BBC News - Health
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Children are eating more than half their recommended daily sugar intake at breakfast time alone, health experts warn.
The justice and health departments are to hold talks on tackling the problem of mental illness in prisons.
The sharing of sweet snacks at work is adding to the obesity problem and bad oral health in the UK, say dentists
Walking Netball clubs are springing up all over the UK - Today's Rob Bonnet visits one of them.
A US study claims that female physicians kill fewer patients than their male counterparts - study author Dr Ashish Jha and surgeon Dr Scarlett McNally discuss.
There are psychological tricks which can help people achieve and stick to their new year goals.
A Samaritans volunteer and a TV presenter-turned-dementia champion are among those awarded New Year honours.
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells us wine guidelines aimed at low-risk people
England's chief medical officer says her advice on alcohol could have been "framed differently".
Primary school children have drawn anti-smoking packaging ahead of the country's plain packaging rollout in 2017.
Nurses say having a therapy dog in hospital helps patients physically recover faster.
How the medical research changed the world in 2016
Bill Gates says he fears there may be a major flu epidemic in the next decade
Here are some of the pioneering treatments that scientists developed this year.
Supermarket chain Aldi recalls a king prawn product from its Scottish stores after two batches were found to contain salmonella.
Harry, who caused chaos in the BBC Breakfast studio last year, on his vital transplant.
A broken heart is not a recognised medical condition, but there's evidence to suggest it can be fatal.
Boxer Ricky Hatton opens up about his depression and a suicide attempt.
Early dementia could be detected in subtle changes in art composition and brushstrokes.
Barcodes are being printed on breast implants and other medical items to improve patient safety.