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Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

A woman's hysterectomy was postponed four times at a hospital experiencing extreme pressures.

Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'

Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.

Cervical screening error: More women affected

An additional 3,591 women have not received information after a failure to send out letters, says Capita.

Ex-minister Norman Lamb urges cannabis legalisation

Norman Lamb calls for government regulation of the production, distribution and sale of cannabis.

Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.

'Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas'

Researchers said self-weighing and other simple tips were effective at helping to beat the Christmas bulge.

Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

A new study suggests that doing intellectual activities throughout life is best.

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.

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