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30 March 2015 Last updated at 14:22

Parents rarely spot child obesityObese children

Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.

Syringe being filledMeningitis B vaccine deal agreed

All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B after a deal with drug manufacturers, the health secretary says.

Surgeons in an operating theatreCameron promises 'seven-day NHS'

All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

An NHS funding plan at last – but what’s the catch?

The immediate reaction from NHS leaders is relief that the Chancellor has delivered the funding they asked for in the next financial year. Where's the catch?

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Rapid tests 'would cut antibiotic use'

Rapid diagnostic tests are urgently needed to help doctors know which patients require antibiotics, a review says.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

Health and care spending: The sting in the tail

The NHS may be getting more money, but there are other parts of the health and care world that are feeling the pinch.

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