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'Alcoholism led me to live under bush'

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:59
Almost half of units offering NHS or publicly funded detox have closed, despite high demand, the BBC finds.

Dozing off

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:53
Researchers investigate the creative and confusing moments between waking and sleeping.

Rochelle Bugg's cancer blog for bereaved children

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:15
31-year-old Rochelle blogs to try and help other young people who have lost a loved one.

Head ache

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:31
Accrington Stanley striker Billy Kee speaks openly to BBC Sport about his struggle with severe anxiety and depression.

Delayed cancer diagnosis leaves family with 'what ifs'

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:17
A grandfather faced delays for chemotherapy - only to find out his condition had become terminal.

Cardiff man's eight-month cancer treatment wait

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:13
A grandfather who faced delays for chemotherapy is told his condition is terminal.

'I miss her so much': NHS doctor separated from daughter

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:01
An Egyptian doctor recruited by the NHS in 2016 has had an application for her three-year-old daughter to come to the UK rejected.

Daily chats improve dementia sufferers' lives, study says

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:07
Nearly 70 care homes took part in the trial, which found reduced anger and agitation in participants.

Harry Potter star's message of thanks to Hereford hospice

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:24
Daniel Radcliffe surprised staff with a message of thanks for the "incredible" work they do.

NHS to use new type of flu jab next winter

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:05
Experts say the vaccine being recommended should offer better protection to elderly people.

More than 746,000 NHS phishing emails blocked in a month

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:03
The NCSC has brought down the UK's share of global phishing attacks by securing government systems.

Carillion collapse delays new £335m Liverpool hospital

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:27
It will be "challenging" to open the new Royal Liverpool Hospital in 2018 because of the collapse.

Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:26
More than a thousand private guards are withdrawn at Pyeongchang as 41 suffer vomiting and diarrhoea.

Hunt orders review of disciplining doctors after Bawa-Garba case

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:42
It comes after case of doctor struck off after death of six-year-old that has shaken medical profession.

Ageing immune system linked to cancer

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:25
Scientists say the discovery could herald a whole new way to treat and prevent cancer in future.

Airlines get tough on 'support pets'

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 07:57
Airlines are banning more animals, after rising requests to travel with emotional-support pets.

Over-training osteoporosis

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:57
Bobby Clay reveals how over-training led her to develop osteoporosis but she's now back running.

Bowel cancer 'never crossed my mind' before diagnosis

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:07
Caroline Richards was just 34 when she was diagnosed, and is now raising awareness of the symptoms.

E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:35
A review into e-cigarettes found they were far safer than smoking, Public Health England says.

Find me a cure

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:20
When Simon Cox was first diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL), he feared the worst. But now there are promising developments.