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Inside a US abortion clinic in its final days

17 hours 51 min ago
The BBC spent time with staff before they had to stop work and turn patients away.
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'He shouldn't have to be this brave at six years old'

Sat, 07/02/2022 - 10:35
Mason McKenzie has been having gruelling treatment since he was diagnosed with leukaemia.
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Special Covid leave scrapped for NHS England staff

Sat, 07/02/2022 - 01:23
The Royal College of Nursing said the decision shows "how little" the government valued NHS staff.
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Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks

Sat, 07/02/2022 - 00:33
The NHS website has had thousands more visits this week following the death of the campaigner.
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Roe v Wade: Women travelling for abortions will be protected - Biden

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:02
The US president warns some US states will attempt to arrest women crossing state lines for access.
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Covid infecting one in 30 in the UK, says ONS

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:20
About 2.3 million people are thought to have the virus - up half a million from the week before.
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Kaylea Titford: Parents deny allowing death of obese daughter

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:07
Alan Titford and Sarah Jane Lloyd-Jones are accused of the manslaughter of their daughter Kaylea.
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BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron: How worried should we be?

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 09:57
Surges of Covid are happening again around the world, driven by some new subvariants of Omicron.
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Zika and dengue may make humans more attractive to mosquitoes

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 01:01
Zika and dengue fever viruses alter the scent of humans and mice they infect, researchers say.
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Help 999 teams find missing heart defibrillators

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 00:59
About 70,000 of the life-saving devices are in UK community locations unknown by the emergency services.
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'I never thought it would be something that I would get'

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:09
Dan shares his experience of contracting monkeypox at the start of June.
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Pride: Stay at home if you have monkeypox symptoms

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:01
People should look out for unusual rashes, fevers and swollen glands, London's public-health director says.
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NI waiting lists: Overnight planned surgery centres established

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:32
The first elective surgery centre is earmarked for the Mater Hospital with further sites to come.
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Breast cancer: 'I knew my body wasn't right'

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 06:30
A mother of three who is living with breast cancer says her outlook is worse due to a late diagnosis.
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Invisible disabilities: How an autism diagnosis changed my life

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 01:30
Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 - now he's helping others by providing a space for gaming.
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Quarter of GP posts vacant within a decade in England, study warns

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:51
Researchers say findings are sobering, with shortages in England predicted to top 10,000 by 2030-31.
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Archie Battersbee parents win appeal to reconsider case

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:40
The High Court had ruled Archie Battersbee was dead and doctors could end life support treatment.
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Bowel cancer: How to check your poo

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:49
It was Dame Deborah James' top advice - but what should you be looking for?
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Deborah James: Her passionate vision for the £6.8m she raised

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:47
How Dame Deborah's fundraising will help scientists find new ways to outwit cancer.
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NHS App given new features for digital revolution

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:04
By March 2024, the app should offer face-to-face video consultations, the government says.
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