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Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court may overturn abortion law, leak suggests

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/03/2022 - 07:05
The nationwide legal right to abortion is described as "egregiously wrong" in a leaked document.
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Amazon will pay US staff travel expenses for abortions and other treatments

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 20:04
The firm will reimburse travel costs for various treatments in the US, including abortion.
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Pitch-side brain scans aim to make sports safer

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 09:26
Brain-scanning technology is being used in the hope of finding ways to make contact sports safer.
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Carnlough GP clinic 'cannot afford' to open five days a week

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 06:10
The Glens of Antrim Medical Centre in Carnlough will only operate on two separate half-days a week.
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Cancer checks: Record number of patients referred in England

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 00:11
Figures from NHS England show 2.7million referrals were made for suspected cancer in the last year.
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'The Down Syndrome Act means so much to me'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 00:01
Families have been working together to bring about change for people with Down's syndrome.
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New 3D female anatomy model used to better treat women

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/01/2022 - 17:00
A new 3D female anatomy model is being used to teach first year medical students.
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HRT shortage UK: Davina McCall says crisis is ridiculous

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/01/2022 - 12:54
Davina McCall says she was "a mush" when the menopause hit, as she calls for shortages to be sorted out.
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People with Covid in Scotland no longer need to self-isolate

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/01/2022 - 00:15
Public health advice has changed to a "stay at home" message for people who are unwell.
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Child hepatitis cases falsely linked to Covid vaccine

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/30/2022 - 00:20
None of the affected children in the UK had been vaccinated because they were too young to be eligible.
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Menopause: HRT rationed amid continuing shortage in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 18:19
Officials say women will only be be able to get three months' worth of certain HRT products at a time.
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Hepatitis in young children: more cases confirmed

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:35
UK scientists are continuing to investigate the cause of a surge in liver inflammation in children.
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Covid infections in record drop of nearly one million, says ONS

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 13:58
Numbers with the virus in the UK have decreased by a quarter, with one in 23 now testing positive.
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Cold water swimming: what is the safest way to do it?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 13:13
Taking a plunge in cold water is increasingly popular, but what's the safest way to enjoy it?
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Ukraine war: Volunteers deliver emergency contraception pills

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:26
Nearly 3,000 packets of morning-after pills have been sent to the country as rape reports rise.
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Madelaine McTernan named as new HRT tsar

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:37
A UK-wide hormone-replacement therapy crisis has seen women turning to the black market.
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Exercise is good for joints with wear-and-tear arthritis

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 02:52
It may hurt, but exercise is beneficial for joints, experts say in guidance for doctors and patients.
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Energy prices: Fears and cutbacks as hike hits disabled families

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 02:08
Parents of disabled children say they fear rising energy prices could make their condition worse.
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Vaccine makers see off push to share Covid know-how

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 00:09
Shareholders failed to get Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna to share their Covid vaccine knowledge.
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Covid self-isolation guidance to end in Scotland

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2022 - 15:43
From Sunday, public health advice will change to a "stay at home" message for people who are unwell.
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