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Cannabis addiction 'rising among women and over 40s'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:12
An increase in the potency of the drug could be behind the rise, researchers say.
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'Women spend more time planning holiday than pregnancy'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:00
A healthy pregnancy requires planning in advance - but some women leave it all a bit late, a charity says.
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Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:18
How bad is a lack of fitness in middle age and is it condemning you to bad health in the future?
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Immigration rules to be relaxed for non-EU doctors and nurses

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:48
Currently, there is a cap on the number of non-EU doctors and nurses that can come to the UK.
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Steroid use for ideal body a 'time bomb' for Welsh NHS

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:21
One man, who started using the drug to get his dream summer body, said health risks were worth it.
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The challenges for a care worker

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:00
Sarah Jarvis is one of the unsung heroes of social care.
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Stoke patients delaying cancer treatments for holidays

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00
Doctors are appealing to people who are referred with potential cancer not to delay being seen.
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World's first quadruplets born by Caesarean section turn 70

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:42
The Goods were the world's first surviving quads to be born by Caesarean section.
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Could your medications be making you depressed?

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:53
A US study finds many commonly-used drugs may increase the risk of the condition.
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'Why my daughter wants a hysterectomy at 15'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:27
A mother and daughter both have a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
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Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:58
The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.
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Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:28
150 patients are being contacted to have their cervical smear test redone.
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Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:03
Six states are told to pull 73,000 eggs from sale after residue from an insecticide is detected.
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Robert Burns 'may have had bipolar disorder'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:46
Researchers say letters written by Scotland's national bard show signs of depression and hypomania.
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Grenfell Tower fire mental health treatment 'to cost £10m'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:06
About 700 adults and children are currently being given NHS mental health treatment.
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'FGM has stopped in Wales' but women still 'persecuted'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:21
Women from Cardiff's Somali community say FGM safeguarding procedures "persecute" them for the crimes of their ancestors.
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How one woman coped when 13 years of caring ended

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:34
Helen Clues says she's now rebuilding a life after years spent caring for her parents and husband.
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River study finds 29 types of drug in the Foss and Ouse

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:24
Some pharmaceutical drugs which cannot be prescribed in the UK were found in York's rivers.
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One-handed cookbook for stroke patients

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:48
Patients often lose the use of one of their arms, making everyday tasks more difficult.
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Bottle feeding is a woman's right, midwives told

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:45
Opting out of breastfeeding is a woman’s choice and must be respected, says the Royal College of Midwives.
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