BBC News - Health
Updated: 5 hours 13 min ago
A TV presenter's campaign changed the way we put our babies to sleep and helped save thousands of lives.
A former minister urges the government to use tax breaks to help people save for care in later life.
Mandy Littlewood has polycystic kidney disease and needed an organ transplant. Two of her children also have the condition.
More than 400 NHS patients and staff were referred to police over radicalisation fears in a year.
A series of care failures in a privately run nursing home are secretly filmed by the BBC.
A series of shocking incidents in a privately run residential nursing home in Cornwall have been secretly filmed by the BBC.
Chris Vallance looks at whether the weaker pound could cost the NHS, or create problems for its suppliers
The World Health Organization says the Zika virus needs "enduring action" not emergency status now.
We tackle some of the ethical issues around preserving bodies cryogenically after death.
The proportion of women having at least one child by age 20 has fallen to its lowest level in decades, the ONS says.
Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison.
Vasectomy operations on men in Kenya are live streamed from a theatre in the capital as part a campaign to promote the sterilisation procedure.
Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.
Abbie, a 16-year-old helped by Children in Need, shares her story on losing both parents to cancer.
Nine former health secretaries voice "alarm" at the failure to improve mental health services.
Waiting times will rise and staff numbers cut unless the NHS gets more money, health bosses say.
A girl won an historic legal fight shortly before she died to have her body cryogenically preserved.
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.
Heidi Loughlin, a terminally-ill mother of two boys, describes trying to prepare them for her own death.
The BBC's World Have Your Say programme visits Nashville, Tennessee, once famed for its music industry, but now the home to multi-billion dollar healthcare firms.