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Laxative sales may be restricted under government review

The government is considering imposing stricter regulations on the sale of laxatives amid concerns t..

Contaminated blood scandal: Inquiry ‘must uncover truth’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Campaigners say it is time to find out the truth about..

Obesity ‘to be linked to more female cancers’ than smoking

Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in UK women by 2043, a..

Women seeking sperm donor online harassed

Women using unregulated websites to find a sperm donor have been harassed and sent photos of miscarr..

‘I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C’

When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion after childbirth, she thought it was saving her li..

NHS to save ‘hundreds of millions’ in landmark drug ruling in...

A landmark ruling against two leading drug companies could save the NHS in England "hundreds of mill..

‘Don’t go cold turkey’ to quit smoking

Smokers looking to quit as part of the annual Stoptober campaign are being warned not to go "cold tu..

BBC presenter Rachael Bland says she has only ‘days’ to live

BBC Radio 5 Live news presenter Rachael Bland, who has incurable cancer, has revealed on social medi..

Doctors mental health at tipping point

Patients rely on doctors to look after their mental health but is enough being done to help the doct..

‘Without a heart donor I might not make it’

Father-of-two Gareth Evans has needed a heart transplant for nine years. The 45-year-old, from Sto..

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