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'My breast lump turned out to be incurable cancer'

Mon, 08/22/2022 - 06:30
Dorita Delle Donne was told a lump on her breast was not worrying before she got her diagnosis.
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Tony Nicklinson: Decade since death of right-to-die campaigner

Mon, 08/22/2022 - 01:01
His daughter said the right-to-die campaigner would be "angry" that "nothing has changed".
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Covid in China: Hippo, fish and crabs get PCR tests

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 22:26
Officials in the city of Xiamen have ordered PCR tests for seafood after some 40 people got Covid.
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Monkeypox cases declining - particularly in London

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 18:54
UK health officials are still urging caution while trying to get new supplies of the vaccine.
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How many cases in your area?

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 17:07
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK.
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Covid infections in UK continue to fall

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 12:50
An estimated 1.7 million people would test positive, according to the latest survey.
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Cornwall mother, 90, in 40-hour wait for ambulance

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 11:52
After the ambulance arrived she was in the vehicle for 20 hours outside hospital.
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People's health at risk unless action taken on energy costs - NHS leaders

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 02:33
More and more people will get sick as they choose between skipping meals or heating homes, the warning says.
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Covid booster rollout to start in early September in England

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 14:17
Care homes residents and housebound people will be the first to receive a jab in England.
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Government defends medical student number cap

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 14:06
Competition is fierce for doctor training places, but ministers say limit on numbers must stay.
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Ambulance pressures: Thousands of taxis sent following 999 calls

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 11:52
Figures obtained by the BBC show taxi firms increasingly being used to assist front-line services.
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Covid: Brain fog more common two years on, study suggests

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 01:58
Diagnoses of dementia rose after two years but other issues like depression fell away, research found.
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Dog infected with monkeypox prompts isolation warning

Wed, 08/17/2022 - 18:54
Isolating from pets when infected and disposing of rubbish carefully is important, health experts say.
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Infected blood victims to get £100,000 compensation

Wed, 08/17/2022 - 01:38
After a decades-long campaign, more than 4,000 people across the UK will get interim payments.
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First Barbie doll with hearing aids is 'really important' - Rose Ayling-Ellis

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 17:01
Actor Rose Ayling-Ellis worked on the creation of the doll, saying "it's quite powerful" and "such a big deal."
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Dame Deborah James's mother on life without her daughter

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 06:17
Heather James spoke to BBC Breakfast about how her family owe it to her daughter to enjoy life.
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First bivalent Covid-19 booster gets UK approval

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 00:13
A new bivalent vaccine made by Moderna that targets two Covid-19 variants has been approved in the UK.
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ADHD clinic: 'I'm 22 and I've just been diagnosed'

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 00:03
Lucy was diagnosed with ADHD at 22 years of age, after being told she'd have to wait two years on the NHS.
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Monkeypox: Lack of vaccines sparks pause in UK rollout

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 15:26
UK Health Security Agency says clinics could run out of vaccine supplies by the end of August.
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Covid: UK first country to approve dual-strain vaccine

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 12:01
The upgraded vaccine tackles both the original Covid virus and better protects against the Omicron variant.
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