Health

Why breastfeed a child until the age of five?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:53
Advice in the UK is that women can breastfeed for as long as they and their child want to.
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Hertfordshire hospital operated on wrong finger

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:22
The NHS trust involved has also recorded three incidents of "foreign objects" being left in patients.
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Misconduct doctor's 'force made pregnant woman scream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:48
Dr Abdelkarim Mohamed was suspended for nine months for misconduct.
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Aberdeen sanitary product pilot to start across Scotland

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:10
The Scottish government pilot for free sanitary products for women on low incomes began in Aberdeen.
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'Ban cartoon characters' on unhealthy food, MPs say

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:34
Tony the Tiger and the Milky Bar Kid should no longer be used to promote items to children, MPs say.
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'Ban cartoon characters' on unhealthy food, MPs say

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:34
Tony the Tiger and the Milky Bar Kid should no longer be used to promote items to children, MPs say.
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Ex-football stars with dementia 'forgotten' by authorities

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:09
A psychiatrist says he is in "no doubt there is a big problem" and more needs to be done.
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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
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Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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How many children are 'severely obese'?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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How many children are "severely obese"?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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Teaching boys and girls to make sanitary pads in Uganda

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:17
Communities in Uganda learn how to make recyclable products for periods to stop girls dropping out of school.
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Teaching boys and girls to make sanitary pads in Uganda

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:17
Communities in Uganda learn how to make recyclable products for periods to stop girls dropping out of school.
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New motor neurone brace makes 'substantial difference'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:07
One patient had "no doubt" that the Sheffield-designed collar had improved his quality of life.
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New motor neurone brace makes 'substantial difference'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:07
One patient had "no doubt" that the Sheffield-designed collar had improved his quality of life.
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Expressing psychosis through street dance

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:05
Hip-hop dancer Chad Taylor explains how being sectioned transformed his life.
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Expressing psychosis through street dance

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:05
Hip-hop dancer Chad Taylor explains how being sectioned transformed his life.
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Seeking a silent retreat from urban life

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:01
Silent retreats are an increasingly popular form of escape from the stresses of urban life.
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