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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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'Angelina Jolie effect' doubled breast gene tests
Antibiotic treatments 'fail' 15% of the time
Bacteria found in honey may help fight infection
Benefits of statins 'outweigh diabetes risk'
Brain can be ‘retrained’ to prefer healthy foods
Brain scans offer fresh insights into ADHD
Cherry juice touted as treatment for gout
Chokeberry extract 'boosts pancreas cancer chemo'
Claims e-cigarettes are a 'gateway to cocaine'
Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk
Could curry spice boost brain cell repair?
Could meditation help combat migraines?
Could watching action films make you fat?
Deep-fried Mars bars: no link with sudden stroke
Do artificial sweeteners raise diabetes risk?
Dry-roasted peanuts may be worst for nut allergies
Ebola outbreak to get worse, says WHO
Ebola vaccine hope after successful animal study
Gay people have 'poorer health' and 'GP issues'
Heart failure drug could 'cut deaths by a fifth'
High levels of tooth decay found in three-year-olds
How immunotherapy might treat multiple sclerosis
HPV urine test could screen for cervical cancer
Hundreds report waking up during surgery
Job insecurity may increase adult asthma risk
Late cancer diagnosis 'costing lives and money'
Lumpectomy 'as effective as double mastectomy'
Media multitasking 'brain shrink' claims unproven
Missing breakfast linked to type 2 diabetes
Mums 'feel shame' about how they feed their babies
People may be addicted to eating rather than food
Pregnant drinking may harm kids' mental health
Prescription sleeping pills linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk
'Rebooted' stem cells may lead to new treatments
Regular walking breaks 'protect arteries'
Sibling bullying linked to young adult depression
Skirt size increase ups breast cancer risk
Students showing signs of phone addiction
Sugar intake guideline 'needs lowering'
Watch less TV to prevent obesity, says NICE
Wearing a bra 'doesn't raise breast cancer risk'
Weight discrimination study fuels debate
What is proton beam therapy?
Will a 'wonder drug' be available in 10 years?
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