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Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 13:13
Popular family TV programmes can include up to 12 "junk food" adverts per hour, a study finds.

Reality Check

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:33
Mental health care for new mums has become a big topic of conversation in recent years. What's changed?

Mental health issues 'affect third of mums'

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:22
Sally Bunkham did not initially recognise that she had postnatal depression.

On tour with Crohn's

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:29
What's it like being in a rock band, and dealing with the symptoms of Crohn's disease? Follow Black Foxxes frontman Mark Holley as he pushes himself further than ever.

Care workers 'exhausted' by staff shortage

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 06:31
BBC News NI investigation finds some staff are working 80-hour weeks, often without any breaks.

Black organ donors

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 05:56
The number of black kidney donors is the lowest it's been in five years. The race of the donor does make a difference - here's why.

'They called me names like Scarface, Joker, Buttface'

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 02:56
The family hoping the new film Wonder will challenge preconceptions about facial disfigurement.

'Third of mothers' experience mental health issues

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 01:05
Stress, anxiety and depression can follow on from becoming a new mum, a survey by BBC 5 live reveals.

Scarlet fever cases hit 50-year high in England

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:32
Experts are unable to explain why the contagious disease is on the increase in England.

We must do better on baby deaths and injuries - Hunt

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:13
All unexpected baby deaths and serious injuries to be independently investigated in the future.

EU settles dispute over major weedkiller glyphosate

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 18:15
The EU will renew glyphosate's licence for five years, despite some health concerns.

Clean air target 'could be met more quickly'

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 16:02
Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly than the government expects, a study says.

Ethical hackers to boost NHS cyber-defences

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 14:16
The hackers will work in an operations centre that will look for threats before they hit hospitals.

Pharma plans will create 1,850 jobs in Manchester and London

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:57
Plans to build new biotech research centres come as the government announces its industrial strategy.

Give child 'super-spreaders' flu vaccine, say experts

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:51
NHS bosses say children should be vaccinated, as they could put relatives at risk of getting the flu.

Lost treasures

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:16
How the search for a little blue cup has helped hundreds of children and changed one father's life.

Vaginal mesh operations should be banned, says NICE

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:45
Implants can cut into the vagina - and some women have been left in permanent pain, unable to walk.

Home Office review over harassment at abortion clinics

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 14:23
Concerns about the tactics used by some protesters prompted the Home Office review.

Top surgeons call to save Royal Brompton heart unit

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 14:14
The congenital heart disease surgery unit at Royal Brompton Hospital is earmarked for closure.

NHS watchdog staff 'told not to criticise' Welsh Government

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 06:53
Staff working for NHS watchdogs facing the axe say they have been told not to embarrass the Welsh Government.

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