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Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

28 November 2014 Last updated at 14:39 Ebola patients are taken to dedicated treatment centres across Guinea French President Francois Hollande is visiting Guinea, on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the … Continue reading

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Call for anti-abortion protest law

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is calling for new laws to move anti-abortion protesters from the doorstep of its clinics. BPAS, one of the UK’s main abortion providers, has told Newsbeat some patients are being confronted by graphic content. … Continue reading

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Delayed discharges reach record high

28 November 2014 Last updated at 19:06 By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News The pressure on emergency departments is likely to increase as winter approaches Delays in discharging patients ready to leave hospital rose to record levels in England … Continue reading

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Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside

28 November 2014 Last updated at 02:00 The Royal Victoria Infirmary has one of three units outside London geared up to care for patients with infectious diseases such as Ebola Two young patients have been tested at a hospital in … Continue reading

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Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

28 November 2014 Last updated at 02:58 Ebola patients are taken to dedicated treatment centres across Guinea French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly … Continue reading

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‘Too few’ toddlers having flu vaccine

28 November 2014 Last updated at 00:00 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Too few toddlers are having the seasonal flu vaccine, warns the chief medical officer for England. The latest figures show fewer than one third of … Continue reading

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Fifth of millennium babies ‘obese’

27 November 2014 Last updated at 01:57 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website One in five children born at the start of the millennium was obese by the age of 11, according to a major study. The Millennium … Continue reading

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Many elderly ‘struggle’ at home

27 November 2014 Last updated at 00:07 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests. The analysis by the Independent Age charity … Continue reading

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Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens

27 November 2014 Last updated at 12:53 More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed. The figure is higher than in previous tests, which … Continue reading

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GPs ‘failing’ to find liver disease

27 November 2014 Last updated at 01:39 By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News Early detection of liver disease by GPs in the UK is “virtually non-existent”, leading medical experts warn. A group of doctors and researchers have criticised a … Continue reading

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