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Sugar Tax: George Osborne says it should include milk drinks

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 20:01
George Osborne says if he was still Chancellor he would have expanded the sugar tax.

Victoria actor on being conceived by a sperm donor

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 17:07
ITV Victoria actor Jordan Waller has told BBC Radio 5 live he was conceived via a sperm donor.

Love Island's Amber Davies: 'Sex is too casual'

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 16:18
Love Island winner Amber Davies says she’s concerned that sex is becoming too casual.

Women in NHS paid 23% less than men

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:39
Official data covers basic pay of more than one million workers, including doctors, managers and nurses.

Miscarriage law review praised by mum who lost 20 babies

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:53
Salma Mbarouk wants to be able to register the children she lost through miscarriage.

Will paying more for alcohol and fizzy drinks make us healthier?

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 01:35
Unhealthy drinks are about to get more expensive - in the hope that we will make "better" choices.

Quarter of children in north Wales overweight or obese

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:51
More than a quarter of pupils starting primary school in north Wales are overweight or obese.

Disabled passengers: 'Don’t even think about going to the toilet'

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:16
Wheelchair user Jemma Collins recalls how her dream holiday ended in disaster.

When Uber drivers replace ambulances

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 22:55
Uber drivers in the US are complaining that an increasing number of customers are using them like an ambulance service.

Boxing and table-tennis help office staff keep fit

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:31
Personal trainer and blogger Alice Liveing investigates how office workers can keep fit.

Obesity-related hospital admissions 'double in four years'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:41
There were 617,000 hospital admissions in England in 2016-17 where obesity was a factor.

Brain back-up firm Nectome loses link to MIT

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:40
MIT severs ties with a start-up attempting to copy people's memories when they die.

West Suffolk Hospital blood bank 'seriously deficient'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:15
An NHS report says an order that would have "effectively closed down" West Suffolk Hospital was considered.

Birth trauma mother 'wanted to die'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 01:06
A woman traumatised by being ignored during labour had long-lasting physical and mental problems.

The doctor who experiences your pain

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 00:41
For Dr Joel Salinas, music creates colours, numbers have personalities and another person's pain feels almost like his own.

Unspoken UK Punjabi alcohol problem

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 00:23
Alcohol consumption is glamorised across different aspects of Punjabi culture and shame stops many seeking the help that they need.

UK's first proton beam cancer centre to open in Newport

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:45
The family of a Neath child who had the treatment abroad says it gave them their little girl back.

Ex-health secretary being treated for bowel cancer

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:53
Lord Lansley, who was in the cabinet in 2010, is calling for the roll-out of a national screening scheme.

Syphilis patient calls for public debate as cases rise

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 00:05
One patient says he's been embarrassed by a disease he thought belonged in the Middle Ages.

'One-stop shops' set to speed up cancer diagnosis

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 00:02
The aim is to stop patients from being referred for several tests for different forms of the illness.