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Sherlock – TV review

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Government set to make profit from rail fares, study shows

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Consumers Start Using Coverage Under Health Law

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Big six energy companies caught in political spotlight

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Gout: Why I don't find it funny at all

Being diagnosed with gout is really not funny ...

Five ways to help give up smoking

Five ways to help give up smoking for good ...

GPs on collision course over NHS 111

GPs may be set for a collision course with senior civil servants over plans to give patients who dial NHS 111 telephone advice centres the right to demand contact from a GP at the practice they are registered. ...

HSCIC sets up Caldicott monitoring group

The Health and Social Care Information Centre is establishing a Caldicott Implementation Monitoring Group to begin work in 2014. ...

Energy firms paid £4bn more for power than market rate, claims Labour

Big six firms deny inflating prices to make extra profits from their own plants or striking expensive deals to detriment of consumers Households may have paid £150 over the odds for their electricity over the past three years because energy companies boug ...

Tool Kit: Cleaning the Mobile Germ Warehouse

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300,000 poor people live more than 1km from free cash machine

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Complete smoke bans in the home work

With the New Year upon us, many smokers may be considering kicking the habit once and for all. For those considering quitting, a new study has found that complete smoking bans in the home encourage smokers to cut back or quit the habit altogether. Accordin ...

Obesity may up hearing loss risk

Women who are obese may have an increased risk of experiencing hearing loss, a new study indicates. US researchers followed the progress of over 68,000 women between 1989 and 2009. Every two years during this period, the women were extensively questioned a ...

Justice Delays Health Law's Birth-Control Mandate

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer ordered a temporary halt to the Obama administration's enforcement of the federal health-care law's contraception requirements in a case brought by nonprofit Roman Catholic homes for the aged. ...

NHS groups look to new start in 2014

The leaders of 10 NHS groups call for a "new page to be turned" in 2014 after a series of high-profile problems last year. ...

Millions Gaining Health Coverage Under Law

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Vitamin E 'beneficial' in dementia

Vitamin E has potential benefits for people with Alzheimer's, according to a study ...

O&P Challenges: Patients With Obesity

According to a recent report published in Circulation, obesity has increased during the last 2 decades, with 154.7 million Americans aged 20 years and older being reported as overweight or obese and 78.4 million as obese. Another report published by Jason ...

Consumers Understand Simplified Health Care Plans Better Than Traditional Plans

A recent study suggests that consumers are overconfident with how well they understand four basic traditional health insurance terms and would better understand a simplified health care plan. ...

No record of or means to collect millions owed by health tourists

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