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Trump rolls back access to free birth control

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:16
The new rule could strip birth control coverage from millions of women, demolishing an Obama provision.

Amy Winehouse, arthritis and me

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:01
20-year-old Jade Carter was diagnosed with arthritis as a baby. She explains how Amy Winehouse's charity is helping her use music to ease the pain.

Opt-out organ donation

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:00
What do people waiting for an organ, or who have recently had a transplant, make of plans for an opt-out organ donation system in England?

Father loses IVF damages claim

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:46
Father loses damages claim against London IVF clinic after ex-partner forged his signature to use frozen embryos.

Baby sleep positioners dropped by shops after deaths warning

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:23
UK stores drop products after US regulators say they can cause suffocation and are linked to 12 deaths.

Thalidomide battle

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 07:02
Agnes Lattimer has powered her daughter's decades-long fight for truth and compensation.

Cardiff mother wins premature baby care changes

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 06:12
New guidance is issued to hospital staff caring for premature babies following a mother's campaign.

Extreme morning sickness patients 'deserve royal standard'

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 05:14
Many women with the extreme form of the condition are being denied effective care, professionals say.

Why is cancer a taboo in black and Asian communities?

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 01:27
BBC reporter and cancer patient Satnam Rana examines the cancer taboo among black and Asian women.

Being a male midwife

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:46
When a teenage boy in Birmingham said he wanted to become a midwife, he found himself swimming against the tide.

Parents of Nottingham stillborn child call for law change

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 23:47
A lawyer for the couple said she had never seen "such a horrendous string of errors" in 20 years.

What do peace and dynamite have in common?

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:53
The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday but where do the prizes come from?

Agency nurses 'can cost Northern Trust £100K a year'

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:07
Shortages mean Northern Trust has to use "high-cost" agency workers at up to four times staff rates.

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man loses right-to-die case

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:12
Motor neurone disease patient fails to persuade the High Court to change the law on assisted dying.

'Hassle' for taxis to help people with disabilities

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 06:20
People with disabilities claim some taxi services in Wales have refused to pick them up.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust patients 'died waiting for care'

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 01:09
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is placed in special measures following a damning report.

Childhood bullying anxiety declines over time, study says

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:43
The researchers say this shows the potential for resilience in bullied children.

England to consider optout organ donation

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:36
Ministers announce plan to review system as figures show three people a day die waiting for transplants.

Care homes places 'crisis' in five years across England

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:55
Rising numbers of people aged 80 and over are not being matched by care home beds, Which? says

School vaccinations 'cut cervical cancer alerts by 41%'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:11
The number of young women in Scotland showing early signs has plummeted since a school vaccination programme began.