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The mums taking legal action over council disability cuts

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:33
Two Surrey mums fear planned council cuts will hit their children's transport to special schools.
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Prue Leith's tips for children's healthy eating

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:14
"Learning to eat [well] is quite as important as learning to read or learning to write."
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Learning disabilities care 'far from home'

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:00
New figures show people with learning disabilities are still being forced to live far from their families.
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How commonly do drinkers suffer blackouts?

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 22:47
A night of heavy drinking followed by a day of missing memories. A blackout. Why does it happen?
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Wales budget: NHS and roads priorities for £15bn spend

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 22:46
£15bn for "bread and butter" Welsh budget putting health services first to be unveiled.
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'My food allergies are life-threatening'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 20:43
Ciara Williams, who was diagnosed with food allergies when she was a baby, describes how she copes.
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Dash and splash: Tips for cold water swimming

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:43
A group that celebrated its anniversary with a fancy dress dip shares tips for cold water swimming.
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Cystic fibrosis sufferer lifts one million kilograms in 22 hours

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:21
Josh Llewellyn-Jones completes the "crazy" challenge to inspire others living with the disorder.
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Landmark cancer therapy wins Nobel prize

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:29
Two scientists working on immune treatments for cancer have won the 2018 prize for physiology or medicine.
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Muckamore Abbey 'doesn't deserve hospital title'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:28
Belfast Trust investigated complaints of neglect and issued its findings to the family of Jonathan Blake
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'I'm surrounded by people - but I feel so lonely'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:57
What does the world's largest study of loneliness tell us? And why are young people more likely to be lonely?
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Chef Ryan Riley holds cookery classes for cancer patients

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:24
Chef Ryan Riley is helping chemotherapy patients taste food again.
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Brother of Frightened Rabbit singer runs for mental health

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 17:19
Grant Hutchison joined the Great Scottish Run to raise awareness of mental health issues.
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'I'd binge on Nutella, eating a giant tub a week'

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 23:54
Up to a third of obese people may have Binge Eating Disorder, yet the condition is often misunderstood.
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HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 12:55
The vast majority of new cases were transmitted through sex. not blood transfusion as in the past.
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:56
Parents say their children's supplies are due to expire within days, amid a shortage of the devices.
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Pret accused of taking unnecessary risks by allergy sufferers

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:03
Two customers share their Pret allergy experiences, after an inquest into a 15-year-old girl's death.
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'My jaw was reconstructed from my shoulder'

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:50
When Jen Taylor was diagnosed with bone cancer, she underwent 16 hours of surgery.
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Boy, 5, with autism gets award for 999 call after mum collapsed

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:02
Tyler Semple called paramedics despite his difficulties with talking on the telephone.
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Contaminated blood scandal: Where does the UK's blood supply come from now?

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 03:53
A public inquiry into the infected blood scandal of the 1970s and 1980s is under way.
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