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Four more cases of monkeypox in England

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 18:25
The viral infection is rare and the risk to the public remains very low, experts say.
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NHS's centralised nature is ripe for reforming, think tank says

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:16
The Policy Exchange think tank wants local NHS to have more power and questions rise in national managers.
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Probe after man wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 14:22
Alex Preston says he wants answers after being told he had the illness for seven years.
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Covid mask rule partially eased for EU air travel

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:38
Masks are no longer required on many EU flights, but countries including Germany, Italy and Spain keep the rule.
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University of Leeds study to examine impact of endurance sport on heart health

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 09:30
The University of Leeds project will see heart monitors fitted under the skin of more than 100 men.
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Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps India

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 06:10
Experts say India is now recording more intense, frequent heatwaves which are also longer in duration.
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North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 05:03
The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country.
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NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:12
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.
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Vitamin D: Could UV-mushrooms help fix the nation’s issue?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 02:46
With one in 10 deficient in vitamin D, the government is exploring new ways to boost the UK’s intake.
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Bristol mum writes heart surgery book to help son

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 00:03
Aimee says the book will help her son understand why he "should be proud" of his heart surgery scar.
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Dame Deborah James says Prince William's visit will be a 'special memory'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:08
The cancer campaigner says the prince went "above and beyond" in visiting her to confer her damehood.
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Junk food: Obesity strategy falling apart, Jamie Oliver says

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 13:55
Boris Johnson is accused of "playing politics with children's health" after delaying new restrictions.
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Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 02:26
But health groups criticise the move to pause the ban on unhealthy food offers and some advertising.
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Are we failing young people with cancer?

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 00:52
Deborah James' experience has raised questions about how good the UK is at spotting and treating the disease.
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Deborah James made a dame by William at her home

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 22:34
The BBC podcaster also revealed her bowel cancer charity fund has now raised more than £5m.
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Two women arrested over Cheadle nursery baby death

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:57
The women, aged 35 and 34, are held after an eight-month-old girl died following a "medical episode".
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UK Covid infections lowest since mid-December

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 13:15
Just over two people in every hundred are infected with the virus in the UK, according to the ONS.
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William and Kate send message to tackle loneliness

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 11:00
A royal radio broadcast urges people to get in touch with those who might be feeling isolated.
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Deborah James, host of Big C podcast, honoured with damehood

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 08:06
The podcast host, who is receiving end-of-life care for cancer, said she was "blown away" by the honour.
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Cost of living crisis: 'Our lives are at risk because of energy costs'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 06:24
A terminally ill mum is worried about energy costs for people like her on life support machines.
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