Sometimes living with disease is better than being treated for it

When 90-year-old American widow Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with terminal cancer, it was far from being the beginning of the…

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Passport checks at hospitals: it’s hard to see how it could work

‘Every NHS patient could be asked to show their passport before they receive healthcare,’ ran the stories yesterday. They reported…

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Excessive medicine can harm your health. Here’s how to avoid it

Towards the end of our lives we are likely to take more medicines than we ever have before. Many of…