Health

UN: Ebola outbreak in Congo has been 'largely contained'

Jun 20, 2018

Ebola outbreak in Congo has been 'largely contained,' World Health Organization says

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids

Jun 19, 2018

The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

Jun 18, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union

Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws

Jun 18, 2018

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous seizures

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Jun 17, 2018

The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Jun 16, 2018

The British government has changed course over a case concerning the use of cannabis oil, saying an epileptic boy can be treated with it after his mother said he needed it to survive severe seizures

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

Jun 14, 2018

Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service

British mother pleads for return of seized cannabis oil

Jun 11, 2018

A British mother who says her son needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous epileptic seizures is pleading with British officials to return the supply she recently obtained in Canada

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery

Jun 8, 2018

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month

Pippa Middleton reveals she's pregnant

Jun 8, 2018

Pippa Middleton is following her in her sister's path to motherhood

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