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BBC Health News
YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'
26 May 2018 09:24
Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash
26 May 2018 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'
25 May 2018 09:02
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.
Cancer patient feels 'privileged to be alive' after NHS trial treatment
25 May 2018 00:40
Taking part in clinical trials can bring enormous benefits, but few people are signing up
BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable
25 May 2018 14:01
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.
Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds
25 May 2018 10:11
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
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Antipsychotics still overprescribed in dementia
Aspirin may curb memory loss in elderly women
Bad news 'stresses women more'
Can drinking coffee make you go blind?
Can fish oil prevent heart attack deaths?
Can tomatoes prevent a stroke?
Childhood brain injury 'link' to criminality
Chips and burnt toast 'linked' to low birth weight
Could less sleep increase teen diabetes risk?
Cranberry juice 'won't prevent' bladder infections
'Dirty Brits are world's worst flu spreaders'
Does blood pressure influence prostate cancer survival?
Does breast cancer screening do more harm than good?
Drinking alcohol every day 'link' to brain damage
'Dud' typhoid fever vaccine fears
Echinacea cold study claims analysed
Effects of supplements on medicines 'dangerous'
Exercise before breakfast 'leads to extra weight loss'
Fish 'may cut' stroke risk – supplements don’t
Gene link to placebo effect
Having desk job 'doubles risk' of heart attack
High blood pressure in pregnancy 'can lower' child’s IQ
'High cholesterol genes' discovered
Hip resurfacing 'not suitable' for women
HPV jab and teen promiscuity: 'no link'
HRT can 'cut heart attack deaths'
Huge rise in gout cases
Is PMT a myth?
Junk food 'fuelling stroke crisis for young people'
Media claims 'sex addiction' is real
Multivitamins 'reduce cancer risk' in men
New 5-day morning-after pill in 'promiscuity' claims
New drug to 'stop stroke surgery damage'
New fertility formula 'predicts pregnancy' chances
New traffic-light food labels get go-ahead
'No evidence' that vitamin D protects against colds and flu
Non-melanoma skin cancer sunbed risk
Playing football is 'best way' for men to tackle high blood pressure
'Poo transplants' for treating C. difficile
Problems quitting smoking? 'Inhale less' advise NICE
Sharp rise in children's throat infections – is tonsillitis to blame?
'Smart drug' offers breast cancer hope
Study looks at creativity link with mental illness
Three-parent IVF trialled
UK facing breast cancer 'timebomb'
Weight loss 'skills training' shows promise
Women smokers who quit young cut death risk
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