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VIDEO: Life-saving knitters

7 hours 4 min ago
An army of Bolivian knitters is helping to save children with a hole in the heart.

VIDEO: BMA warning on 'seven-day NHS' plan

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 16:54
Dr Paul Flynn from the British Medical Association welcomes David Cameron's pledge for "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 but warns significant extra funding will be needed.

VIDEO: Military healthcare worker free of Ebola

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 01:33
Cpl Anna Cross, the British military healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, is now free of the disease, as Hugh Pym reports.

VIDEO: How one US school is battling obesity

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:04
Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.

VIDEO: Sitting down poses health risk

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:15
Office workers are putting their health at risk by spending too much of the day seated, according to a survey.

VIDEO: Diarrhoea killing poorest children

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 02:39
Diarrhoea kills more than half a million children every year - with Pakistan, Nigeria and India having the highest death rates.

VIDEO: NHS in England 'deteriorating'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:24
A report by the health think-tank, the King's Fund, says services in the NHS in England are deteriorating.

VIDEO: What makes a healthy High Street?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:51
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.

VIDEO: 'Sport must act on mental health'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:01
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.

VIDEO: Dr Radha's guide to a healthy diet

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 06:44
Newsround's food expert Doctor Radha gives you her quick guide to keeping healthy.

VIDEO: Charity slams global Ebola response

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:37
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.

VIDEO: Could cannabis oil cure cancer?

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:24
Growing evidence suggests cannabis could cure serious diseases like cancer, but opinions are divided.

VIDEO: Understanding Ebola: Live debate

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:51
Statistician Hans Rosling and the World Health Organization's Margaret Lamunu take part in a debate on fighting Ebola in West Africa.

VIDEO: Half of children 'not eating healthily'

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:23
Newsround heard from more than 1,400 children across the UK about what they eat and how much they know about how it affects them

VIDEO: Robotic glove used for stroke rehab

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:16
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.

VIDEO: Fears over illegal acne drug sales

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:04
BBC Inside Out investigates illegal sales of roaccutane, the powerful prescription-only drug used to help in the treatment of acne.

VIDEO: Criticism of Men B vaccine delay

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 14:44
The charity, Meningitis Now, say it's 'deeply concerned' about a delay in introducing a vaccine for meningitis B.

VIDEO: Hunt 'hopeful' of Men B jab deal

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:48
The health secretary says he is hopeful that a deal on a cost-effective price for a new Meningitis B vaccine can be reached with the manufacturers.

VIDEO: Conned IVF husband wins damages

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:14
A lecturer whose wife conned him into believing he was the father of her IVF baby wins over £39,000 in damages.

VIDEO: What can make you happy?

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 09:37
The UN's International Day of Happiness hopes to encourage people to find ways of making themselves happier.