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London Marathon: Broken leg runner Jo Denton thanks heroes

[ad_1] Image copyright Jo Denton Image caption St John Ambulance volunteer Ollie Needham helped Jo Denton in The Mall A runner has thanked the "wonderful strangers" who helped her complete the last four miles of the London Marathon with a broken leg.Jo Denton, 41, from Poole in Dorset, who was fundraising for Children with Cancer UK, carried on after suffering what she thought was a sprained knee.Runners and race volunteers
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What I’d say to my younger self

[ad_1] If you had the chance to live your life again, what advice would you give to your younger self?Four members of the Birmingham 1,000 Elders group at the University of Birmingham reflect on their lives and the decisions they made.The group helps with research into life as an older adult in the UK as well as medical research around issues such as heart disease, infections in old age and
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Women regret casual sex less if they take the initiative

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Young women regret casual sex less if they take the initiative and the sex was good, according to a new study. Previous research has found that in general women regret one-night stands more than men. But researchers interviewed 547 Norwegian and 216 American university students, all of them heterosexual.The answers suggested that the "clearest gender-differentiating factor" for regret after casual sex is who made the
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3D nipple tattoos – helping women after mastectomies

[ad_1] Lucy Thompson is trained to give women ‘3D' Areola Restorative Tattoos (A.R.T) after her auntie had a mastectomy.The Yorkshire tattoo artist trained in America to perfect the technique, which is currently not taught in the UK.“I realised the psychological and physical importance of doing scar covering,” said the 28-year-old.This clip is originally from BBC Radio 5 liveVideo producer: Jessie Aru-Phillips [ad_2] Source link
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‘I spent my savings rather than wait for the NHS’

[ad_1] Hospital services are facing mounting pressure. Staff shortages, rising demand and a squeeze on budgets mean waiting times are rising in many places.And while the health service still sees most patients quickly - whether they turn up at an accident and emergency unit, need cancer treatment or have to have an operation - growing numbers are having to wait longer than they should.So what is it like for those