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Xanax: Treatment for addiction rises sharply in children

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:14
Experts say young people are finding anti-anxiety drugs online with no idea of their strength.
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Mother of monkey dust drug addict warns of dangers

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:17
Jane Eagles has allowed cameras into her son's flat to show the devastation monkey dust can cause.
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One in three children 'not active enough', finds sport survey

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:48
Girls do less exercise than boys and children from poorer families are least active, Sport England says.
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'Hostile' St George's Hospital surgeons had to seek mediation

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:42
Complex heart operations have moved out of St George's Hospital amid "hostility" between surgeons.
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Why do people experience phantom rectum?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:12
YouTube star Hannah Witton grills two people with stomas on life, love and popping undigested peas after having her colon removed.
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Billie Marten: Having SAD made me write the happiest pop song

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:11
Billie Marten says having seasonal affective disorder (SAD) inspired her song Blue Sea, Red Sea.
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Mental health: The NHS patients who are 'abused and ignored'

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:01
A review says mental health laws are outdated, sectioning is misused, and patients need new rights.
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Girls 'more likely to face loneliness'

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:19
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing".
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PMQs: Theresa May and Helen Whately on smear tests

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 15:14
Helen Whately MP highlights to women the importance of smear tests in PMQs.
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Woman's Botox party warning after lip filler swelling

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:49
Rachael Knappier's lip fillers swelled up dramatically and left her needing hospital treatment.
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Biohacker: Meet the people 'hacking' their bodies

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 08:38
Meet the biohackers - the people who want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
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Stammer to sermon: A priest's struggle with words

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:20
Fr Patrick Lagan says he knew from a young age that he wanted to become a priest despite his stammer.
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Biohackers: ‘My hand could unlock my car door’

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:20
Biohackers want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
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Life after burns: ‘I use my scars and pain to help others’

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:31
Svetlana Alekseeva was badly burned in a fire - now she's showing off her scars to inspire others like her.
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Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:06
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.
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Breast milk donors help premature babies

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:02
BBC Scotland meets the donors, the drivers and the babies benefitting at Scotland's only breast milk bank.
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First baby born after deceased womb transplant

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:01
A woman in Brazil gives birth after surgeons implant a womb in her body from a dead donor.
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'How I deal with having impostor syndrome'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 16:36
Readers respond to Michelle Obama's remarks on impostor syndrome and describe how they deal with it.
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Birmingham man's plea after wife's 'Brazilian bum lift' operation death

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 16:28
Tryce Harry's death in Hungary "exposes the risks of travelling abroad for treatment", a lawyer says.
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Scots top UK drink death rates but numbers are falling

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:46
But Scotland still has more deaths per head of population than any other nation, a report reveals.
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