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Airlines get tough on 'support pets'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:02
Airlines are stopping hedgehogs and turkeys being brought on board, after 76,000 requests to bring 'support pets'.
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Over-training osteoporosis

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:57
Bobby Clay reveals how over-training led her to develop osteoporosis but she's now back running.
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Bowel cancer 'never crossed my mind' before diagnosis

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:07
Caroline Richards was just 34 when she was diagnosed, and is now raising awareness of the symptoms.
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E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:35
A review into e-cigarettes found they were far safer than smoking, Public Health England says.
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Find me a cure

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:20
When Simon Cox was first diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL), he feared the worst. But now there are promising developments.
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Canvey Island brain bleed man in 14 hour ambulance wait

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 00:09
His wife was told to stop calling 999 despite her husband's worsening condition.
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The extraordinary healing powers of music

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:44
The US National Institutes of Health is exploring the relationship between music and the brain.
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Ambulance failure 'contributed to baby death'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:11
Baby Nevaeh Stewart died at Montrose Royal Infirmary's community midwife unit in September 2012.
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HPV vaccine offered to men who have sex with men in England

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:24
England is following Scotland and Wales, who have already introduced vaccination programmes for men.
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The promising leukaemia trial treatment

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:14
Simon Cox reports on developments in the treatment of the most common form of leukaemia.
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Fentanyl: The synthetic opioid being bought on darknet

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:53
The painkiller that's being taken to get a high, and has killed 112 people in the UK since 2016.
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President Trump: NHS 'going broke and not working'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:19
The UK health secretary hits back saying "all get care no matter the size of their bank balance".
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Theresa May's Wales-England A&E comparison 'not valid'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:09
A watchdog backs Carwyn Jones' criticism of the PM's use of health data for England and Wales.
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Undetected high blood pressure found in new mums

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:08
Study advises women with severe pre-eclampsia to monitor their blood pressure for a year post birth.
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Manchester hospitals cancel operations due to water leak

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:59
Four of Manchester's main hospitals are forced to scrap operations hours in advance.
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NHS 'should be funded by new tax'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:32
A panel of health experts suggests replacing the National Insurance levy with a ring-fenced tax.
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Teenage antidepressants 'doing more harm than good'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:32
Prof David Healy questions why children are being given antidepressants when results are so poor.
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Illegal teeth whitening caused 'excruciating pain'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:26
One beautician was secretly filmed by BBC London using illegal levels of hydrogen peroxide.
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Who, or what, defines you as a woman?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 03:29
Why some feminists and trans activists are clashing over the way people legally change gender.
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Death defying

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 02:41
We often expect the worst, but there are some reasons to be cheerful.
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