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Monday, October 15, 2018

    Category: Health

    Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving - news of today

    Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving

    • CNN
    • Oct 15, 2018 - 05:00 AM
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    Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn’t move her left arm.

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    Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’,… - news of today

    Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’, report says

    • BBC
    • Oct 15, 2018 - 04:23 AM
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    A report by child health experts warns England is falling behind other countries unless policies change.

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    Dance lessons for the lonely - on the NHS - news of today

    Dance lessons for the lonely - on the NHS

    • BBC
    • Oct 15, 2018 - 04:09 AM
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    GPs in England are to prescribe “social” activities, such as dance and cookery lessons, to tackle loneliness.

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    New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud - news of today

    New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud

    • BBC
    • Oct 13, 2018 - 07:04 PM
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    Checking eligibility before drugs are issued could halve false claims, the government says.

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    Terminal breast cancer patients ‘abandoned’ in… - news of today

    Terminal breast cancer patients ‘abandoned’ in nurse shortage

    • BBC
    • Oct 12, 2018 - 07:00 PM
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    Thousands of incurable cancer patients are “being denied a dedicated specialist nurse”.

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    How climate change will affect your health - news of today

    How climate change will affect your health

    • CNN
    • Oct 12, 2018 - 07:00 AM
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    A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don’t make “rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to stem global warming. But the planet isn’t the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too.

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    Princess Eugenie: ‘I wanted my wedding dress to… - news of today

    Princess Eugenie: ‘I wanted my wedding dress to show my scar’

    • BBC
    • Oct 12, 2018 - 06:47 AM
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    Princess Eugenie had major surgery on her back as a child.

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    NHS waste scandal firm has been ‘vilified’,… - news of today

    NHS waste scandal firm has been ‘vilified’, boss says

    • BBC
    • Oct 12, 2018 - 12:31 AM
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    It comes after Healthcare Environmental Services was stripped of NHS waste handling contracts.

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    Age boys start puberty ‘linked to mothers’ - news of today

    Age boys start puberty ‘linked to mothers’

    • BBC
    • Oct 11, 2018 - 07:36 PM
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    The age at which boys begin puberty is linked to when their mothers started having periods, a study suggests.

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    You might not be anonymous, thanks to genealogy… - news of today

    You might not be anonymous, thanks to genealogy databases

    • CNN
    • Oct 11, 2018 - 07:00 PM
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    More than 60% of people with European ancestry can be identified by an anonymous DNA sample, simply by using data from consumer genetic databases, new research finds. This includes those who haven’t undergone DNA testing themselves.

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    Doctors can prescribe medical cannabis from… - news of today

    Doctors can prescribe medical cannabis from November in UK

    • BBC
    • Oct 11, 2018 - 01:43 PM
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    The move follows an outcry over two young epilepsy sufferers being denied access to cannabis oil.

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    Same-sex mice have babies - news of today

    Same-sex mice have babies

    • BBC
    • Oct 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM
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    Scientists break the rules of reproduction, so what does it mean for the future of sex?

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