'Horrendous birth experience left me in therapy'

Health News BBC - Mon, 05/13/2024 - 20:33
Hundreds of women have contacted BBC News with their traumatic experiences of giving birth.
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I lost mum, dad and sister to HIV in blood scandal

Health News BBC - Mon, 05/13/2024 - 07:45
Families torn apart by the infected blood scandal break their silence to BBC Panorama.
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27 new wild swimming sites for England - but are they clean?

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 05/13/2024 - 04:04
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.
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The man on a mission to open up space to disability

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 05/09/2024 - 04:07
John McFall is studying whether it's possible for someone with a physical disability to go to space.
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AstraZeneca to withdraw Covid vaccine

Health News BBC - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 14:27
The firm said the decision was taken because of a decline in demand for the vaccine.
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Assisted dying debate terrifying for disabled, says Liz Carr

Health News BBC - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 08:01
As legal assisted dying receives more support, the actress expresses deep concern for disability rights.
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Five surprisingly simple ways to optimise your diet

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 15:53
Here's five tips for better eating from BBC Ideas
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European astronaut rookies make the grade

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 04/22/2024 - 13:51
The European Space Agency's latest intake of astronauts complete their basic training.
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Why are we so ill? The working-age health crisis

Health News BBC - Mon, 04/22/2024 - 11:52
The number of under 65s struggling with poor health is rising - and it's a threat to the economy.
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Children used as 'guinea pigs' in clinical trials

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/19/2024 - 00:00
They were given infected blood products in trials without their knowledge, the BBC has found.
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Can health secretary name NHS trusts performing well?

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:09
Victoria Atkins is challenged to name some health trusts meeting their targets to cut waiting lists.
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Together in wonder: North America awed by total solar eclipse

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 04/09/2024 - 02:04
Stunning spectacle is witnessed by millions across the continent. Here are some of the stories.
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What is pregabalin and why can it be dangerous?

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/21/2024 - 17:09
The prescription drug has been linked to a number of deaths in the UK and around the world.
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Hottest February marks ninth new monthly record

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 03/07/2024 - 06:06
It's the ninth month of global temperature records in a row, driven by climate change and El Niño.
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'I embrace my alopecia, but I’d love my old hair back’

Health News BBC - Mon, 03/04/2024 - 02:36
People living with alopecia could have access to treatment on the NHS in Scotland for the first time.
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Why firms are racing to produce green ammonia

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 03:04
Ammonia is essential for fertiliser production but producing it is carbon intensive.
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UK quits treaty that lets oil firms sue government

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 02/22/2024 - 15:34
The ECT allowed fossil-fuel companies to sue governments for billions in compensation for lost profits.
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