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'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 19:50
Officials say more than 700 Americans have been infected, calling the outbreak "completely avoidable".
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Compulsory CPR lessons rejected for schools in Wales

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 17:02
A charity says it would improve the odds of survival for people who have cardiac arrests outside hospitals.
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Lonely young adults 'in every kind of neighbourhood'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:41
Loneliness is as much an issue in urban areas as rural ones and in wealthy areas as much as deprived ones, a study says.
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Urine test to end 'smear fear'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:57
Women could collect a sample of urine at home to check their risk of cervical cancer, research suggests.
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Social care: Homeowners urged to pay £30,000 towards care by downsizing

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:42
People who can afford it should pay up to £30,000 by downsizing or releasing equity, report says.
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Obesity: Study of 2.8 million shows increased disease and death risks

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 02:43
From the slightly overweight to the morbidly obese, weight gain has "serious implications", researchers say.
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