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Experts attack health watchdog ties to drink industry

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:46
Public Health England's decision to work with Drinkaware damages its credibility, experts say.

Busting the myths around sex virus HPV

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:44
It doesn't necessarily mean your partner cheated, and you can get it from safe sex.

Sex, body image, disability: Can you be hot and disabled?

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:18
Social media star and wheelchair user Annie Segarra started #hotpersoninawheelchair after being constantly discriminated for being disabled.

'Miracle' recovery for boy after meat skewer goes through head

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 23:09
The Missouri boy fell from a tree house and landed face first on a foot-long meat skewer.

E. coli 'caused Egypt hotel couple's deaths'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 19:50
Egyptian authorities say E. coli caused the deaths of a British couple, a claim dismissed by their daughter as "rubbish".

Why women struggle to get coils and implants

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:33
Woman are having to wait longer and travel further to get coils and implants, doctors warn.

Cancers 'rising around the world'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:29
One in five men and one in six women will get cancer in their lifetime, a global report suggests.

Women 'struggling to access contraception'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:04
Doctors warn that contraceptive access is at a "crossroads", with services being cut across England.

Labour's Tom Watson 'reversed' type-2 diabetes through diet and exercise

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:24
Labour's deputy leader says he lost seven stone by cutting out sugar, fatty foods and beer.

Egg freezing in your 40s 'not sensible'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:44
Regulator says providers should make it clear that the chances of success dwindle once a woman reaches 35.

Enhanced flu jab to save 'hundreds of lives'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:43
It's designed to help elderly immune systems develop a stronger defence against flu.

How can you get enough iron from your diet?

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:19
How can you ensure you're getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?

Cheshire couple spend £12k for labrador's open heart surgery

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:33
The Royal Veterinary College said the double bypass was the first operation of its kind on a dog.

Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:04
A patient in Blackpool tested positive for the disease, just days after the first case in Cornwall.

NHS vacancies a 'national emergency'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:43
Figures show one in 11 NHS posts in England is unfilled.

Global hunger increasing, UN warns

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:03
One in nine people in the world is undernourished, according to a UN report.

"There's so much guilt in being a modern parent"

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 01:24
With one in three children obese, Jamie Oliver explains how to eat healthily at home.

'Black hole' in youth mental health support

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:59
A report by charity YoungMinds says more help is needed while children are waiting for NHS appointments.

Poor mental health at work 'widespread'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:57
Half of all employees say they struggle and many keep it secret, says mental health charity Mind.

England facing 'changing health needs'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:54
With people living longer, common ailments are changing and the NHS must quickly adapt, says a report.

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