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Image copyright Wellcome Collection Image caption Simon Forman courted public attention with his mix of medicine, magic and astrology What would you do if you thought your children had turned into "rats and mice"? Or if you had the "French disease"? Or had trouble with witches?In 16th Century England, you might have visited two celebrity...

Cord blood: Rise in parents paying for private banking

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Normally, following the birth of a baby, the placenta and cord blood are discarded in...

Snakebites: Like having my hand smashed by a hammer’

Image copyright World Health Organization David Williams has been bitten by a snake six times."The first time was pretty terrifying because I...

Mental health spending varies widely across England

Image copyright Getty Images There is nearly a two-fold difference in mental health spending across England, an analysis suggests.Mental health charity Mind...

NHS fines for 1.7 million people overturned, watchdog finds

Image caption Rachel was eligible for free treatment - but her family faced a fine of £160 after she went for...

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