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Teen who self-harmed finds boxing refuge

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 00:26
Kirsty, 16, has tried to take her own life but says she has found an escape at a boxing gym.
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Disabled comedian faces 'aggressive' abuse over her size

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 00:25
Tanyalee Davis is 3ft 6in (109cm) tall because of a bone disorder and is taunted in the street.
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Rally in London calls for action on NHS 'crisis'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 17:38
Thousands take part in a march calling for more government support for the NHS.
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Philippines gripped by dengue vaccine fears

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:45
Fears over a dengue vaccine lead to a big drop in immunisation rates for preventable diseases.
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Rett syndrome: Woman fundraises for three-year-old daughter

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 09:27
Sophie Edes cannot talk due to the rare syndrome.
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'Undervalued' GPs fuelling a 'crisis'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 06:06
The number of full-time GPs fell by almost 1,200 last year, with some worried over their own health.
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Comedian Karl Minns: 'My battle with depression'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:22
The performer has discussed his real-life struggles and the issue of men's mental health.
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'What if they leave her sitting in the corner?'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:09
Three in four family carers have no plan for when they can't look after their relatives, a charity suggests.
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East of England ambulance delays 'linked to 81 deaths'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:11
MPs are told of 120 serious incidents involving ambulance delays so far this winter.
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Cervical smear tests: Essex women 'wrongly given all clear'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:53
Seventeen women are contacted after samples were reanalysed following issues with a lab service.
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Commons hears emotionally charged account of stillbirth

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:36
An MP weeps as she tells how not being able to register her stillborn daughter has left her devastated.
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Emotionally charged Commons hears stillbirth account

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:28
Labour MP weeps as she tells how not being able to register her stillborn daughter left her devastated.
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Doctors given approval for UK's first 'three-person babies'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:23
The advanced form of IVF aims to prevent genetic diseases being passed to children.
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The mum and baby pole dancing class

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:18
A fitness class in north Manchester is teaching new mums how to pole dance and do aerial hoops - and their babies can come along too.
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Players taunted footballer over depression

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 08:28
David Cox says he was called a "psycho" and mocked on the pitch for discussing his mental health difficulties.
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Curb rising NHS negligence payouts, health leaders urge

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 03:15
Health leaders call for reforms to the negligence claims system, saying the costs are unsustainable.
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Nottingham's QMC 'would not see' miscarrying woman

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:45
Emily Daft said she started bleeding but the hospital refused to see her and she was left to miscarry at home.
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Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:07
An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from prostate cancer.
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Mind control

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:05
Controlling machines using thought can be used in medicine, gaming, transport and many other sectors.
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Fully funding IVF would improve safety for mothers, experts say

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:05
The practice would help lower rates of multiple pregnancies, which carry health risks, experts say.
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