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'Why I tried to cut off my breast'

10 hours 28 min ago
Peter explains how his breast cancer treatment affected him.
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Gently stroking babies 'provides pain relief'

11 hours 16 min ago
A study monitored the brain activity of babies when they had a blood test while being stroked.
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NHS Fife offers patients hip replacement day surgery

11 hours 22 min ago
NHS Fife is the first health board in Scotland to perform hip replacements as day surgery for suitable patients.
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Dingwall Pupils fall ill after drinking vaping fluid

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 16:15
Young people and their parents are being warned that ingesting the toxic substance can be fatal.
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Royal Marines' Christmas gift for arthritis boy

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:54
Malachi Neat, 14, is given the chance to take on their assault course at their training base in Devon.
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E-cigarette use among US teens rises

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:50
Discreet versions of e-cigarettes and different flavours may be some of the reasons behind the surge.
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Psychiatric nurse jailed for patient punch

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:48
Patrick Maguire struck a patient three times in the face in retaliation for being being hit.
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Loughborough woman who lied about brain cancer jailed

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:44
Jasmin Mistry convinced friends and family she was terminally ill, and they raised £250,000 for treatment.
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Are parents prepared for holiday hangovers?

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 08:37
Christmas parties are upon us, but how many parents think about how a hangover will affect their parenting?
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'Why I chose to have my leg amputated'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 02:30
Victoria Snell, who has a prosthetic limb, has just run a 5k race. She explains why she chose to have her leg amputated.
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Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 02:12
Researchers say the study is a "light in the fog" in the search for the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome.
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Fury's message on mental health

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 21:43
Tyson Fury speaks at Sports Personality of the Year about his recovery from mental health problems and his return to the boxing ring.
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Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 06:47
The challenge from a coalition of 20 US states is now likely to go to the US Supreme Court.
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Do autistic people 'get' jokes?

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 01:21
A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds on Autism, aims to dispel that no-humour myth, among other assumptions, with razor-sharp wit.
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'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:12
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.
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Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:21
Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery
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Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:24
There was no major incident, just confusion, and the scale of the problem was overstated, a report finds.
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'My mummy's sick': Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:58
Beau Austin has now been given a bravery award for his quick thinking.
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The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 05:35
Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.
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Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:39
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.
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