6 October 2015
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UK leads the world for care of people in the final weeks of their life. Praise where praise is due.
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
A UK military medic has been discharged from hospital in London after being declared free of Ebola. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be given the experimental drug MIL 77.
A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband says as he launches the party's election campaign.
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the social care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.
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Antigua sees revival of natural remedies
Is Labour trying to make NHS privatisation an election issue?
Unlocking the power of blood
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