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Labour would ban under-16s buying energy drinks

Labour would ban under-16s buying energy drinks

Under-16s will be banned from buying drinks such as Monster and Prime, if Labour wins the election.

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O-type blood donors needed after London cyber-attack

O-type blood donors needed after London cyber-attack

The NHS says last week's cyber-attack means blood cannot be sorted at the same frequency.

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Disruption expected as junior doctors begin third strike

Disruption expected as junior doctors begin third strike

The trust anticipates "minimal problems" launching a new IT system on the day junior doctors strike.

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Major cause of inflammatory bowel disease found

Major cause of inflammatory bowel disease found

Scientists have found a weak spot in our DNA that is present in 95% of people with the disease.

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What is the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia?

What is the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia?

Many countries have legalised assisted dying, assisted suicide or euthanasia, which are different.

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Will the new Parliament pass the smoking bill?

Will the new Parliament pass the smoking bill?

The smoking bill was not passed before Parliament was dissolved ahead of the general election.

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'It's a crisis' - NI junior doctors set for strike

'It's a crisis' - NI junior doctors set for strike

Disruption is expected in Northern Ireland's health services as junior doctors begin walk out.

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Infected blood victims could get £2m compensation

Infected blood victims could get £2m compensation

Government unveils package after final report of public inquiry into scandal published on Monday.

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'An abuse by people supposedly there to care for us'

'An abuse by people supposedly there to care for us'

Victims of the scandal said they had been "gaslit for generations" and felt "vindicated" by the report.

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Why thousands of NHS patients were given infected blood

Why thousands of NHS patients were given infected blood

Thousands were infected with HIV and hepatitis C, in the worst treatment disaster in NHS history.

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NHS and government covered up infected blood scandal

NHS and government covered up infected blood scandal

Those in charge knew the risks meaning patients caught HIV and hepatitis from blood treatments, report finds.

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Hepatitis C tests spike after blood scandal news

Hepatitis C tests spike after blood scandal news

More than 12,000 people asked for tests in England after the BBC found 1,700 cases are undiagnosed.

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Water firm criticised over 'scary' outbreak

Water firm criticised over 'scary' outbreak

A caretaker from Brixham says it is "probably the worst ailment" he has had in his adult life.

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'I thought my skin cancer was a bite'

'I thought my skin cancer was a bite'

Aidan McKay says a childhood spent farming is a major factor for his stage four skin cancer.

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What is the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia?

What is the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia?

Many countries have legalised assisted dying, assisted suicide or euthanasia, which are different.

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Top doctor cancer-free a year after world-first therapy

Top doctor cancer-free a year after world-first therapy

Richard Scolyer has undergone a new treatment for glioblastoma, based on his own melanoma research.

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'Horrendous birth experience left me in therapy'

'Horrendous birth experience left me in therapy'

Hundreds of women have contacted BBC News with their traumatic experiences of giving birth.

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Executive lockdown meeting my lowest day - Swann

Executive lockdown meeting my lowest day - Swann

The health minister questioned whether a cross-community vote to extend lockdown was 'morally right'.

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What is the infected blood scandal and how many people died?

What is the infected blood scandal and how many people died?

Thousands were infected with HIV and hepatitis C, in the worst treatment disaster in NHS history.

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NHS offers life-saving drug for stiff heart condition

NHS offers life-saving drug for stiff heart condition

The once a day pill Tafamidis is now available on the NHS in England.

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I lost my mum, dad and baby sister to HIV in infected blood scandal

I lost my mum, dad and baby sister to HIV in infected blood scandal

Families torn apart by the infected blood scandal break their silence to BBC Panorama.

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Mum ignored test and got cancer says BBC presenter

Mum ignored test and got cancer says BBC presenter

BBC Wales' Lucy Owen on her mum's regrets at taking no notice of bowel cancer test offers.

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Hundreds of infected blood victims living with undetected Hep C

Hundreds of infected blood victims living with undetected Hep C

About 1,750 people are unaware they got the virus from blood transfusions in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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Whooping cough cases up again as five babies die

Whooping cough cases up again as five babies die

There were 1,300 cases of the bacterial infection in March, after just over 900 in February in England.

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Agency charging NHS nearly £2,000 for nurse shift

Agency charging NHS nearly £2,000 for nurse shift

A leading NHS boss says firms are deliberately targeting areas where nurses are in short supply.

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