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Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs

3 hours 7 min ago
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
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NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies

10 hours 33 min ago
Auditor general Adrian Crompton says he hopes NHS Wales can "continue to bring down and control" costs.
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Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?

12 hours 15 min ago
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.
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Health secretary to meet NHS bosses over hospital pigeon infection

12 hours 25 min ago
Jeane Freeman will meet health bosses to discuss two deaths at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
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The teen Primark model with vitiligo

12 hours 31 min ago
Kaiden Williams, 13, recently featured in a campaign for the clothes store and is inspiring others.
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Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:22
Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
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How Bournemouth's 'streaming' nurses ease A&E pressure

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:19
A Bournemouth hospital is stationing a nurse at its A&E entrance to redirect non-emergency cases.
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Sickle cell: Call The Midwife shines spotlight on disease

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 17:04
Sickle cell carriers took to social media to praise the show's portrayal of the genetic disease.
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Gosport hospital deaths: 'My father’s life was ended by someone else'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 15:19
David Huntington told BBC Panorama of his anger over his father’s death at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:34
Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.
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Ant McPartlin sent support from ADHD community

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:11
The TV presenter says he "found out stuff about me I hadn't addressed for years".
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He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:10
Investigators say He Jiankui sought "fame and fortune" with his claim to have edited baby genes.
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Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:57
A report by Public Health Wales looks at the potential consequences of any form of Brexit.
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British soldier sues Army over Q fever chronic fatigue

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 04:12
Wayne Bass claims his life has been ruined after catching the disease in Afghanistan.
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Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:14
Most of the world's population lives near venomous snakes - but some are at greater risk than others.
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Women's frozen eggs 'should be stored for longer'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 01:23
The 10-year limit for keeping a woman's frozen eggs is arbitrary and does not reflect current technology, campaigners say.
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Night shifts: The toll they can take on your life

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 12:04
As more of us work through the night, one man finds out how 30 years of shifts has affected his life.
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The pain of Tourette's: 'I'm always covered in bruises'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 02:08
Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Evidence 'strong enough to bring charges'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 01:44
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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'I wear a mask to prevent cold allergy reaction'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 00:06
Max Fisher, 23, gets red, itchy welts and swelling when in contact with anything cold.
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