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Life after burns: ‘I use my scars and pain to help others’

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:31
Svetlana Alekseeva was badly burned in a fire - now she's showing off her scars to inspire others like her.
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Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:06
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.
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Breast milk donors help premature babies

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:02
BBC Scotland meets the donors, the drivers and the babies benefitting at Scotland's only breast milk bank.
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First baby born after deceased womb transplant

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:01
A woman in Brazil gives birth after surgeons implant a womb in her body from a dead donor.
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'How I deal with having impostor syndrome'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 16:36
Readers respond to Michelle Obama's remarks on impostor syndrome and describe how they deal with it.
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Birmingham man's plea after wife's 'Brazilian bum lift' operation death

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 16:28
Tryce Harry's death in Hungary "exposes the risks of travelling abroad for treatment", a lawyer says.
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Scots top UK drink death rates but numbers are falling

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:46
But Scotland still has more deaths per head of population than any other nation, a report reveals.
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Chrissy Teigen and the baby helmet photos

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:54
Model Chrissy Teigen posts a picture of her son Miles wearing a helmet for his flat skull and other mothers share their own in solidarity.
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Missing special needs support 'a national scandal'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:02
Ofsted chief paints a "disturbing" picture of children left without help for their special needs.
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Most adults living unhealthy lifestyles

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:02
A survey in England suggests nearly 9 in 10 have at least one unhealthy trait such as smoking or drinking.
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Welsh scientists hunt down the latest flu strains

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 08:30
The work will help identify the latest types of flu and ensure new vaccines can fight off the virus.
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Cannabis firm confirms investment talks with Marlboro maker

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 03:32
The talks about a potential investment come after Canada legalised recreational cannabis this year.
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Not enough evidence for energy drink ban

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:30
Experts advising government say there is not enough evidence to warrant a ban on sale to children.
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'I didn't know teeth whitening was illegal'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:29
A woman told she was breaking the law by doing teeth whitening says she is angry she now has a criminal conviction.
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Surrogate mothers: 'I gave birth but it’s not my baby'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:26
Canada has become a hot destination for parents-to-be looking for 'altruistic surrogates' - women who give birth to babies they are not genetically related to and only charge expenses.
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Transgender services GP fined £12,000 over registration failure

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:58
GP Helen Webberley continued to treat transgender patients online after being told to stop.
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When silk pyjamas are not a luxury on the NHS

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:16
Patients tell us their concerns about the possible loss of their "low-priority" NHS prescriptions.
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Mental health checks for new fathers

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:58
Partners of new and expectant mothers will be offered support with postnatal depression by NHS England.
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Family threaten to kill daughter for having a baby

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:01
'Naveed' is a Pakistani Muslim girl living in the UK. She told the BBC about her experience of abuse.
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Sacked man claims discrimination against his 'ethical veganism'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:04
Jordi Casamitjana wants to have ethical veganism recognised as a philosophical belief, in a landmark legal action.
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