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The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
I am quite a keen smoker who has always prized myself on being rather good at it
Julian Knight wonders where’s the best place to find a bargain
Manchester University students’ union has been forced to make drastic cut-backs after it was revealed that they have built up a deficit of over half a million pounds.
63-year-old was convicted of seven other racially motivated murders after killing Gerald Gordon in a sniper shooting
Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing the threat posed by infectious diseases.
Britain has fourth highest meningitis B levels in Europe
The men’s relatives describe the conditions in the prison as worse than the North Pole
Between six and seven million people in the UK take the medicines every day to lower 'bad cholesterol' in the blood
Colombian farmer’s attempt to impress girlfriend ends in tragedy
Living mice able to produce the cells capable of helping to repair a damaged heart
New advice from NICE claims that higher doses of paracetamol could lead to multiple adverse effects
British American Tobacco has become the first tobacco company to launch an electronic cigarette in the UK, raising fears that it could eventually boost its profits with public money should the NHS begin prescribing ecigarettes as a smoking-cessation tool.
Government’s immunisation advisors say the jab is 'highly unlikely to be cost effective'
It is now clear that the "one or two mistakes" were in fact overwhelming problems, but phasing out the LCP still leaves the problems it was created to resolve
Fast bowler confident of playing at Trent Bridge next week following shoulder injection