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‘Miracle’ six-day-old baby survives Ebola

It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.

Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery Read the full article on BBC Health

Breast cancer screening error ‘overstated’

There was no major incident, just confusion, and the scale of the problem was overstated, a report finds.

‘My mummy’s sick’: Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri

Beau Austin has now been given a bravery award for his quick thinking.

Teething gels to be taken off supermarket shelves

Parents are advised to massage their child’s gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels.

The secret I’m hiding under my oversized fashion style

Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?

The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out.

Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint

Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.

Lack of evidence for teething gels, medicines regulator says

Parents are advised to massage their child’s gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels.