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Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

Families of epileptic children welcomed the move, which does not change rules on recreational use.

Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

Genes are significant in most eating behaviours but not emotional under- or overeating, say experts.

Tax rise need to help pay for £20bn NHS boost, says PM

The prime minister promises any tax increases will be introduced in a "fair and balanced" way.

Cannabis debate: I appealed to the prime minister

Hannah Deacon, whose son suffers from epilepsy, says she was given a pledge by Theresa May

Couple's anger after 'stillborn' son died in their arms

Ellie and Chris James's newborn son died in their arms - minutes after being told he was already dead.

Cannabis oil row: Billy Caldwell discharged from hospital

The 12-year-old is treated in hospital for his severe epilepsy with the oil, which is illegal in the UK.

WHO: Gaming addiction 'a mental health condition'

For millions, it is a harmless hobby but for some it can become more than that.

Wales 'behind' in technology to detect prostate cancer

The mpMRI scan is currently available in just three out of seven Welsh health boards.

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