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article 31 March 2015 UK
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E-cigarettes: why are young people vaping?

One in five teenagers has used e-cigarettes, a large-scale study finds. So what makes them so appealing to young people?

article 28 March 2015 UK
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Hunt grilled: could the Tories really afford a 24/7 NHS?

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the Conservatives are making "good progress" towards better NHS availability as David Cameron promises a 24/7 health service.

article 28 March 2015 UK
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David Cameron pledges NHS available 24/7

David Cameron promises the health service will offer consultants seven days a week in England by 2020 if the Conservatives win a second term.

article 26 March 2015 UK
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New heart transplant procedure set to 'save hundreds'

A landmark procedure carried out at a UK hospital is set to significantly increase the number of lives saved among people waiting for a heart transplant.

article 25 March 2015 UK
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Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed by BBC

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed after a BBC investigation finds he launched an "unprovoked physical and verbal attack" on a producer.

article 21 March 2015 UK
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Victoria Macdonald by Deal over Meningitis B vaccine?

A year after a meningitis vaccine was given the go ahead, it's still not in use. Has a row between the drug companies and the government caused suffering to children's lives?

post 17 March 2015
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog Little prospect of relief for cash-strapped NHS in the budget

Will there be any relief for the NHS in the chancellor's statement? I have spoken to a number of health economists and the general feeling is there's not likely to be much.

article 17 March 2015 UK
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Norman Lamb opens up about son's mental health

Liberal Democrat minister Norman Lamb reveals the "painful" time he and his family have endured due to his son's mental health struggles.

article 11 March 2015 World
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UK military health worker tests positive for Ebola

A UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola, Public Health England (PHE) confirm.