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Updated: 2 hours 52 min ago

Peanut allergy sufferer George, 10, tries new drug

9 hours 16 min ago
George, 10, hopes a newly-approved drug will lessen the impact of his peanut allergy.
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Covid-booster response hope for most vulnerable

14 hours 43 min ago
A break in taking a common immune-suppressing drug could improve how well vaccines work, a trial suggests.
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What's it like living with an invisible disability?

15 hours 29 min ago
Emily Hale had to have spinal fusion surgery for her scoliosis, now she's helping others.
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Doctors warn of industrial action amid pay squeeze

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:46
Medics say pay has fallen by up to 30% since 2008 once inflation is taken into account.
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Sir John Major calls contaminated blood scandal 'incredibly bad luck'

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:48
The ex-prime minister's description of the disaster drew gasps from families watching the public inquiry.
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Adele Roberts: Radio 1 DJ reveals she's free from bowel cancer

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 11:29
The Radio 1 DJ wrote on Instagram to share the news, eight months after starting treatment.
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Abortion care summit brings clinic buffer zones closer

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 06:31
The meeting will explore legislation to prevent intimidation and create buffer zones at clinics.
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NHS patients to be offered chance to travel for surgery

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 00:46
Hundreds of patients who have waited two years or more have already said they are willing to travel.
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Roe v Wade: The world reacts to US abortion ruling

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 15:54
Our correspondents in Italy, El Salvador, India, Ireland and Canada explain the impact in countries across the globe.
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Polio: Virus found in London prompts misleading vaccine claims

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 00:59
What do these cases really tell us about the virus, which hasn't spread in the UK for decades?
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Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court strikes down abortion rights

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 15:29
Millions of women lose the legal right to abortion after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade.
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Sir Jonathan Van-Tam: I don't wear a face mask anymore

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 14:20
Sir Jonathan Van-Tam is asked if he's changed his habits, as Covid-19 cases in the UK continue to rise.
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Covid: UK infections continuing to rise

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 13:59
The increase, with an estimated one in 35 people testing positive, is being driven by newer variants.
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Covid: Free lateral flow tests in Wales until 31 July

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 06:14
Lateral flow tests will continue to be available for free for people in Wales with Covid symptoms.
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Birmingham hospital faces criminal probe after death of vulnerable man

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 22:00
Matthew Caseby fled a mental health hospital by climbing a fence and was hit by a train.
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Juul: US bans all products from leading vaping company

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:43
Authorities say they do not have enough data to be sure Juul's e-cigarettes meet health standards.
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Ike Ekweremadu: Nigerian senator accused of organ-harvesting plot

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:23
Ike Ekweremadu is said to have arranged the transport of a boy to the UK for organ-harvesting.
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Polio: What is it and how does it spread?

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 13:32
What is polio and how can you protect yourself from it?
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Court says widower can use embryo made with late wife

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 10:35
Court backs Ted Jennings to try for a baby with a surrogate, using embryo he created with late wife.
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Water quality: Belfast drinking water to be tested for lead

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 06:42
Three hundred homes will be tested after a small study found some water samples exceeded the UK limit.
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