Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
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Friday 31 May 2013
The woman, who is suffering from kidney failure and lupus, was denied an abortion by the Supreme Court in El Salvador
Sunday 26 May 2013
Woman's kidney transplant is cancelled as minister refuses to fund anti-rejection Soliris
Saturday 25 May 2013
Initiative sees doctors, nurses and other staff get together to discuss stresses or dilemmas they have faced while caring for patients
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Public Accounts committee says storage mistake cost taxpayers £74m - for an antiviral that has divided experts over its effectiveness
Monday 13 May 2013
The virus is known to cause pneumonia and sometimes kidney failure
Friday 10 May 2013
French health officials said today they are investigating three suspected cases of a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS, while a man confirmed to have the virus remains hospitalised.
Friday 03 May 2013
Department of Health civil servants met lobbyists from the cigarette manufacturer Imperial Tobacco before the Government shelved proposals to introduce plain packaging laws this week, it can be revealed.
Thursday 02 May 2013
President of Royal College of Physicians appeals for a rethink from Jeremy Hunt
Tuesday 30 April 2013
800,000 over-70s to receive jab
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Government is considering the idea of “hospital hotels” where elderly patients can recover from illnesses or falls.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The routine screening of all elderly patients for dementia would be a “disaster” as the stigma and anxiety caused by being diagnosed before symptoms appear could greatly outweigh any benefits, an expert has warned.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Nearly 500 students from a university in Cairo have been admitted to hospital with food poisoning.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Ministers could announce plans to introduce plain packets for cigarettes later this year, reports suggest.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Studies show self-reported alcohol consumption accounts for only 40 to 60 per cent of sales
Sunday 24 February 2013
Foreign doctors who want to work for the NHS in England will have to prove they can speak English well enough to treat patients, the Government has confirmed.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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