'Agoraphobia makes you feel like a prisoner in your own home'

MP Simon Clarke opted out of a Downing Street Budget photograph because of agoraphobia – what does it feel like to live with it?

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Covid: Double vaccinated can easily spread virus at home

Prof Ajit Lalvani, of Imperial College London, UK, who co-led the study, said: “The ongoing transmission we are seeing between vaccinated people makes it essential for unvaccinated…

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Covid: Hywel Dda health board bans visitors over rising cases

Visitors in west Wales are banned from visiting hospitals amid high numbers of Covid-19 infections.

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Covid-19: No lockdown expected this winter, says Murphy

The Stormont finance minister says the executive is right to be “cautious” in easing restrictions.

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'Patient dying in my ambulance triggered PTSD'

For Ollie Springett the pressure of working on the front line during the pandemic was too much.

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Stress from COVID-19 pandemic causing millennials to struggle with decision-making: survey

Stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for Americans to make basic decisions, according to a survey.  According to an American Psychological Association survey…

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Peanut allergies: What to know before kids return to school

Peanut allergies are one of the most common causes of severe allergy attacks and the most common food allergy in children under age 18.  With children once…

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Waiting list registrations and liver transplants linked to alcoholic hepatitis surge during COVID-19 pandemic

Waiting list registrations and liver transplants linked to alcoholic hepatitis have increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers.  In a recent study from the University…

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Covid vaccines: FDA panel approves Pfizer jabs for children 5 and up

The decision means 28 million US children between the ages of five and 11 may soon be eligible for Covid jabs.

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Patient harm 'almost certain' due to ambulance handover delays

The West Midlands trust raises its risk rating for ambulance handover delays to its highest level.

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