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How I save babies' lives using GPS trackers

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:06
In rural Kenya, nomadic women can now get the maternal care they need - thanks to GPS.

Derby junior doctors win Court of Appeal break-time test case

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:18
Derby Hospitals' method of calculating breaks was "irrational" and a breach of contract.

England failing to tackle alcohol 'epidemic', say researchers

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:58
People with alcohol problems in England are less than half as likely to receive the right help as those in Scotland and Wales, research suggests.

Breast cancer screening review announced as demand grows

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:03
The Scottish government says the review will address how the programme meets growing demand.

How this alcohol care team is saving lives in Liverpool

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 12:16
How the lives of patients like Patricia are being saved by the alcohol care team at Royal Liverpool Hospital.

Twinlakes water park visitors' illness outbreak probed

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:05
Dozens of children and some adults started "projectile vomiting" after visiting Twinlakes.

Ear 'tickling' therapy could 'help thwart ageing'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 07:43
A small electric current stimulates the vagus nerve and helps rebalance the body, scientists say.

'My kids would wake up 40 times a night'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 03:19
A new scheme has helped boost children's sleep by more than two hours a night, the NHS says.

The clinic helping children get more sleep

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 02:03
A "pioneering" scheme in Sheffield has helped boost children's sleep by 2.4 hours a night, NHS England says.

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