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    Brain damage 'more likely in cardiac arrest patients given adrenaline'

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    'Period poverty led me to become homeless'

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    'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'

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    Scientist debunks health hoaxes with viral parody video

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    Is heading a football bad for your health?

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    Parents warned over 'toxic' slime

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    Adenomyosis: Pain '10 times worse than childbirth'

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    'Virtual reality cured my fear of heights'

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    Stopping type 1 diabetes from birth

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    Salisbury poisoning: What is Novichok?

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    Trump denies US opposition to WHO breastfeeding resolution

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    'Babies given solid food sooner sleep better'

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    Danone investigating Aptamil baby milk formula complaints

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    How hospices care for the terminally ill

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    'Sometimes we need help'

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    If Roe v Wade is overturned, will abortion become illegal in the US?

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    Womb cancer: 'I could have suffered less with earlier diagnosis'

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    HIV vaccine shows promise in human trial

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    NHS at 70: The lifelong friendship of nurses

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    'I never thought I'd be alive to pay back my huge debt'

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    NHS at 70: Who was health service founder Aneurin Bevan?

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    What the NHS means in one word

    BBC News asked 70 people to sum up what the NHS means to them in one word.... Read More

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    From GPs to AIDS: 70 years of classic NHS films

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    Sperm quality improved by adding nuts to diet, study says

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    NHS at 70: Aneira Thomas the first NHS baby

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    The challenges faced by doctors with disabilities

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    NHS future: Why genome mapping could be good news

    Why genome mapping could make the case for saving the NHS.... Read More

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    Illegal levels of air pollution linked to child's death

    Air pollution is linked to the asthma death of a nine-year-old girl who lived near to a busy London road.... Read More

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    Decision on medical cannabis within weeks

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    Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

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    New generation of deodorants 'on the way'

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    Blood scandal inquiry 'will find any cover-up'

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    Could psychedelics transform mental health?

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    'NHS is becoming unrecognisable' over treatment changes

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    Boy going blind gets dream come true

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    NHS at 70: Being a nurse in the 1940s versus now

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    Babylon claims its chatbot beats GPs at medical exam

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    Women's health: 'Men are woefully ignorant'

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    Vitamin D supplements plea from mother after baby death

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    Papua New Guinea polio outbreak declared

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    Becoming the first black nursing director in London

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    University suicides: 'I tried to take my own life'

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    'I've been left devastated by Lyme disease'

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    An insole with GPS tracking for dementia patients

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    Terminally ill woman makes memory boxes for her children

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    How to manage your hay fever this summer

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    Hospitalised toddler gets 'lifeline' nursery care

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    'Charlie changed our lives completely'

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    NHS at 70: How Moorfields Eye Hospital changed the world

    The London hospital has transformed eye care and saved the sight of millions since the start of the NHS.... Read More

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    Oxford neurosurgeon helps thousands overcome tremors

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    Teenage volunteers make dementia residents 'feel alive'

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    Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed opioids 'shortened 456 lives'

    An inquiry found that painkillers were prescribed without medical justification to older patients.... Read More

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    Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers 'shortened 456 lives'

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    The nurses tackling mental illness in police custody

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    Conjoined twins' joy at watching news report of birth

    Anna and Barbara Rozycki made headlines around the world following their birth in 1970.... Read More

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    Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

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    Theresa May is asked where NHS cash will come from

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    How does gaming affect your brain?

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    Hundreds of breast cancer patients 'denied reconstruction'

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    Teenager's cowpox diagnosis surprises doctors

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    Nottingham beauty therapists taught to spot skin cancer signs

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    'I'm a hormonal mess but it's worth it'

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    AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back

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    Gene therapy reverses rat's paralysis

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    Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

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    How to Exercise for Brain Health

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    World's first quadruplets born by Caesarean section turn 70

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    Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test

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    Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare

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    FGM law change call from 'persecuted' Somali women

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    Billy Caldwell cannabis oil plea rejected by Home Office

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    The UK health tax hurting foreign nurses

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    Prostate cancer spit test is trialled

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    Why US suicide rate is on the rise

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    Premature birth test being trialled

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    'Miracle' Northampton teenager's Paralympic rugby dream

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    Trump declares that Melania 'is doing really well!'

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    How to do a breast examination

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