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Health Benefits of Self-Compassion | Wellness Mama

Health Benefits of Self-Compassion | Wellness Mama

[ad_1] If a doctor told you that there was one simple thing that you could do to lower your risk…

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Embracing global standards for community health care on Nepal’s path towards universal health coverage

Embracing global standards for community health care on Nepal’s path towards universal health coverage

[ad_1] Embracing global standards for community health care on Nepal’s path towards universal health coverage Author : Aradhana Thapa, Pushpa Chaudhary, &…

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Patricia Frustaci, 63, Dies; Septuplets Put Her in Spotlight

Patricia Frustaci, 63, Dies; Septuplets Put Her in Spotlight

[ad_1] The Frustacis resolved to have the babies, despite the medical risks. On May 21, 1985, Ms. Frustaci delivered four…

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A Holistic Rx for Keeping Your Family Healthy

A Holistic Rx for Keeping Your Family Healthy

[ad_1] Dr. Madiha Saeed, MD, is one of most joyful, inspiring people I know! I have no doubt you all…

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Recommitting to children in the 2018 global AIDS agenda

Recommitting to children in the 2018 global AIDS agenda

[ad_1] Recommitting to children in the 2018 global AIDS agenda Author : Charles LyonsCharles Lyons is President and Chief Executive Officer of…

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Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting

Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting

[ad_1] A heavily armed young man is accused of killing 17 people after opening fire on terrified students and teachers…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder & How to Prevent (or Reverse) It

Seasonal Affective Disorder & How to Prevent (or Reverse) It

[ad_1] Groundhog Day has come and gone, and if you live in the northern parts of the U.S., this is…

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Global surgery and anaesthesia—expanding human capability

Global surgery and anaesthesia—expanding human capability

[ad_1] Global surgery and anaesthesia—expanding human capability  Author : Dr Sabrina Juran Sabrina Juran is a post-doctoral researcher in epidemiology at…

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Man Crashes Truck Into New Jersey Planned Parenthood, Injuring 3, Police Say

Man Crashes Truck Into New Jersey Planned Parenthood, Injuring 3, Police Say

[ad_1] A man crashed a stolen bakery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic in East Orange, N.J., this week, injuring…

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EFT: How Tapping & Emotional Freedom Technique Work

EFT: How Tapping & Emotional Freedom Technique Work

[ad_1] Whatever our walk in life, as moms, I’m sure we all want to find ways to be more calm,…

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Process matters when it comes to implementing the SDGs

Process matters when it comes to implementing the SDGs

[ad_1] Process matters when it comes to implementing the SDGs International Maritime Organization Author : Maisam Najafizada Maisam Najafizada, MA MD PhD,…

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Still Talking After All These Years

Still Talking After All These Years

[ad_1] Eyeing a reporter, another attendee joked, “I don’t want the press to think we kiss our patients on the…

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How to Use Activated Charcoal (for Beauty, Health & Home)

How to Use Activated Charcoal (for Beauty, Health & Home)

[ad_1] Activated charcoal has been part of my natural medicine cabinet for years, but now it is showing up in beauty magazines…

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British Isil fighter who plotted UK attack reportedly killed in secret targeted RAF mission

British Isil fighter who plotted UK attack reportedly killed in secret targeted RAF mission

[ad_1] A British Isil fighter who was plotting attacks on UK soil was reportedly killed in a targeted attack on…

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Oxfam sex scandal is ‘tip of the iceberg’, Haitian president claims

Oxfam sex scandal is ‘tip of the iceberg’, Haitian president claims

[ad_1] The president of Haiti has revealed that the sex scandal surrounding Oxfam staff in Haiti is the “tip of…

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Photographers blacklist models who refuse to date them

Photographers blacklist models who refuse to date them

[ad_1] She stated: “We have a problem: We operate within a culture that is too accepting of abuse, in all…

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Diana’s photographer Patrick Demarchelier and British stylist Karl Templer accused of sexual misconduct

Diana’s photographer Patrick Demarchelier and British stylist Karl Templer accused of sexual misconduct

[ad_1] Patrick Demarchelier, Princess Diana's personal photographer, and British stylist Karl Templer are among 25 fashion industry professionals accused of…

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Three Billboards protest takes aim at Marco Rubio in call for gun control after Florida school shooting

Three Billboards protest takes aim at Marco Rubio in call for gun control after Florida school shooting

[ad_1] Meanwhile, Mr Rubio criticised the FBI after it admitted failing to investigate a tip-off last month that the shooting…

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Cost of renting nearly £1k a year more expensive than owning a home 

Cost of renting nearly £1k a year more expensive than owning a home 

[ad_1] Buying is consistently more financially attractive than renting across the UK, with the greatest annual saving in London (£2191),…

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British Olympic skate star who broke down after defeat reveals her grandfather with Alzheimer’s is inspiration ahead of major race 

British Olympic skate star who broke down after defeat reveals her grandfather with Alzheimer’s is inspiration ahead of major race 

[ad_1] “People wonder how I can laugh at double false starting! There’s more important things to be worried about out…

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7.2 magnitude tremor rocks capital as buildings shake

7.2 magnitude tremor rocks capital as buildings shake

[ad_1] A powerful earthquake shook south and central Mexico on Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in…

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Leading girls’ school criticised for first-come, first-served offer system  

Leading girls’ school criticised for first-come, first-served offer system  

[ad_1] A spokesperson for CLSG said: "The school operates a transparent admissions process which is clearly explained in our documentation.…

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Duchess of Cambridge puts degree to good use as she ‘curates’ Victorian photography show

Duchess of Cambridge puts degree to good use as she ‘curates’ Victorian photography show

[ad_1] The Duchess of Cambridge is to put her history of art degree to good use as she curates her…

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FBI says it failed to act on tip off about Florida shooter

FBI says it failed to act on tip off about Florida shooter

[ad_1] The FBI failed to act on a tip off about the Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz, the intelligence agency has…

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Patient’s chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery

Patient’s chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery

[ad_1] Image copyright ABMU Health Board Image caption The implant was originally supposed to have been screwed in. But as…

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French unions vow showdown with Macron over rail reforms

French unions vow showdown with Macron over rail reforms

[ad_1] French rail unions have called for a national protest day next month over plans to end rail workers’ “privileged” status…

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Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change

Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change

[ad_1] Image caption Mercy Ngulube is the former chair of the Children's HIV Association Youth Committee For 16 years, Mercy…

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Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function

Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.The study of 6,000…

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Openly gay winter Olympian says silver lining in broken thumb is not having to shake Mike Pence’s hand

Openly gay winter Olympian says silver lining in broken thumb is not having to shake Mike Pence’s hand

[ad_1] Gus Kenworthy, a US freestyle skier, has celebrated the fact that breaking his thumb means he will not have…

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DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans

DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans

[ad_1] Image caption Bob Fleming was just 24 when he witnessed one of the most powerful weapons on earth Decades…

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Former New York City teacher, brother charged with attempted bomb-making

Former New York City teacher, brother charged with attempted bomb-making

[ad_1] Investigators said Christian Toro told them he had found the document while researching the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and…

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Survivor who hid in closet for two hours blasts response to Florida massacre

Survivor who hid in closet for two hours blasts response to Florida massacre

[ad_1] A teenage girl who survived the massacre at a Florida school by hiding in a closet for two hours…

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Australia’s government at war as Barnaby Joyce hits back at prime minister’s ‘inept’ comments 

Australia’s government at war as Barnaby Joyce hits back at prime minister’s ‘inept’ comments 

[ad_1] Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s deputy prime minister, has launched an extraordinary attack on Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister, for making…

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Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes

Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Senior NHS female doctors are earning less than their male counterparts, a BBC investigation shows.Of…

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux ‘lovingly’ end their two-year marriage

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux ‘lovingly’ end their two-year marriage

[ad_1] Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating after two and a half years of marriage, but insist they remain…

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Is loneliness affecting your health?

Is loneliness affecting your health?

[ad_1] Loneliness, or feeling that you have no one you can really talk to, affects most people at some point…

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Instagram criticised as it gives in to Russian censorship demands 

Instagram criticised as it gives in to Russian censorship demands 

[ad_1] Instagram has been criticised by a Russian opposition leader for giving in to pressure to block posts relating to…

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Lena Dunham undergoes hysterectomy after chronic pain

Lena Dunham undergoes hysterectomy after chronic pain

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lena Dunham has had many operations to ease her pain Lena Dunham has…

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Army officer killed in Iraq was struck by a forklift truck while jogging around an airbase

Army officer killed in Iraq was struck by a forklift truck while jogging around an airbase

[ad_1] A jogging British army officer was killed at an Iraq airbase when a forklift truck collided with him, an…

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Probe provides rapid lung investigation

Probe provides rapid lung investigation

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionScientists have developed a lung probe that finds infectionsScientists have developed…

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Oxfam admits rehiring aid worker sacked over Haiti prostitute scandal

Oxfam admits rehiring aid worker sacked over Haiti prostitute scandal

[ad_1] Oxfam has admitted that it rehired an aid worker it had sacked amid claims of prostitute use in Haiti. …

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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters

Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images US scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk…

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Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell convicted of a total of 43 counts of child sex abuse 

Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell convicted of a total of 43 counts of child sex abuse 

[ad_1] But police assured Speed’s parents, and his wife Louise, that there was no evidence he had been one of…

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Endometriosis: I want my womb removed like Lena Dunham

Endometriosis: I want my womb removed like Lena Dunham

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images / Sofie Hartley Sofie is 27 and has been suffering with endometriosis since she was…

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Blundering burglar hits partner in head with brick

Blundering burglar hits partner in head with brick

[ad_1] Two suspected would-be burglars got into a spot of bother when one threw a brick in an attempt to…

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Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A transgender woman has been able to breastfeed a baby in the first recorded case…

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National Gallery to celebrate how it hid priceless paintings from Nazis in a Welsh mine

National Gallery to celebrate how it hid priceless paintings from Nazis in a Welsh mine

[ad_1] The National Gallery is to celebrate the “remarkable chapter in its history” which saw its priceless paintings hidden from…

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Australian prime minister bans ministers from sex with staff and denounces deputy’s ‘appalling’ affair 

Australian prime minister bans ministers from sex with staff and denounces deputy’s ‘appalling’ affair 

[ad_1] Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, has banned ministers from having sex with staff and denounced the “appalling” conduct of…

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China urges shoppers to turn their backs on foreign goods after Heathrow duty free row

China urges shoppers to turn their backs on foreign goods after Heathrow duty free row

[ad_1] Claims that a store at Heathrow Airport "ripped off" Chinese shoppers have prompted calls in China for the country's cash-rich…

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Organ donations rising across the UK

Organ donations rising across the UK

[ad_1] Image copyright NHS BLOOD AND TRANSPORT A record 170 organ donations took place across the UK in January, resulting…

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Oxfam chief at centre of sex scandal hits out at ‘lies and exaggerations’

Oxfam chief at centre of sex scandal hits out at ‘lies and exaggerations’

[ad_1] Roland Van Hauwermeiren, the former Belgian Oxfam CEO at the centre of the burgeoning sex scandal that has rocked…

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Florida high school coach hailed a hero after ‘shielding students from bullets’

Florida high school coach hailed a hero after ‘shielding students from bullets’

[ad_1] Hofmann described the coach as “a quiet person” with a good sense of humour. “When there’s a funny joke,…

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Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

[ad_1] Image copyright wildpixel A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.They classified foods…

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Florida shooter ‘had been flagged as a threat’ and ‘talked of using guns’

Florida shooter ‘had been flagged as a threat’ and ‘talked of using guns’

[ad_1] Jim Gard, a maths teacher, said Cruz had been in his class last year. “We were told last year…

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Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The life expectancy gap between England's richest and poorest neighbourhoods has widened since 2001, a…

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Florida shooting is eighteenth to take place in a US school this year

Florida shooting is eighteenth to take place in a US school this year

[ad_1] The month of February has not yet concluded, and already in the US there have been 18 recorded shootings…

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Valentine’s Day prompts mini baby boom, NHS data shows

Valentine’s Day prompts mini baby boom, NHS data shows

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images It is a day known for ostentatious displays of romance.But it appears Valentine's Day really…

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Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds

Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Older people are often assumed to want amiable companionship in later life rather than passion-fuelled…

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‘I spent my savings rather than wait for the NHS’

‘I spent my savings rather than wait for the NHS’

[ad_1] Hospital services are facing mounting pressure. Staff shortages, rising demand and a squeeze on budgets mean waiting times are…

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Why are some flu outbreaks so much worse than others?

Why are some flu outbreaks so much worse than others?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Flu comes along every winter, but how many people it will infect - and just…

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Have they found a cure for our cancer?

Have they found a cure for our cancer?

[ad_1] When Simon Cox was first diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) 13 years ago, he feared the worst. But…

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Ex-GB runner had bones so weak they could break if she sat down too hard

Ex-GB runner had bones so weak they could break if she sat down too hard

[ad_1] Image copyright Bobby Clay A 20-year-old runner has revealed how training too hard left her with bones so weak…

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How long does it really take you to fall asleep?

How long does it really take you to fall asleep?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images How do you fall asleep? It might happen to us every night - and maybe…

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Women ‘shunning facial plastic surgery for flattering photo filters’

Women ‘shunning facial plastic surgery for flattering photo filters’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of women having facelifts dropped by 44% in 2017 Women are…

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Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area

Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area

[ad_1] The NHS is under severe pressure. Rising numbers of patients need hospital care - whether in an accident and…

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Anger as reports into Tawel Fan ward scandal are delayed

Anger as reports into Tawel Fan ward scandal are delayed

[ad_1] Image caption The Tawel Fan ward of Glan Clwyd Hospital was closed in 2013 Families have reacted angrily to…

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#PooWatch: How your body reacts to not pooing for 20 days

#PooWatch: How your body reacts to not pooing for 20 days

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A man suspected of hiding drugs inside his body is refusing to do a poo…

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Hip fracture patients face up to 80-day wait for rehab, survey finds

Hip fracture patients face up to 80-day wait for rehab, survey finds

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Hip fracture patients in England and Wales are waiting up to 80 days to get…

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‘My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked’

‘My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked’

[ad_1] Image copyright Julie Brown Harwood In December my younger sister Sarah died of lung cancer, two years after first…

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Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’

Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Spinal fluid is obtained by inserting a needle into the spinal canal Pakistani…

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100 Women: I want to break the stigma of painful sex

100 Women: I want to break the stigma of painful sex

[ad_1] Image copyright Arturo Torres Image caption Callista is finally living pain free One woman's story of a decade of…

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Schools struggle to get mental health help, says survey

Schools struggle to get mental health help, says survey

[ad_1] Image copyright Place2Be A survey of UK head teachers has found that nearly half are struggling to get mental…

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First human eggs grown in laboratory

First human eggs grown in laboratory

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'It could be of huge benefit to children having cancer treatment'Human…

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Is social media causing childhood depression?

Is social media causing childhood depression?

[ad_1] Rangan Chatterjee is a GP and says he has seen plenty of evidence of the link between mental ill-health…

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In search of surrogates, foreign couples descend on Ukraine

In search of surrogates, foreign couples descend on Ukraine

[ad_1] Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is fast becoming the place to go for people desperate to find a…

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Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTest shows fire danger of paraffin-based creamsHundreds of fire deaths may…

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Dystonia patients’ ‘distress’ over cancelled Botox clinics

Dystonia patients’ ‘distress’ over cancelled Botox clinics

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Findlay said there is "huge pressure" on services for dystonia…

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Dystonia chronic pain ‘completely changed my life’

Dystonia chronic pain ‘completely changed my life’

[ad_1] Being diagnosed with an incurable neurological condition "completely changed my life," said Ann Pierce-Jones.The 56-year-old from Caernarfon, Gwynedd used…

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New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

[ad_1] Image copyright Science Photo Library US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples. The natural…

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Why you should love your ‘saggy boobs’

Why you should love your ‘saggy boobs’

[ad_1] Chidera Eggerue, a 23-year-old award-winning blogger, is the driving force behind Saggy Boobs Matter, an online movement that challenges…

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‘I couldn’t mourn my grandmother because I had my period’

‘I couldn’t mourn my grandmother because I had my period’

[ad_1] Image caption Megha Mohan's grandmother Although still a sensitive subject in many Indian families, menstruation had never been taboo…

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Take sick children to pharmacies first, parents told

Take sick children to pharmacies first, parents told

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDr Bruce Warner, deputy chief pharmaceutical officer for NHS EnglandParents of…

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Dorset schoolgirl ‘lost confidence after fat letter’

Dorset schoolgirl ‘lost confidence after fat letter’

[ad_1] A schoolgirl says she lost her confidence and passion for sport after receiving a so-called "fat letter".Daisy, 11, from…

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Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game

Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game

[ad_1] Image copyright King's College London Image caption Patients in the study had to control the rocket and bring it…

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NHS Scotland embarks on global radiologist search

NHS Scotland embarks on global radiologist search

[ad_1] Image copyright Science Photo Library A global campaign to attract radiologists to work in the Scottish NHS has been…

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Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene

Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene

[ad_1] Image copyright Columbia/Sony Pictures/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock Image caption The scene in the new Peter Rabbit film involving blackberries led to calls…

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Transgender child: ‘I think I’m a girl in a boy’s body’

Transgender child: ‘I think I’m a girl in a boy’s body’

[ad_1] A 13-year-old child has spoken about the time she told her family she felt she was "a girl but…

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Parkinson’s sufferer ejected from Halfords ‘for funny walk’

Parkinson’s sufferer ejected from Halfords ‘for funny walk’

[ad_1] Image copyright Katrina Cartlidge Image caption Katrina Cartlidge said she was "mortified" by the treatment of her father Chris…

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Josh Quigley cycled the world after surviving suicide

Josh Quigley cycled the world after surviving suicide

[ad_1] 25-year-old Josh Quigley attempted suicide in 2015. Waking up in hospital Josh felt that he had been kept alive…

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