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Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs

BBC Health News Feed - 3 hours 10 min ago
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
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NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies

BBC Health News Feed - 10 hours 36 min ago
Auditor general Adrian Crompton says he hopes NHS Wales can "continue to bring down and control" costs.
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Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 17 min ago
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.
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Health secretary to meet NHS bosses over hospital pigeon infection

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 28 min ago
Jeane Freeman will meet health bosses to discuss two deaths at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
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The teen Primark model with vitiligo

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 34 min ago
Kaiden Williams, 13, recently featured in a campaign for the clothes store and is inspiring others.
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Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:22
Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
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How Bournemouth's 'streaming' nurses ease A&E pressure

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:19
A Bournemouth hospital is stationing a nurse at its A&E entrance to redirect non-emergency cases.
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Sickle cell: Call The Midwife shines spotlight on disease

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 17:04
Sickle cell carriers took to social media to praise the show's portrayal of the genetic disease.
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Gosport hospital deaths: 'My father’s life was ended by someone else'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 15:19
David Huntington told BBC Panorama of his anger over his father’s death at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:34
Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.
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Ant McPartlin sent support from ADHD community

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:11
The TV presenter says he "found out stuff about me I hadn't addressed for years".
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He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:10
Investigators say He Jiankui sought "fame and fortune" with his claim to have edited baby genes.
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Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:57
A report by Public Health Wales looks at the potential consequences of any form of Brexit.
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British soldier sues Army over Q fever chronic fatigue

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 04:12
Wayne Bass claims his life has been ruined after catching the disease in Afghanistan.
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Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:14
Most of the world's population lives near venomous snakes - but some are at greater risk than others.
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Women's frozen eggs 'should be stored for longer'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 01:23
The 10-year limit for keeping a woman's frozen eggs is arbitrary and does not reflect current technology, campaigners say.
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Night shifts: The toll they can take on your life

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 12:04
As more of us work through the night, one man finds out how 30 years of shifts has affected his life.
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The pain of Tourette's: 'I'm always covered in bruises'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 02:08
Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Evidence 'strong enough to bring charges'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 01:44
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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'I wear a mask to prevent cold allergy reaction'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 00:06
Max Fisher, 23, gets red, itchy welts and swelling when in contact with anything cold.
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