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VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while unwrapping the arguments surrounding them. Are they beneficial in areas like the north-east of England, where smoking rates are higher than anywhere else in the country, or … Continue reading

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Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

31 August 2014 Last updated at 01:09 Sports mad diabetic Christopher says the bionic pancreas will allow him to feel like a “normal” teenager Those with type 1 diabetes often say having the condition is like having a second job … Continue reading

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Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

31 August 2014 Last updated at 01:09 Sports mad diabetic Christopher says the bionic pancreas will allow him to feel like a “normal” teenager Those with type 1 diabetes often say having the condition is like having a second job … Continue reading

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Experts argue for drink price plan

31 August 2014 Last updated at 00:22 The Scottish Parliament voted to set a 50p minimum price for a unit of alcohol in 2012 Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in … Continue reading

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Experts argue for drink price plan

31 August 2014 Last updated at 00:22 The Scottish Parliament voted to set a 50p minimum price for a unit of alcohol in 2012 Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in … Continue reading

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Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

31 August 2014 Last updated at 00:28 The study looked at UV levels, length of session, number of sessions and exposure to sun Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, … Continue reading

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Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

31 August 2014 Last updated at 00:28 The study looked at UV levels, length of session, number of sessions and exposure to sun Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, … Continue reading

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Ebola crisis: Five ways to avoid the deadly virus

27 August 2014 Last updated at 00:35 Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly viruses but is not airborne, so cannot be caught like flu. Medical experts say avoiding it should be quite easy if you follow these tips: … Continue reading

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Sniffing out the allergy epidemic

27 August 2014 Last updated at 03:49 Allergens are all around us, but only some of us are sensitive to them One in three of us is allergic. From grass pollen to latex, peanuts to pets, allergies send 20,000 of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: I couldn’t say no to Pulp

Candida Doyle has been the keyboard player for the band Pulp since 1984 and is responsible for well-known riffs like the rising-falling sound at the start of Common People. At 16 she began to notice her joints were getting stiff … Continue reading

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