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Every major A&E misses wait target for first time
13 Dec 2019 12:29
Hospitals in England endure their worst-ever performance against waiting times.
Boy, 5, given prosthetic arm that lets him hug brother
14 Dec 2019 00:00
Five-year-old Jacob Scrimshaw was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing.
Men 'at greater risk of infertility' if small at birth
12 Dec 2019 23:58
Poor growth in the womb could lead to problems linked to fertility - but only in men, a study says.
Drug that prevents half of breast cancers carries on working
12 Dec 2019 13:32
Anastrozole is available already, but doctors say substantially more women should be taking it.
Chemists demand clarity on cannabis-related goods
12 Dec 2019 00:01
Non-medicinal CBD is now on sale in High Street shops across the country, including chemists.
'Four hours to walk off pizza calories' warning works, experts say
11 Dec 2019 01:12
Consumers should be told it takes four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza, researchers say.
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