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Surprised Rhiannon Oldham gives birth to baby Phillip

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 22:16
Rhiannon Oldham did not know she was pregnant when partner Gareth Williams dialled 999 for help.
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Army called in to transport vital NHS staff to hospitals

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 20:41
Soldiers from two Scottish bases will help maintain critical care services at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and the Western General.
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Alfie Evans: Life support appeal outcome deferred

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:36
A request by the parents of seriously ill toddler Alfie Evans for an adjournment is refused.
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Fish oil supplements in pregnancy 'may reduce allergies'

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 01:43
The research adds to evidence that diet in pregnancy can have an impact on a child's allergies.
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'My husband can no longer remember my name'

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 01:11
How have the lives of three people with dementia changed three years on from when we first met them?
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Alfie Dingley: Home Office considers medical cannabis trial

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:51
The Home Office is considering a three-month medical cannabis trial to treat Alfie Dingley.
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Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women, report says

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 15:50
Researchers say the waist-to-hip ratio is a better heart attack predictor than general obesity.
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First surrogacy guidance published for England and Wales

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:17
The guidance advises parents to help their child understand how they were born.
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Government must give more money to healthcare, says professor

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:48
Satisfaction with the NHS is falling and Prof John Appleby says the government needs to address this.
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Some smear test abnormalities 'self-heal'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:07
Early cell changes linked to cervical cancer may not need treatment in more than 50% of cases, study finds.
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Most UK cannabis 'super strength skunk'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:06
High-potency cannabis now makes up 94% of the UK market, samples seized by the police suggest.
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Satisfaction with GP services at record low

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:04
And overall public happiness with the NHS falls to its lowest level since 2011, a survey finds.
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'I prayed to die' after FGM aged six, says victim

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:16
Hibo Wadere was a victim of female genital mutilation and talks about her experience.
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