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Hong Kong's Omicron crisis: ‘It took just 10 days for everyone to be infected’

Sun, 05/29/2022 - 02:09
More than half of those to die in the latest wave to hit Hong Kong were care home residents.
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Radio 1's Adele Roberts on living with her stoma Audrey

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 18:13
The DJ underwent surgery for bowel cancer and wants to raise awareness of having a colostomy bag.
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NFHS-5: Indians are getting fatter - and it's a big problem

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 02:39
Obesity is spreading rapidly and experts warn of a health emergency unless it's tackled urgently.
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Got a new rash? Monkeypox or something else?

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 02:19
Red bumps and lumps? Scabs or blisters? What are the signs to look for?
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Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore?

Sat, 05/21/2022 - 02:24
We are facing an unusual and unprecedented monkeypox outbreak but how worrying is it?
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Jamie Oliver stages Eton mess protest outside No 10

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 20:31
Chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver has been protesting over delays to the government's obesity strategy.
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I may not have long to live but I want children

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 08:08
Ewan Bowlby, 27, was diagnosed with a brain tumour but plans to get married and start a family.
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Probe after man wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 16:22
Alex Preston says he wants answers after being told he had the illness for seven years.
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Vitamin D: Could UV-mushrooms help fix the nation’s issue?

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 04:46
With one in 10 deficient in vitamin D, the government is exploring new ways to boost the UK’s intake.
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Are we failing young people with cancer?

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 02:52
Deborah James' experience has raised questions about how good the UK is at spotting and treating the disease.
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Deborah James: Big C presenter 'can't do anything more' to fight cancer

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 09:00
The You, Me and the Big C presenter is receiving end-of-life care at home for bowel cancer.
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Chronic pain: The ‘unbearable’ condition affecting one in four

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 08:00
Specialists warn the NHS is not set up to deal with such complex conditions.
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Cost of living: Are value food brands healthy?

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 03:11
MP George Eustice has urged shoppers to choose supermarket own brands to help cut living costs.
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Hepatitis in children: How many cases are there?

Wed, 05/04/2022 - 17:08
It looks likely that a common virus which usually causes colds, vomiting and diarrhoea has a role to play.
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How to get a Covid test

Tue, 05/03/2022 - 18:14
Most people in England and Scotland no longer get free PCRs or LFTs, and rules vary across the rest of the UK.
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Covid: What is the guidance across the UK now?

Tue, 05/03/2022 - 18:13
Almost all of the UK's Covid rules have ended, two years after they were introduced.
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Covid: Why are so many people catching it again?

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:25
As Covid continues to spread rapidly, are many people catching Omicron for a second time?
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Covid: How to look after yourself at home

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 12:25
What can you expect if you have Covid, and when should you get extra help?
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Have I got Covid, a bad cold or something else?

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 15:34
What are the new Covid symptoms, and when should I stay at home?
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Covid booster: Who can get the fourth jab and how do you book it?

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 11:51
Over-75s and those with a weakened immune system are being offered an extra booster dose this spring.
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