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NHS trust chief in no-deal Brexit medicine warning

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:57
A University Hospitals Birmingham paper says a no-deal Brexit will lead to operations being postponed.
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Wanting to die before dementia sets in

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:31
Dutch patients with dementia who want euthanasia are less likely to get it if their disease is advanced - so many request it very early.
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'People think you can't be blind and use a phone'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 13:52
Three people with visual impairments share their experiences of being targeted for using technology.
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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg health board background check failings

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:56
Background checks were not done on scores of health staff - including one who went on to kill.
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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry died from ovarian cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:53
Husband Ian Hindle hopes to start a charity in memory of BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry.
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Cannabis cookies given to boy, 4, for temper tantrums

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 11:56
A California doctor is fighting for his licence after prescribing marijuana for temper tantrums.
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More staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 11:19
A teenager said she felt like a "caged animal" in the hospital for adolescents.
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Breastfeeding guilt experienced by half of mothers - BBC survey

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 09:17
Four new mums talk about the struggles they faced while breastfeeding and how they coped.
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Holyrood inquiry call over superhospital infections

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 07:25
A 10-year-old boy was one of two patients who died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow
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