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Hospital operations for child teeth removal increase in England

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:40
Dentists say England has a "second-class" dental service compared with Wales and Scotland.
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'Liver branding' surgeon Simon Bramhall fined £10,000

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:46
Simon Bramhall is fined for branding his initials on two patients' livers.
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Personality issue

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:07
Professionals are asking for earlier and better treatment for this poorly understood condition.
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'UK should follow Wales' lead on organ donation'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:47
Liver transplant patient Ellie Lacey urges other UK nations to move to presumed consent organ donation.
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Teenager dies after catching flu virus

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:23
Tributes are paid to an 18-year-old woman who died in hospital a week after becoming ill.
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Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:51
The sexual and urinary health of cyclists is comparable with runners and swimmers, a study suggests.
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Reality Check: Is NHS funding worse in Wales?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:23
Theresa May criticised the NHS in Wales for missing targets and claimed funding had been cut.
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BRCA gene mutation 'doesn't affect breast cancer survival'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:45
Young women with breast cancer have the same survival rates regardless of whether they have the BRCA gene mutation, a study suggests.
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Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:21
The world famous magician performs tricks at a youth club and offers its members some advice.
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The 3,000-mile trip for mental health

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
Jake Tyler began his epic expedition after suffering a "breakdown" in April 2016.
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Flu cases: Levels 'very high in hospitals'

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:17
Hospitals in England are seeing very high rates of patients with flu, according to Public Health England.
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CES 2018: Willow and Freemie breast pumps offer mums freedom

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 03:25
The battery-powered devices are designed to be worn more discreetly than traditional pumps.
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The car that wants you to talk about depression

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:17
Like Minds: The little yellow car that's tackling depression.
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Gig Buddies helps people with learning difficulties to go out

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:17
A charity pairs people with learning difficulties, who feel daunted by going to gigs, with volunteers.
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We've run out of beds, warn hospital bosses

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:49
NHS chiefs say care is being compromised as staff struggle to cope on unsafe and over-crowded wards.
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Painting over loneliness - how art can beat the blues

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:20
A Singapore artist has taken to painting murals across the city to help alleviate her loneliness.
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Why do the majority of NHS staff not get the flu vaccine?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:02
Less than half of healthcare workers in Scotland are taking up the offer of a flu jab. Why?
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Pupils' school bags searched for unhealthy food

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:37
The Charles Dickens School says any unhealthy food and drinks found will not be returned to pupils.
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MP calls for ban on high-caffeine energy drinks

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:46
Maria Caulfield raised the issue after the suicide of a constituent, whose family said energy drinks contributed to his anxiety.
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Patients' concerns over chronic pain treatment removal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:16
More than 80 people in Hull and East Yorkshire face losing their NHS treatment for chronic pain.
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