a negative message to those living with eating disorders.
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Two thirds of UK adults have 'nobody to talk to' about problems

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:27
A survey finds many UK adults feel they have nobody to speak to about problems such as mental health.
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Singapore vaping ban: My last legal puff

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:25
One Singapore vaper shares his thoughts on the ban on e-cigarettes.
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Personality disorder

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:19
Mental health: I lost two jobs because my Borderline Personality Disorder was misdiagnosed.
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Wales ban on tongue and intimate piercings for under 18s

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:18
It is now an offence to pierce or arrange to pierce the tongue, genitals and nipples of under 18s in Wales.
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Psychosis patients 'not getting best care'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 05:48
A key target for the care of people with severe mental health conditions in England is "being missed"'.
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Average age of first stroke in England falls, figures show

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 02:42
It dropped from 71 to 68 for men and 75 to 73 for women between 2007 and 2016, data for England shows.
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Teenage campaigner challenges 100-calorie snack advert

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 02:34
A campaign to tackle childhood obesity draws criticism from those living with eating disorders.
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