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Baby box safety doubts raised by experts

They say the boxes are being promoted as a safe alternative to cots despite a lack of research.

Contaminated blood victims 'on the breadline'

Chairman of public inquiry calls on the government to take decisive action over financial support.

'Miracle' baby whose heart stopped for 22 minutes turns one

Doctors say Lacey's recovery is remarkable and defies the odds - and she should live a normal life.

Self-lubricating condom designed to reduce infections

Scientists hope it'll make condoms easier to use and cut rates of sexually transmitted infections.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

Mystery donor gives thousands to ill Shropshire boy

An anonymous donor gives the final £100,000 needed to help the family reach its target.

Women told they aren't thin enough for eating disorder treatment, MPs told

MPs debating the stigma surrounding eating disorders say the "medical profession are failing patients with eating disorders".

Bill Turnbull: Cancer chemo treatment was 'unbearable'

The presenter says he watched all 67 episodes of Game of Thrones "to pass the time" during treatment.

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