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Why do so many US women die giving birth?

While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase. BBC News – Health

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NHS: The front-line nurses keeping patients out of hospital

District nurses help keep patients out of hospital, but in England numbers have halved since 2010. BBC News – Health

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Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds. BBC News – Health

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Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to ‘sustain’ NHS

Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being “failed” by strained NHS social care services. BBC News – Health

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Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study

Men who don’t seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests. BBC News – Health

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What’s the new craze of forest bathing?

One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep. BBC News – Health

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Emotional toll of diabetes ‘needs more recognition’

Living with diabetes can lead to significant emotional problems, a survey finds. BBC News – Health

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What do people say before they die?

When you work with people who are dying, what do you find out? BBC News – Health

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‘I’ve waited 4 years for a transplant’

Doctors say black and Asian patients are needlessly dying while waiting for organ transplants because of a severe shortage of ethnic minority donors in the UK. BBC News – Health

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Telford mother’s baby son died after developing rickets

Beverley Thahane speaks out as new research shows at least 50 children a year in the UK get rickets. BBC News – Health