Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation"s health than was previously thought

Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation's health than was previously thought Cases of basal cell carcinomas have risen by 80 per cent in a decade The cost to the NHS is likely to be more than 200million a year By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 15 April 2013 There are now believed to be more than 200,000 cases of basal cell carcinomas, or BCCs, a year, pictured here on the skin Skin cancer is a far greater threat to the nation’s health than was previously thought, a new study has revealed.

Norovirus is back: Coldest March in 50 years sees winter vomiting bug cases rise

Norovirus is back: Coldest March in 50 years sees winter vomiting bug cases rise Health Protection Agency figures show rise in first three weeks of MarchEaster travels might have helped infection to spread around the country .

Unruly children? Blame parents for not teaching them to sleep, claims psychologist Tanya Byron who says national sleep crisis "makes our children…

Unruly children Blame parents for not teaching them to sleep, claims leading psychologistPsychologist blames 'profound lack of sleep' for difficultiesSleep-deprivation can lead to hyperactivity and other behavioural problemsShe says Britian is 'in the midst of an unspoken public health crisis' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 12 March 2013 Health crisis: Tanya Byron has said 'a profound lack of sleep' is to blame for behavioural problems among children Parents are failing to teach their children how to get a good night’s sleep, according to a psychologist.

Hospital chief executive steps down after investigation is launched into patient deaths

Hospital chief executive steps down after investigation is launched into patient death rates Major investigation underway at Royal Bolton Hospital, ManchesterFour times as many cases of blood poisoning were recorded than would normally be expected at the hospital in a yearRaised fears over whether some patients may have been recorded as dying from septicaemia when they also had other serious conditions Jackie Bene, acting chief executive of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and the person in charge of recording the information, has 'stepped aside' Robert Francis renews call for a NHS culture change starting today , although a similar-sized trust would expect to have just 200.

Schoolgirl, 15, left in agony from severe burns over her whole body after allowed to use sunbed at gym

Gym owner fined after girl, 15, suffered agonising burns all over her body following two illegal ten-minute sunbed sessions Two days after sunbed visit she was rushed to hospital after her skin broke out in blistersShe was left bed-ridden for days and it took three weeks for her skin to heal By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:01 GMT, 29 January 2013 A 15-year-old girl suffered severe burns all over her body after she was illegally allowed to use a sunbed at a gym.

Fat benefits claimants told to go to the gym or face having have handouts taken away by local councils

Fat benefits claimants told to go to the gym or face having have handouts taken away by local councilsThe initiative could see obese people prescribed activity sessions by GPsThey would be penalised if they failed to turn up or rewarded if they doWestminster City Council back report which could make 'significant' savings for the public purse By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 3 January 2013 Obese benefits claimants have been warned they could lose handouts if they refuse to get fit.

Refuse to exercise and we could cut your benefits, fat claimants are told

Refuse to exercise and we could cut your benefits, fat claimants are toldThe initiative could see obese people prescribed activity sessions by GPsThey would be penalised if they failed to turn up or rewarded if they doWestminster City Council will publish a report on the scheme today By Rosie Taylor PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 GMT, 3 January 2013 Obese benefits claimants who refuse to exercise could have their payments cut under plans being considered by a local council.

Chinese protester opposing government takeover of village land “is crushed to death by state-controlled road-flattening truck”

Chinese protester opposing government takeover of village land “is crushed to death by state-controlled road-flattening truck” Protester He Zhu Hua, appears to be crushed in shocking imagesHe opposed being moved after government tried to claim land for commercial useReports claim government then tried to hide body and sent security to quell anger from residents

Making a clean breast of it: Government cancer awareness advert uses graphic full-frontal images to hammer warning home

Stay abreast of the changes: Government cancer awareness ad uses full-frontal imagery in stark health warningFirst time naked breasts have been shown in UK TV ad, say creators | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 25 September 2012 Women are often warned about the importance of regularly checking their breasts for signs of cancer.