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STIs: Why is syphilis is on the rise?

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 01:01
More cases of the infection were diagnosed in England last year than at any point since WW2.
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Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 00:13
Scientists found E.coli was more likely to be found on damp towels and those used for multiple jobs.
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SNP conference: Sturgeon announces 'immediate' NHS pay rise

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 17:18
The SNP leader was speaking as the party's two-day conference in Aberdeen drew to a close.
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Birthday Honours 2018: Health workers honoured in NHS 70th year

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 22:30
One in eight people honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours is a health worker.
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The Queen has successful cataract procedure

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 15:46
Buckingham Palace confirms that the Queen had the "short planned procedure" in London last month.
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NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:20
More than one million NHS staff will receive the three-year pay deal backdated from April.
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The children who hear 'terrifying' voices

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 01:01
One in 12 children is thought to persistently hear voices that are not there.
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Premature birth test being trialled

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:50
The blood test worked in up to 80% of women in pilot studies, US researchers say.
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'Miracle' Northampton teenager's Paralympic rugby dream

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:24
Kascie Higgins has excelled at wheelchair rugby, despite doctors giving him little chance of reaching his first birthday.
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Supreme Court rejects NI abortion law case

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:21
However, a majority of judges say the existing law in NI is incompatible with human rights in some cases.
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"Miss! Are your classes making me blind?"

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:26
Why spending more time in school and university could be damaging our eyes.
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Holidaymakers warned to check travel advice on medicines

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:24
People should check local laws about medication before travelling abroad, the government says.
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Young family's life on the 'Island of Grief'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:55
After his wife died of breast cancer, Rupert Murrell decided to make a short film about his family's journey through grief.
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The 'Spider-Man' who cheers up sick kids in Nottingham

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:46
Dale Grounds first dressed up as the superhero to help his eight-year-old son Reece, who is autistic.
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Make-up: Have YouTube stars boosted beauty sales?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:14
More money is being spent on make-up than ever before. How much do we spend, and has YouTube influenced what we buy?
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World Cup 2018: England's Danny Rose reveals depression diagnosis

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 23:41
England defender Danny Rose reveals he has had depression, which he says was triggered by a combination of injury and family tragedy.
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PM to give 'significant' cash to the NHS

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:44
An increase in the NHS's budget is expected to be announced in July, the health secretary says.
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The cracker test that can show how well you digest carbs

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:56
Chewing a cracker for 30 seconds could reveal how well you tolerate foods like rice, pasta and bread.
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Tips for dealing with hay fever symptoms

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:25
Aside from shutting yourself indoors for the next two months, what can help reduce those pesky symptoms?
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How to do a breast examination

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:52
Jennifer Rusby from The Royal Marsden shows how women should check themselves for breast cancer.
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