This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay up

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay upJudith Hitchins, 39, had private health insurance but found it difficult to claim compensationCompany PruHealth claimed that Judith's condition was pre-existing as well as a result of child-birth and refused to pay Complete guide to avoid being ripped off on private health insurance | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 9 December 2012 The problems started a couple of months after Judith Hitchins gave birth to her second son.

Mark Stephens epilepsy: Human rights lawyer for Julian Assange admits he suffered up to 70 seizures a day

'I used to have 70 fits a day – but thankfully never on live TV': Lawyer who represented Julian Assange has had epilepsy for 41 years but refuses to let it rule his life | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 1 September 2012 He is a giant in a profession where verbal agility and sharp mental skills are essential.

Pregnancy charity"s brazen adverts for "morning-after pill ahead of Christmas party season

Pregnancy charity launches brazen adverts for the “standby” morning-after pill ahead of Christmas party seasonWomen will be encouraged to claim free pill by filling in online form This is the lurid advert encouraging women to stock up on the morning-after pill over the party season. It is part of a campaign launched by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service to try to reduce the numbers of unwanted pregnancies that traditionally increase at this time of year