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Obamacare: Texas court rules key health law is unconstitutional

12 hours 47 min ago
The challenge from a coalition of 20 US states is now likely to go to the US Supreme Court.

Do autistic people 'get' jokes?

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 8:21pm
A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds on Autism, aims to dispel that no-humour myth, among other assumptions, with razor-sharp wit.

'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:12am
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.

Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:21am
Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery

Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 7:24am
There was no major incident, just confusion, and the scale of the problem was overstated, a report finds.

'My mummy's sick': Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 4:58am
Beau Austin has now been given a bravery award for his quick thinking.

The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:35am
Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 7:39pm
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 7:02pm
The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out.

Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:47am
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.

Lack of evidence for teething gels, medicines regulator says

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:42am
Parents are advised to massage their child's gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels.

Luca Campanaro: Mother 'in awe' of football death son

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 8:25am
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died while playing football says she is "in awe" of her son.

Hospitals 'overcrowding risk' ahead of Christmas

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 7:23am
Winter pressures are beginning to bite as hospitals report too many patients are on wards and ambulances face delays at A&E.

Norovirus: Children banned from Northumbria hospital visits

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 4:37am
Northumbria Healthcare bosses say they want to stop norovirus rates reaching "critical numbers".

Halo brace boy from Long Stratton puts on brave face

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:26am
A mother from Norfolk has said how scared her family was when doctors said her son needed a halo brace

Sit-down meals 'less healthy than fast-food'

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:52pm
Only one in 10 meals was classed as healthy which is a cause for concern, say researchers.

Organ donors to be asked if they are religious

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 7:04pm
It is hoped the measure can boost the low proportion of donors from black and Asian backgrounds.

Dying woman's wedding wish at Berkhamsted hospice answered

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:01pm
The terminally ill bride married her fiance after it was arranged for her in just 36 hours.

Temporary clinical waste measures put in place

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:45am
Temporary storage is being put in place at sites across Scotland to prevent a potential backlog.

'Lost' new mother dies in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 8:24am
Amanda Cox was found in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hours after she was reported missing.

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