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Why you should go to sleep at the same time all week

Wed, 08/02/2023 - 02:30
Social jetlag has an impact on what we eat, which may affect the species of bacteria in our guts.
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Warning over medical clinics using fake Google reviews

Wed, 08/02/2023 - 00:01
The BBC tracked down UK companies using fake reviews to boost their visibility in Google results.
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Margaret Ferrier: Covid breach MP loses seat after recall petition

Tue, 08/01/2023 - 21:06
A by-election will now be held after almost 12,000 of her constituents signed a recall petition.
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Eye care: Wales faces tidal wave of blindness - doctor

Tue, 08/01/2023 - 06:07
More than 75,000 people at greatest risk of losing their sight are waiting too long for treatment.
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Margaret Ferrier: Covid breach MP to learn fate as recall vote closes

Mon, 07/31/2023 - 17:03
The MP should learn on Tuesday whether a by-election will be held in her constituency.
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Dundee student expelled for sharing corpse video

Mon, 07/31/2023 - 13:21
The Dundee University student filmed the dissection of a body without permission.
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Heatwave: How hot is too hot for the human body?

Sun, 07/30/2023 - 00:05
James Gallagher spends the day in the heat lab to see what summer heatwaves do to the body.
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Hunt says bill for infected blood compensation may be very large

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 17:51
The chancellor says the government accepts a "moral case" to pay compensation "as fast as we can".
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Student awarded £22,000 after botched My Dentistry work

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 12:49
Alisha Khan is awarded compensation out-of-court after two teeth were incorrectly removed.
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Blood-inquiry victim from Ipswich fears compensation let down

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 12:31
Haemophiliac Alan Burgess has survived 40 years with HIV and hepatitis C since being infected.
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Private companies take over Newcastle sexual health service

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 06:26
From October the city's sexual health service will be run by two private companies.
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Shropshire patient left to change in hospital corridor 'felt exposed'

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 06:17
A hospital trust says it aims to maintain patients' dignity amid operational pressures.
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Serving-size labelling leaves many confused- Which? survey

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 04:53
People find it hard to judge portion sizes for food such as chocolate, cheese and crisps, the poll suggests.
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Allergy emergencies double in recent years in England

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 00:10
Dangerous allergic reactions led to more than 25,000 hospital stays in the year up to March 2023.
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Last orders for takeaway pub pints as Covid rules expire

Thu, 07/27/2023 - 11:55
Relaxed licensing rules brought in during Covid in England and Wakes will soon come to an end.
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Extra hospital beds made available for winter - NHS England

Thu, 07/27/2023 - 02:38
There will be 5,000 more beds and better planning, but fears remain about staffing and funding.
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Herpes deaths: Why did our daughters die after Caesareans?

Thu, 07/27/2023 - 01:34
Two mothers were bereaved in extraordinary circumstances - and vowed to keep fighting for the truth.
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Cyber attack hits two ambulance services in England

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 14:19
NHS England is working to reconnect the systems of the South Central and South Western trusts.
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Police in England to attend fewer mental health calls

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 12:33
The government says the new policy could save a million hours of police time every year.
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Junior doctors to strike for four days in August

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 10:26
The walkout in England, beginning at 07:00 on 11 August, is the fifth round of strikes this year.
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