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30 July 2014 Last updated at 15:33

Ebola virus threatens UK - HammondMedical workers

The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, poses a threat to the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.


Seaside townEngland records rise in dementia

The number of people in England diagnosed with dementia rises by 62% over seven years.

Fruit and vegMore than five-a-day 'no effect'

New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

Millions might be saved - but would it be possible for the health service to buy in bulk?

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Analysis: Assisted dying debate

Reflections on one of the most significant issues facing society

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

The secret to transforming a failing hospital

Turning around a failing hospital is the equivalent of the holy grail for the NHS. Basildon Hospital has done it. So what is the secret of their success?

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