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Charlie King: TOWIE star describes body dysmorphia "turmoil"

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 17:11
The former reality star appeared before the Health and Social Care Committee to discuss body image.
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Hostile behaviour toward people with a visible difference on the rise - study

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:16
A new survey shows a rise in hostile behaviour towards people with a visible difference.
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Chronic pain: Mindfulness has 'massive effect' on mental health

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 08:58
An occupational therapist says he is waiting for an operation on both his neck and his wrist.
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I may not have long to live but I want three children

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 06:08
Ewan Bowlby, 27, was diagnosed with a brain tumour but plans to get married and start a family.
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Obesity strategy delay immoral, shallow and weak - ex-Tory leader

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 05:37
Lord Hague says the government is "shallow" and "politically weak" for delaying plans to curb obesity.
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Breast cancer 'metal detector' recommended to NHS

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:26
The new gadget can help surgeons find and remove cancer that has spread from the breast, say experts.
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Anti-abortion groups target women with misleading ads

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 00:34
Abortion providers describe a battle to put out accurate information.
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Four more cases of monkeypox in England

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 18:25
The viral infection is rare and the risk to the public remains very low, experts say.
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NHS's centralised nature is ripe for reforming, think tank says

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:16
The Policy Exchange think tank wants local NHS to have more power and questions rise in national managers.
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Probe after man wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 14:22
Alex Preston says he wants answers after being told he had the illness for seven years.
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Covid mask rule partially eased for EU air travel

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:38
Masks are no longer required on many EU flights, but countries including Germany, Italy and Spain keep the rule.
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University of Leeds study to examine impact of endurance sport on heart health

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 09:30
The University of Leeds project will see heart monitors fitted under the skin of more than 100 men.
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Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps India

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 06:10
Experts say India is now recording more intense, frequent heatwaves which are also longer in duration.
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North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 05:03
The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country.
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NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:12
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.
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Vitamin D: Could UV-mushrooms help fix the nation’s issue?

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 02:46
With one in 10 deficient in vitamin D, the government is exploring new ways to boost the UK’s intake.
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Bristol mum writes heart surgery book to help son

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 00:03
Aimee says the book will help her son understand why he "should be proud" of his heart surgery scar.
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Dame Deborah James says Prince William's visit will be a 'special memory'

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:08
The cancer campaigner says the prince went "above and beyond" in visiting her to confer her damehood.
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Junk food: Obesity strategy falling apart, Jamie Oliver says

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 13:55
Boris Johnson is accused of "playing politics with children's health" after delaying new restrictions.
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Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 02:26
But health groups criticise the move to pause the ban on unhealthy food offers and some advertising.
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