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Funding cuts means access to sexual health clinics 'tougher'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 18:57
Liv from north Norfolk has to travel 25 miles to get to her nearest one.

Cuts to sexual-health services imminent

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:30
Nearly half of councils in England are looking to reduce spending, a BBC investigation reveals.

Denbighshire mum 'paralysed' after tick bite in garden

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:06
Rachel Foulkes-Davies says she still suffers from blurred vision and headaches three years after being bitten by a tick in her garden.

Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:50
Both sexually transmitted infections have gone up by about 20% in England in 2017, figures reveal.

Ariana Grande says she has PTSD after Manchester attack

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 07:06
The singer's told British Vogue she doesn't think she'll ever be able to talk about the Manchester bomb attack, which killed 22 people, without crying.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals trust corridor waits 'still a concern'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:59
Improvements had been seen at the trust but these were not "fast enough", inspectors find.

The failed abortion survivor whose mum thought she was dead

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:11
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned her mother tried to abort her.

Aspirin 'helps block tumour formation'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:00
Edinburgh researchers find the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation.

Pakistan's soaring rates of 'diabetic foot'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:54
Every year tens of thousands of Pakistanis are forced to have amputations as a result of diabetes.

Spider-Man mask makes cancer patient, 6, braver

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:28
Harry St Ledger has a brain tumour and wore a special mask during his radiotherapy.

'My mother tried to abort me'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:15
Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned she survived a failed abortion.