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Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread
19 Aug 2019 09:36
A fall in uptake of the MMR vaccine means the UK has lost its measles-free status.
Edinburgh Fringe: Tourette's charity wants apology over award-winning joke
19 Aug 2019 18:27
People with the condition are angered after Olaf Falafel's gag won an award following a public vote.
Call for crackdown on junk food price deals to tackle obesity
20 Aug 2019 00:14
Health groups want restrictions on multi-buy promotions in a bid to tackle obesity.
Ambulance 999 target times 'should be reinstated for stroke victims'
20 Aug 2019 07:33
Mair Gore was told she would have to wait two-and-a-half hours for an ambulance after having a stroke.
Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons
19 Aug 2019 00:55
Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.
The little-known spinal injury 'costing the NHS millions'
19 Aug 2019 12:00
Cauda equina syndrome requires decompression surgery within hours to avoid catastrophic damage.
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