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‘My on-air diabetes nightmare’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAlex Ritson in the radio studio When BBC World Service presenter Alex Ritson’s nightmare became a reality, he was glad his team recognised he was having a hypoglycemic attack as a result of his diabetes. Here he explains how you could help if one of your friends finds themselves in his position. ...

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Boy, 3, died ‘waiting to see doctor’

Midlands Live: Cyclist dies in hit-and-run as road closed; Body found in hunt for missing man Mr Mohammed said his son was seen by a triage nurse within about 25 minutes last Wednesday but then left in the waiting room “for more than an hour”. “I can feel him. He’s my son… and I know he’s going to go,” he ...

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Balding, premature graying tied to higher heart disease risk

Male-pattern baldness and premature greying are associated with a greater risk of heart disease before the age of 40 than obesity, according to a new study from India. Does this mean that doctors should be screening our hairline alongside traditional risk factors such as our weight and blood pressure? Beyond these classical risk factors, several slightly odd risk factors have ...

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Arkansas executes one inmate, second in limbo after judge’s order

Arkansas executed one condemned murderer Monday night and was poised to put a second to death before a federal judge issued an emergency stay.  Jones was pronounced dead at 7:20 Central Time Monday night, 14 minutes after the procedure began at the state’s Cummins Unit in southeast Arkansas. There were no apparent complications, and Jones’ chest stopped moving two minutes ...

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From Acne To Pregnancy, Here’s Every “Preexisting Condition” That Could Get You Denied Insurance Under Trump’s New Healthcare Bill

The American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan, passed the Houseof Representatives on Thursday. What counts as a preexisting condition that could get you denied coverage under the new plan? A lot. The billraises concerns, especially from patient advocacy groups and physicians, that under the AHCA, people with preexisting conditions will once again find health insurance inaccessible. Preexisting ...

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