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'Fake ambulance' pulled over by Swansea police

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:57
The estate car was covered in paintwork and logos that made it look like an operational ambulance.

'I do my school work from my hospital bed'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:58
Ashleigh tells us how she copes with kidney disease

Britain's first specialist wound hub to open

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 03:19
Terror attack victims and injured soldiers are to benefit from research at the Birmingham centre.

'I feel really bad when I hurt my mum'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:24
Families with autistic children say they struggle to get support to cope with violent outbursts.

Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:04
Action on Sugar surveyed milkshakes on sale in the UK - one contained 39 teaspoons of sugar.

'Disturbing' self-harm rates and violence at youth prisons

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:33
A reform charity says new figures "illustrate in graphic detail why prison is no place for a child".

A 12-year-old boy with Tourette's Syndrome finds animals stop his tics

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:13
Malachi Ralph from Cornwall says he feels calmer when he is around animals as his tics reduce.

Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:02
A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancer gets clogged by fat and stops working, findings suggest.

Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:10
A contender to be the next Welsh Labour first minister says he wants to extend the smoking ban.

Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:40
Officials say the victim became infected after being bitten by a cat in Morocco.

Drug firms fear 'wasting' money for a Brexit no-deal outcome

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:46
Experts say millions of pounds is being spent in case of a no-deal instead of creating new medicines.

Cancer treatment patients get beauty workshops

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:30
Beauticians are giving cancer patients free workshops to help with the side effects of treatment.

Stillbirth: 'How I chose an outfit for my baby'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:35
How do you go about dressing your baby for their final resting place when conventional clothes don't fit?

Dementia risk: Five-minute scan 'can predict cognitive decline'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:12
Scientists hope the test may offer a new way to spot those at risk of dementia, before symptoms show.

Premature baby parents 'need extra maternity leave'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:12
The mum of a premature baby explains why maternity leave is inadequate for parents like her.

Teenager Chloe Bellerby's 200 mile walk for mental health

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:08
Why one teenager walked from Leeds to London to raise awareness of mental health.

Michelle Keegan vlogs about her cervical cancer screening

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:31
The Our Girl star admits putting off cervical cancer screening but tells women it was not painful.

Lynette Mchendry 'asked to sign cancer death warrant'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 14:54
Lynette Mchendry is one of 100,000 NI claimants being reassessed for disability or illness benefits.

'I was in excruciating pain from excess iron'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 01:35
Too much iron in the blood, or haemochromatosis, is a little-known, debilitating condition, often undiagnosed.

Spinal injury garden legacy of boy killed by bear

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:03
The mother of a boy killed by a polar bear, has created a garden inspired by his idea.