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 Woman left lying on A&E floor in Hereford for 5 hours 10m Updated Woman left lying on A&E floor in Hereford for 5 hours
Kyra Dew, who suffers from endometriosis, was rushed to Hereford County Hospital after she collapsed at home, but she was told she would have to wait for a bed to become available.
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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too1h 45m Updated She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too
Nice Leng’ete started a program in Kenya to create new rites of passage to replace female genital cutting and has helped 15,000 girls avoid the ritual.
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 The most nerve-wracking sexual position 2h Updated The most nerve-wracking sexual position
Results also reveal European men are more anxious about masturbation and oral sex than those from the US. Some nine per cent of couples are not adventurous in bed.
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 Trump is overweight but doctor gives him clean bill 3h Updated Trump is overweight but doctor gives him clean bill
President Trump weighs 239 pounds is 6'3" the White House doctor revealed. That makes him overweight with a BMI of 29.9 - 30 would make him obese. He is to lose weight, the doctor said.
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Changing profession5h Changing profession
From nurses who operate on their patients to those who run general practices, nursing is changing.
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Carbs for dinner?9h Carbs for dinner?
Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening?
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Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?10h Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?
Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?
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 High street giants vow to cut sugar levels in products 10h High street giants vow to cut sugar levels in products
High street chains including Costa, McDonald’s and Greggs have signed up to a code of practice including a pledge to cut sugar in their food and drink by 20 per cent by 2020.
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 Measles strikes more than 100 people across five regions 10h Updated Measles strikes more than 100 people across five regions
West Yorkshire has the most sufferers with 34 people being infected, followed by 32 in the West Midlands, 29 in Liverpool and Cheshire, 20 in Surrey and Sussex, and seven in Greater Manchester.
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 White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test 11h White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test
President Donald Trump's recent medical examination showed no indication of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to the Navy physician who conducted and supervised it.
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Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 9111h Updated Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91
Dr. Krim raised awareness of the scourge and money to fight it while lobbying governments and enlisting a broad spectrum of powerful allies.
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Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Risk of Diabetes12h Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Risk of Diabetes
Mothers who breast-feed may be at reduced risk of diabetes, a new study reports.
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In the Flu Battle, Hydration and Elevation May Be Your Best Weapons12h Updated In the Flu Battle, Hydration and Elevation May Be Your Best Weapons
Bring on the soup: Fluids will help diminish your headache and bolster your immune response.
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 Eating seaweed helped Jamie Oliver shed two stone 13h Updated Eating seaweed helped Jamie Oliver shed two stone
Seaweed has also been credited for being behind Japanese people having one of the longest life expectancies in the world. The sea vegetable's global worth is estimated to reach $17.59 million by 2021.
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Economic Scene: Making Medicaid a Tool for Moral Education May Let Some Die14h Updated Economic Scene: Making Medicaid a Tool for Moral Education May Let Some Die
There is a precedent for letting states impose work requirements on the poor for medical coverage. It bodes ill for public health.
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 Severe gum disease could lead to cancer 14h Updated Severe gum disease could lead to cancer
The bacteria responsible for periodontitis, which can be killed through brushing teeth, also play a role in pancreatic cancer, according to researchers at Helsinki University, Finland.
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 Adam York in a medically induced coma from the flu 14h Updated Adam York in a medically induced coma from the flu
Adam York, 38, fell ill with the flu after Christmas. By New Year's day the Alabama popcorn maker's symptoms got worse and he was admitted to the ICU where he was placed in a coma.
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 Kentucky plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated 14h Updated Kentucky plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated
Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication.
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 Fibre-rich muesli can help ward off arthritis 14h Updated Fibre-rich muesli can help ward off arthritis
A team from Germany's Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg recommend eating one breakfast food daily to reduce symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis.
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 Dentists may soon start asking about your sex life 15h Updated Dentists may soon start asking about your sex life
New research from the ‎University of South Florida College of Public Health say dentists should help reduce the rate of oral cancers by checking for symptoms of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers.
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 Plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated 15h Updated Plastic surgeon arrested allegedly intoxicated
Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication.
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Measles outbreak in five English regions15h Measles outbreak in five English regions
Numbers of cases have been increasing since late 2017 and are linked to ongoing large outbreaks in Europe.
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 Kids of divorce who live with a step-parent more troubled 16h Kids of divorce who live with a step-parent more troubled
Teens living with a stepfather or stepmother are more troubled than those who split their time between parents, found RKBU in Norway, and are more likely to be depressed or bullied.
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High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer16h High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer
New research suggests a strong link between genes, dietary fat and prostate cancer.
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 A cup of tea could make you more creative 17h A cup of tea could make you more creative
Minutes after downing a brew, students scored better in creative and cognition tests than those who had drunk a glass of water, researchers at Peking University found.
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 Father-of-three in a medically induced COMA from the flu 17h Updated Father-of-three in a medically induced COMA from the flu
Adam York, 38, fell ill with the flu after Christmas. By New Year's day the Alabama popcorn maker's symptoms got worse and he was admitted to the ICU where he was placed in a coma.
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 Beat a stroke by banging a drum 17h Updated Beat a stroke by banging a drum
The findings highlight how this therapy can potentially transform the care for tens of thousands people who suffer speech loss or other damage when the blood flow to their brain is cut off.
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Dr. Ronald Fieve, 87, Dies; Pioneered Lithium to Treat Mood Swings17h Updated Dr. Ronald Fieve, 87, Dies; Pioneered Lithium to Treat Mood Swings
Dr. Fieve and a colleague identified lithium as the first naturally occurring medication to prevent and control a specific psychiatric disorder.
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 Ohio boy dies from the flu just hours after symptoms start 17h Updated Ohio boy dies from the flu just hours after symptoms start
Jonah Rieben, four, became the first child in Ohio to die from the flu this season. The boy from Clayton had a genetic disorder that may have contributed to his sudden death.
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Sneezing myths and facts17h Sneezing myths and facts
Can you sneeze with your eyes open and what is the best way to stop a sneeze?
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 Blackpool Victoria Hospital patient ignored by NHS nurses 18h Blackpool Victoria Hospital patient ignored by NHS nurses
EXCLUSIVE: Alan Ford, who spent 15 days in intensive care at Blackpool Victoria Hospital fighting for his life, recorded the horrific clip from his bed. He described it as 'out of order'.
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After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles 18h Updated After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles
Changing minds on vaccination is very difficult, but it isn’t so important when a law can change behavior.
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 Doctors debate getting blood tests before showing symptoms 18h Doctors debate getting blood tests before showing symptoms
New Year is a time when many of us think about taking charge of our health - but should that include having blood tests to spot if you have a problem before you have any symptoms?
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 Fancy a cup of creativi-TEA? 19h Fancy a cup of creativi-TEA?
Minutes after downing a brew, students scored better in creative and cognition tests than those who had drunk a glass of water, researchers at Peking University found.
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 Father calls for help - but nurses are too busy 19h Updated Father calls for help - but nurses are too busy
EXCLUSIVE: Alan Ford, who spent 15 days in intensive care at Blackpool Victoria Hospital fighting for his life, recorded the horrific clip from his bed. He described it as 'out of order'.
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Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise20h Updated Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise
Experts say maternity wards are still making the same "avoidable errors".
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Revolution in health and social care urged in Wales23h Updated Revolution in health and social care urged in Wales
There is an appetite for bold changes in the NHS and social care in Wales, says an expert review.
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 The real reason women crave chocolate during their period 25h The real reason women crave chocolate during their period
Dietitian Melanie McGrice has revealed the real reason why women crave chocolate just before and during their period. She says there are several ways to reduce the need for a sweet fix.
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 Florida boy dies of rabies after touching a sick bat 26h Florida boy dies of rabies after touching a sick bat
Ryker Roque, six, died on Sunday at a hospital in Orlando, Florida, after touching a bat which his father Henry had found in the garden and put in a bucket.
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The Parasite on the Playground27h The Parasite on the Playground
Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.
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Global Health: ‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time27h Global Health: ‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?
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