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Updated 2018-10-21 09:16
When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean
A Royal College of Nursing exhibition charts the strange, sometimes disturbing history of women's healthcare.
Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents
People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol' Blue Eyes.
Flu vaccine delays for NI over-65s
Manufacturing constraints mean some jabs won't be available until late November, says chief medical officer.
End of life care: How to talk about dying to someone who is dying
People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
Depressed? The places not to live if you need help
NHS talking therapy service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, BBC analysis shows.
Doctors 'need to start early conversation with patients about dying'
They shouldn't shy away when patients want to talk about the end of their lives, a report says.
Children with problems or problem children?
How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill?
EpiPen shortage: Chemists told to quiz parents on children's need
The guidance from NHS England relates to devices for children who weigh less than 25kg (four stone).
What is BSE (aka mad cow disease)?
An explanation of the disease - after a case of BSE is confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Girl, 8, walks into school on new prosthetic leg
Friends of Amelia Eldred were ready with a group hug as she walked into school on her new leg.
Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker
Hospital users are encouraged to activate the announcements when they see someone smoking on site.
Cardiff support worker helps man, 67, get his life back
A project will see the NHS and Cardiff council working closely to keep people living independently.
Michelle Heaton: Menopause is 'more than a hot flush’
Michelle Heaton went through early menopause aged 38 after a hysterectomy.
'I regret promoting my botched butt lift'
Ex On The Beach's Natalee Harris tells Victoria Derbyshire it encouraged others to have the same procedure.
Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations, A&E and mental health treatment.
'Facebook baby ads taunted me after stillborn'
Anna England Kerr was shown ads for cots, cribs and IVF, despite trying to turn them off.
Baby box safety doubts raised by experts
They say babies should only sleep in them temporarily, with cots and Moses baskets thought to be safer.
My cheating boyfriend gave me HIV - here's how I got justice
When Diane Reeve discovered that her partner was sleeping around she ended their relationship, but then she found out that he had given her HIV.
Food allergies: What a severe reaction feels like
What having a severe nut allergy feels like and how navigating the daily risks affects your life.
Length of ring and index fingers 'linked to sexuality'
Women whose left index and ring fingers are different lengths are more likely to be lesbians, a study suggests.
Contaminated blood victims 'on the breadline'
Chairman of public inquiry calls on the government to take decisive action over financial support.
Mystery donor gives thousands to ill Shropshire boy
An anonymous donor gives the final £100,000 needed to help the family reach its target.
Mystery donor gives thousands to ill Shropshire boy
Zac Oliver will now head to the United State for cancer treatment.
Kenyan schoolgirl Angel overcomes bullies to pursue dream of music career
Angel Wanjiru has overcome bullies and health problems to pursue her dream of a career in music.
Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
'Miracle' baby whose heart stopped for 22 minutes turns one
Doctors say Lacey's recovery is remarkable and defies the odds - and she should live a normal life.
Self-lubricating condom designed to reduce infections
Scientists hope it'll make condoms easier to use and cut rates of sexually transmitted infections.
I woke up unable to speak English
Hannah Jenkins survived a cycling accident - but woke up no longer being able to understand English.
Legal cannabis in Canada: Should pot convicts get amnesty?
As cannabis becomes legal, 500,000 people with possession convictions want their records expunged.
Women told they aren't thin enough for eating disorder treatment, MPs told
MPs debating the stigma surrounding eating disorders say the "medical profession are failing patients with eating disorders".
Winter deaths in Scotland at highest level in 18 years
More than 23,000 people died last winter as Scotland experienced its worst flu outbreak in seven years.
Bill Turnbull: Cancer chemo treatment was 'unbearable'
The presenter says he watched all 67 episodes of Game of Thrones "to pass the time" during treatment.
Pepper the robot tells MPs about artificial intelligence
Pepper the robot answers questions from MPs on the education select committee about helping to care for older people.
I saved my dad's life with CPR
When his dad collapsed, Aaron Groves says the training he got as a scout made all the difference.
Robot seeks out skin cancer with suction
Fitted with a dermatoscope, the prototype can check for signs of skin abnormalities.
'Concerns' raised about jailed surgeon Sudip Sarker
An inquest is being held into the deaths of three patients of Sudip Sarker who was jailed earlier this year.
Which? testing reveals 'unsafe' child stair gates
Consumer group Which? urges parents not to use three models of stair gates, saying they could be unsafe.
Crackdown on painkillers amid addiction fears
Pregabalin and gabapentin to be reclassified as class C drugs from April, the government announces.
Children 'should be weighed up to age 18', report says
A report by child health experts warns England is falling behind other countries unless policies change.
Dance lessons for the lonely - on the NHS
GPs in England are to prescribe "social" activities, such as dance and cookery lessons, to tackle loneliness.
Cwm Taf baby deaths: 'My baby is buried 4,000 miles away'
Chioma Udeogu's daughter Favour was stillborn after failings on a Welsh maternity ward.
New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud
Checking eligibility before drugs are issued could halve false claims in England, the government says.
The teen battling cancer and 'living every day as it comes'
Billy White, 16, has cancer for the third time, but he's not letting it get him down.
A day in the life of a 10-year-old patient at Alder Hey
She has cystic fibrosis and shared a day in her life to show what it's like for her.
Billy Monger: 'Why I don't want to compete in disabled sport'
Billy Monger, 19, had a crash 18 months ago which resulted in both his legs being amputated.
Terminal breast cancer patients 'abandoned' in nurse shortage
Thousands of incurable cancer patients are "being denied a dedicated specialist nurse".
Princess Eugenie's dress showed off her scoliosis scar
14-year-old Georgie says Princess Eugenie’s decision to wear a wedding dress that showed off her scoliosis scar was “an inspirational thing to do.”
C-section births surge to 'alarming' rates worldwide - study
A doubling in worldwide cases of the birth procedure in 15 years is "unjustified", a study says.
Princess Eugenie: 'I wanted my wedding dress to show my scar'
Princess Eugenie had major surgery on her back as a child.
NHS waste scandal firm has been 'vilified', boss says
It comes after Healthcare Environmental Services was stripped of NHS waste handling contracts.
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