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In Mariupol, children bear the brunt of Vladimir Putin's war

Sun, 03/20/2022 - 18:59
At a children's hospital near the besieged city, the true impact of Russia's tactics are on display.
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Covid: Rise in UK infections driven by BA.2 Omicron variant

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 16:19
One in 20 people infected, with record high rates in elderly people due a spring Covid booster vaccine.
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Covid-19: Is the world ready for a great reopening?

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 00:45
We asked our journalists around the world to give us a snapshot of life two years into the pandemic.
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Endometriosis: The Thornaby woman who went undiagnosed for 12 years

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 08:57
Tara Doherty shares her story of 12 years of suffering as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month.
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'Dangerous' tanning products promoted by influencers

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 08:53
Sprays and injections containing "melanotan-2" may lead to cancer, doctors tell a BBC News investigation.
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What are the latest rules for face coverings and masks?

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:22
Rules around face coverings are easing across the UK but they are still required in some settings.
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The 48-hour journey with medics taking aid to Ukraine

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 09:01
Volunteers are racing medical supplies from the UK to the Ukrainian front line.
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Covid in Scotland: What's behind the latest surge?

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 19:53
What lies behind the surge in cases that has delayed the lifting of the final restrictions?
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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with NHS ambulance staff

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 10:45
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with staff from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to find out the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Reproductive coercion: 'I wasn't allowed to take my pill'

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 04:15
A BBC poll suggests 50% of UK women under 45 have experienced a form of reproductive coercion.
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Rosacea: 'Your skin doesn't define you'

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 03:33
People diagnosed with the skin condition rosacea talk about its impact on their mental health.
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Xenotransplantation: Are pigs the future of organ transplants?

Sun, 03/13/2022 - 03:34
After a series of medical breakthroughs, will these animals solve the global shortage of organs?
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What are the Covid variants and do vaccines still work?

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 15:46
Some people who have been vaccinated have still been catching Omicron.
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Pregnancy loss: 'I just don't think we're being listened to'

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 07:26
Four black women explain their devastating experiences with pregnancy loss in US healthcare system.
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Winter Paralympics: 'I chose to have my leg amputated after years of pain'

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 04:16
Musician Shona chose to have her leg amputated after years of pain - now she's a Paralympian.
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Covid: How to look after yourself at home

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 19:29
What can you expect if you have Covid, and when should you get extra help?
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Vamps star tells of liposuction body-image pressure

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 16:43
James Brittain-McVey tells MPs he wishes he had talked to friends about worries over how he looked.
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Ukraine conflict: How to help yourself, your kids, and others

Tue, 03/01/2022 - 15:39
Some practical ways to help yourself and others affected by the conflict.
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Covid in Scotland: Vaccine passports and classroom masks rules end

Mon, 02/28/2022 - 04:29
The end of more restrictions comes almost two years after the first confirmed case of Covid in Scotland.
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How will the vulnerable be protected from Covid? And other questions

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 18:25
The government has announced the end of all Covid restrictions in England.
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