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Learning how to read emotions aged nine

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:03
How taking part in a study for autistic children using Google glasses and an app helped one boy.
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Why I got calf implants: 'There was no other option'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:23
Personal trainer Mark Henderson to 5 Live that he struggled with his body image after an accident.
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Give new mums baby boxes to reduce co-sleeping risks, midwives say

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:29
Rolling the scheme out across the UK would provide all babies with a safe space to sleep, midwives say.
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Alcohol and dementia - is moderate drinking safe?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:40
Alcohol abuse is bad for the brain - but could there be health benefits for moderate drinkers?
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Wales GP out-of-hours crisis figures revealed

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:21
Thousands of hours of GP shifts are unfilled at weekends and in the evenings, figures reveal.
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'They deserve life to be happy' - caring for a child with mental health issues

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 00:26
Shelagh cares for her daughter Ailidh who has had complex mental health issues since she was 12.
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The university hosting 'menopause cafes'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 00:09
Participants are handed "menus", where food and drink options are replaced by topics of discussion.
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Dengue fever outbreak stopped by special mosquitoes

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:00
An Australian city has been successfully protected from the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.
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Facebook and Instagram introduce time limit tool

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:42
Users will be able to restrict time spent on the app, but some people say it doesn't go far enough.
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Katy Perry visits sick fan who missed concert because of brain surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:35
Eight-year-old Grace had to have brain surgery last week, which meant she could not go to Katy's concert.
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French drug maker Sanofi stockpiling for Brexit

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:13
Sanofi is building a 14 week stockpile of drugs, including insulin, in case of Brexit disruptions.
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Life on steroids: 'It's my personal choice'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:34
Inside a steroid clinic in Newport, south Wales - the first of its kind in the UK.
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Trial to test if GM fed salmon are more nutritious

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:35
Researchers are feeding genetically modified crops to farmed salmon to see if it boosts their nutritional value.
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How reiki helps me cope with recurrent miscarriage

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:59
Having been devastated by three previous miscarriages Nadine turned to a complementary therapy - reiki - to help her find some peace.
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The scuba dive that crushed my spine

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:22
Four friends scuba-dived off the coast of Cyprus but their air tanks quickly ran out triggering a chain of catastrophic events.
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