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Excluded from school: How boxing helps teenagers with ADHD

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 00:00
Excluded from mainstream school, these teenagers explain how boxing helps them channel their ADHD.
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David Mackereth: Christian doctor 'sacked over trans beliefs'

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 16:54
David Mackereth refused to address transgender people using pronouns relating to their chosen sex.
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Cancer storybook Eva Meets Dr Mac aims to explain the disease's language

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 15:42
The story book aimed at helping young cancer patients to understand what's happening to them.
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West Yorkshire teacher uses dance to cope with cancer

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 14:13
Samantha Bell is training a group of dancers to take part in the Dance World Cup in Portugal.
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North-east Essex hospital staff face 'racist and homophobic' abuse

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:51
NHS boss Nick Hulme says some patients refuse to be treated by nurses of a different race.
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Teens less likely to use cannabis when it's legal, US study finds

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:19
Researchers find that in US states that have legalised the drug, teen use has dropped.
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Woman 'choked to death' at Reading mental health hospital

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 07:57
Pauline Parr collapsed after eating what is thought to have been an egg sandwich, an inquest hears.
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Beechcroft: Staff shortages lead to some children going to adult wards

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 06:32
It came due to staff shortages at NI's only inpatient unit for children with mental health problems.
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Fear and mistrust stalk battle to halt spread of Ebola

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 00:10
A snapshot from Butembo in DR Congo - one of the frontlines in the fight against the deadly virus.
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'Amazing' gene-silencing drugs reach NHS

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 00:10
Doctors say the drugs are making the "previously untreatable, treatable" and have huge potential.
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HPV vaccine for boys 'will prevent thousands of cancers'

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 00:09
All boys in the UK aged 12 to 13 will be offered the vaccine from the start of the new school year.
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First Welsh gender identity clinic to open in September

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:38
Ministers have been criticised over delays to the opening of Wales' first gender identify clinic.
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IVF 'mix up': US couple say they gave birth to wrong children

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:24
A lawsuit claims a mix-up at a California fertility clinic meant a woman delivered the wrong children.
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Pollution 'cuts Birmingham children's life expectancy'

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 15:44
A child born in 2011 in Birmingham may die two to seven months early, researchers say.
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Breast cancer: The Norfolk Pink Ladies' Tractor Run

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 14:32
One of the "Pink Ladies" who took part in a mass tractor parade through Norfolk tells us her story.
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Blind man's legal fight over hospital small print letters

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 13:41
Michael Tupper is taking an NHS trust to court over the letters which he says left him "angered".
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Chemotherapy for cancer patients cancelled due to bank holidays

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:25
Approximately 780 patients at the Belfast Cancer Centre had treatments in April and May cancelled.
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NHS waiting lists surge due to pensions row

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 03:51
Some areas face 50% longer waiting lists as doctors say they cannot afford to work extra shifts.
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‘I used to scream: For God’s sake, just eat!’

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 03:02
One family on their struggle to find support after their daughter was diagnosed with anorexia.
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UK plans £3m no-deal medicine transport

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 03:03
The deadline of 1 September set for the deal is a "tight" timeframe, experts have warned.
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