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Inside the secret world of Brazil's WhatsApp abortions

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:38
A messaging group seeks to help women who want to end a pregnancy.
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Funding cuts means access to sexual health clinics 'tougher'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 18:57
Liv from north Norfolk has to travel 25 miles to get to her nearest one.
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Cuts to sexual-health services imminent

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:30
Nearly half of councils in England are looking to reduce spending, a BBC investigation reveals.
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Denbighshire mum 'paralysed' after tick bite in garden

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:06
Rachel Foulkes-Davies says she still suffers from blurred vision and headaches three years after being bitten by a tick in her garden.
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Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:50
Both sexually transmitted infections have gone up by about 20% in England in 2017, figures reveal.
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Ariana Grande says she has PTSD after Manchester attack

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 07:06
The singer's told British Vogue she doesn't think she'll ever be able to talk about the Manchester bomb attack, which killed 22 people, without crying.
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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals trust corridor waits 'still a concern'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:59
Improvements had been seen at the trust but these were not "fast enough", inspectors find.
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The failed abortion survivor whose mum thought she was dead

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:11
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned her mother tried to abort her.
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Aspirin 'helps block tumour formation'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:00
Edinburgh researchers find the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation.
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Pakistan's soaring rates of 'diabetic foot'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:54
Every year tens of thousands of Pakistanis are forced to have amputations as a result of diabetes.
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Spider-Man mask makes cancer patient, 6, braver

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:28
Harry St Ledger has a brain tumour and wore a special mask during his radiotherapy.
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'My mother tried to abort me'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:15
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned she survived a failed abortion.
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Northern Ireland abortion law debate backed by MPs

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:29
Government ministers are among those who stand to support Stella Creasy's call for a debate.
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Tessa Jowell: Her last campaign

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:29
The late Dame Tessa Jowell successfully campaigned for better access to cancer treatment on the NHS after being diagnosed herself.
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World Cup fans advised to get MMR jab

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:52
A surge in measles cases in Russia means football fans should protect themselves before travelling.
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'Remarkable' therapy beats terminal breast cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:00
Judy Perkins had been given three months to live, but two years later there is no sign of cancer in her body.
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Baby decapitated due to doctor's actions

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:26
A tribunal rules that the 43-year-old chose the wrong method to deliver the baby in Dundee in 2014.
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School meal smoothie ban in obesity fight

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:21
Fruit juices could also disappear from school lunch menus, while the amount of fruit and vegetables increase.
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Pencader student drops out over loss of care allowance

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:30
A young carer who dropped out of college because she would lose her allowance wants a change in the law.
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'I thought if I was fat nobody could see that I was evil'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:26
One woman explains how she used binge-eating and obesity to cope with being abused as a child.
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