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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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Acrylamide in frozen chips 'cancer risk'
Acupuncture has 'hidden dangers'
Acute hospital services on 'brink of collapse' claim
Altered sleep patterns 'early sign' of Alzheimer's
Breast cancer screening 'halves the number of deaths'
Can you really be both 'fat and fit?'
Childhood obesity may impact on heart health in later life
Chocoholics beware! Chocolate can 'trigger opium-like cravings'
Claims of GM foods 'link to cancer' disputed by other researchers
Complaints about doctors at 'record high'
Controlled crying 'safe for babies'
Diet rich in antioxidants can cut heart attack risk
Drug 'breakthrough' for children with premature ageing disease progeria
Eating organic food 'won’t make you healthier'
E-cigarettes may 'damage lungs'
Fish oil can 'make children less naughty'
Free bus pass is 'ticket to good health'
Frozen IVF embryos lead to 'healthier babies'
Glass shape 'affects' drinking speed
Growing up in countryside 'doubles Alzheimer's risk'
Half of medical reporting 'is subject to spin'
Horrible bosses: do they cause heart attacks?
'It's not what you eat, it's when you eat' claim
Mammograms 'boost breast cancer risk' in women with 'faulty genes'
Many low-fat foods 'stuffed full of calories'
Mice give clue to 'self-repairing skin'
Miscarriage concerns over common BPA chemicals
New optical technique that 'can see under skin'
New 'SARS-like' virus detected
New zinc supplement is a 'botox-booster'
Painkiller 'deafness fears' for older women
Painkillers may be making a million headaches worse
Sharp rise in hospital admissions for stress – 'recession to blame'
Should we allow 'three-parent' IVF
Smoking may make your sleep suffer
Stem cell 'deafness cure' (but only in gerbils)
Tackles on the rugby pitch 'increase dementia risk' claims
Vaccine 'hope' to end hay fever misery
Walking to rhythm can 'help beat symptoms of Parkinson's'
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Widely used sleeping pill 'increases dementia' risk
'Working yourself to death' – overtime link to heart disease
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