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Scotland’s minimum pricing linked to 13% drop in alcohol-related deaths, study finds
Experts say research provides clear evidence minimum unit pricing has reduced harm caused by alcohol

Andrew Gregory Health editor

21, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Conference highlights racial disparity in UK maternal healthcare
The Motherhood Group event hears that black women suffer effects of unconscious bias within system

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

20, Mar, 2023 @8:12 PM

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Cuts to cycling and walking budget in England ‘will cost £2bn in long term’
Exclusive: Labour estimates huge impact on public health and wider economy from halving active travel budget

Peter Walker Political correspondent

20, Mar, 2023 @5:12 PM

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Living with the side-effects of cancer treatment | Letters
Letters: Jennifer Rees chronicles the long-term impact of chemotherapy, while Ken Foote tells of the hallucinogenic effect of the drugs

20, Mar, 2023 @5:11 PM

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Tenants in mouldy London estate face uncertainty as council considers demolition
Local MP ‘shocked at conditions’ in Shires estate and says Enfield council ‘needs to start taking responsibility’

Sammy Gecsoyler

20, Mar, 2023 @2:09 PM

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No, you don’t have to poo every day: eight things nutrition experts want you to know
Bowels, bacteria, brain power … gastro specialists share their wisdom in bitesize form

As told to Elle Hunt

20, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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US maternal mortality is more than ten times higher than in Australia. Why? | Moira Donegan
What do we make of a nation that has made giving birth so dangerous – yet forces more and more women to do it?

Moira Donegan

20, Mar, 2023 @10:15 AM

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A winter of the mind: how to escape survival mode
For many of us, it has been a cold and traumatic year. But, as one reader found, difficult times can lead to new and revolutionary ways of thinking

Moya Sarner

20, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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How close to death must a woman be to get an abortion in Tennessee?
The strictest abortion law in the US doesn’t allow exceptions for medical emergencies – and efforts to change it face powerful opposition from the right

Stephanie Kirchgaessner

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Keep taking the crapsules: how I became a faecal transplant donor
Faecal transplants might help treat illnesses such as arthritis, diabetes and cancer. And one day it could be as simple as taking a pill made from a stranger’s poo. Our writer volunteers a sample

Linda Geddes

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Four in 10 NHS hospitals in England found to use outdated equipment in Lib Dem study
Party calls for urgent extra funding as it finds there are hundreds of old X-ray machines, CT scanners and radiotherapy machines in use

Rachel Hall

20, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Make-A-Wish Foundation says cystic fibrosis patients will no longer automatically get a wish
‘Tremendous’ progress against disease means charity will make case-by-case decisions

Matthew Cantor

20, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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