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Grief becomes strength

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:47
Kingdom of Us tells the story of Vikie Shanks and her seven children after their father's suicide.

Being asexual

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:21
At first Stacey thought she wasn't normal, then she thought she might be ill. Finally she discovered she was actually asexual.

Warrington and Halton NHS Trust: Spinal surgery suspended

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:04
Four serious "incidents" at Warrington and Halton Hospitals Trust, including two deaths, prompt the move.

Sweat-sensing seats to stop "dehydration" road accidents

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 15:49
The prototype design could save road accidents caused by dehydration, the firm suggests.

Body clock scientists win Nobel Prize

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:18
Understanding how our bodies keep time has "vast implications" for health, say Nobel committee.

Flu vaccine in Wales extended to Year 4 pupils

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:56
Children aged up to nine are to be offered the flu vaccine as the annual campaign starts.

Bags for life can pose food poisoning risk - Food Standards Agency

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:47
Keep raw meat and fish separately from other shopping to avoid getting stomach bugs, consumers told.

Autistic man 'refused help' on train calls for awareness

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 06:50
A man with a severe form of autism says a "rude" guard refused to help him as he tried to board a train.

Prison mental health care criticised after inmate suicide

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 03:15
The family of a man who hanged himself in HMP Bristol says he needed mental health unit care.

Show and tell for breast cancer patients

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 00:07
How a show-and-tell session by breast cancer survivors is helping women recently diagnosed with the disease.

NHS 'not fit for 21st Century', says chief hospital inspector

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 06:03
Professor Ted Baker says the NHS has not modernised because of a historic lack of investment.

Mental health: 10 charts on the scale of the problem

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 01:12
Ten charts that show how mental illness affects people in the UK.

Where the money goes

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 00:11
A cancer charity boss talks of how it decides which research to give its funding to.

Schools allowed to keep spare allergy pens under new law

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:56
Children with severe allergies will have access to a spare adrenaline auto-injector in an emergency.

NHS agrees to fund 'life-changing' drug for seven-year-old

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:12
The child has a rare condition which could cause brain damage if his diet is not controlled.

Mum blames politicians for child's spinal surgery wait

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:15
A 14-year-old County Antrim girl with scoliosis of the spine may have operation delayed by a year.

'Mentally impaired' missing out on council tax discount

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:00
Local councils are accused of being slow to offer help and information to those eligible.

Running on empty

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 01:25
Every time Maya eats, she has to run off the calories - she's been ill for two years, but now she wants to go to university.

Take it or leave it

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 01:21
It is one of the strongest psychedelic drugs in the world and can trigger violent reactions, but some say its use for mental health issues should be researched.

Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:55
Physiotherapists say everybody should build strength exercises into their everyday lives.