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100 Women: The modern face of the 'DIY abortion'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:37
Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade, BBC analysis of Google searches shows.
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Loris Karius: How did Liverpool goalkeeper play on with concussion?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 07:09
The Liverpool goalkeeper was diagnosed with concussion five days after the Champions League final, but did it affect him during the game?
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Pomegranate contamination kills woman in Australia

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:48
Her death from hepatitis A is a "rare and tragic" case caused by a frozen product, authorities say.
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'How a TV show led to my cancer diagnosis'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:10
Maren and Margaret saw journalist Victoria Derbyshire speak about her breast cancer on The Real Full Monty.
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Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid - Dr Xand van Tulleken

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:08
Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters - and Dr Xand van Tulleken says it's the beige ones you really have to watch out for.
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Tourette's boy is 'not making it up'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:07
A family with two sons with Tourette's have suffered online abuse since appearing on TV.
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Inside a huge medical-grade cannabis farm

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:45
Canada is on the verge of legalising marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the world's largest.
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Inside the secret world of Brazil's WhatsApp abortions

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:38
A messaging group seeks to help women who want to end a pregnancy.
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Funding cuts means access to sexual health clinics 'tougher'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 18:57
Liv from north Norfolk has to travel 25 miles to get to her nearest one.
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Cuts to sexual-health services imminent

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:30
Nearly half of councils in England are looking to reduce spending, a BBC investigation reveals.
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Denbighshire mum 'paralysed' after tick bite in garden

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:06
Rachel Foulkes-Davies says she still suffers from blurred vision and headaches three years after being bitten by a tick in her garden.
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Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:50
Both sexually transmitted infections have gone up by about 20% in England in 2017, figures reveal.
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Ariana Grande says she has PTSD after Manchester attack

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 07:06
The singer's told British Vogue she doesn't think she'll ever be able to talk about the Manchester bomb attack, which killed 22 people, without crying.
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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals trust corridor waits 'still a concern'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:59
Improvements had been seen at the trust but these were not "fast enough", inspectors find.
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The failed abortion survivor whose mum thought she was dead

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:11
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned her mother tried to abort her.
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Aspirin 'helps block tumour formation'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:00
Edinburgh researchers find the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation.
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Pakistan's soaring rates of 'diabetic foot'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:54
Every year tens of thousands of Pakistanis are forced to have amputations as a result of diabetes.
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Spider-Man mask makes cancer patient, 6, braver

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:28
Harry St Ledger has a brain tumour and wore a special mask during his radiotherapy.
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'My mother tried to abort me'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:15
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned she survived a failed abortion.
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Northern Ireland abortion law debate backed by MPs

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:29
Government ministers are among those who stand to support Stella Creasy's call for a debate.
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