BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Pledge to end smoking in England by 2030
22 Jul 2019 at 7:11pm
The ambition is part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.
?I had chemo for breast cancer that never existed?
23 Jul 2019 at 6:50am
Sarah Boyle underwent chemotherapy and a mastectomy before the mistake was noticed.
Police must offer women detainees period products under new rules
23 Jul 2019 at 1:21pm
Campaigners say change will help to preserve the dignity of women, non-binary and trans detainees.
UK newborn baby screening 'not good enough'
22 Jul 2019 at 4:34pm
Newborn screening checks for rare but serious health conditions are not happening, says a charity.
Contaminated blood inquiry: Karisa Jones speaks of 'nightmare' diagnosis
23 Jul 2019 at 7:27am
A widow tells the contaminated blood inquiry of both her and her husband's infections.
Canned laughter 'makes jokes funnier'
23 Jul 2019 at 2:00am
It works for "dad jokes" too, according to researchers who tried it out on 72 volunteers.
Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia
22 Jul 2019 at 4:31pm
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
Tafida Raqeeb: Parents' bid to get daughter treated goes to High Court
22 Jul 2019 at 11:52am
Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.
UK weather: How to keep cool and carry on in a heatwave
23 Jul 2019 at 4:49am
With temperatures set to soar in the coming days, how can the UK keep cool and carry on?
'How I got to medical school via A&E and the chicken shop'
22 Jul 2019 at 5:37pm
Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life.
What can be done about Scotland's drugs crisis?
16 Jul 2019 at 5:41pm
Experts back five ways of trying to halt Scotland's rising toll of drug-related deaths.
Excluded from school: How boxing helps teenagers with ADHD
9 Jul 2019 at 4:00pm
Excluded from mainstream school, these teenagers explain how boxing helps them channel their ADHD.
Ebola in DR Congo: Fear and mistrust stalk battle to halt outbreak
8 Jul 2019 at 4:10pm
A snapshot from Butembo in DR Congo - one of the frontlines in the fight against the deadly virus.
?I used to scream: For God?s sake, just eat!?
7 Jul 2019 at 7:02pm
One family on their struggle to find support after their daughter was diagnosed with anorexia.
Wymondham girl, 10, making full recovery from stroke
5 Jul 2019 at 12:55am
Holly Browning lost feeling in her arm and couldn't speak.