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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
Categories: Health

Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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How many children are 'severely obese'?

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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How many children are "severely obese"?

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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Teaching boys and girls to make sanitary pads in Uganda

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:17
Communities in Uganda learn how to make recyclable products for periods to stop girls dropping out of school.
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Teaching boys and girls to make sanitary pads in Uganda

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:17
Communities in Uganda learn how to make recyclable products for periods to stop girls dropping out of school.
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New motor neurone brace makes 'substantial difference'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:07
One patient had "no doubt" that the Sheffield-designed collar had improved his quality of life.
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New motor neurone brace makes 'substantial difference'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:07
One patient had "no doubt" that the Sheffield-designed collar had improved his quality of life.
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Expressing psychosis through street dance

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:05
Hip-hop dancer Chad Taylor explains how being sectioned transformed his life.
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Expressing psychosis through street dance

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:05
Hip-hop dancer Chad Taylor explains how being sectioned transformed his life.
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Seeking a silent retreat from urban life

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:01
Silent retreats are an increasingly popular form of escape from the stresses of urban life.
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Seeking a silent retreat from urban life

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:01
Silent retreats are an increasingly popular form of escape from the stresses of urban life.
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Organ donation: Why you may wait longer if you're black

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:55
Ashley suffers from kidney failure but a lack of BAME organ donors means her doctors have not found a match.
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Organ donation: Why you may wait longer if you're black

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:55
Ashley suffers from kidney failure but a lack of BAME organ donors means her doctors have not found a match.
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What happens to the body when lightning strikes?

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:15
There's been a lot of lightning in the recent storms in the UK. Here's what it can do to the human body.
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Daughter 'would go to prison' over father's Dignitas death

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:35
Sandra Holmes and her son may face criminal charges after taking her father to a Dignitas facility.
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Daughter 'would go to prison' over father's Dignitas death

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:35
Sandra Holmes and her son may face criminal charges after taking her father to a Dignitas facility.
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Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:20
A treatment for the cancer that killed Tessa Jowell could help to extend lives, a trial suggests.
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