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Worry less about children's screen use, parents told

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:48
There is a lack of evidence that screen time in itself is harmful, the first UK guidance says.
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Royal Manchester Eye Hospital patient heard other patients' messages

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:10
A hospital trust apologises after a man heard other patients' voicemails when he rang up.
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Sir Billy Connolly: 'Death doesn't frighten me'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 16:15
Sir Billy reminisces about his life as he returns to Scotland for a documentary airing on Friday evening.
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Is a breath test key to detecting cancer?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:58
A clinical trial aims to find out if early cancer signs can be picked up in breath samples.
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Yemen cholera epidemic strain 'came from eastern Africa'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:58
Researchers believe the strain behind the worst epidemic in history was carried by migrants.
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Hospitals 'coping better with winter'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 10:53
NHS England data for the festive period shows fewer A&E closures and ambulance delays than last year.
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