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Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS

Although many of us are enjoying the balmy temperatures of this year's heatwave, unfortunately ..

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UK police say bottle was source of pair’s Novichok poisoning

British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent said ..

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The eye doctor who could not see the stars

Media playback is unsupported on your device For many years, Dr Andrew Bastawrous could not see cle..

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Despite detente, sanctions on North Korea fan TB epidemic

Doctor O Yong Il swings open a glass door with a bright orange biohazard sign and gestures to the ma..

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Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

Pot advocates celebrated the culmination of a yearslong effort to ease restrictions on the use of ca..

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UK police confirm source of Novichok poisoning

British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southwes..

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Seven-year-old granted cannabis licence

A seven-year-old girl who suffers with a rare genetic condition has been granted a license for medic..

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‘It keeps us safe’: An NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses

At an unassuming storefront on a busy Brooklyn street, people sign up to use a bathroom outfitted to..

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Mencap wins ‘unaffordable’ overnight back pay appeal

Care workers who had to stay overnight as part of their job will not be entitled to back pay at…

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Ebola survivors suffer ‘severe’ neurological and psychiatric effects, new study finds

People who survive Ebola may suffer "severe" neurological and psychiatric problems long after they r..

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