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When silk pyjamas are not a luxury on the NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:16
Patients tell us their concerns about the possible loss of their "low-priority" NHS prescriptions.
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Mental health checks for new fathers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:58
Partners of new and expectant mothers will be offered support with postnatal depression by NHS England.
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Family threaten to kill daughter for having a baby

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:01
'Naveed' is a Pakistani Muslim girl living in the UK. She told the BBC about her experience of abuse.
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Sacked man claims discrimination against his 'ethical veganism'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:04
Jordi Casamitjana wants to have ethical veganism recognised as a philosophical belief, in a landmark legal action.
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Babies' cold recovery 'all in the nose'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 01:59
Bacteria in the nose could be the answer to battling the common cold, research suggests.
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'The NHS turned its back on mum - and it cost us £250,000'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 01:57
How a family spent thousands of pounds on care after being let down by the system.
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Why the world is becoming more allergic to food

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:54
Food allergy rates among children are on the rise, and Western lifestyles may be to blame.
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The shop where it's OK to be different

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:49
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.
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'The NHS paid for my new French hip'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:36
Colin McIntyre went to France to avoid waiting for his new hip and to his surprise the NHS paid him back.
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The people living on the NHS waiting list

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:31
Behind each statistic on NHS lists is a person living with the pain and anxiety of waiting.
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Sir Alex Ferguson: Probe after medical records reportedly accessed

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 17:08
Salford Royal Hospital says a "number of staff" are being investigated over "an information breach".
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Namibia's success in the fight against HIV

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:15
Namibia's data-driven approach to HIV has helped it become successful in tackling its spread.
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Girl, 4, saves mum with 999 ambulance call

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 18:53
Kaitlyn Wright showed "wisdom beyond her years" talking to the call handler when her mum fell ill.
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Excess winter deaths highest since 1970s, says ONS

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:22
The ineffectiveness of the flu vaccine in older people and cold weather were likely factors in 2017-18.
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The effect on children

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:15
Campaigners are calling for more research into how many children may be affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
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Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:58
More than 400 people have been hit in eastern DR Congo, where rebel attacks have hampered operations.
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Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:10
A diet of soups and shakes that can reverse type 2 diabetes is to be trialled by the NHS in England.
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'People find the vagina hard to talk about'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:10
An innovation surge and the lifting of health taboos is giving rise to an industry worth billions.
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Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 18:10
There were 110,000 measles related deaths last year, a worldwide report shows.
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World Aids Day: Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP on HIV positive status

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 17:46
A Labour MP revealed he has been HIV positive for nearly 10 years, as the Commons debated World Aids Day.
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