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Doctors: Give E-Cigarettes To Smokers

Sky News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Experts say smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes, and assured such products can help them stop using tobacco forever. 05:53, UK, Thursday 28 April 2016.
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These Female Junior Doctors Explain Why The New NHS Contract Is Bad For Women

The Debrief - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Debrief: The equality watchdog has warned that the new junior doctors' contract is 'potentially illegal'. We asked young female junior doctors what they think... This week junior doctors staged a walk out - an all-out two-day strike as part of the ...
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Nearly 60% of Scottish GPs plan to leave or cut their hours

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nicola Sturgeon launches the SNP's final week of campaigning, in South Queensferry. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images. Severin Carrell Scotland editor.
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New gene therapy treatment boosts quest for vision loss cures

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prof Robert MacLaren: 'As we learn more about genetics, we realise that correcting faulty genes even before a disease starts may be the most effective treatment.
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Why Friends Are Better Than Morphine

TIME - ‎4 hours ago‎
Friends have the unique power to make us feel better, but a good friend gives you more than just a shoulder to cry on or a party companion.
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Children in care too often denied mental health treatment, MPs warn

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Children in care are too often being denied access to mental health services - despite being four times more likely to have a diagnosable condition than their peers, MPs have warned.
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Does Red Meat Really Make You Age Faster? New Research Suggests It Could

Huffington Post UK - ‎8 hours ago‎
Eating too much red meat could increase the body's “biological age” and contribute to health problems, new research suggests.
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This stunning 4000-year-old red deer skull with beautiful antlers was found on a Welsh beach

WalesOnline - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dr Martin Bates and a team of research staff from the School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) in Lampeter are currently examining a large skull and antlers.
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Study: Flu shots are more effective in the morning than afternoon

wivb.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
ENGLAND (WIVB) - Scientists say getting a flu shot in the morning could be more effective than getting one later in the day. This finding could save lives, especially for older people who are more likely to die from the flu.
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Mindfulness therapies can help people suffering from depression avoid relapse, study finds

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mindfulness can help control depression, the biggest ever review of the practice has shown. Recovering patients using the technique were nearly a quarter less likely to relapse within five months than those using only antidepressants, a meta-analysis ...
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Rosemary really is herb of remembrance, as scent boosts memory by 15 per cent, say scientists

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
English folklore advises slipping rosemary into the pocket of an errant lover to help them remember their vows, while Ophelia confirmed the herb is 'for remembrance' in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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13 really obese pets line up for slimming contest in an attempt to shave off those pesky pounds

Aberdeen Evening Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
PDSA is unveiling its line-up of obese pets taking part in this year's Pet Fit Club competition which includes seven dogs, five cats and a rabbit.
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Portsmouth hospital emergency department told to improve

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital has been ordered to make immediate improvements to its emergency services. The Care Quality Commission has imposed four conditions on Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust to "minimise the risk of patients being ...
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Father calls for more overnight staff after daughter's hospital death

ITV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The father of a 14 year old girl who died after an operation at Bristol Children's Hospital has called for more staff to be on duty overnight.
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Video: Oliver Bales crowned 'Greatest Loser' after shedding 25 stone

Belfast Telegraph - ‎4 hours ago‎
A 24-year-old man has said he feels "normal" for the first time in his life after losing 25 stone and dropping 30 inches from his waistline.
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South Tyneside District Hospital to shed 27 jobs in shake-up

Shields Gazette - ‎14 hours ago‎
Jobs are set to be axed at a South Tyneside hospital as part of as restructuring process. A 30 day consultation has began at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust to shed the jobs - just weeks after it announced a new alliance with City Hospitals ...
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Delight as cancer care can continue

Oldham Chronicle - ‎6 hours ago‎
A CANCER support service which has helped more than 900 Oldham residents is set to continue after the project was given a funding extension.
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'Seaweed beads' could replace the contraceptive pill

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎7 hours ago‎
Artificial eggs made from seaweed could be used as a new contraceptive for women. Scientists are in the process of developing the beads, made from a sugary substance extracted from seaweed, that can trap sperm and prevent pregnancy.
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Worcestershire GP to attend NHS crisis meeting in London

Evesham Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
A WORCESTERSHIRE doctor will be among those calling for a 'national debate' about the 'NHS crisis' when he attends an emergency conference next week.
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