Health

Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts ‘works’

Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buyi..

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Facebook banned mastectomy nipple tattoo pictures

A woman who provides nipple tattoos to women who have undergone mastectomies has criticised Facebook..

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Everythings bigger in Texas, including health problems

This story is from Kaiser Health News. The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of man..

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Skin creams can lead to fire deaths

People who use emollient creams to treat dry and itchy skin conditions are being warned they can bui..

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Gently stroking babies ‘provides pain relief’

Gently stroking a baby reduces activity in their brain associated with painful experiences, a study ..

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NHS Fife offers patients hip replacement day surgery

NHS Fife has become the first health board in Scotland to perform hip replacements in day surgery. ..

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Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system ‘may trigger ME-like symptoms’

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from ..

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Female journalists shine a light on the sometimes-deadly process of giving birth

"Why giving birth in the U.S. is surprisingly deadly" is part of National Geographics special-editio..

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Dingwall Pupils fall ill after drinking vaping fluid

Pupils at a school in Highlands became seriously ill after drinking vaping fluid contained within el..

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Are parents prepared for holiday hangovers?

With the festive season upon us, many parents are bound to find themselves drinking more than normal..

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