Health


	Dr Ellie Cannon: Will baby thrive on vegan diet or will it stunt her growth?
Dr Ellie Cannon: Will baby thrive on vegan diet or will it stunt her growth?

My sister recently gave birth and has decided to feed her baby daughter a vegan diet. I read a report from a doctor who said that this could stunt her growth. Should I be worried? Dr Ellie answers.

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	Couples who argue have a lower risk of ill health and dying prematurely, study finds 
Couples who argue have a lower risk of ill health and dying prematurely, study finds 

A U.S. study of 192 couples over 32 years has found those who argue have a lower risk of ill health and dying early. However, this only applies to couples who row with equal intensity.

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	Diabetes epidemic toll revealed as number of limbs cut off due to condition soars to record levels 
Diabetes epidemic toll revealed as number of limbs cut off due to condition soars to record levels 

The number of foot and leg amputations linked to diabetes has risen almost 20 per cent in only four years, according to Public Health England. Robert Carew Hunt, 69, had his left foot amputated in 2015

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Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Coming Apart and Leaving Parts Inside the Body
Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Coming Apart and Leaving Parts Inside the Body

A defect in certain lots of Kotex tampons has caused some users to seek medical attention, their manufacturer said.

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Fact Check: Trump Officials Say Drug Prices Are Inflated. So Are Some of Their Claims on a Solution.
Fact Check: Trump Officials Say Drug Prices Are Inflated. So Are Some of Their Claims on a Solution.

The administration has sometimes made misleading statements to garner support for its plan on what it has accurately identified as a problem for many Americans.

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Fury's message on mental health
Fury's message on mental health

Tyson Fury speaks at Sports Personality of the Year about his recovery from mental health problems and his return to the boxing ring.

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Gifts the pets (and pet lovers) in your life will love
Gifts the pets (and pet lovers) in your life will love

Gifts that will spoil your fur babies, keep them healthy and make caring for them easier.

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Health Law Could Be Hard to Knock Down Despite Judge’s Ruling
Health Law Could Be Hard to Knock Down Despite Judge’s Ruling

Legal scholars on opposite sides of previous Obamacare court decisions find the legal argument in this one shaky.

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Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report
Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report

An 84-year-old U.S. Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family is claiming the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late.

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	Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds 
Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds 

Compared to nonsmokers, vapers had more biomarkers of toxic chemicals in their urine - but lower levels than smokers, said the study by Roswell Park Cancer Center.

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