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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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Organ donation: Why you may wait longer if you're black

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:55
Ashley suffers from kidney failure but a lack of BAME organ donors means her doctors have not found a match.
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Organ donation: Why you may wait longer if you're black

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:55
Ashley suffers from kidney failure but a lack of BAME organ donors means her doctors have not found a match.
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What happens to the body when lightning strikes?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:15
There's been a lot of lightning in the recent storms in the UK. Here's what it can do to the human body.
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Daughter 'would go to prison' over father's Dignitas death

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:35
Sandra Holmes and her son may face criminal charges after taking her father to a Dignitas facility.
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Daughter 'would go to prison' over father's Dignitas death

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:35
Sandra Holmes and her son may face criminal charges after taking her father to a Dignitas facility.
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Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:20
A treatment for the cancer that killed Tessa Jowell could help to extend lives, a trial suggests.
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Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:20
A treatment for the cancer that killed Tessa Jowell could help to extend lives, a trial suggests.
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Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:54
Lucinda Methuen-Campbell had been in pain for years but it got worse after a bowel operation.
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Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:54
Lucinda Methuen-Campbell had been in pain for years but it got worse after a bowel operation.
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One in 25 children aged 10 or 11 'severely obese'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:12
The figures for 10 and 11-year-olds are a further wake-up call, the Local Government Association says.
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One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 15:38
France sees the steepest drop in daily smokers for over a decade as anti-smoking regulations bite.
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One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 15:38
France sees the steepest drop in daily smokers for over a decade as anti-smoking regulations bite.
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Hunt 'determined' to eliminate doctors' gender pay gap

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 08:02
Female doctors are paid on average £10,000 less than male doctors in England, figures show.
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Review to 'eliminate gender pay gap among doctors'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 00:00
Female doctors are paid on average £10,000 less than male doctors in England, figures show.
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Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
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Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
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YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 09:24
Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
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YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 00:33
Researchers are calling for more protection for children online, particularly on social media channels.
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Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:59
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo says it can contain the deadly Ebola virus.
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