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Parts of NHS in England on high alert

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:22
Hospitals in England are told to delay pre-planned operations and outpatient appointments this month.
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Flu cases prompt visit restriction at Wrexham hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:18
Restrictions imposed at one hospital to reduce the risk of spreading flu as others report more cases.
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Going dry

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:50
If you are considering going dry for January, here are the benefits experts say it can bring.
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Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 13:57
The World Health Organisation will include gaming addiction in its disease bible for first time.
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Taiwan dentist must repay mother for training fees

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:47
They signed a contract when he was 20, saying he would pay her 60% of his income after he qualified.
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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:43
Parents should only allow two healthy snacks a day, a health body says in new year drive.
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'Wearing a stoma is part of my life and it is a great one'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:14
Coming to terms with an ileostomy can be hard, but it can also lead to new opportunities.
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Health headlines in 2018

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:09
The BBC's global health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes us through what health stories to expect in the new year.
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Obesity 'my prison'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 15:05
A 34 stone woman says she is desperate to lose weight but there is no help for her in north Wales.
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Surge in Scottish ambulance calls at new year

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:22
The Scottish Ambulance Service says it has been "a challenge" to cope with a 38% rise in calls.
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Fundraising Derbyshire women share cancer stories

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:28
The women - who have all battled against cancer - are raising money for two charitable causes.
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Mental health: 'I restrained my son from killing himself'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 07:03
A mother describes the affect her 12-year-old son trying to kill himself had on her own mental health.
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Mitochondrial disease: Death of boy 'has to be for something'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 00:55
Parents of a three-year-old who died from a rare illness said they want to "learn" from his death.
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MBE for author of 'instruction manual' for autism

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:31
Deborah Brownson's experience as the parent of two autistic boys inspired book and support campaign.
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Organ donation campaigner, 18, in New Year Honours

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:31
Lucia Mee, who has had three transplants, wants organ donation to be taught in schools.
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Take three steps before visiting GP, public urged

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 14:59
Patients are being urged to consider other options before making an appointment with their family doctor.
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World first for dog's broken leg

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:35
A new treatment that has saved a dog's broken leg is to be tried on humans.
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Drunk tanks may become norm, NHS boss warns 'selfish' revellers

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 01:21
Simon Stevens says a plan is needed to keep "selfish revellers" from clogging up A&E at weekends.
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Immunotherapy: Using our immune system to fight cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 00:38
Immunotherapy is a breakthrough technology that scientists hope will one day lead to cures for previously untreatable cancers.
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Crohn's 'felt like I'd eaten knives'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 00:22
Chris Barker hasn't let a diagnosis of Crohn's disease stop him from becoming a personal trainer.
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