BBC News - Health
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Today Transgender puberty
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?
Today Another U-turn?
The ex-prime minister, who has spoken about his battle to give up nicotine, is snapped with a cigarette at a festival.
Yesterday How to stop female doctors from dropping out in Pakistan
Many female doctors in Pakistan drop out when they start a family. There's a new scheme to help them continue in practice by doing online video clinics on their laptops.
Yesterday Language tests
Potential foreign nursing recruits to the NHS say the current language test is too difficult.
Yesterday Green man road crossings 'too fast'
Guidance calls for councils in England to make it easier for elderly and disabled people to cross the road.
Yesterday Birth control
Elina Berglund Scherwitzl has created an app that offers women a "natural alternative" to the pill
Yesterday Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban
News of the judges' ruling by 6-4 led to celebrations among left-of centre parties in Santiago.
Yesterday Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case
The payout - to a woman who developed ovarian cancer - is the largest award so far against the firm.
Yesterday How to stop 'doctor brides' from dropping out in Pakistan
Many female doctors in Pakistan drop out when they start a family. There's a new scheme to help them continue in practice by doing online video clinics on their laptops.
Aug 21 Spanish woman 'crushed between floors' in Seville hospital lift
The Spanish woman was being wheeled out of a lift when it began moving upwards, reports say.
Aug 21 Guatemala City hospital 'gang attack' leaves seven dead
Suspected gang members open fire while trying to free a jailed leader who was in hospital.
Aug 21 Solar eclipse 2017: What you need to know
A few tips on the rare cosmic event, which last stretched across the US coast to coast 99 years ago.
Aug 21 Matt Dawson's life changed by a tick bite
A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.
Aug 21 'Healthy people get lung cancer too'
Vicky Veness shared a photo of herself looking healthy that was taken just hours before she was diagnosed.
Aug 21 Opioid crisis
Every year, tens of thousands of Americans die from opioid overdoses, devastating families.
Aug 21 'I felt awful'
A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.
Aug 21 Glasgow School of Art project personalises prosthetic limbs
A group of artisans are working with amputees in an effort to make artificial limbs more personal.
Aug 21 Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
Health officials target pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in government drive.
Aug 21 Time spent frail in old age 'doubles'
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
Aug 21 Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS
Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS.
Aug 21 Dad gets tattoo of brain shunt after daughter's surgery
Briar Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support.
Aug 20 Masks for smear test patients in Thailand
A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests.
Aug 20 Dad gets tattoo of brain shunt after daughter's surgery
Chloe Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support.
Aug 19 Stephen Hawking: 'I wouldn't be here without the NHS'
The scientist backed the NHS in a speech that was critical of government policy and Jeremy Hunt.
Aug 19 North Carolina man cheats death after 40 minutes with no pulse
Two police officers conducted CPR until the 36-year-old father-of-three's pulse returned.
Aug 19 How to get up mountains in a wheelchair
Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.
Aug 19 Mum leaves random notes in York for new mothers
The letters offer mums a chance to take a second for themselves.
Aug 19 Struggling after giving birth? You're not alone
These mums had traumatic births, and they want more to see more honesty about the toll it can take.
Aug 18 Game of Thrones star Kit Harington backs care pay campaign
Kit Harington wants the government to fund six years' back pay for overnight carers.
Aug 17 Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'
Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts.