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 •  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.
 
 •  I saved my dad's life with CPR
When his dad collapsed, Aaron Groves says the training he got as a scout made all the difference.
 
 •  Which? testing reveals 'unsafe' child stair gates
Consumer group Which? urges parents not to use three models of stair gates, saying they could be unsafe.
 
 •  Winter deaths in Scotland at highest level in 18 years
More than 23,000 people died last winter as Scotland experienced its worst flu outbreak in seven years.
 
 •  Dance lessons for the lonely - on the NHS
GPs in England are to prescribe "social" activities, such as dance and cookery lessons, to tackle loneliness.
 
 •  Crackdown on painkillers amid addiction fears
Pregabalin and gabapentin to be reclassified as class C drugs from April, the government announces.
 
 •  'Concerns' raised about jailed surgeon Sudip Sarker
An inquest is being held into the deaths of three patients of Sudip Sarker who was jailed earlier this year.
 
 •  Children 'should be weighed up to age 18', report says
A report by child health experts warns England is falling behind other countries unless policies change.
 
 •  Cwm Taf baby deaths: 'My baby is buried 4,000 miles away'
Chioma Udeogu's daughter Favour was stillborn after failings on a Welsh maternity ward.
 
 •  New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud
Checking eligibility before drugs are issued could halve false claims in England, the government says.
 
 •  Terminal breast cancer patients 'abandoned' in nurse shortage
Thousands of incurable cancer patients are "being denied a dedicated specialist nurse".
 
 •  Pepper the robot tells MPs about artificial intelligence
Pepper the robot answers questions from MPs on the education select committee about helping to care for older people.
 
 •  Robot seeks out skin cancer with suction
Fitted with a dermatoscope, the prototype can check for signs of skin abnormalities.
 
 •  The teen battling cancer and 'living every day as it comes'
Billy White, 16, has cancer for the third time, but he's not letting it get him down.
 
 •  A day in the life of a 10-year-old patient at Alder Hey
She has cystic fibrosis and shared a day in her life to show what it's like for her.
 
 •  Billy Monger: 'Why I don't want to compete in disabled sport'
Billy Monger, 19, had a crash 18 months ago which resulted in both his legs being amputated.
 
 •  Princess Eugenie's dress showed off her scoliosis scar
14-year-old Georgie says Princess Eugenie’s decision to wear a wedding dress that showed off her scoliosis scar was “an inspirational thing to do.”
 
 •  Festival organised in honour of disabled teenager
Unable to attend mainstream festivals, a 16-year-old girl has one organised in her honour.
 
 •  Anorexic girl's porridge passion 'saved her life'
The hearty breakfast staple became Madeleine Harris's favourite food during her recovery from anorexia.
 
 •  'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
 
 •  Same-sex mice have babies
Scientists break the rules of reproduction, so what does it mean for the future of sex?
 
 •  Reality Check: Is Scottish A&E outperforming England?
Is it true that Scottish A&E departments have outperformed English ones for three and a half years?
 
 •  How can you get enough iron from your diet?
How can you ensure you're getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?
 
 •  Making Australia care about 'silent epidemic'
Syl Freedman's petition for an endometriosis drug went viral - then she helped to change policy.
 
 •  Cruise ship rescue: How to survive for 10 hours in the water
Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour.
 
 •  Why my bones are crumbling at 27
Lizzie Porter was anorexic throughout her teens, and the years of starvation have left a permanent imprint.
 
 •  What works for treating children's colds?
They get twice as many colds as adults but there's no magic cure - or is there?
 
 •  World Mental Health Day: What is mindfulness?
On World Mental Health Day, experts explain how mindfulness can help you make the most of each moment.
 
 •  Are we living in a 'nanny state'?
Is there a backlash brewing against planned government crackdowns on sugary drinks and fatty foods?
 
 •  Why Doctor Who’s dyspraxic assistant is my real hero
Jodie Whittaker may be grabbing the headlines - but her new dyspraxic assistant is equally empowering.
 
 •  Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?
Can we get the benefits of exercise without too much huffing and puffing, with an activity like tai chi?
 
 •  The NHS in numbers: What the service does in one day
From births to A&E admissions, new figures reveal the work of the NHS across a single day.
 
 •  'The head injury that made me commit a crime'
A head injury left Byron Schofield physically and mentally scarred - and set him on the path to prison.
 
 •  Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations, A&E and mental health treatment.
 
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