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A group of health bodies and charities has called for more to be done to help smokers with mental health conditions quit, including accessing e-cigarettes.
The UK Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge against new legislation that allows Scotland to enforce minimum pricing on alcohol.
Less than three quarters of eligible women are attending cervical cancer screening appointments in England, according to new figures.
New research says the risk of a certain type of breast cancer coming back in other parts of the body stays constant for at least 20 years after treatment.
Some promising medical treatments and technologies will be fast-tracked through regulatory approval under new plans.