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 Woman was locked inside her body after suffering a stroke 11 Jan 2:24pm Woman was locked inside her body after suffering a stroke
Daily Mail
Klaudia Rachwal, now 25, who lives in Dublin, collapsed in October 2015, only to wake up to discover she could hear everything around her, but was unable to move anything but her eyes.
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Man who weighed 30-stone loses half his body weight 11 Jan 11:47am Man who weighed 30-stone loses half his body weight
The Independent
'I could easily get through five double cheeseburgers'
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Sleep deprivation video reveals its shocking effects 11 Jan 10:41am Sleep deprivation video reveals its shocking effects
The Independent
'Wakefulness essentially is low-level brain damage'
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 Can this book take away your desire to drink forever? 11 Jan 9:55am Updated Can this book take away your desire to drink forever?
Daily Mail
This Naked Mind by Annie Grace from Colorado examines the influence that alcohol has on our culture and society and reveals how the unconscious mind believes myths surrounding it.
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 German study reveals that husbands need to do more chores 11 Jan 9:48am German study reveals that husbands need to do more chores
Daily Mail
Too many household chores can cut older women’s chances of staying healthy by 25 per cent, a study in Germany has shown.
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Sharp rise in flu cases 11 Jan 9:17am Sharp rise in flu cases
BBC
Hospitals in England are seeing very high rates of patients with flu, according to Public Health England.
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 Seattle sets sky high sugary beverage tax 11 Jan 8:42am Updated Seattle sets sky high sugary beverage tax
Daily Mail
Seattle enacted a 1.75 cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks beginning on January 1 2018 in an effort to encourage healthier diets and combat the obesity epidemic. Shoppers are shocked.
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11 Jan 7:29am Updated Heartbreaking photograph of childhood cancer in Florida
Daily Mail
Florida mother Ally Parker, whose five-year-old daughter is fighting a losing battle against an aggressive form of brain cancer, uploaded a gut-wrenching photo to Facebook.
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11 Jan 6:48am A&E waiting times hit their worst on record, figures show
Daily Mail
Officials have slammed the 'disappointing' statistics, released by NHS England, which come a week after an unprecedented move to cancel 55,000 operations.
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 Aussie flu is more severe than the Swine flu, expert warns 11 Jan 5:46am Updated Aussie flu is more severe than the Swine flu, expert warns
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: The warning from Professor Peter Horby at Oxford University comes after grandmother Wendy Waite, 47, from Wiltshire, was left suicidal from the killer virus.
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A&E waiting hits worst level ever 11 Jan 4:52am A&E waiting hits worst level ever
BBC
NHS chiefs say care is being compromised as staff struggle to cope on unsafe and over-crowded wards.
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11 Jan 2:57am Girl, 12, incorrectly diagnosed with flu dies week before Christmas from aggressive blood infection
The Independent
Alyssa Alcaraz suffers cardiac arrest and septic shock after symptoms misinterpreted by doctors
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 Andrew Gamez-Heath reveals he is HIV positive via Facebook 10 Jan 8:39pm Andrew Gamez-Heath reveals he is HIV positive via Facebook
Daily Mail
Andrew Gamez-Heath, from Lincoln, took a test as a precaution at the start of a new relationship. Many of his friends didn't even know he was gay when he wrote the post which was shared thousands of times.
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 TB vaccine that killed monkeys given to 1,400 babies 10 Jan 8:20pm Updated TB vaccine that killed monkeys given to 1,400 babies
Daily Mail
An information sheet given to the parents of the babies said the vaccine had been tested on animals and was ‘shown to be safe and effective’. But it did not mention the failed monkey trial.
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10 Jan 8:17pm Gig Buddies helps people with learning difficulties to go out
BBC
A charity pairs people with learning difficulties, who feel daunted by going to gigs, with volunteers.
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 A record-breaking 10,000 organs were donated in 2017 10 Jan 7:42pm A record-breaking 10,000 organs were donated in 2017
Daily Mail
The past year saw continued rises in organ donations in the US on the heels of relaxed medical requirements, but shortages still leave many desperate and dying as they wait for transplants.
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10 Jan 7:20pm Painting over loneliness - how art can beat the blues
BBC
A Singapore artist has taken to painting murals across the city to help alleviate her loneliness.
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 Rebecca Adimora reveals how she became addicted to chalk 10 Jan 7:19pm Rebecca Adimora reveals how she became addicted to chalk
Daily Mail
Rebecca Adimora, 25, from Oldham, Manchester, described how she became addicted to chalk during her second pregnancy. Doctors believe she was suffering from pica syndrome.
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10 Jan 7:12pm Updated Pregnant teen given months to live with DIPG gives birth
Daily Mail
Dana Scatton, 17, delivered a healthy baby girl last week after being given three to nine months to live in December. The teen from Pennsylvania was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor.
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