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Zara Holland on Love Island: 'Like being in a posh prison'

BBC Health News Feed - 5 hours 49 min ago
Former contestant Zara Holland talks about being on the show and how the experience impacted her health.
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Low NHS morale is 'heartbreaking', says Matt Hancock

BBC Health News Feed - 9 hours 18 min ago
The new health secretary says technology, the workforce and prevention will be his top priorities.
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IVF: NHS couples 'face social rationing'

BBC Health News Feed - 10 hours 17 min ago
Eight out of 10 of CCGs in England do not offer IVF to couples if one partner has previous children.
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Complementary cancer therapies linked to reduced survival

BBC Health News Feed - 11 hours 4 min ago
Cancer patients who receive complementary therapies are more likely to shun proven treatments, a study finds.
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'Dangerous complacency' to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence

BBC Health News Feed - 11 hours 41 min ago
The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
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Plan to teach all children first aid

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:40
It comes after an inquiry into the Manchester bombing found that many adults lacked life-saving skills.
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Medicinal cannabis 'should be available on prescription'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:36
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recommends rules should be changed for these drugs, if safe.
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Morrisons introduces 'autistic shopping hour'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:57
Stores will dim lights, turn music off and avoid using the tannoy on Saturdays from 09:00 to 10:00.
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'Period poverty led me to become homeless'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:14
Stevie-Jo Pasing's family could not afford to buy her sanitary products during her school years.
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'Generation Sensible' in five charts

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:08
Whether it's drinking or taking drugs, young people in the UK seem to be getting more sensible.
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Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:50
Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme.
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The women choosing to love their natural grey hair

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:44
As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes.
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Brain damage 'more likely in cardiac arrest patients given adrenaline'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:36
It increased the chances of survival but patients were more likely to have brain damage, a study finds.
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Delays in radiology results 'affecting patient care'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:35
The health regulator found huge variations in the time taken to report on radiology examinations.
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Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:35
Hospitals, ambulances and mental health services are spending £1bn a year on care from outside the NHS.
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Patients face autism referral and assessment 'lottery'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:38
Children and adults in England can face a wait of more than two years for an autism assessment, data reveals.
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HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:04
Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says.
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Thai cave boys to return to 'normal life' after meeting media

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:26
The 12 boys and their football coach will make their first public appearance since being rescued.
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'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:05
Helen Owen said women going through a similar experience should seek specialist help.
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Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams 'proudly' seeking mental health help

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:34
The Destiny's Child singer has previously spoken about being depressed and "suicidal".
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