Brave girl, 8, overcomes cancer to appear in a movie alongside film hunk James McAvoy

Brave girl, 8, overcomes cancer to appear in a movie alongside film hunk James McAvoy Megan Finn was diagnosed with a kidney tumour in 2007She had surgery and underwent six months of chemotherapyLast year she beat hundreds of other youngsters to appear in movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh novel Filth with Oscar-nominated James McAvoy – but Megan won't be allowed to watch it for a few years.

How 323lb woman overcame an overbearing mother, a drug addict dad and three skinny sisters to lose half her body weight

How 323lb woman overcame an overbearing mother, a drug addict dad and three skinny sisters to lose half her body weight. A woman who last year weighed 323lbs, has lost nearly half her body weight thanks to ABC”s Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition and her own incredible strength of character.

Nearly a million employees in the UK "have drugs in their system at work"

Nearly a million employees in the UK 'have drugs in their system at work' Between 2007 and 2011 screening firm sees 43% increase in number of workers testing positive for drug use | UPDATED: 06:41 GMT, 2 July 2012 Adults aged between 25 and 34 were more likely to test positive for Class A drugs including cocaine More than a million Britons are going to work with drugs in their system, a study suggests.

Epilepsy sufferers fear being laughed at or filmed if they have seizures in public

Epilepsy sufferers fear being laughed at or filmed if they have seizures in public as survey reveals one woman was MUGGED as she lay prone | UPDATED: 23:05 GMT, 5 June 2012 Victim: Brannan was mugged while on the ground with a severe epilepsy seizure People with epilepsy are reluctant to leave the house fearing they will be laughed at, mugged or even filmed while having a seizure, a study has found.

Catherine took two painkillers for her bad back and just hours later she was dead – because her GP had prescribed TEN TIMES the correct dose

Catherine took two painkillers for her bad back and just hours later she was dead – because her GP had prescribed TEN TIMES the correct dose | UPDATED: 00:57 GMT, 14 May 2012 When Catherine Rodger swallowed the usual two painkillers for her bad back, it was just part of her bedtime routine.