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Kia Gott: Quadruple amputee girl is welcomed home

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 20:25
A one-year-old girl who had her limbs amputated after contracting meningitis C has been allowed home.
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'I can't walk uphill': Man's two-year wait for new hip

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:23
Meuris Willams from Llanrwst is in pain and wonders how much longer the wait will be.
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Perfecting the pout: Which city is the UK's lip filler capital?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 07:20
More searches for lip filling are made in one northern city than anywhere else in Britain, research suggests.
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Boy, 12, helps father fight anxiety and depression

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 07:09
Stuart Gumm often suffers panic attacks, no longer drives, and rarely leaves the house.
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Study casts doubt on 'healthy obesity'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:51
Fat but otherwise healthy women are still likelier to have a stroke or heart attack, a study says.
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Deficit for NHS trusts in England double the amount planned

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:29
Higher patient demand and staff costs are blamed for a total deficit of £960m for trusts in England.
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Vaping - the rise in five charts

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:27
Spending on e-cigarettes is increasing. The BBC looks at what's behind the rise.
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Why breastfeed a child until the age of five?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:53
Advice in the UK is that women can breastfeed for as long as they and their child want to.
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Hertfordshire hospital operated on wrong finger

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:22
The NHS trust involved has also recorded three incidents of "foreign objects" being left in patients.
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Misconduct doctor's 'force made pregnant woman scream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:48
Dr Abdelkarim Mohamed was suspended for nine months for misconduct.
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Aberdeen sanitary product pilot to start across Scotland

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:10
The Scottish government pilot for free sanitary products for women on low incomes began in Aberdeen.
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'Ban cartoon characters' on unhealthy food, MPs say

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:34
Tony the Tiger and the Milky Bar Kid should no longer be used to promote items to children, MPs say.
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'Ban cartoon characters' on unhealthy food, MPs say

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:34
Tony the Tiger and the Milky Bar Kid should no longer be used to promote items to children, MPs say.
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Ex-football stars with dementia 'forgotten' by authorities

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:09
A psychiatrist says he is in "no doubt there is a big problem" and more needs to be done.
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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
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'Working in the NHS, my life-long dream'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:48
Olive Belfield was a young nurse when Britain launched the National Health Service in 1948.
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Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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Canada politician seeks to decriminalise payment for surrogacy

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:37
Paying a surrogate in Canada is currently illegal and comes with harsh penalties and steep fines.
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How many children are 'severely obese'?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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How many children are "severely obese"?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:28
Councils responsible for public health are concerned that children become more overweight at primary school.
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